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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 26 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 48 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.23% 2.13% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 2.84% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 1
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£350 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.88%
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
549 141 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.68% 75.00% 64.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 68 102
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 14
Average hourly rate £21.80 £15.33 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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.

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Newcastle upon Tyne -7 45 £350 +100.00% 1
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 42 (50.60%) Security Cleared
2 38 (45.78%) HP
3 37 (44.58%) Configuration Management
4 31 (37.35%) Regression Testing
5 30 (36.14%) SC Cleared
6 27 (32.53%) ITIL
7 25 (30.12%) Oracle
7 25 (30.12%) QA
8 24 (28.92%) Test Scripting
9 21 (25.30%) SLA
10 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
11 18 (21.69%) Finance
11 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
13 16 (19.28%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (19.28%) LoadRunner
14 15 (18.07%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
14 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (18.07%) Test Strategy
15 14 (16.87%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (16.87%) Performance Testing
15 14 (16.87%) Migration
15 14 (16.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (15.66%) SQL
16 13 (15.66%) Software Testing
16 13 (15.66%) Automated Testing
16 13 (15.66%) Facilita Forecast
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle Payables
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle Receivables

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (8.43%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.23%) AquaLogic
5 5 (6.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (12.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) LDAP
1 4 (4.82%) SAN
2 2 (2.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.41%) DSL
2 2 (2.41%) MPLS
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.41%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) LoadRunner
2 15 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (15.66%) Facilita Forecast
4 10 (12.05%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.61%) Ant
6 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Test Engineer
1 13 (15.66%) Performance Test Engineer
1 13 (15.66%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Applications Support
4 6 (7.23%) Tester
5 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) DBA
7 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications Support
7 3 (3.61%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Tester
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Middleware
2 6 (7.23%) XML
3 4 (4.82%) SOAP
3 4 (4.82%) Java EE
4 3 (3.61%) JNDI
4 3 (3.61%) JDBC
4 3 (3.61%) J2EE
4 3 (3.61%) JMS
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) IVR
6 2 (2.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) UNIX
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) Linux
4 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.41%) VME
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Configuration Management
2 31 (37.35%) Regression Testing
3 27 (32.53%) ITIL
4 24 (28.92%) Test Scripting
5 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
6 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (18.07%) Test Strategy
7 14 (16.87%) Performance Testing
7 14 (16.87%) Migration
7 14 (16.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (15.66%) Software Testing
8 13 (15.66%) Automated Testing
9 11 (13.25%) Workflow
10 10 (12.05%) Data Management
11 9 (10.84%) Service Management
12 6 (7.23%) SOA
12 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.23%) Change Management
13 5 (6.02%) High Availability
13 5 (6.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) Java
2 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 3 (3.61%) VB
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) Security Cleared
2 30 (36.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) ISTQB
4 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.82%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.61%) ISEB
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.12%) QA
2 21 (25.30%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) BS7799
3 2 (2.41%) BS15000
3 2 (2.41%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.23%) OpenView
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) HP
2 25 (30.12%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.61%) Splunk
5 3 (3.61%) Informatica
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) Lotus
6 2 (2.41%) Genesys
7 1 (1.20%) VMware