Period
to 23 March 2019

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 6 months to 23 March 2019 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
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 76 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -28 +28
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 22 17 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.02% 1.73% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.94% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 75
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £396 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +3.33% +26.05%
10th Percentile £268 £261 £313
90th Percentile £588 £694 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +26.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 - £57.75
10th Percentile £12.25 - £52.78
90th Percentile £12.75 - £61.33
North East median hourly rate £12.50 - £57.75

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 935 876 1,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.02% 88.93% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 638 979
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £294 £255 £275
90th Percentile £563 £580 £530
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 46
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -43.64% +41.57%
10th Percentile £10.01 £8.87 £13.56
90th Percentile £47.70 £45.75 £43.00
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.51% -19.57% +22.67%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 22 £396 +2.19%
Problem Management
North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (45.45%) ITIL V3
5 9 (40.91%) QA
5 9 (40.91%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 6 (27.27%) JUnit
6 6 (27.27%) CRM
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) SLA
6 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (27.27%) JMeter
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) Release Management
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Maven

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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) JMeter
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (45.45%) ITIL V3
5 9 (40.91%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 6 (27.27%) CRM
6 6 (27.27%) DevOps
6 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Release Management
6 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Master's Degree
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 6 (27.27%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Northgate