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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 50 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 15 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.04% 3.41% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 4.52% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 0
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£300 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
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
533 487 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.52% 75.39% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 313 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -2 15 £300 +21.21% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (66.67%) ITIL
2 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
3 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
4 18 (50.00%) Service Management
5 17 (47.22%) HP
6 16 (44.44%) Linux
7 15 (41.67%) SQL
7 15 (41.67%) Oracle
8 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
9 13 (36.11%) Finance
10 12 (33.33%) Clustering
10 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
10 12 (33.33%) Windows
11 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (30.56%) Java
11 11 (30.56%) WebLogic
11 11 (30.56%) SLA
11 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database
11 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (27.78%) AquaLogic
12 10 (27.78%) Middleware
12 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
12 10 (27.78%) SOA
13 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 9 (25.00%) VMware
13 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (22.22%) JNDI
14 8 (22.22%) High Availability
14 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) WebLogic
2 10 (27.78%) AquaLogic
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LDAP
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) MariaDB
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Ant
2 3 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Report Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Middleware
2 8 (22.22%) JNDI
2 8 (22.22%) JMS
2 8 (22.22%) JDBC
2 8 (22.22%) J2EE
3 7 (19.44%) SOAP
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 4 (11.11%) LAMP
5 3 (8.33%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) OS/2
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Service Management
3 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.78%) SOA
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (22.22%) High Availability
7 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (11.11%) Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) SLA
2 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
2 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) OpenView
2 5 (13.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) HP
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle
3 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 8 (22.22%) Informatica
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) Splunk