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 26 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 139 118
Rank change year-on-year +41 -21  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 19 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.87% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.49% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Median daily rate £494 £351 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.66% +27.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £414 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £304
% change year-on-year +10.76% +6.99%  
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 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 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +22 13 £520 +30.00% 1
Glasgow +9 2 £150 -49.95%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) ITIL
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Service Management
4 10 (25.00%) CMDB
5 9 (22.50%) Teradata
5 9 (22.50%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
5 9 (22.50%) Cisco
5 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.00%) Change Management
6 8 (20.00%) Release Management
6 8 (20.00%) QMS
7 6 (15.00%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) MPLS
7 6 (15.00%) OSPF
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) Windows
7 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (12.50%) Use Case
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Firewall
8 5 (12.50%) Wireless
8 5 (12.50%) Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Asset Management

Problem Management
Co-occurring 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 3 (7.50%) IBM Domino
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) LAN
1 9 (22.50%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) BGP
2 6 (15.00%) MPLS
2 6 (15.00%) OSPF
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
4 4 (10.00%) Multicast
4 4 (10.00%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.50%) 802.11
7 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) GitLab
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Mockito
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) DBA
2 8 (20.00%) Teradata DBA
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Domino Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Domino Support
6 1 (2.50%) ICT Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus Notes Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) JSON
1 2 (5.00%) RESTful
1 2 (5.00%) Spring
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) CMDB
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) CatOS
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) zOS
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (20.00%) Change Management
4 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) QMS
4 8 (20.00%) Release Management
5 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.50%) Network Design
6 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Use Case
7 4 (10.00%) Change Control
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) CCSP
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Terminal Server
1 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.50%) Cacti
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco
1 9 (22.50%) Teradata
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) BT
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Siemens
4 3 (7.50%) F5
4 3 (7.50%) Juniper
4 3 (7.50%) Lotus
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) BMC
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Intel
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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