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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 61 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.93% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £501 £304 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +20.90%
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
601 539 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.56% 73.53% 72.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 341 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% -21.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 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 25 August 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 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Junos
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) WFM
6 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
6 1 (7.69%) SCOM
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) assyst
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis

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 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Junos
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Avaya
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
1 1 (7.69%) Sun