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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 44 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 45 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.80% 2.49% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 3.28% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 18
Average daily rate £275 £300 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +28.88%
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
824 427 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.85% 75.98% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 265 284
Average daily rate £325 £350 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 43 £275 -8.33% 6
Sunderland - 2 £124 -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 43 (74.14%) ITIL
2 38 (65.52%) Change Management
3 36 (62.07%) Windows
4 34 (58.62%) Incident Management
5 31 (53.45%) HP
5 31 (53.45%) Service Delivery
6 29 (50.00%) Unix
7 27 (46.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
9 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
10 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
10 22 (37.93%) Release Management
11 19 (32.76%) Solaris
11 19 (32.76%) AIX
12 18 (31.03%) Oracle
12 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
13 17 (29.31%) Linux
13 17 (29.31%) SLA
14 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
15 15 (25.86%) ServiceNow
15 15 (25.86%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (22.41%) SQL
17 12 (20.69%) Tivoli
18 11 (18.97%) Java
18 11 (18.97%) WebLogic
18 11 (18.97%) ISO 9001
18 11 (18.97%) CA
18 11 (18.97%) Disclosure Scotland
18 11 (18.97%) QMS
19 10 (17.24%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (18.97%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.07%) Tuxedo
3 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) AquaLogic
6 2 (3.45%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) SAN
3 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
5 1 (1.72%) DHCP
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) DB2
3 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Facilita Forecast
1 5 (8.62%) HP UFT
1 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Coordinator
3 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
4 4 (6.90%) DBA
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Coordinator
4 4 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.17%) AIX Support
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Unix Support
6 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (8.62%) J2EE
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Replication
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.62%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (5.17%) AS400
6 1 (1.72%) EPoS
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) Informatics
6 1 (1.72%) Tandem
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Unix
3 19 (32.76%) AIX
3 19 (32.76%) Solaris
4 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 17 (29.31%) Linux
6 7 (12.07%) HPUX
7 5 (8.62%) OS/390
7 5 (8.62%) zOS
8 3 (5.17%) MVS
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.72%) VME
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) ITIL
2 38 (65.52%) Change Management
3 34 (58.62%) Incident Management
4 31 (53.45%) Service Delivery
5 27 (46.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (37.93%) Release Management
7 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 11 (18.97%) QMS
9 9 (15.52%) ITSM
9 9 (15.52%) Quality Management
9 9 (15.52%) Service Management
10 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.07%) Security Management
11 6 (10.34%) Escalation Management
11 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
12 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) Java
3 10 (17.24%) Perl
4 9 (15.52%) VB
5 6 (10.34%) C++
6 5 (8.62%) C
6 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.90%) JCL
7 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.17%) COBOL
9 2 (3.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (12.07%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) AAT
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.90%) MCDBA
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
2 11 (18.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (18.97%) ISO 9001
3 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
3 2 (3.45%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Tivoli
2 7 (12.07%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (12.07%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (6.90%) MOM
3 4 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (6.90%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.45%) Control-M
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.72%) OpenView
5 1 (1.72%) OVSD
5 1 (1.72%) SCCM
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) HP
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.03%) Oracle
4 15 (25.86%) ServiceNow
5 11 (18.97%) CA
6 10 (17.24%) IBM
7 7 (12.07%) Symantec
8 6 (10.34%) BMC
9 5 (8.62%) VMware
10 3 (5.17%) Axway
10 3 (5.17%) Fujitsu
10 3 (5.17%) Meridio
10 3 (5.17%) Sun
11 2 (3.45%) Cisco
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
12 1 (1.72%) AppSense
12 1 (1.72%) Citrix
12 1 (1.72%) Micro Focus
12 1 (1.72%) SAP
12 1 (1.72%) ThinPrint
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