The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 550 539 508
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 40 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.060% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.065% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 12
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£350 £340 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £440
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.74 £22.50 £28.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.12 £22.50 £18.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £22.50 £37.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £21.75 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -22.66%
Problem Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
London +12 18 £343 -7.43% 5
South East -7 6 £525 +75.00% 3
North West -13 6 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -14 6 £400 +162.29% 1
West Midlands - 3 £275 -
South West +13 1 - -
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 67 (78.82%) ITIL
2 58 (68.24%) Problem Management
3 38 (44.71%) Service Management
4 28 (32.94%) Incident Management
5 27 (31.76%) Finance
6 21 (24.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (16.47%) Remedy
8 13 (15.29%) Service Delivery
8 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.12%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (10.59%) ITSM
11 8 (9.41%) Change Management
12 7 (8.24%) Windows
12 7 (8.24%) SLA
12 7 (8.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
12 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (7.06%) BMC
13 6 (7.06%) UNIX
13 6 (7.06%) VMware
14 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
14 5 (5.88%) Linux
14 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
14 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
15 4 (4.71%) Capacity Management
15 4 (4.71%) Statistics
16 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
16 3 (3.53%) Project Management

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SAN
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) Extranet
1 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) OLAP
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Statistics
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) UNIX
3 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.35%) HPUX
6 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (78.82%) ITIL
2 58 (68.24%) Problem Management
3 38 (44.71%) Service Management
4 28 (32.94%) Incident Management
5 21 (24.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (15.29%) Service Delivery
6 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.59%) ITSM
8 8 (9.41%) Change Management
9 4 (4.71%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.53%) Project Management
10 3 (3.53%) CRM
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.35%) People Management
11 2 (2.35%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.35%) Transition Management
11 2 (2.35%) Performance Management
12 1 (1.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
1 1 (1.18%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CISSP
6 1 (1.18%) GCIH
6 1 (1.18%) CEH
6 1 (1.18%) CCENT
6 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
1 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Remedy
2 6 (7.06%) BMC
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.53%) NetApp
4 3 (3.53%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Splunk
6 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
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