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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 86 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +4.95%
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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
1348 945 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.55% 78.75% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 520 383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (33.33%) Veeam
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Validation

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Toad
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) WFM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Veeam
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Verint
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Genesys
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas