Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 24 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 126 119
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 1.48% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.72% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 57
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -20.53%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £120
90th Percentile £675 £545 £622
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +6.62% +13.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.48% -32.64% -
10th Percentile £9.25 £14.25 £20.41
90th Percentile £15.55 £14.75 £22.64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.50 £22.50 £21.76
% change year-on-year -57.78% +3.39% -12.95%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2578 3083 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.97% 86.17% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2021 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 63 110
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.26 £9.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -24 8 £375 +7.14% 9
Huddersfield - 2 £313 -
Elland - 1 - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) CCDP
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
5 3 (21.43%) Wyse
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Intranet
5 3 (21.43%) Internet

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) SFIA
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCDP
3 3 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCA
5 1 (7.14%) CCAA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
5 1 (7.14%) CCEA
5 1 (7.14%) CCENT
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) DameWare
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
3 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Wyse
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Mercator
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) VMware