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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 37 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 40 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.84% 1.42% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 1.94% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 1
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£343 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.71% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +12.50%
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
637 258 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.03% 73.30% 66.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 123 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 36 £350 +100.00% 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (41.98%) Configuration Management
3 33 (40.74%) HP
4 27 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 26 (32.10%) Regression Testing
6 25 (30.86%) ITIL
7 23 (28.40%) QA
8 22 (27.16%) Test Scripting
8 22 (27.16%) Oracle
9 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
10 18 (22.22%) SLA
11 16 (19.75%) Incident Management
11 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (17.28%) LoadRunner
13 14 (17.28%) Finance
13 14 (17.28%) Test Strategy
14 13 (16.05%) Facilita Forecast
14 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
14 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
14 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (14.81%) Performance Testing
15 12 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
16 11 (13.58%) Oracle EBS
16 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.58%) SQL
16 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (12.35%) Data Structures
17 10 (12.35%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (8.64%) Apache
3 6 (7.41%) AquaLogic
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) LDAP
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
2 2 (2.47%) MPLS
2 2 (2.47%) DSL
2 2 (2.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.70%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (17.28%) LoadRunner
3 13 (16.05%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (13.58%) Test Engineer
1 11 (13.58%) Performance Engineer
1 11 (13.58%) Performance Test Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) Analyst
3 6 (7.41%) Tester
3 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.17%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.94%) DBA
6 3 (3.70%) Consultant
6 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Performance Tester
6 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 3 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
2 5 (6.17%) XML
3 4 (4.94%) SOAP
3 4 (4.94%) Java EE
4 3 (3.70%) J2EE
4 3 (3.70%) JDBC
4 3 (3.70%) JMS
4 3 (3.70%) LAMP
4 3 (3.70%) JNDI
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
6 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) IVR
6 2 (2.47%) CMDB
7 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) UNIX
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.47%) CentOS
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Configuration Management
2 26 (32.10%) Regression Testing
3 25 (30.86%) ITIL
4 22 (27.16%) Test Scripting
5 16 (19.75%) Incident Management
6 14 (17.28%) Test Strategy
7 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
7 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
8 12 (14.81%) Performance Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.35%) Migration
11 9 (11.11%) Service Management
11 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 8 (9.88%) Data Management
13 7 (8.64%) Workflow
14 6 (7.41%) Change Management
14 6 (7.41%) SOA
15 5 (6.17%) High Availability
16 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.70%) VB
4 3 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
2 27 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.94%) BC Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.70%) ISEB
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) QA
2 18 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) BS7799
3 2 (2.47%) BS15000
3 2 (2.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) vSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.41%) OpenView
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) HP
2 22 (27.16%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Splunk
5 3 (3.70%) Informatica
6 2 (2.47%) Lotus
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Genesys
Durham, County Durham
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