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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 41 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.29% 3.60% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.78% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 0
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£250 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +28.57%
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
454 356 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.67% 75.42% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 241 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 20 £250 -33.33% 1
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (84.21%) ITIL
2 27 (71.05%) Security Cleared
3 26 (68.42%) Service Management
4 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
5 21 (55.26%) Oracle
6 20 (52.63%) SQL
6 20 (52.63%) HP
7 18 (47.37%) Linux
7 18 (47.37%) SLA
8 17 (44.74%) Java
8 17 (44.74%) WebLogic
9 15 (39.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (36.84%) Ant
10 14 (36.84%) J2EE
10 14 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (36.84%) Informatica
10 14 (36.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 14 (36.84%) Finance
11 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
11 13 (34.21%) SOAP
11 13 (34.21%) Web Services
12 12 (31.58%) Windows
12 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
12 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
13 11 (28.95%) AquaLogic
13 11 (28.95%) Middleware
13 11 (28.95%) SOA
13 11 (28.95%) LDAP
13 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (44.74%) WebLogic
2 11 (28.95%) AquaLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) LDAP
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Ant
2 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.26%) Report Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Development Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) J2EE
2 13 (34.21%) SOAP
2 13 (34.21%) Web Services
3 11 (28.95%) Middleware
4 9 (23.68%) JDBC
4 9 (23.68%) JMS
4 9 (23.68%) JNDI
5 3 (7.89%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) OS/2
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) ITIL
2 26 (68.42%) Service Management
3 15 (39.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (28.95%) SOA
5 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.68%) High Availability
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
6 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 5 (13.16%) ITSM
8 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (13.16%) Information Security
8 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (10.53%) Data Management
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Change Management
9 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
5 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
6 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Security Cleared
2 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) SLA
2 7 (18.42%) ISO 9001
2 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) OpenView
2 5 (13.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 20 (52.63%) HP
3 14 (36.84%) Informatica
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) Dell
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco
7 3 (7.89%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) AppSense