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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 70 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.80% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.97% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £333 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £27.25 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +25.00%
Problem Management
Scotland

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
742 1234 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.22% 82.32% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 610 621
Median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 7 (58.33%) ITSM
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Law
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) WAAS
4 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) MRTG
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA

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 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) MRTG
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAAS
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (8.33%) FWSM
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre Technician
1 4 (33.33%) Data Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Check Point Support
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 7 (58.33%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds