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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 54 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 0.97% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.46% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+74.88% -2.45%
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
595 411 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.60% 66.50% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 243 177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) SLA
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (9.52%) Local Government
6 2 (9.52%) Life Science
7 1 (4.76%) German Language
7 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (4.76%) Remedy AR System

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (4.76%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Problem Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Management Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) Yahoo!
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (4.76%) BMC
2 1 (4.76%) Reuters