The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.93% 0.92% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.10% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.11% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 270 362 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.59% 83.60% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 272 222
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.21 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% +45.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.40 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +10 3 £425 -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) vMotion
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware