The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 105 117
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 21 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.20% 0.86% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.03% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Median daily rate £263 £350 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -17.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £236 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £383 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.00%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2144 2283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.87% 83.36% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1197 1255
Median daily rate £390 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Scotland

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Scotland

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management 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 24 March 2017. 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 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 +18 9 £263 -29.05% 1
Glasgow +7 6 £175 +16.66%
Aberdeen -1 6 £450 -
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 22 (53.66%) Finance
3 21 (51.22%) CMDB
4 17 (41.46%) Project Management
5 16 (39.02%) LAN
5 16 (39.02%) WAN
5 16 (39.02%) Cisco
6 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
6 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
6 15 (36.59%) Release Management
7 14 (34.15%) QMS
7 14 (34.15%) Service Management
7 14 (34.15%) MS Visio
8 13 (31.71%) BGP
8 13 (31.71%) MPLS
8 13 (31.71%) OSPF
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (29.27%) Wireless
9 12 (29.27%) CatOS
10 11 (26.83%) Multicast
10 11 (26.83%) Change Management
10 11 (26.83%) Network Design
10 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
11 10 (24.39%) Quality Management
12 8 (19.51%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) ITSM
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
13 7 (17.07%) BT
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.07%) C

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 2 (4.88%) IBM Domino
1 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Visio
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) LAN
1 16 (39.02%) WAN
2 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (31.71%) BGP
3 13 (31.71%) MPLS
3 13 (31.71%) OSPF
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (29.27%) Wireless
5 11 (26.83%) Multicast
6 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 3 (7.32%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) NetScreen
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) DHCP
8 1 (2.44%) DNS
8 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DB2
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Support
4 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Technician
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) CMDB
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) CatOS
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) OS/2
6 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Project Management
3 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
3 15 (36.59%) Release Management
4 14 (34.15%) QMS
4 14 (34.15%) Service Management
5 11 (26.83%) Change Management
5 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
5 11 (26.83%) Network Design
6 10 (24.39%) Quality Management
7 8 (19.51%) ITSM
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
9 4 (9.76%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.76%) Change Control
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Migration
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) C
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CCSP
2 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Terminal Server
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) BT
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Siemens
3 6 (14.63%) BMC
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Remedy
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.44%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) Intel
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