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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / North East
Rank 33 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 61 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.24% 2.24% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 2.71% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 20
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £153 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £469 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%

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
842 737 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 86.09% 82.44% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 463 322
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £568 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
Tyne and Wear +21 59 £375 +25.00%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 124 (89.86%) ITIL
2 112 (81.16%) Change Management
3 83 (60.14%) Windows
4 76 (55.07%) Open Source
5 75 (54.35%) DevOps
6 74 (53.62%) PRINCE2
7 73 (52.90%) Microsoft
8 72 (52.17%) SaaS
8 72 (52.17%) PaaS
8 72 (52.17%) IaaS
9 69 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (47.10%) Unix
11 64 (46.38%) Linux
12 55 (39.86%) AIX
12 55 (39.86%) Data Management
13 51 (36.96%) MS Excel
14 45 (32.61%) Windows Server
15 41 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (29.71%) Incident Management
16 37 (26.81%) Release Management
17 35 (25.36%) Security Cleared
18 32 (23.19%) MS PowerPoint
18 32 (23.19%) SQL
19 31 (22.46%) Oracle
20 29 (21.01%) SLA
20 29 (21.01%) Service Delivery
20 29 (21.01%) Operational Acceptance Testing
21 27 (19.57%) Solaris
21 27 (19.57%) Java
22 26 (18.84%) ITSM

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 26 (18.84%) WebSphere
2 15 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.42%) Tuxedo
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (7.25%) IIS
6 8 (5.80%) MQSeries
6 8 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (5.07%) SAS
8 6 (4.35%) PowerExchange
9 5 (3.62%) AquaLogic
9 5 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.90%) JBoss
10 4 (2.90%) WildFly
11 2 (1.45%) Apache
11 2 (1.45%) Jetty
11 2 (1.45%) Mongrel
11 2 (1.45%) nginx
11 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 32 (23.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.62%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (2.90%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 72 (52.17%) IaaS
1 72 (52.17%) PaaS
1 72 (52.17%) SaaS
2 11 (7.97%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.45%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.70%) LDAP
3 10 (7.25%) DHCP
3 10 (7.25%) DNS
4 8 (5.80%) SSL
5 3 (2.17%) HTTP
5 3 (2.17%) IPsec
6 2 (1.45%) FTP
7 1 (0.72%) BGP
7 1 (0.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) MPLS
7 1 (0.72%) OSPF
7 1 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (10.87%) DB2
4 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.97%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.07%) OLTP
6 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.35%) PowerCenter
7 6 (4.35%) SAP HANA
8 5 (3.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (3.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 4 (2.90%) Ingres
10 2 (1.45%) OLAP
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.72%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.17%) Log4j
4 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.45%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.07%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (16.67%) DBA
2 23 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 18 (13.04%) Administrator
4 17 (12.32%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Operational Support Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Operations Support Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.07%) Support Specialist
12 5 (3.62%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.62%) Backup Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Unix Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) Middleware
2 8 (5.80%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (4.35%) J2EE
4 3 (2.17%) JAX-RPC
4 3 (2.17%) REST
4 3 (2.17%) SOAP
4 3 (2.17%) Web Services
4 3 (2.17%) WSDL
4 3 (2.17%) XML
4 3 (2.17%) XSL
4 3 (2.17%) XSLT
5 2 (1.45%) .NET
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.14%) CMDB
4 10 (7.25%) Clustering
5 7 (5.07%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.07%) Tandem
6 5 (3.62%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.72%) EFT
10 1 (0.72%) Statistics
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (60.14%) Windows
2 65 (47.10%) Unix
3 64 (46.38%) Linux
4 55 (39.86%) AIX
5 45 (32.61%) Windows Server
6 27 (19.57%) Solaris
7 17 (12.32%) Windows XP
8 16 (11.59%) Windows 2000
9 11 (7.97%) zOS
10 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (6.52%) MVS
12 8 (5.80%) OS/390
13 7 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (4.35%) HPUX
14 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
15 3 (2.17%) VME
15 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (89.86%) ITIL
2 112 (81.16%) Change Management
3 76 (55.07%) Open Source
4 75 (54.35%) DevOps
5 74 (53.62%) PRINCE2
6 69 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (39.86%) Data Management
8 41 (29.71%) Incident Management
9 37 (26.81%) Release Management
10 29 (21.01%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 29 (21.01%) Service Delivery
11 26 (18.84%) ITSM
12 25 (18.12%) Quality Management
12 25 (18.12%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 23 (16.67%) Service Management
14 18 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (11.59%) High Availability
15 16 (11.59%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.19%) SQL
2 27 (19.57%) Java
3 19 (13.77%) Perl
4 12 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.97%) VB
6 8 (5.80%) C
7 4 (2.90%) C++
7 4 (2.90%) Python
7 4 (2.90%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) COBOL
8 1 (0.72%) VB6
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (25.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (7.25%) MCSA
5 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.80%) MCSE
7 6 (4.35%) Degree
8 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.45%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.72%) CCSA
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.01%) SLA
2 21 (15.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (7.97%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.62%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.97%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.25%) vSphere
4 6 (4.35%) Firmware
4 6 (4.35%) KVM
5 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.62%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.17%) Puppet
6 2 (1.45%) Control-M
6 2 (1.45%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.45%) MOM
6 2 (1.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.72%) Legato
7 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.72%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.72%) SCCM
7 1 (0.72%) Simpana
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (52.90%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.46%) Oracle
3 26 (18.84%) ServiceNow
4 21 (15.22%) HP
5 17 (12.32%) CA
6 16 (11.59%) IBM
7 11 (7.97%) VMware
8 8 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.07%) Remedy
10 6 (4.35%) EMC
10 6 (4.35%) Informatica
10 6 (4.35%) SAP
10 6 (4.35%) Sun
11 5 (3.62%) Axway
11 5 (3.62%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.90%) Cisco
12 4 (2.90%) Fujitsu
13 2 (1.45%) Google
14 1 (0.72%) Brocade
14 1 (0.72%) F5