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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 15 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 54 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.40% 3.72% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 5.15% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 2
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£363 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -22.92%
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
416 136 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.15% 72.34% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 69 106
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 13
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 48 £360 +105.71% 3
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) HP
2 31 (42.47%) Configuration Management
3 29 (39.73%) Regression Testing
4 26 (35.62%) ITIL
4 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
5 25 (34.25%) QA
6 22 (30.14%) Test Scripting
7 21 (28.77%) Oracle
8 18 (24.66%) SLA
8 18 (24.66%) LoadRunner
9 16 (21.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
9 16 (21.92%) Performance Testing
9 16 (21.92%) Incident Management
10 15 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (19.18%) Oracle EBS
11 14 (19.18%) Finance
11 14 (19.18%) Oracle Applications
11 14 (19.18%) SQL
11 14 (19.18%) Software Testing
11 14 (19.18%) Automated Testing
11 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (19.18%) Facilita Forecast
12 13 (17.81%) Test Strategy
12 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
12 13 (17.81%) Migration
12 13 (17.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (15.07%) Oracle Workflow

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.48%) AquaLogic
4 4 (5.48%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
1 3 (4.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) MPLS
2 2 (2.74%) DSL
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) LoadRunner
2 16 (21.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (19.18%) Facilita Forecast
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.74%) Ant
6 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Performance Test Engineer
1 15 (20.55%) Test Engineer
1 15 (20.55%) Performance Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) Tester
4 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications Support
5 4 (5.48%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) DBA
6 3 (4.11%) Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Middleware
1 6 (8.22%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) Java EE
3 2 (2.74%) JNDI
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) J2EE
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) JDBC
3 2 (2.74%) JMS
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) CMDB
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) IVR
4 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) UNIX
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) VME
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Configuration Management
2 29 (39.73%) Regression Testing
3 26 (35.62%) ITIL
4 22 (30.14%) Test Scripting
5 16 (21.92%) Performance Testing
5 16 (21.92%) Incident Management
6 14 (19.18%) Software Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Automated Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (17.81%) Test Strategy
7 13 (17.81%) Migration
7 13 (17.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (15.07%) Workflow
9 9 (12.33%) Data Management
10 8 (10.96%) Service Management
11 6 (8.22%) CRM
11 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.85%) Change Management
12 5 (6.85%) SOA
13 4 (5.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.59%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) VB
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.74%) MUMPS
5 2 (2.74%) C#
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (12.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.85%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (34.25%) QA
2 18 (24.66%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) HL7
3 2 (2.74%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.74%) BS7799
3 2 (2.74%) BS15000
3 2 (2.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.48%) OpenView
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) HP
2 21 (28.77%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Informatica
5 2 (2.74%) Genesys
5 2 (2.74%) Lotus
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
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