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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 112 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.76% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
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£391 £350 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +125.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £369 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.88%
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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
2056 1708 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.69% 68.79% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 845 817
Average daily rate £385 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 58 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.36 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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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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 +3 5 - -
Edinburgh -3 5 £403 +46.36% 2
Aberdeen +14 2 £250 +88.67% 1
Renfrewshire -10 2 £379 +2.77%
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) CMDB
5 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TWiki
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (14.29%) RACF
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (14.29%) TWiki
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Maple
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Introscope
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) GCIH
3 1 (7.14%) ACSA
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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