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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 92 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.28% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £359 - £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Lync
4 2 (13.33%) Puppet
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (13.33%) IBM XIV
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Toad
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Verint