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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 33 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 90 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.56% 2.49% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 3.07% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 17 23
Median daily rate £425 £320 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £164 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £333 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 £27.25 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +25.00%
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
1159 783 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.48% 81.14% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 499 471
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 84 £425 +32.81%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 131 (88.51%) ITIL
2 119 (80.41%) Change Management
3 98 (66.22%) Windows
4 88 (59.46%) Microsoft
5 75 (50.68%) Unix
6 69 (46.62%) AIX
7 63 (42.57%) Windows Server
8 62 (41.89%) Release Management
9 61 (41.22%) Service Delivery
10 58 (39.19%) Incident Management
11 54 (36.49%) DevOps
11 54 (36.49%) Open Source
12 53 (35.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 53 (35.81%) Linux
12 53 (35.81%) PRINCE2
13 52 (35.14%) Solaris
14 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (33.78%) IaaS
14 50 (33.78%) SaaS
14 50 (33.78%) PaaS
15 46 (31.08%) HP
16 44 (29.73%) SLA
17 43 (29.05%) Oracle
17 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
18 42 (28.38%) MS Excel
19 38 (25.68%) ServiceNow
20 37 (25.00%) Quality Management
21 36 (24.32%) BPSS Clearance
22 35 (23.65%) QMS
23 33 (22.30%) Data Management

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 29 (19.59%) WebLogic
1 29 (19.59%) WebSphere
2 18 (12.16%) Tuxedo
3 16 (10.81%) IIS
4 14 (9.46%) Oracle Application Server
4 14 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (8.78%) MQSeries
5 13 (8.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (8.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (6.76%) AquaLogic
7 8 (5.41%) Apache
8 7 (4.73%) SAS
9 6 (4.05%) IBM Notes
9 6 (4.05%) PowerExchange
10 4 (2.70%) JBoss
10 4 (2.70%) WildFly
11 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.35%) Jetty
12 2 (1.35%) Mongrel
12 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (28.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.76%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.78%) IaaS
1 50 (33.78%) PaaS
1 50 (33.78%) SaaS
2 10 (6.76%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.35%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) DHCP
1 17 (11.49%) DNS
2 13 (8.78%) SSL
3 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.73%) Firewall
5 3 (2.03%) HTTP
5 3 (2.03%) IPsec
5 3 (2.03%) SAN
6 2 (1.35%) FTP
7 1 (0.68%) 3G
7 1 (0.68%) BGP
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.68%) OSPF
7 1 (0.68%) SMS
7 1 (0.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.68%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.73%) OLTP
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.05%) PowerCenter
4 6 (4.05%) SAP HANA
5 5 (3.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (3.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (2.70%) DB2
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.35%) OLAP
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) JIRA
2 6 (4.05%) MSI
3 4 (2.70%) CA Gen
4 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.03%) Log4j
5 2 (1.35%) JMeter
5 2 (1.35%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.68%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 17 (11.49%) Operations Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) Support Specialist
5 13 (8.78%) DBA
6 12 (8.11%) Administrator
6 12 (8.11%) Backup Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Analyst
8 10 (6.76%) Unix Support
9 9 (6.08%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (6.08%) Unix Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Operational Support Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Operations Support Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Unix Support Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) AIX Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.95%) Middleware
2 13 (8.78%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (7.43%) J2EE
4 4 (2.70%) Web Services
5 3 (2.03%) JAX-RPC
5 3 (2.03%) REST
5 3 (2.03%) SOAP
5 3 (2.03%) WSDL
5 3 (2.03%) XML
5 3 (2.03%) XSL
5 3 (2.03%) XSLT
6 2 (1.35%) .NET
6 2 (1.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.86%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.16%) CMDB
4 17 (11.49%) Clustering
5 16 (10.81%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.73%) Tandem
7 5 (3.38%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (3.38%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.35%) Replication
10 1 (0.68%) EFT
10 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.68%) Statistics
10 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (66.22%) Windows
2 75 (50.68%) Unix
3 69 (46.62%) AIX
4 63 (42.57%) Windows Server
5 53 (35.81%) Linux
6 52 (35.14%) Solaris
7 15 (10.14%) Windows XP
8 14 (9.46%) Windows 2000
9 13 (8.78%) OS/390
10 12 (8.11%) HPUX
11 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (6.08%) zOS
13 7 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (4.73%) Windows 7
14 5 (3.38%) MVS
15 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (88.51%) ITIL
2 119 (80.41%) Change Management
3 62 (41.89%) Release Management
4 61 (41.22%) Service Delivery
5 58 (39.19%) Incident Management
6 54 (36.49%) DevOps
6 54 (36.49%) Open Source
7 53 (35.81%) PRINCE2
7 53 (35.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (25.00%) Quality Management
10 35 (23.65%) QMS
11 33 (22.30%) Configuration Management
11 33 (22.30%) Data Management
12 21 (14.19%) ITSM
13 19 (12.84%) Service Management
14 17 (11.49%) High Availability
15 16 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (10.14%) CRM
17 14 (9.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.92%) Java
2 26 (17.57%) SQL
3 18 (12.16%) Perl
4 10 (6.76%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.08%) C
5 9 (6.08%) C++
5 9 (6.08%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
2 36 (24.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.16%) Degree
5 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (6.76%) MCSA
8 8 (5.41%) MCSE
9 2 (1.35%) AAT
9 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) CCNP
10 1 (0.68%) CCSA
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CISSP
10 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (29.73%) SLA
2 31 (20.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (16.89%) ISO 9001
4 6 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 25 (16.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.76%) vSphere
5 8 (5.41%) Firmware
6 6 (4.05%) KVM
6 6 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.05%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.35%) Xen
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.73%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (4.73%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (4.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.73%) Perfmon
4 6 (4.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (4.05%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.05%) OpenView
5 2 (1.35%) Control-M
5 2 (1.35%) MOM
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.35%) Puppet
5 2 (1.35%) SCCM
5 2 (1.35%) SCOM
6 1 (0.68%) Legato
6 1 (0.68%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.68%) Simpana
Vendors
1 88 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 46 (31.08%) HP
3 43 (29.05%) Oracle
4 38 (25.68%) ServiceNow
5 24 (16.22%) CA
6 19 (12.84%) IBM
7 18 (12.16%) VMware
8 11 (7.43%) Sun
9 10 (6.76%) Axway
10 9 (6.08%) Fujitsu
11 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.41%) Symantec
12 7 (4.73%) Citrix
12 7 (4.73%) Remedy
13 6 (4.05%) EMC
13 6 (4.05%) Informatica
13 6 (4.05%) Lotus
13 6 (4.05%) SAP
14 5 (3.38%) TIBCO
15 4 (2.70%) Cisco