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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 43 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 13 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.02% 2.03% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.54% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +90.62%

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
515 512 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.13% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 329 277
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 (73.68%) ITIL
1 14 (73.68%) Change Management
2 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
3 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (42.11%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) Dell
5 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (26.32%) Escalation Management
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) EMC
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning

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 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) S/MIME
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Hazelcast
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
2 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) CLARiiON
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (10.53%) HP Storage
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Change Management
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
3 8 (42.11%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (26.32%) Escalation Management
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Product Management
7 3 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) SRDF
3 2 (10.53%) Postfix
3 2 (10.53%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Dell
1 7 (36.84%) HP
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) Lotus
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas