The first table below looks at the demand for the Problem Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 508 509 539
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 58 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.046% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.049% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 8
Average daily rate £375 £425 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +66.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £443 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £440 £255
% change year-on-year
-10.68% +72.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £16.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £16.48
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.36%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Problem Manager
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Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 39 £379 -8.06% 4
South East -4 11 £383 -13.06% 1
South West -13 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands -6 1 £246 -
North West - 1 - - 3
East of England - - - - 1
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 73 (87.95%) ITIL
2 59 (71.08%) Problem Management
3 38 (45.78%) Incident Management
4 20 (24.10%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (24.10%) Service Management
5 16 (19.28%) Finance
6 15 (18.07%) SAP
6 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (15.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (15.66%) Banking
8 11 (13.25%) Windows
8 11 (13.25%) Law
8 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
9 10 (12.05%) Sun
10 9 (10.84%) Remedy
11 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
12 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
12 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.23%) Legal
13 6 (7.23%) Project Management
13 6 (7.23%) ITSM
14 5 (6.02%) Remedy ITSM
15 4 (4.82%) Change Management
15 4 (4.82%) Benchmarking
15 4 (4.82%) SLA
15 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
16 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
16 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
16 3 (3.61%) Workflow
16 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) VoIP
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 11 (13.25%) Law
4 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.20%) CMDB
2 1 (1.20%) NHS
2 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (87.95%) ITIL
2 59 (71.08%) Problem Management
3 38 (45.78%) Incident Management
4 20 (24.10%) Service Management
5 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (15.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.23%) Project Management
8 6 (7.23%) ITSM
9 4 (4.82%) Change Management
9 4 (4.82%) Benchmarking
10 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.61%) Workflow
10 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.41%) Migration
11 2 (2.41%) ITIL V2
12 1 (1.20%) Change Control
12 1 (1.20%) Resource Management
12 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (1.20%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) SAP
2 10 (12.05%) Sun
3 9 (10.84%) Remedy
4 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Provisio Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago