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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 46 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 13 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.17% 1.75% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.24% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £438 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £176 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £478 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +31.48%

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
472 492 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.67% 78.10% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 309 266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.39 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Change Management
3 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
4 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Migration
5 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) Dell
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) Escalation Management
7 5 (29.41%) EMC
8 4 (23.53%) SLA
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
8 4 (23.53%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (17.65%) Product Management

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 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) S/MIME
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hazelcast
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
1 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
2 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) HP Storage
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Change Management
3 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Escalation Management
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Product Management
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) SOLID
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) SRDF
3 2 (11.76%) Postfix
3 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Dell
1 7 (41.18%) HP
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) Lotus
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas