The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 29 March 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £175 £194 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 450 489 712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.23% 83.88% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 272 417
Median daily rate £365 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 20
Median hourly rate £17.36 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Glasgow

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) CMDB
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) NAS
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Domino Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CMDB
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus