The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 100 112
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.62% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.88% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 17
Median daily rate £425 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £703 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £304
% change year-on-year +10.76% +6.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 £21.25 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.29% +88.88%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1699 2399 2475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.44% 86.51% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1668 1729
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 55
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire -17 6 £425 +6.25% 11
South Yorkshire +6 3 £425 -2.85%
North Yorkshire - 1 £195 -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) SLA
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Internet
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 4 (17.39%) Change Control
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) CCNP
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Telepresence
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DMZ
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Extranet
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.70%) Gatling
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) IT Support
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
2 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Tester
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Junior Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Major Incident Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCDA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) DameWare
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) Unicenter
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas
4 2 (8.70%) Wyse
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Xerox
Elland, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 6 days ago