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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 123 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£426 £460 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +49.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £223 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £340 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.17 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+79.39% -0.52%
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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
2300 1812 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.74% 72.34% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 923 808
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 23
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015. 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
Aberdeen +1 3 - -
Stirling - 2 £425 -
Edinburgh -13 1 £428 -6.96%
Glasgow - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) Oracle
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) CMDB
4 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (21.05%) UAG
4 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
4 4 (21.05%) Avaya
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (21.05%) Squid
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Linux

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Network Support
2 3 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) FileNet Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSL
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Workflow
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Squid
2 4 (21.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Avaya
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) McAfee
2 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.79%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
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