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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.90% 1.11% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.34% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Median daily rate £263 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +6.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £27.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -57.79% -6.03%  

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 865 1272 1230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 86.24% 83.08% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 730 709
Median daily rate £413 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 April 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 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Use Case
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) Law
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) MRTG
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAAS
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) GitLab
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Data Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Check Point Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Check Point Support
4 1 (6.67%) CyberArk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations Technician
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) OS/2
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Use Case
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago