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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 39 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 116 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.12% 3.05% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 3.89% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 9 18
Median daily rate £274 £120 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.33% -68.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £263 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.94% +7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
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
1393 668 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.46% 78.40% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 426 246
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.06 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear +1 115 £274 +128.33% 4
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 104 (80.62%) ITIL
2 89 (68.99%) Change Management
3 85 (65.89%) Windows
4 78 (60.47%) Incident Management
5 76 (58.91%) Service Delivery
6 70 (54.26%) HP
7 63 (48.84%) Unix
8 61 (47.29%) Security Cleared
9 60 (46.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 60 (46.51%) Microsoft
10 58 (44.96%) SLA
11 54 (41.86%) Release Management
12 53 (41.09%) SC Cleared
13 52 (40.31%) Windows Server
14 49 (37.98%) AIX
15 48 (37.21%) Solaris
16 39 (30.23%) Oracle
17 38 (29.46%) Linux
17 38 (29.46%) Configuration Management
17 38 (29.46%) BPSS Clearance
18 35 (27.13%) ServiceNow
19 31 (24.03%) ISO 9001
19 31 (24.03%) QMS
20 29 (22.48%) Disclosure Scotland
21 27 (20.93%) SQL
21 27 (20.93%) Quality Management
22 26 (20.16%) Escalation Management
23 25 (19.38%) CA
23 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
24 23 (17.83%) WebLogic

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 23 (17.83%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.98%) Tuxedo
3 8 (6.20%) Apache
3 8 (6.20%) IIS
3 8 (6.20%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.43%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.43%) MQSeries
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.10%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.55%) CICS
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.78%) Jetty
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) IaaS
1 9 (6.98%) PaaS
1 9 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) DHCP
1 17 (13.18%) DNS
2 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.98%) Firewall
3 9 (6.98%) SAN
4 6 (4.65%) 3G
4 6 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.88%) SSL
6 3 (2.33%) FTP
7 2 (1.55%) SMS
8 1 (0.78%) HTTP
8 1 (0.78%) IPsec
8 1 (0.78%) LAN
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) DB2
3 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Facilita Forecast
1 8 (6.20%) HP UFT
1 8 (6.20%) LoadRunner
2 7 (5.43%) MSI
2 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) JMeter
5 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.73%) Support Engineer
2 13 (10.08%) Support Specialist
3 12 (9.30%) Backup Engineer
4 8 (6.20%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (6.20%) Wintel Support
5 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (5.43%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (4.65%) Architect
6 6 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 6 (4.65%) DBA
6 6 (4.65%) Incident Coordinator
6 6 (4.65%) Middleware Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (3.88%) IT Support
7 5 (3.88%) Support Technician
7 5 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Administrator
8 4 (3.10%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) Middleware
2 7 (5.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (5.43%) J2EE
3 6 (4.65%) HTML
4 4 (3.10%) ISPF
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
5 1 (0.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.08%) Clustering
2 13 (10.08%) CMDB
2 13 (10.08%) Mainframe
2 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.30%) Replication
4 7 (5.43%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.43%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (4.65%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (4.65%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.33%) AS400
8 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.78%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.78%) Tandem
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (65.89%) Windows
2 63 (48.84%) Unix
3 52 (40.31%) Windows Server
4 49 (37.98%) AIX
5 48 (37.21%) Solaris
6 38 (29.46%) Linux
7 13 (10.08%) HPUX
8 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (8.53%) Windows 7
10 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.43%) OS/390
12 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (4.65%) zOS
13 2 (1.55%) CentOS
13 2 (1.55%) MVS
13 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.78%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (80.62%) ITIL
2 89 (68.99%) Change Management
3 78 (60.47%) Incident Management
4 76 (58.91%) Service Delivery
5 60 (46.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 54 (41.86%) Release Management
7 38 (29.46%) Configuration Management
8 31 (24.03%) QMS
9 27 (20.93%) Quality Management
10 26 (20.16%) Escalation Management
11 22 (17.05%) Knowledge Management
12 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
13 16 (12.40%) ITIL V3
14 14 (10.85%) Service Management
15 13 (10.08%) High Availability
15 13 (10.08%) SOA
16 12 (9.30%) CRM
16 12 (9.30%) DevOps
16 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.93%) SQL
2 17 (13.18%) Java
3 13 (10.08%) Perl
3 13 (10.08%) VB
4 12 (9.30%) C++
5 8 (6.20%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.65%) C
6 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.88%) Python
8 4 (3.10%) JCL
9 3 (2.33%) COBOL
10 2 (1.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 61 (47.29%) Security Cleared
2 53 (41.09%) SC Cleared
3 38 (29.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (15.50%) Degree
5 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.20%) AAT
7 6 (4.65%) MCDBA
8 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) CCNA
9 1 (0.78%) CCNP
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CISSP
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (44.96%) SLA
2 31 (24.03%) ISO 9001
3 29 (22.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (6.20%) QA
System Software
1 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (6.98%) XenApp
5 7 (5.43%) Firmware
5 7 (5.43%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (1.55%) KVM
6 2 (1.55%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.50%) Tivoli
2 18 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 18 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (10.85%) HP Data Protector
4 13 (10.08%) Perfmon
5 12 (9.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (8.53%) HP SiteScope
7 8 (6.20%) OpenView
7 8 (6.20%) SCCM
8 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (3.88%) HP SIM
10 5 (3.88%) MOM
11 4 (3.10%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (3.10%) Legato
11 4 (3.10%) Simpana
11 4 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (2.33%) PureDisk
13 2 (1.55%) Puppet
13 2 (1.55%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 70 (54.26%) HP
2 60 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 39 (30.23%) Oracle
4 35 (27.13%) ServiceNow
5 25 (19.38%) CA
6 20 (15.50%) VMware
7 18 (13.95%) Symantec
8 17 (13.18%) IBM
9 16 (12.40%) Citrix
10 7 (5.43%) BMC
10 7 (5.43%) Lotus
11 5 (3.88%) Meridio
11 5 (3.88%) Sun
12 4 (3.10%) AppSense
12 4 (3.10%) Axway
12 4 (3.10%) CommVault
12 4 (3.10%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.10%) ThinPrint
13 3 (2.33%) arcserve
14 1 (0.78%) Micro Focus
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