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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 39 52 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 76 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.35% 3.31% 10.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 3.92% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 32
Median daily rate £375 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £272 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £379 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +86.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.66 £27.70 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.30 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.83 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.32%
Problem Management
North East

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
1028 714 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.88% 84.40% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 503 287
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.83% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 72 £375 +7.14% 3
Sunderland +2 4 - -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 162 (86.17%) ITIL
2 142 (75.53%) Change Management
3 126 (67.02%) Windows
4 109 (57.98%) Microsoft
5 108 (57.45%) Service Delivery
6 95 (50.53%) Incident Management
6 95 (50.53%) Unix
7 91 (48.40%) Windows Server
8 90 (47.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 90 (47.87%) HP
9 87 (46.28%) Release Management
10 81 (43.09%) Security Cleared
10 81 (43.09%) SLA
11 80 (42.55%) AIX
11 80 (42.55%) Solaris
12 63 (33.51%) SC Cleared
13 62 (32.98%) Oracle
13 62 (32.98%) BPSS Clearance
14 61 (32.45%) ServiceNow
14 61 (32.45%) Configuration Management
15 56 (29.79%) QMS
16 53 (28.19%) Linux
17 51 (27.13%) Disclosure Scotland
18 46 (24.47%) ISO 9001
19 45 (23.94%) Quality Management
20 40 (21.28%) Active Directory
21 39 (20.74%) WebLogic
22 38 (20.21%) Middleware
23 37 (19.68%) SQL
24 35 (18.62%) CA

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 39 (20.74%) WebLogic
2 21 (11.17%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.64%) IIS
4 19 (10.11%) Tuxedo
5 18 (9.57%) MQSeries
5 18 (9.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (9.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (7.45%) Oracle Application Server
7 12 (6.38%) Apache
7 12 (6.38%) AquaLogic
8 9 (4.79%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.66%) SAS
9 5 (2.66%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.60%) Jetty
10 3 (1.60%) Mongrel
10 3 (1.60%) nginx
10 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.06%) CICS
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.38%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.55%) IaaS
1 33 (17.55%) PaaS
1 33 (17.55%) SaaS
2 10 (5.32%) HP Helion
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.60%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.43%) DHCP
1 29 (15.43%) DNS
2 16 (8.51%) SSL
3 14 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.38%) Firewall
5 10 (5.32%) SAN
6 6 (3.19%) 3G
6 6 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.66%) FTP
8 4 (2.13%) HTTP
8 4 (2.13%) IPsec
9 2 (1.06%) SMS
10 1 (0.53%) BGP
10 1 (0.53%) MPLS
10 1 (0.53%) OSPF
10 1 (0.53%) VPN
10 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) DB2
2 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.66%) OLTP
5 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (1.06%) OLAP
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MSI
2 8 (4.26%) LoadRunner
3 7 (3.72%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (3.72%) HP UFT
4 6 (3.19%) JIRA
4 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.53%) JMeter
6 1 (0.53%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (2.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (17.02%) Support Engineer
2 23 (12.23%) Support Specialist
3 16 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Backup Engineer
5 12 (6.38%) DBA
5 12 (6.38%) Middleware Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Unix Support
7 10 (5.32%) Administrator
7 10 (5.32%) Storage Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Unix Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) SQL DBA
8 9 (4.79%) Unix Support Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) AIX Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) AIX Support
9 8 (4.26%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Wintel Support
10 7 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.21%) Middleware
2 18 (9.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (8.51%) J2EE
4 5 (2.66%) HTML
5 4 (2.13%) ISPF
6 3 (1.60%) .NET
6 3 (1.60%) Servlets
7 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.43%) Computer Science
2 25 (13.30%) Clustering
3 24 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 23 (12.23%) CMDB
5 13 (6.91%) Mainframe
6 11 (5.85%) Replication
7 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.72%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.19%) Fat Client
8 6 (3.19%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (3.19%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.60%) AS400
10 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.53%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.53%) Tandem
11 1 (0.53%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 126 (67.02%) Windows
2 95 (50.53%) Unix
3 91 (48.40%) Windows Server
4 80 (42.55%) AIX
4 80 (42.55%) Solaris
5 53 (28.19%) Linux
6 18 (9.57%) OS/390
7 17 (9.04%) HPUX
8 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.19%) zOS
13 2 (1.06%) CentOS
13 2 (1.06%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (86.17%) ITIL
2 142 (75.53%) Change Management
3 108 (57.45%) Service Delivery
4 95 (50.53%) Incident Management
5 90 (47.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 87 (46.28%) Release Management
7 61 (32.45%) Configuration Management
8 56 (29.79%) QMS
9 45 (23.94%) Quality Management
10 34 (18.09%) Open Source
11 33 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (17.55%) DevOps
11 33 (17.55%) PRINCE2
12 28 (14.89%) Escalation Management
13 26 (13.83%) Knowledge Management
14 22 (11.70%) CRM
14 22 (11.70%) SOA
15 20 (10.64%) High Availability
16 19 (10.11%) Security Management
17 18 (9.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.68%) SQL
2 29 (15.43%) Java
3 20 (10.64%) Perl
4 18 (9.57%) C++
5 13 (6.91%) C
5 13 (6.91%) VB
6 10 (5.32%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.66%) Python
9 4 (2.13%) JCL
10 2 (1.06%) COBOL
10 2 (1.06%) REXX
11 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 81 (43.09%) Security Cleared
2 63 (33.51%) SC Cleared
3 62 (32.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 31 (16.49%) Degree
5 25 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (5.32%) MCSA
8 9 (4.79%) AAT
8 9 (4.79%) MCSE
9 6 (3.19%) MCDBA
10 4 (2.13%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.06%) CCNP
11 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) CCNA
12 1 (0.53%) CCSA
12 1 (0.53%) MCP
12 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (43.09%) SLA
2 51 (27.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 46 (24.47%) ISO 9001
4 10 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 40 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.32%) vSphere
6 9 (4.79%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.79%) XenApp
7 8 (4.26%) Firmware
8 3 (1.60%) Xen
9 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (1.06%) KVM
9 2 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (11.70%) Tivoli
2 20 (10.64%) NetBackup
2 20 (10.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (8.51%) HP Data Protector
4 15 (7.98%) Perfmon
5 13 (6.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (5.85%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (5.32%) OpenView
8 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (3.72%) HP SIM
10 6 (3.19%) SCCM
11 5 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (2.66%) MOM
12 4 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (2.13%) Legato
12 4 (2.13%) Puppet
12 4 (2.13%) Simpana
12 4 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (1.60%) PureDisk
14 2 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 109 (57.98%) Microsoft
2 90 (47.87%) HP
3 62 (32.98%) Oracle
4 61 (32.45%) ServiceNow
5 35 (18.62%) CA
6 32 (17.02%) VMware
7 28 (14.89%) IBM
8 20 (10.64%) Symantec
9 18 (9.57%) Citrix
10 13 (6.91%) Sun
11 12 (6.38%) Axway
12 11 (5.85%) Fujitsu
13 9 (4.79%) Lotus
14 7 (3.72%) BMC
15 6 (3.19%) Remedy
16 5 (2.66%) Meridio
17 4 (2.13%) AppSense
17 4 (2.13%) CommVault
17 4 (2.13%) ThinPrint
18 3 (1.60%) arcserve