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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 66 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 1.58% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 2.07% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £180 £275 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +48.99%
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
630 628 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.87% 76.12% 72.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 424 290
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 6 (37.50%) Workflow
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) RSA SecurID
3 6 (37.50%) Junos
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (31.25%) Coaching
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Acronis
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) BYOD

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 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Junos
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
1 6 (37.50%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) BYOD
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Workflow
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (12.50%) Acronis
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) SunGard