The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 15 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 33 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.73% 1.47% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.04% 2.01% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 149 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.49% 73.04% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 69 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
North East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Newcastle upon Tyne +12 30 £377 - 7
Problem Management
North East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 30 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
4 24 (44.44%) ITIL
5 23 (42.59%) Oracle
5 23 (42.59%) Regression Testing
6 22 (40.74%) Test Scripting
7 18 (33.33%) QA
8 16 (29.63%) HP
9 13 (24.07%) SLA
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (24.07%) Migration
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (24.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (22.22%) Workflow
10 12 (22.22%) .NET
10 12 (22.22%) C#
10 12 (22.22%) LoadRunner
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (20.37%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) General Ledger
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
12 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (18.52%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (16.67%) SAS
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) MPLS
1 1 (1.85%) DSL
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (12.96%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (7.41%) StarTeam
6 3 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
1 11 (20.37%) General Ledger
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Performance Test Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Test Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Applications Support
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.85%) Java EE
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) UNIX
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 24 (44.44%) ITIL
3 23 (42.59%) Regression Testing
4 22 (40.74%) Test Scripting
5 13 (24.07%) Migration
5 13 (24.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (22.22%) Workflow
7 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Data Management
10 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
10 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.41%) Service Management
11 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
12 3 (5.56%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) C#
2 10 (18.52%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) C++
3 9 (16.67%) COBOL
3 9 (16.67%) C
3 9 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 9 (16.67%) PL/1
4 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) MUMPS
5 3 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 13 (24.07%) SLA
3 3 (5.56%) HL7
3 3 (5.56%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.85%) BS15000
4 1 (1.85%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) HP
3 9 (16.67%) Curam
4 4 (7.41%) Borland
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £518.37 per day
Posted: 6 days ago