The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 3 months to 27 June 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 113 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.35% 7.89% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 8.98% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 86 9
Median daily rate £375 £275 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +129.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +13.84% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.70% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.07% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 337 1258 491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.99% 87.79% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 839 325
Median daily rate £390 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 74 32
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +78.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.80 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Tyne and Wear

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 7 £375 +36.36%
North Tyneside - 2 - -
Problem Management
North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 15 (83.33%) Change Management
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 7 (38.89%) ITSM
5 6 (33.33%) Data Management
5 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
6 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (16.67%) CMDB
8 3 (16.67%) VME
8 3 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (16.67%) Tuxedo
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Junior
2 2 (11.11%) Junior Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Process Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) VME
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) MVS
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Change Management
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) ITSM
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
5 6 (33.33%) Data Management
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control
8 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) COBOL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (11.11%) Perfmon
3 1 (5.56%) MOM
3 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
1 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) IBM