The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 61 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.80% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £463 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +85.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £333 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £27.25 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +25.00%
Problem Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
591 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.74% 77.13% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 319 311
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Change Management
3 7 (46.67%) Service Management
4 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) Lotus
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Unix
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) S/MIME
8 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) XMPP
8 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Postfix
8 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
8 2 (13.33%) PKI
9 1 (6.67%) HTML
9 1 (6.67%) SaaS
9 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) S/MIME
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Head of Delivery
1 5 (33.33%) Head of Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XMPP
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Change Management
3 7 (46.67%) Service Management
4 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 1 (6.67%) Change Control
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.67%) Line Management
9 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
9 1 (6.67%) SOLID
9 1 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Postfix
1 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow