The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 37 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 51 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.43% 2.48% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 2.90% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 14
Median daily rate £350 £300 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £153 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
707 587 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.16% 85.57% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 378 213
Median daily rate £375 £410 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 48 £350 +16.66% 1
Sunderland - 3 £550 -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 117 (89.31%) ITIL
2 108 (82.44%) Change Management
3 79 (60.31%) Windows
4 72 (54.96%) DevOps
5 71 (54.20%) Open Source
6 70 (53.44%) PRINCE2
7 68 (51.91%) Microsoft
8 67 (51.15%) SaaS
8 67 (51.15%) PaaS
8 67 (51.15%) IaaS
9 65 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (47.33%) Unix
11 61 (46.56%) Linux
12 52 (39.69%) Data Management
13 51 (38.93%) AIX
14 47 (35.88%) MS Excel
15 44 (33.59%) Windows Server
16 39 (29.77%) Incident Management
17 38 (29.01%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (27.48%) Release Management
19 34 (25.95%) Security Cleared
20 30 (22.90%) MS PowerPoint
20 30 (22.90%) SQL
21 29 (22.14%) Oracle
22 28 (21.37%) Service Delivery
22 28 (21.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
23 27 (20.61%) SLA
24 26 (19.85%) Solaris
24 26 (19.85%) Java
25 25 (19.08%) ServiceNow

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (18.32%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.92%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.16%) Tuxedo
4 10 (7.63%) IIS
4 10 (7.63%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (6.11%) MQSeries
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (6.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.58%) PowerExchange
6 6 (4.58%) SAS
7 5 (3.82%) AquaLogic
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.29%) JBoss
9 3 (2.29%) WildFly
10 2 (1.53%) Apache
10 2 (1.53%) Jetty
10 2 (1.53%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.53%) nginx
10 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (35.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (22.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.82%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.29%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 67 (51.15%) IaaS
1 67 (51.15%) PaaS
1 67 (51.15%) SaaS
2 11 (8.40%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.53%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.16%) LDAP
3 10 (7.63%) DHCP
3 10 (7.63%) DNS
4 8 (6.11%) SSL
5 3 (2.29%) HTTP
5 3 (2.29%) IPsec
6 2 (1.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) BGP
7 1 (0.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.76%) MPLS
7 1 (0.76%) OSPF
7 1 (0.76%) SAN
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) WAN
7 1 (0.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.21%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (10.69%) DB2
4 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.58%) PowerCenter
6 6 (4.58%) SAP HANA
7 5 (3.82%) OLTP
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.05%) Ingres
8 4 (3.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (3.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (1.53%) OLAP
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.76%) SAS EBI
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
2 3 (2.29%) CA Gen
2 3 (2.29%) Log4j
3 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.53%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (4.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (19.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Operations Engineer
3 20 (15.27%) DBA
4 17 (12.98%) Administrator
4 17 (12.98%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Operations Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Operational Support Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Operations Support Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.34%) Support Specialist
10 6 (4.58%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.82%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.82%) Backup Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Unix Support
12 4 (3.05%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) Middleware
2 8 (6.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (4.58%) J2EE
4 3 (2.29%) JAX-RPC
4 3 (2.29%) REST
4 3 (2.29%) SOAP
4 3 (2.29%) Web Services
4 3 (2.29%) WSDL
4 3 (2.29%) XML
4 3 (2.29%) XSL
4 3 (2.29%) XSLT
5 2 (1.53%) .NET
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.01%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (18.32%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.69%) CMDB
4 10 (7.63%) Clustering
5 7 (5.34%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.34%) Tandem
6 5 (3.82%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) EFT
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (60.31%) Windows
2 62 (47.33%) Unix
3 61 (46.56%) Linux
4 51 (38.93%) AIX
5 44 (33.59%) Windows Server
6 26 (19.85%) Solaris
7 15 (11.45%) Windows XP
8 14 (10.69%) Windows 2000
9 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (7.63%) zOS
10 8 (6.11%) MVS
10 8 (6.11%) OS/390
11 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.82%) HPUX
12 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.29%) VME
13 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (89.31%) ITIL
2 108 (82.44%) Change Management
3 72 (54.96%) DevOps
4 71 (54.20%) Open Source
5 70 (53.44%) PRINCE2
6 65 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (39.69%) Data Management
8 39 (29.77%) Incident Management
9 36 (27.48%) Release Management
10 28 (21.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 28 (21.37%) Service Delivery
11 24 (18.32%) ITSM
11 24 (18.32%) Quality Management
11 24 (18.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (17.56%) Configuration Management
13 21 (16.03%) Service Management
14 17 (12.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (12.98%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (11.45%) QMS
16 14 (10.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.90%) SQL
2 26 (19.85%) Java
3 19 (14.50%) Perl
4 12 (9.16%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.40%) VB
6 8 (6.11%) C
7 4 (3.05%) C++
7 4 (3.05%) Python
7 4 (3.05%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) COBOL
8 1 (0.76%) VB6
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.95%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.16%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (7.63%) MCSA
5 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.11%) MCSE
7 5 (3.82%) Degree
8 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) CCNP
10 1 (0.76%) CCSA
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.61%) SLA
2 20 (15.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (7.63%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.82%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) vSphere
4 6 (4.58%) Firmware
4 6 (4.58%) KVM
5 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (1.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (4.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.29%) Puppet
6 2 (1.53%) Control-M
6 2 (1.53%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.53%) MOM
6 2 (1.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) Legato
7 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.76%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.76%) SCCM
7 1 (0.76%) Simpana
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (51.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) Oracle
3 25 (19.08%) ServiceNow
4 20 (15.27%) HP
5 16 (12.21%) IBM
6 15 (11.45%) CA
7 11 (8.40%) VMware
8 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.34%) Remedy
10 6 (4.58%) EMC
10 6 (4.58%) Informatica
10 6 (4.58%) SAP
10 6 (4.58%) Sun
11 5 (3.82%) Axway
12 4 (3.05%) Cisco
12 4 (3.05%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.53%) Google
14 1 (0.76%) arcserve
14 1 (0.76%) Brocade