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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 43 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 12 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.23% 4.49% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 5.67% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 0
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£300 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.08 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -6.76%
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
396 423 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 73.74% 79.21% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 280 51
Average daily rate £360 £296 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.68 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 12 £300 +8.10% 3
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) ITIL
2 22 (75.86%) SC Cleared
2 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Service Management
4 15 (51.72%) HP
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle
6 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 13 (44.83%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) SLA
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 11 (37.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
8 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
8 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
9 9 (31.03%) Middleware
9 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) SOA
9 9 (31.03%) AquaLogic
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (27.59%) Windows
11 7 (24.14%) J2EE
11 7 (24.14%) JDBC
11 7 (24.14%) Ant
11 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
11 7 (24.14%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
2 9 (31.03%) AquaLogic
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Report Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) JNDI
2 7 (24.14%) JMS
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
2 7 (24.14%) JDBC
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) XML
5 3 (10.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) Service Management
3 11 (37.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
4 9 (31.03%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) High Availability
6 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) SC Cleared
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) SLA
2 7 (24.14%) QA
2 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) OpenView
1 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) HP
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 7 (24.14%) Informatica
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
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