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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 36 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 85 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.83% 2.85% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.40% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 17 19
Median daily rate £419 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.85% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £164 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £29.95 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-28.21% +37.38%
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
1063 617 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.45% 83.60% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 412 371
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 14
Median hourly rate £25.29 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.43 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 83 £419 +30.35%
Sunderland -1 2 - -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 125 (88.03%) ITIL
2 117 (82.39%) Change Management
3 95 (66.90%) Windows
4 84 (59.15%) Microsoft
5 74 (52.11%) Unix
6 66 (46.48%) AIX
7 63 (44.37%) Windows Server
8 62 (43.66%) Release Management
9 61 (42.96%) Service Delivery
10 57 (40.14%) Incident Management
11 53 (37.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 52 (36.62%) Solaris
13 51 (35.92%) Linux
13 51 (35.92%) DevOps
14 50 (35.21%) Open Source
14 50 (35.21%) PRINCE2
15 46 (32.39%) HP
15 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (32.39%) SaaS
15 46 (32.39%) PaaS
15 46 (32.39%) IaaS
16 44 (30.99%) Security Cleared
17 43 (30.28%) SLA
18 42 (29.58%) Oracle
19 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
19 38 (26.76%) ServiceNow
20 37 (26.06%) BPSS Clearance
20 37 (26.06%) Quality Management
21 35 (24.65%) QMS
22 33 (23.24%) Configuration Management

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 28 (19.72%) WebLogic
2 27 (19.01%) WebSphere
3 17 (11.97%) Tuxedo
4 16 (11.27%) IIS
5 14 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (9.15%) MQSeries
6 13 (9.15%) Oracle Application Server
6 13 (9.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (9.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (7.04%) AquaLogic
8 8 (5.63%) Apache
9 6 (4.23%) IBM Notes
9 6 (4.23%) PowerExchange
9 6 (4.23%) SAS
10 3 (2.11%) JBoss
10 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.11%) WildFly
11 2 (1.41%) Mongrel
11 2 (1.41%) nginx
11 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.11%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 46 (32.39%) IaaS
1 46 (32.39%) PaaS
1 46 (32.39%) SaaS
2 10 (7.04%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) DHCP
1 17 (11.97%) DNS
2 13 (9.15%) SSL
3 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.93%) Firewall
5 3 (2.11%) HTTP
5 3 (2.11%) IPsec
5 3 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (1.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.70%) 3G
7 1 (0.70%) BGP
7 1 (0.70%) MPLS
7 1 (0.70%) OSPF
7 1 (0.70%) SMS
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.70%) WAN
7 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.23%) PowerCenter
3 6 (4.23%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.52%) OLTP
5 4 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (2.11%) DB2
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.41%) OLAP
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) JIRA
2 6 (4.23%) MSI
3 3 (2.11%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.11%) Log4j
4 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.41%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.70%) JMeter
5 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.70%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (3.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (16.20%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.27%) Support Specialist
4 15 (10.56%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Backup Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Administrator
6 11 (7.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) DBA
7 10 (7.04%) Unix Support
8 9 (6.34%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (6.34%) Unix Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Operational Support Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Operations Support Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Unix Support Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) AIX Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Middleware Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.13%) Middleware
2 13 (9.15%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (7.75%) J2EE
4 4 (2.82%) Web Services
5 3 (2.11%) JAX-RPC
5 3 (2.11%) REST
5 3 (2.11%) SOAP
5 3 (2.11%) WSDL
5 3 (2.11%) XML
5 3 (2.11%) XSL
5 3 (2.11%) XSLT
6 2 (1.41%) .NET
6 2 (1.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.49%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.68%) CMDB
4 17 (11.97%) Clustering
5 16 (11.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.93%) Tandem
7 5 (3.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (3.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.70%) EFT
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.70%) Statistics
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (66.90%) Windows
2 74 (52.11%) Unix
3 66 (46.48%) AIX
4 63 (44.37%) Windows Server
5 52 (36.62%) Solaris
6 51 (35.92%) Linux
7 13 (9.15%) OS/390
7 13 (9.15%) Windows XP
8 12 (8.45%) Windows 2000
9 11 (7.75%) HPUX
10 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (5.63%) zOS
12 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
14 4 (2.82%) MVS
14 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.70%) CentOS
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (88.03%) ITIL
2 117 (82.39%) Change Management
3 62 (43.66%) Release Management
4 61 (42.96%) Service Delivery
5 57 (40.14%) Incident Management
6 53 (37.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 51 (35.92%) DevOps
8 50 (35.21%) Open Source
8 50 (35.21%) PRINCE2
9 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (26.06%) Quality Management
11 35 (24.65%) QMS
12 33 (23.24%) Configuration Management
13 30 (21.13%) Data Management
14 19 (13.38%) ITSM
15 18 (12.68%) Service Management
16 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (10.56%) High Availability
17 14 (9.86%) CRM
17 14 (9.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) Java
2 24 (16.90%) SQL
3 18 (12.68%) Perl
4 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.34%) C
5 9 (6.34%) C++
5 9 (6.34%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (30.99%) Security Cleared
2 37 (26.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.68%) Degree
5 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (7.04%) MCSA
8 8 (5.63%) MCSE
9 2 (1.41%) AAT
9 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) CCNP
10 1 (0.70%) CCSA
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (30.28%) SLA
2 32 (22.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (17.61%) ISO 9001
4 6 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 23 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.75%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.04%) vSphere
5 8 (5.63%) Firmware
6 7 (4.93%) KVM
7 6 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.23%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.41%) Xen
10 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.63%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.93%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (4.93%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (4.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.93%) Perfmon
4 6 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (4.23%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.23%) OpenView
5 3 (2.11%) Puppet
6 2 (1.41%) Control-M
6 2 (1.41%) MOM
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.41%) SCCM
6 2 (1.41%) SCOM
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.70%) Legato
7 1 (0.70%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 84 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.39%) HP
3 42 (29.58%) Oracle
4 38 (26.76%) ServiceNow
5 23 (16.20%) CA
6 19 (13.38%) IBM
6 19 (13.38%) VMware
7 11 (7.75%) Sun
8 10 (7.04%) Axway
9 9 (6.34%) Fujitsu
10 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.63%) Symantec
11 7 (4.93%) Citrix
11 7 (4.93%) Remedy
12 6 (4.23%) EMC
12 6 (4.23%) Informatica
12 6 (4.23%) Lotus
12 6 (4.23%) SAP
13 4 (2.82%) Cisco
13 4 (2.82%) TIBCO