The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 21 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 36 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.23% 0.86% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 1.20% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 251 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.84% 71.71% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 128 176
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Problem Management
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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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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 +14 35 £375 - 5
Northumberland - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 31 (54.39%) Configuration Management
3 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
4 25 (43.86%) ITIL
5 24 (42.11%) Oracle
6 23 (40.35%) Regression Testing
7 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
8 18 (31.58%) QA
9 16 (28.07%) HP
10 14 (24.56%) SLA
10 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (22.81%) Migration
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (21.05%) Workflow
12 12 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (21.05%) .NET
12 12 (21.05%) C#
12 12 (21.05%) LoadRunner
12 12 (21.05%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (19.30%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (19.30%) Oracle EBS R12
13 11 (19.30%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (19.30%) Finance
13 11 (19.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (19.30%) Oracle General Ledger
13 11 (19.30%) General Ledger
14 10 (17.54%) Java
14 10 (17.54%) SQL
14 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (15.79%) SAS
3 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LAN
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
1 2 (3.51%) DSL
1 2 (3.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) LoadRunner
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (12.28%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (7.02%) StarTeam
6 3 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
1 11 (19.30%) General Ledger
2 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Performance Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Test Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Performance Test Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle Applications Support
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.51%) Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) XML
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.75%) Java EE
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Configuration Management
2 25 (43.86%) ITIL
3 23 (40.35%) Regression Testing
4 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
5 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (22.81%) Migration
7 12 (21.05%) Workflow
8 11 (19.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Data Management
12 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
13 6 (10.53%) Service Management
14 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
14 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
15 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
15 3 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C#
2 10 (17.54%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) C++
3 9 (15.79%) COBOL
3 9 (15.79%) C
3 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 9 (15.79%) PL/1
4 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.26%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.02%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) QA
2 14 (24.56%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) HL7
3 3 (5.26%) ISO 9000
4 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
4 2 (3.51%) BS15000
4 2 (3.51%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Oracle
2 16 (28.07%) HP
3 9 (15.79%) Curam
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) Borland
6 3 (5.26%) InterSystems
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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