The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 22 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
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 33 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.74% 3.66% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 4.08% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £308
% change year-on-year +6.87% +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 294 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 88.15% 89.63% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 225 109
Median daily rate £388 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £644 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £62.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +257.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Warrington

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix