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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 40 63 25
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -38
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 39 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.39% 1.29% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 1.47% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 14
Median daily rate £375 £283 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -23.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £393 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +12.50%

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
654 613 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.33% 87.57% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 405 199
Median daily rate £390 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -12.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £9.28 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +16 37 £375 +32.74% 1
Sunderland - 2 £550 -
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 110 (88.71%) ITIL
2 103 (83.06%) Change Management
3 78 (62.90%) DevOps
4 75 (60.48%) PRINCE2
5 71 (57.26%) Open Source
6 70 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (54.84%) Windows
8 67 (54.03%) SaaS
8 67 (54.03%) PaaS
8 67 (54.03%) IaaS
9 61 (49.19%) Linux
10 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
11 58 (46.77%) Data Management
12 55 (44.35%) Unix
13 48 (38.71%) MS Excel
14 41 (33.06%) AIX
14 41 (33.06%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
16 32 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
16 32 (25.81%) Incident Management
17 31 (25.00%) Security Cleared
18 30 (24.19%) SQL
19 28 (22.58%) ITSM
19 28 (22.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
20 27 (21.77%) Service Management
21 26 (20.97%) Release Management
21 26 (20.97%) Oracle
22 24 (19.35%) Java
22 24 (19.35%) Management Information System
23 22 (17.74%) WebSphere

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 22 (17.74%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.48%) Tuxedo
3 10 (8.06%) IIS
3 10 (8.06%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (4.84%) PowerExchange
5 6 (4.84%) SAS
5 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.42%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.42%) JBoss
6 3 (2.42%) WildFly
7 2 (1.61%) Apache
7 2 (1.61%) Jetty
7 2 (1.61%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.61%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 32 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.42%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.42%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 67 (54.03%) IaaS
1 67 (54.03%) PaaS
1 67 (54.03%) SaaS
2 11 (8.87%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.61%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.68%) LDAP
3 10 (8.06%) DHCP
3 10 (8.06%) DNS
4 6 (4.84%) SSL
5 3 (2.42%) HTTP
5 3 (2.42%) IPsec
6 2 (1.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.81%) BGP
7 1 (0.81%) Firewall
7 1 (0.81%) MPLS
7 1 (0.81%) OSPF
7 1 (0.81%) SAN
7 1 (0.81%) VPN
7 1 (0.81%) WAN
7 1 (0.81%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) Oracle Reports
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.29%) DB2
3 11 (8.87%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.84%) PowerCenter
5 6 (4.84%) SAP HANA
6 5 (4.03%) OLTP
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.23%) Ingres
7 4 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (1.61%) OLAP
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) JIRA
2 3 (2.42%) CA Gen
2 3 (2.42%) Log4j
3 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.61%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (7.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.77%) Operations Engineer
2 25 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (16.13%) DBA
4 17 (13.71%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 15 (12.10%) Administrator
6 13 (10.48%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Analyst
7 11 (8.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (8.06%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) Operational Support Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) Operations Support Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.84%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.03%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.03%) Backup Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Operations Support Engineer
13 3 (2.42%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) Middleware
2 6 (4.84%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (3.23%) J2EE
4 3 (2.42%) JAX-RPC
4 3 (2.42%) REST
4 3 (2.42%) SOAP
4 3 (2.42%) Web Services
4 3 (2.42%) WSDL
4 3 (2.42%) XML
4 3 (2.42%) XSL
4 3 (2.42%) XSLT
5 2 (1.61%) .NET
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.06%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.48%) CMDB
4 10 (8.06%) Clustering
5 7 (5.65%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.65%) Tandem
6 5 (4.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) EFT
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 68 (54.84%) Windows
2 61 (49.19%) Linux
3 55 (44.35%) Unix
4 41 (33.06%) AIX
5 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
6 16 (12.90%) Solaris
7 15 (12.10%) Windows XP
8 14 (11.29%) Windows 2000
9 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (8.06%) zOS
10 8 (6.45%) MVS
11 6 (4.84%) OS/390
11 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.84%) VME
12 5 (4.03%) HPUX
12 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (88.71%) ITIL
2 103 (83.06%) Change Management
3 78 (62.90%) DevOps
4 75 (60.48%) PRINCE2
5 71 (57.26%) Open Source
6 70 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (46.77%) Data Management
8 32 (25.81%) Incident Management
9 28 (22.58%) ITSM
9 28 (22.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 27 (21.77%) Service Management
11 26 (20.97%) Release Management
12 21 (16.94%) Configuration Management
13 20 (16.13%) Service Delivery
14 17 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (12.90%) Quality Management
16 15 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (12.10%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (11.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.19%) SQL
2 24 (19.35%) Java
3 17 (13.71%) Perl
4 12 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.87%) VB
6 6 (4.84%) C
7 4 (3.23%) COBOL
7 4 (3.23%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) VB6
9 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.87%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (8.06%) MCSA
5 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.45%) MCSE
7 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.42%) Degree
9 2 (1.61%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.52%) SLA
2 16 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) vSphere
4 6 (4.84%) Firmware
4 6 (4.84%) KVM
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (4.03%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.42%) Puppet
6 2 (1.61%) Control-M
6 2 (1.61%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.61%) MOM
6 2 (1.61%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.81%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) Simpana
7 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.97%) Oracle
3 15 (12.10%) ServiceNow
4 14 (11.29%) HP
4 14 (11.29%) IBM
5 11 (8.87%) VMware
6 10 (8.06%) CA
7 9 (7.26%) Informatica
8 8 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.65%) Remedy
10 6 (4.84%) EMC
10 6 (4.84%) SAP
11 4 (3.23%) Sun
11 4 (3.23%) TIBCO
12 3 (2.42%) Axway
12 3 (2.42%) Cisco
13 2 (1.61%) Fujitsu
13 2 (1.61%) Google
14 1 (0.81%) Brocade
14 1 (0.81%) F5