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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 43 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% 1.70% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.17% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £319 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

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 370 415 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 79.23% 78.30% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 280 218
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% -5.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 -3 2 - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Migration

Problem Management
Top Related 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP