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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / North East
Rank 51 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 39 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.30% 1.36% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 1.60% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 17
Median daily rate £375 £265 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -25.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £407 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +12.50%

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
793 748 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.43% 84.71% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 486 246
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +18 39 £375 +41.50% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 116 (89.23%) ITIL
2 106 (81.54%) Change Management
3 81 (62.31%) DevOps
4 79 (60.77%) PRINCE2
5 76 (58.46%) Open Source
6 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (55.38%) SaaS
7 72 (55.38%) PaaS
7 72 (55.38%) IaaS
8 71 (54.62%) Windows
9 64 (49.23%) Linux
10 63 (48.46%) Microsoft
11 61 (46.92%) Data Management
12 57 (43.85%) Unix
13 52 (40.00%) MS Excel
14 44 (33.85%) AIX
14 44 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (26.15%) Windows Server
15 34 (26.15%) MS PowerPoint
16 33 (25.38%) Incident Management
17 32 (24.62%) SQL
18 31 (23.85%) Security Cleared
19 30 (23.08%) ITSM
20 29 (22.31%) Service Management
20 29 (22.31%) Operational Acceptance Testing
21 27 (20.77%) Oracle
22 26 (20.00%) Release Management
23 25 (19.23%) Java
24 24 (18.46%) Management Information System
24 24 (18.46%) WebSphere

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 24 (18.46%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.77%) Tuxedo
3 11 (8.46%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.69%) IIS
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (5.38%) SAS
7 6 (4.62%) MQSeries
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (4.62%) PowerExchange
7 6 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.08%) JBoss
8 4 (3.08%) WildFly
9 3 (2.31%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.54%) Apache
10 2 (1.54%) Jetty
10 2 (1.54%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.54%) nginx
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 34 (26.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.08%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.31%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (55.38%) IaaS
1 72 (55.38%) PaaS
1 72 (55.38%) SaaS
2 11 (8.46%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.54%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.23%) LDAP
3 10 (7.69%) DHCP
3 10 (7.69%) DNS
4 6 (4.62%) SSL
5 3 (2.31%) HTTP
5 3 (2.31%) IPsec
6 2 (1.54%) FTP
7 1 (0.77%) BGP
7 1 (0.77%) Firewall
7 1 (0.77%) MPLS
7 1 (0.77%) OSPF
7 1 (0.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.77%) VPN
7 1 (0.77%) WAN
7 1 (0.77%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (11.54%) DB2
4 12 (9.23%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.46%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.38%) OLTP
6 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.62%) PowerCenter
7 6 (4.62%) SAP HANA
8 5 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 4 (3.08%) Ingres
10 2 (1.54%) OLAP
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.77%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) JIRA
2 4 (3.08%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.31%) Log4j
4 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.54%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Operations Engineer
2 25 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (17.69%) DBA
4 19 (14.62%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 16 (12.31%) Administrator
6 13 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.92%) Operational Support Analyst
9 9 (6.92%) Operations Support Analyst
10 8 (6.15%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.85%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.85%) Backup Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Head of Technology
12 4 (3.08%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) Middleware
2 6 (4.62%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (3.08%) J2EE
4 3 (2.31%) JAX-RPC
4 3 (2.31%) REST
4 3 (2.31%) SOAP
4 3 (2.31%) Web Services
4 3 (2.31%) WSDL
4 3 (2.31%) XML
4 3 (2.31%) XSL
4 3 (2.31%) XSLT
5 2 (1.54%) .NET
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (18.46%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.00%) CMDB
4 10 (7.69%) Clustering
5 7 (5.38%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.38%) Tandem
6 5 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.77%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 71 (54.62%) Windows
2 64 (49.23%) Linux
3 57 (43.85%) Unix
4 44 (33.85%) AIX
5 34 (26.15%) Windows Server
6 17 (13.08%) Windows XP
7 16 (12.31%) Solaris
7 16 (12.31%) Windows 2000
8 11 (8.46%) zOS
9 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.92%) MVS
11 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (4.62%) HPUX
12 6 (4.62%) OS/390
12 6 (4.62%) VME
12 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (89.23%) ITIL
2 106 (81.54%) Change Management
3 81 (62.31%) DevOps
4 79 (60.77%) PRINCE2
5 76 (58.46%) Open Source
6 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (46.92%) Data Management
8 33 (25.38%) Incident Management
9 30 (23.08%) ITSM
10 29 (22.31%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 29 (22.31%) Service Management
11 26 (20.00%) Release Management
12 21 (16.15%) Configuration Management
13 20 (15.38%) Service Delivery
14 18 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (12.31%) High Availability
15 16 (12.31%) Quality Management
16 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) SQL
2 25 (19.23%) Java
3 17 (13.08%) Perl
4 12 (9.23%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.46%) VB
6 6 (4.62%) C
7 4 (3.08%) COBOL
7 4 (3.08%) Python
7 4 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (0.77%) VB6
9 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (23.85%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (7.69%) MCSA
5 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.15%) MCSE
7 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.31%) Degree
9 2 (1.54%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) SLA
2 16 (12.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) vSphere
4 6 (4.62%) Firmware
4 6 (4.62%) KVM
5 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.31%) Puppet
6 2 (1.54%) Control-M
6 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.54%) MOM
6 2 (1.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.77%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.77%) SCCM
7 1 (0.77%) Simpana
7 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (48.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.77%) Oracle
3 15 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 14 (10.77%) HP
4 14 (10.77%) IBM
5 11 (8.46%) CA
5 11 (8.46%) VMware
6 9 (6.92%) Informatica
7 8 (6.15%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.38%) Remedy
9 6 (4.62%) EMC
9 6 (4.62%) SAP
10 5 (3.85%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.08%) Sun
12 3 (2.31%) Axway
12 3 (2.31%) Cisco
13 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
13 2 (1.54%) Google
14 1 (0.77%) Brocade
14 1 (0.77%) Dell