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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 76 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.083% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£403 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.15 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -22.92%
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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
898 794 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.77% 72.05% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 376 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £284 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF