The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 105 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 16 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.01% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.28% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 4
Median daily rate £375 £300 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £27.25 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +25.00%
Problem Management
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1596 2271 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.97% 79.21% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1209 1225
Median daily rate £375 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 20
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Aberdeen -5 4 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £275 -
Glasgow +3 3 £375 +44.23% 3
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
3 10 (34.48%) ITSM
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) CMDB
6 7 (24.14%) Law
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) Change Management
6 7 (24.14%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) IBM
7 6 (20.69%) IBM Domino
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
8 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 5 (17.24%) Lotus
8 5 (17.24%) MPLS
8 5 (17.24%) OSPF
8 5 (17.24%) BGP
8 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (20.69%) IBM Domino
2 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless
3 5 (17.24%) BGP
3 5 (17.24%) MPLS
3 5 (17.24%) OSPF
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) MRTG
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (10.34%) VLAN
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) WAAS
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.90%) Multicast
6 2 (6.90%) NetScreen
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Law
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Network Support
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Technician
2 4 (13.79%) Data Technician
3 3 (10.34%) Check Point Support
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Support
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Operations Technician
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Operations Technician
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Domino Support
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus Notes Support
4 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (27.59%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) CatOS
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITSM
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) QMS
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design
7 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCSP
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cacti
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) Lotus
5 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) BMC
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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