The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 113 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.083% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.083% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +25.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 £25.74
% change year-on-year
+22.40% -11.12%
Problem Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2171 2398 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.05% 91.49% 89.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1107 974
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 89 98
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Manager across the Berkshire region.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Manager across the Berkshire region.

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Problem Manager
South East

Problem Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Problem Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Problem Manager in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V2
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Problem Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Problem Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V2
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA