The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.11% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 43 43 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 63.24% 89.58% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Median daily rate £375 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Aberdeen

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Aberdeen

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) CMDB
1 8 (100.00%) Release Management
1 8 (100.00%) QMS
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) Quality Management
4 5 (62.50%) CatOS
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (62.50%) Network Design
5 4 (50.00%) Multicast
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) BT
5 4 (50.00%) C
5 4 (50.00%) Siemens
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) QMS
1 8 (100.00%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Fault Management
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) BT
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Siemens
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) F5