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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 114 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.82% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.01% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 2
Median daily rate £344 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £190 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +31.50%
Problem Management
UK

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
1850 2681 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 81.84% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1400 1155
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 61 30
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Edinburgh +8 7 £388 +10.71%
Glasgow +4 2 £250 -16.66% 2
Renfrewshire -12 1 £287 +59.16%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 5 (16.13%) IIS
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
6 5 (16.13%) Release Management
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.90%) QMS
7 4 (12.90%) Verint
7 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Unix
7 4 (12.90%) AIX
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) SSL
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (9.68%) Sun
8 3 (9.68%) MPLS

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 5 (16.13%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) AquaLogic
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Domino
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (9.68%) Tuxedo
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) BGP
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) MPLS
2 3 (9.68%) OSPF
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) MRTG
3 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAAS
4 1 (3.23%) ATM
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Build Forge
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Support Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Telephony Support
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Coach
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Check Point Support
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Data Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Operations Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (9.68%) J2EE
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) OS/390
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) CatOS
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
5 4 (12.90%) QMS
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITSM
6 3 (9.68%) WFM
6 3 (9.68%) Workforce Optimisation
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (6.45%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) C
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) BladeLogic
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Verint
5 3 (9.68%) Axway
5 3 (9.68%) Fujitsu
5 3 (9.68%) Genesys
5 3 (9.68%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) Teradata