The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 22 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 55 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.91% 1.98% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.30% 2.94% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 2
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£363 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -22.92%
Problem Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 238 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.83% 67.42% 65.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 124 137
Average daily rate £355 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 20
Average hourly rate £20.13 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.91% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the North East region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +5 54 £363 +107.14% 3
Northumberland - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (41.89%) HP
2 31 (41.89%) Configuration Management
3 29 (39.19%) Regression Testing
4 26 (35.14%) ITIL
4 26 (35.14%) SC Cleared
5 25 (33.78%) QA
6 22 (29.73%) Test Scripting
6 22 (29.73%) Oracle
7 18 (24.32%) SLA
7 18 (24.32%) LoadRunner
8 16 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
8 16 (21.62%) Incident Management
9 15 (20.27%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (18.92%) Finance
10 14 (18.92%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (18.92%) SQL
10 14 (18.92%) Automated Testing
10 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (18.92%) Facilita Forecast
11 13 (17.57%) Test Strategy
11 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
11 13 (17.57%) Migration
11 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (14.86%) Oracle Workflow

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.41%) AquaLogic
4 4 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) LDAP
1 3 (4.05%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) LAN
2 2 (2.70%) WAN
2 2 (2.70%) MPLS
2 2 (2.70%) DSL
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) LoadRunner
2 16 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (18.92%) Facilita Forecast
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.70%) Ant
6 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Performance Engineer
1 15 (20.27%) Performance Test Engineer
1 15 (20.27%) Test Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Tester
4 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Applications Support
5 4 (5.41%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) DBA
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Tester
6 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Middleware
1 6 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) Java EE
3 2 (2.70%) JNDI
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) J2EE
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) JDBC
3 2 (2.70%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) IVR
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) UNIX
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) VME
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Configuration Management
2 29 (39.19%) Regression Testing
3 26 (35.14%) ITIL
4 22 (29.73%) Test Scripting
5 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 16 (21.62%) Incident Management
6 14 (18.92%) Automated Testing
6 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (17.57%) Test Strategy
7 13 (17.57%) Migration
7 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (14.86%) Workflow
9 9 (12.16%) Data Management
10 8 (10.81%) Service Management
11 6 (8.11%) CRM
11 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.76%) Change Management
12 5 (6.76%) SOA
13 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) VB
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.70%) MUMPS
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (12.16%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.76%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) ISEB
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (33.78%) QA
2 18 (24.32%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) HL7
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.70%) BS7799
3 2 (2.70%) BS15000
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.41%) OpenView
3 2 (2.70%) WSUS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) HP
2 22 (29.73%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) Genesys
5 2 (2.70%) Lotus
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
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