The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.49% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 1166 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.77% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 605 565
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Edinburgh region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Law
3 6 (42.86%) ITSM
3 6 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) WAAS
6 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) MRTG
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) BGP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) MPLS
2 2 (14.29%) MRTG
2 2 (14.29%) OSPF
2 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAAS
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (7.14%) FWSM
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Technician
1 4 (28.57%) Data Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Operations Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Check Point Support
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
1 6 (42.86%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCIE
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds