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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 89 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.60% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £304 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
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
1095 1170 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.70% 81.36% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 615 613
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 18
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 26 June 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) SCOM
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
4 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
4 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Spotfire
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Telephony Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Telephony Support
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) WFM
2 3 (17.65%) Workforce Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Office Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
1 5 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Symantec
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Genesys
3 3 (17.65%) Verint
4 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata