Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 91 119
Rank change year-on-year -38 +28 -8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.95% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £473 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.13% +3.90% -4.35%
10th Percentile £340 £329 £230
90th Percentile £484 £464 £475
Scotland median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.67% +7.14% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +6.98% -14.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,528 1,476 2,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.75% 83.44% 83.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,482 912 1,295
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.51% +21.94%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.32
90th Percentile £65.50 £47.70 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £22.75 £23.35
% change year-on-year -4.40% -2.57% +3.78%

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) GitLab
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Case Management Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) OS/2
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) COBOL
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow