Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 85 44
Rank change year-on-year +19 -41 +21
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 22 8 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.29% 0.87% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.00% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 103
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £404 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.33% +20.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £268 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £750 £533
North East median daily rate £415 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -7.78% +20.00% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 860 802 1,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.68% 87.36% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 571 1,392
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -14.63%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £231
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 86
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.73% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.80 £14.06
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £26.54
% change year-on-year -36.36% -17.10% +53.84%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +13 22 £404 -24.93% 3
Problem Management
North East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) Service Management
4 9 (40.91%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Selenium
5 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 8 (36.36%) JMeter
5 8 (36.36%) JUnit
5 8 (36.36%) CRM
5 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
6 7 (31.82%) System Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) Maven
7 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
8 5 (22.73%) Java

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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) BrowserStack
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) ZAP BI
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 8 (36.36%) JMeter
1 8 (36.36%) JUnit
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
2 7 (31.82%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) HPUX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) MVS
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) VME
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) Service Management
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 8 (36.36%) CRM
4 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
4 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) System Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Master's Degree
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
2 1 (4.55%) BMC
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) F5
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Meraki
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy