The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 80 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
958 529 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 71.92% 69.97% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 240 406
Average daily rate £396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +144.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Problem Management
Scotland

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) COBIT
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (9.09%) Polycom
6 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) EDI
6 1 (9.09%) SAS
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) RIP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) RIP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Support
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCIP
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
2 1 (9.09%) Polycom
2 1 (9.09%) SAP