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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 122 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.08% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
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£315 £200 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £108 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £398 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.15 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+3.49% -27.78%
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
2095 1752 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.29% 70.11% 66.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 891 835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 70
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 3 - - 5
Aberdeen +3 2 £250 +131.48% 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (56.25%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) TWiki
7 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) TWiki
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Maple
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) GCIH
4 1 (6.25%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland Gate
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 27 days ago