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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 118 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
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
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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 April 2015.

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
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 24 April 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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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
Edinburgh +1 5 £351 -17.35%
Stirling - 2 £425 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) Release Management
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) UAG
5 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) Android
5 4 (19.05%) Squid
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) FortiGate

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Introscope
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) FileNet Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
1 3 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) UAG
2 4 (19.05%) Squid
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) Netcool
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) McAfee
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) Veeam
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat