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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 38 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.88% 2.86% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.99% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
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£342 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
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
422 276 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 67.41% 71.88% 61.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 146 81
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.19 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% -6.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.50 £17.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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 -3 15 £370 +13.84% 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (47.14%) Security Cleared
2 32 (45.71%) HP
3 28 (40.00%) ITIL
3 28 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 24 (34.29%) Configuration Management
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle
6 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
7 16 (22.86%) Windows
7 16 (22.86%) Linux
7 16 (22.86%) Regression Testing
8 15 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 15 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 14 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
10 13 (18.57%) QA
10 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 12 (17.14%) Java
11 12 (17.14%) SQL
11 12 (17.14%) Finance
12 11 (15.71%) Service Management
12 11 (15.71%) WebLogic
12 11 (15.71%) SLA
12 11 (15.71%) Middleware
12 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
13 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.29%) OpenView
13 10 (14.29%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (15.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.86%) AquaLogic
3 8 (11.43%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.71%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.86%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (12.86%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (10.00%) Administrator
2 5 (7.14%) Coordinator
2 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
2 5 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (7.14%) Performance Test Engineer
3 4 (5.71%) Tester
4 3 (4.29%) DBA
4 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.29%) Consultant
5 2 (2.86%) Report Manager
5 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
5 2 (2.86%) Automation Tester
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Tester
5 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Middleware
2 7 (10.00%) Java EE
3 4 (5.71%) JMS
3 4 (5.71%) JDBC
3 4 (5.71%) SOAP
3 4 (5.71%) J2EE
3 4 (5.71%) JNDI
3 4 (5.71%) LAMP
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
6 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) IVR
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Windows
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) CentOS
6 2 (2.86%) VME
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) OS/2
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) ITIL
2 24 (34.29%) Configuration Management
3 16 (22.86%) Regression Testing
4 15 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 15 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 14 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (15.71%) Service Management
7 10 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 10 (14.29%) Change Management
8 9 (12.86%) SOA
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (12.86%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Network Management
11 6 (8.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) Java
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.29%) PHP
3 3 (4.29%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Security Cleared
2 28 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) MCSA
6 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) QA
2 11 (15.71%) SLA
3 7 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.29%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) OpenView
2 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) HP
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle
3 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Splunk
6 4 (5.71%) Informatica
7 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix
7 2 (2.86%) Genesys
7 2 (2.86%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £492.19 per day
Posted: 3 days ago