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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 14 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 40 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.24% 1.40% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.05% 1.97% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -31.40%
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
332 152 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 76.67% 71.03% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 76 114
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 35 £375 - 2
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (56.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 24 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 23 (40.35%) HP
3 23 (40.35%) Regression Testing
4 20 (35.09%) QA
5 17 (29.82%) ITIL
6 16 (28.07%) Oracle
7 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 15 (26.32%) SLA
7 15 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 15 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (24.56%) Migration
9 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
9 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (21.05%) SQL
10 12 (21.05%) LoadRunner
10 12 (21.05%) Workflow
10 12 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (21.05%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (19.30%) Finance
11 11 (19.30%) General Ledger
11 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (17.54%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LAN
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
1 2 (3.51%) MPLS
1 2 (3.51%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.51%) SAP BI
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) LoadRunner
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (17.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (12.28%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
1 11 (19.30%) General Ledger
2 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Test Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Performance Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Performance Test Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
3 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.02%) Tester
4 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Applications Support
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Java EE
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) IVR
3 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 23 (40.35%) Regression Testing
3 17 (29.82%) ITIL
4 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 15 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (24.56%) Migration
6 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (21.05%) Workflow
8 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
9 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Data Management
11 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
12 6 (10.53%) Service Management
13 5 (8.77%) CRM
14 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
14 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
14 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
14 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.26%) VB
3 3 (5.26%) MUMPS
3 3 (5.26%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.02%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
2 15 (26.32%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) HL7
3 3 (5.26%) ISO 9000
4 2 (3.51%) BS7799
4 2 (3.51%) BS15000
4 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) HP
2 16 (28.07%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) InterSystems
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Genesys
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
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