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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 43 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 55 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.77% 1.88% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 2.50% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 18
Average daily rate £275 £300 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £120 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +28.88%
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
986 561 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.59% 75.50% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 327 312
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 54 £275 -8.33% 6
Durham - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 47 (66.20%) ITIL
2 46 (64.79%) Windows
3 42 (59.15%) Incident Management
4 40 (56.34%) Change Management
5 33 (46.48%) Unix
6 32 (45.07%) HP
6 32 (45.07%) Service Delivery
6 32 (45.07%) Security Cleared
7 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
8 29 (40.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
10 24 (33.80%) Release Management
10 24 (33.80%) Windows Server
11 23 (32.39%) SLA
12 21 (29.58%) AIX
12 21 (29.58%) Solaris
12 21 (29.58%) Oracle
13 20 (28.17%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (26.76%) Linux
14 19 (26.76%) Configuration Management
15 16 (22.54%) ServiceNow
16 15 (21.13%) Disclosure Scotland
16 15 (21.13%) SQL
17 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
18 13 (18.31%) Java
18 13 (18.31%) ISO 9001
18 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
18 13 (18.31%) QMS
19 12 (16.90%) CA
19 12 (16.90%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.86%) Tuxedo
3 5 (7.04%) MQSeries
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) AquaLogic
6 2 (2.82%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.04%) DHCP
2 5 (7.04%) DNS
3 4 (5.63%) 3G
3 4 (5.63%) SAN
3 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.23%) SSL
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) FTP
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) SMS
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) DB2
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Facilita Forecast
1 7 (9.86%) HP UFT
1 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Coordinator
1 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
2 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Coordinator
2 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
3 4 (5.63%) DBA
3 4 (5.63%) Incident Coordinator
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (5.63%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (5.63%) Performance Test Engineer
3 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
3 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (4.23%) AIX Support
4 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
4 3 (4.23%) Performance Tester
4 3 (4.23%) Tester
4 3 (4.23%) Unix Support
5 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (2.82%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 6 (8.45%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (7.04%) J2EE
4 4 (5.63%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) Replication
3 7 (9.86%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.45%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.63%) Clustering
6 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
7 3 (4.23%) AS400
8 1 (1.41%) CMDB
8 1 (1.41%) EPoS
8 1 (1.41%) Informatics
8 1 (1.41%) Tandem
8 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Unix
3 24 (33.80%) Windows Server
4 21 (29.58%) AIX
4 21 (29.58%) Solaris
5 19 (26.76%) Linux
6 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.86%) HPUX
8 5 (7.04%) OS/390
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.04%) zOS
9 3 (4.23%) MVS
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.41%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) ITIL
2 42 (59.15%) Incident Management
3 40 (56.34%) Change Management
4 32 (45.07%) Service Delivery
5 29 (40.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (33.80%) Release Management
7 19 (26.76%) Configuration Management
8 13 (18.31%) QMS
9 11 (15.49%) Quality Management
10 10 (14.08%) Escalation Management
11 9 (12.68%) ITSM
11 9 (12.68%) Service Management
12 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
13 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Security Management
14 6 (8.45%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (8.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 11 (15.49%) VB
4 10 (14.08%) Perl
5 6 (8.45%) C++
6 5 (7.04%) C
6 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) JCL
7 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.23%) COBOL
9 2 (2.82%) REXX
Qualifications
1 32 (45.07%) Security Cleared
2 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
3 20 (28.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (14.08%) Degree
5 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
5 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.63%) AAT
6 4 (5.63%) MCDBA
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) SLA
2 15 (21.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (18.31%) ISO 9001
4 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) XenApp
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.82%) Firmware
4 2 (2.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (2.82%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) Tivoli
2 9 (12.68%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (9.86%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (8.45%) SCCM
5 4 (5.63%) MOM
5 4 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.63%) Perfmon
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.82%) Control-M
7 2 (2.82%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (1.41%) OpenView
8 1 (1.41%) OVSD
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) HP
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.58%) Oracle
4 16 (22.54%) ServiceNow
5 12 (16.90%) CA
6 10 (14.08%) IBM
7 8 (11.27%) VMware
8 7 (9.86%) Symantec
9 6 (8.45%) BMC
10 5 (7.04%) Citrix
11 3 (4.23%) AppSense
11 3 (4.23%) Axway
11 3 (4.23%) Fujitsu
11 3 (4.23%) Meridio
11 3 (4.23%) Sun
11 3 (4.23%) ThinPrint
12 2 (2.82%) Cisco
12 2 (2.82%) Dell
13 1 (1.41%) Micro Focus
13 1 (1.41%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £280 per day
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