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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 130 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Median daily rate £334 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+45.94% +5.71%
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
2109 2591 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.06% 81.17% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1302 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 37
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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
Renfrewshire -14 4 £325 +80.55%
Edinburgh -2 3 £344 -5.17% 2
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Cisco
4 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Release Management
6 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
6 10 (27.03%) LAN
6 10 (27.03%) WAN
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (24.32%) MPLS
7 9 (24.32%) OSPF
7 9 (24.32%) BGP
7 9 (24.32%) Change Management
7 9 (24.32%) QMS
8 8 (21.62%) CMDB
8 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) C
9 7 (18.92%) Project Management
9 7 (18.92%) Wireless
9 7 (18.92%) Network Design
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (18.92%) CatOS
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.22%) SCOM
10 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) AIX
10 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
10 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange

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 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) MQSeries
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.11%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) AquaLogic
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (8.11%) Tuxedo
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) LAN
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) BGP
2 9 (24.32%) MPLS
2 9 (24.32%) OSPF
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (18.92%) Wireless
5 5 (13.51%) Multicast
6 3 (8.11%) Firewall
6 3 (8.11%) SSL
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) MRTG
7 2 (5.41%) SAN
7 2 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (5.41%) VLAN
7 2 (5.41%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Build Forge
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) CMDB
2 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) CatOS
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) AIX
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
6 3 (8.11%) OS/390
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
3 11 (29.73%) Release Management
4 9 (24.32%) Change Management
4 9 (24.32%) QMS
5 7 (18.92%) Network Design
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) WFM
8 3 (8.11%) Workforce Optimisation
9 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) C
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCOM
2 5 (13.51%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (8.11%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Symantec
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) BT
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) Siemens
4 4 (10.81%) Verint
5 3 (8.11%) Axway
5 3 (8.11%) Fujitsu
5 3 (8.11%) Genesys
5 3 (8.11%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Teradata
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