The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 22 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.96% 1.23% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.44% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -8.58%
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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 Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 123 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 71.57% 50.62% 57.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 45
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Aberdeen region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Problem Management
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) ACSA
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Maple
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maple
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) ACSA
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM