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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 46 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 29 42 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.46% 9.88% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 12.35% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 0
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£315 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% +8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.41%
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
689 340 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.12% 80.00% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 234 74
Average daily rate £440 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 28 £320 -14.66% 1
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (71.43%) ITIL
2 31 (63.27%) Java
3 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
4 28 (57.14%) SQL
5 27 (55.10%) Oracle
6 26 (53.06%) Linux
7 25 (51.02%) Service Management
8 24 (48.98%) HP
9 23 (46.94%) Windows
9 23 (46.94%) WebLogic
10 22 (44.90%) Shell Script
10 22 (44.90%) SC Cleared
11 21 (42.86%) J2EE
12 19 (38.78%) UNIX
12 19 (38.78%) Incident Management
13 18 (36.73%) Web Services
13 18 (36.73%) SLA
14 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
15 16 (32.65%) SOAP
15 16 (32.65%) Ant
15 16 (32.65%) Informatica
15 16 (32.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 15 (30.61%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (28.57%) AquaLogic
17 14 (28.57%) Middleware
18 13 (26.53%) LDAP
19 12 (24.49%) Oracle Reports
20 11 (22.45%) Perl
20 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
20 11 (22.45%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (46.94%) WebLogic
2 14 (28.57%) AquaLogic
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (10.20%) Tuxedo
3 5 (10.20%) MQSeries
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) LDAP
2 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) 3G
4 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Ant
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) JMeter
2 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.08%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (4.08%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Operations Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.16%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Development Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) J2EE
2 18 (36.73%) Web Services
3 16 (32.65%) SOAP
4 14 (28.57%) Middleware
5 9 (18.37%) JNDI
5 9 (18.37%) JMS
5 9 (18.37%) JDBC
6 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (4.08%) HTML
7 2 (4.08%) .NET
8 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
3 5 (10.20%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 23 (46.94%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) UNIX
4 10 (20.41%) AIX
4 10 (20.41%) Solaris
5 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.20%) OS/390
7 5 (10.20%) zOS
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) ITIL
2 25 (51.02%) Service Management
3 19 (38.78%) Incident Management
4 15 (30.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
5 11 (22.45%) Change Management
6 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.37%) SOA
6 9 (18.37%) High Availability
7 7 (14.29%) Change Control
7 7 (14.29%) Quality Management
8 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.20%) Information Security
9 5 (10.20%) Supplier Management
9 5 (10.20%) Release Management
9 5 (10.20%) ITSM
9 5 (10.20%) QMS
10 4 (8.16%) Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) Shell Script
4 16 (32.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (22.45%) Perl
6 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
6 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
7 8 (16.33%) VB
8 5 (10.20%) C
8 5 (10.20%) C++
9 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.04%) MOM
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Oracle
2 24 (48.98%) HP
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.65%) Informatica
5 10 (20.41%) IBM
6 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.20%) Metastorm
7 5 (10.20%) CA
7 5 (10.20%) Axway
7 5 (10.20%) Fujitsu
7 5 (10.20%) Sun
7 5 (10.20%) Dell
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) Progress
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) AppSense
9 1 (2.04%) SAP