Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 34 58
Rank change year-on-year -50 +24 -35
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 8 163 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.87% 6.92% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 8.13% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 130 29
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +8.53% -12.84%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £256
90th Percentile £750 £533 £1,000
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +28.57% +8.53% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.71% -5.41%
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -2.70%

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 795 2005 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.41% 85.14% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 1452 861
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £391 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.79% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £260
90th Percentile £557 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 78 52
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +55.56% -2.78%
10th Percentile £9.80 £13.70 £11.71
90th Percentile £48.26 £36.00 £36.75
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +64.71% -10.05%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 7 £538 +53.57% 2
Sunderland -1 1 £400 - 1
Problem Management
North East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Contract Management
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) CCDP
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Contract Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SFIA
5 1 (12.50%) Personalization
5 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
5 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCDP
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) PureDisk
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Simpana
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) arcserve
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec