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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 80 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 25 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £263 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £346 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +12.50%

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
1462 2131 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.02% 82.60% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1142 1258
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen - 11 £390 -
Edinburgh +24 7 £263 -27.58% 1
Glasgow - 6 £175 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £415 -
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 27 (61.36%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) Finance
3 21 (47.73%) CMDB
4 17 (38.64%) Cisco
4 17 (38.64%) Project Management
5 16 (36.36%) LAN
5 16 (36.36%) WAN
6 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
6 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
6 15 (34.09%) Release Management
7 14 (31.82%) QMS
7 14 (31.82%) Service Management
7 14 (31.82%) MS Visio
8 13 (29.55%) BGP
8 13 (29.55%) MPLS
8 13 (29.55%) OSPF
8 13 (29.55%) Wireless
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (27.27%) CatOS
10 11 (25.00%) Multicast
10 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 11 (25.00%) Network Design
10 11 (25.00%) Change Management
11 10 (22.73%) ITSM
11 10 (22.73%) Quality Management
11 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
13 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 8 (18.18%) Windows

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 (13.64%) IBM Domino
2 5 (11.36%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Visio
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) LAN
1 16 (36.36%) WAN
2 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (29.55%) BGP
3 13 (29.55%) MPLS
3 13 (29.55%) OSPF
3 13 (29.55%) Wireless
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (25.00%) Multicast
6 6 (13.64%) Firewall
7 4 (9.09%) Network Security
8 3 (6.82%) NAS
8 3 (6.82%) NetScreen
8 3 (6.82%) SAN
8 3 (6.82%) VPN
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
9 1 (2.27%) DNS
9 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.27%) Internet
9 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Support
4 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Technician
6 2 (4.55%) Data Technician
6 2 (4.55%) Domino Support
6 2 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) CMDB
2 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) CatOS
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Project Management
3 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
3 15 (34.09%) Release Management
4 14 (31.82%) QMS
4 14 (31.82%) Service Management
5 11 (25.00%) Change Management
5 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (25.00%) Network Design
6 10 (22.73%) ITSM
6 10 (22.73%) Quality Management
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.09%) Application Performance Management
8 4 (9.09%) Change Control
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCSP
2 3 (6.82%) CISSP
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Terminal Server
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.27%) Cacti
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) BT
3 7 (15.91%) IBM
3 7 (15.91%) Siemens
4 6 (13.64%) BMC
4 6 (13.64%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Lotus
5 5 (11.36%) Remedy
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (9.09%) Juniper
7 3 (6.82%) VMware
8 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds