Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 37 67
Rank change year-on-year -52 +30 -33
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 170 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.90% 6.23% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 7.39% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 133 29
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +8.53% -11.03%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £256
90th Percentile £750 £533 £1,000
England median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 12
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -2.70%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% -11.76% +37.84%

Problem Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1028 2301 1668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 83.99% 84.38% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1593 1065
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 73
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +64.71% -10.05%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the North East

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in the North East

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the North East

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in the North East

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -47 8 £450 +28.57% 3
Durham - 3 - -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Contract Management
6 2 (18.18%) SFIA
6 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Perl

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Process Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Process Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Contract Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) SFIA
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCDP
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) PureDisk
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Simpana
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) arcserve
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) CommVault
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec