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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 45 53 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 60 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.67% 3.14% 8.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 3.81% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 29
Median daily rate £260 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £378 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £16.20 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.80 £19.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +31.50%
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
876 656 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.72% 82.41% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 435 236
Median daily rate £325 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.35 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.55 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 August 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 August 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 +3 56 £260 -18.43% 2
Sunderland - 4 - -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 128 (83.12%) ITIL
2 115 (74.68%) Change Management
3 108 (70.13%) Windows
4 102 (66.23%) Service Delivery
5 94 (61.04%) Incident Management
6 88 (57.14%) HP
7 86 (55.84%) Unix
8 83 (53.90%) Microsoft
8 83 (53.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 77 (50.00%) SLA
10 76 (49.35%) Release Management
11 71 (46.10%) Solaris
11 71 (46.10%) AIX
11 71 (46.10%) Windows Server
12 70 (45.45%) Security Cleared
13 59 (38.31%) SC Cleared
14 54 (35.06%) Oracle
15 53 (34.42%) ServiceNow
16 50 (32.47%) QMS
17 49 (31.82%) BPSS Clearance
18 46 (29.87%) Configuration Management
19 45 (29.22%) ISO 9001
20 42 (27.27%) Quality Management
21 40 (25.97%) Linux
21 40 (25.97%) Disclosure Scotland
22 36 (23.38%) WebLogic
23 35 (22.73%) CA
24 33 (21.43%) Middleware
25 28 (18.18%) SQL
25 28 (18.18%) Computer Science

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 36 (23.38%) WebLogic
2 14 (9.09%) Tuxedo
3 13 (8.44%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.79%) MQSeries
4 12 (7.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (6.49%) Apache
6 10 (6.49%) IIS
7 9 (5.84%) AquaLogic
7 9 (5.84%) IBM Notes
8 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.30%) CICS
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.65%) Jetty
10 1 (0.65%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.65%) nginx
10 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) IaaS
1 9 (5.84%) PaaS
1 9 (5.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.34%) DHCP
1 19 (12.34%) DNS
2 11 (7.14%) Firewall
3 10 (6.49%) SAN
3 10 (6.49%) SSL
3 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.90%) 3G
4 6 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.95%) FTP
6 2 (1.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) DB2
3 6 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MSI
2 8 (5.19%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) JMeter
5 1 (0.65%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (1.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.53%) Support Engineer
2 20 (12.99%) Support Specialist
3 14 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
4 11 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
5 10 (6.49%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (6.49%) Unix Support
6 9 (5.84%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) AIX Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) AIX Support
7 8 (5.19%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Unix Support Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Wintel Support
8 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.55%) Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.55%) Solaris Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.90%) DBA
9 6 (3.90%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.43%) Middleware
2 12 (7.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (7.79%) J2EE
3 5 (3.25%) HTML
4 4 (2.60%) ISPF
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) Servlets
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.04%) CMDB
3 16 (10.39%) Management Information System
4 15 (9.74%) Clustering
5 13 (8.44%) Mainframe
5 13 (8.44%) Replication
6 7 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (3.90%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.90%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (3.90%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.95%) AS400
10 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.65%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (70.13%) Windows
2 86 (55.84%) Unix
3 71 (46.10%) AIX
3 71 (46.10%) Solaris
3 71 (46.10%) Windows Server
4 40 (25.97%) Linux
5 15 (9.74%) HPUX
6 12 (7.79%) OS/390
6 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.90%) zOS
9 2 (1.30%) CentOS
9 2 (1.30%) MVS
10 1 (0.65%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (83.12%) ITIL
2 115 (74.68%) Change Management
3 102 (66.23%) Service Delivery
4 94 (61.04%) Incident Management
5 83 (53.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 76 (49.35%) Release Management
7 50 (32.47%) QMS
8 46 (29.87%) Configuration Management
9 42 (27.27%) Quality Management
10 28 (18.18%) Escalation Management
11 27 (17.53%) Knowledge Management
12 22 (14.29%) SOA
13 18 (11.69%) E-Commerce
14 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (10.39%) High Availability
14 16 (10.39%) ITIL V3
15 14 (9.09%) CRM
16 13 (8.44%) Security Management
16 13 (8.44%) Service Management
17 12 (7.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.18%) SQL
2 21 (13.64%) Java
3 18 (11.69%) Perl
4 17 (11.04%) C++
5 12 (7.79%) VB
6 11 (7.14%) C
7 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.25%) Python
10 4 (2.60%) JCL
11 3 (1.95%) COBOL
12 2 (1.30%) REXX
Qualifications
1 70 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 59 (38.31%) SC Cleared
3 49 (31.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (18.18%) Degree
5 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.84%) AAT
7 6 (3.90%) MCDBA
8 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.30%) CCNP
9 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) CCNA
10 1 (0.65%) CCSA
10 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (50.00%) SLA
2 45 (29.22%) ISO 9001
3 40 (25.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (5.84%) Terminal Services
4 9 (5.84%) XenApp
5 8 (5.19%) Firmware
6 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (1.30%) KVM
6 2 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 20 (12.99%) NetBackup
2 20 (12.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (10.39%) HP Data Protector
4 15 (9.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (9.74%) Perfmon
5 11 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
6 10 (6.49%) OpenView
7 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (4.55%) HP SIM
9 6 (3.90%) SCCM
10 5 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (3.25%) MOM
11 4 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (2.60%) Legato
11 4 (2.60%) Simpana
11 4 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.95%) PureDisk
13 2 (1.30%) Puppet
13 2 (1.30%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 88 (57.14%) HP
2 83 (53.90%) Microsoft
3 54 (35.06%) Oracle
4 53 (34.42%) ServiceNow
5 35 (22.73%) CA
6 23 (14.94%) VMware
7 22 (14.29%) IBM
8 20 (12.99%) Symantec
9 18 (11.69%) Citrix
10 10 (6.49%) Sun
11 9 (5.84%) Axway
11 9 (5.84%) Fujitsu
11 9 (5.84%) Lotus
12 7 (4.55%) BMC
13 5 (3.25%) Meridio
14 4 (2.60%) AppSense
14 4 (2.60%) CommVault
14 4 (2.60%) ThinPrint
15 3 (1.95%) arcserve
16 2 (1.30%) Cisco