Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 119 121
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 23 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.68% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.80% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% +2.07% -14.71%
10th Percentile £256 £319 £285
90th Percentile £530 £448 £431
Scotland median daily rate £363 £343 £275
% change year-on-year +5.84% +24.55% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £47.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year +4.40% - -

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1877 2385 2555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.78% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1318 1385
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £262 £270 £252
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.75 £15.82 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -26.44% -9.47%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.85 £12.51
90th Percentile £43.39 £46.99 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +33.33%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Edinburgh

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Edinburgh

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Teradata
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Use Case
3 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
6 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) Docker
6 3 (13.04%) GitLab
6 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Mockito
6 3 (13.04%) Cucumber

Problem Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) 802.11
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.35%) HSRP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.35%) OSPF
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) GitLab
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) Mockito
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) DBA
2 9 (39.13%) Teradata DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) CyberArk Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) ICT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Mainframe DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Mainframe Operator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Teradata Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) zOS
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
2 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Teradata
2 2 (8.70%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds