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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 534 511 502
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 39 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 9
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£340 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £443 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £393 £358
% change year-on-year
-10.94% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £23.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-8.48% +46.15%
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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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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 -11 20 £340 -10.29% 1
South East -32 8 £300 -21.56% 2
South West -5 4 £370 +64.44% 2
West Midlands -6 3 £275 +11.78%
East of England - 3 £350 -
North West -17 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 61 (79.22%) ITIL
2 54 (70.13%) Problem Management
3 31 (40.26%) Service Management
4 26 (33.77%) Finance
5 20 (25.97%) Incident Management
6 18 (23.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
8 13 (16.88%) SLA
9 12 (15.58%) Remedy
9 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.69%) ITSM
11 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
12 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 7 (9.09%) Change Management
12 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (7.79%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
14 5 (6.49%) Statistics
14 5 (6.49%) BMC
14 5 (6.49%) People Management
15 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
15 4 (5.19%) HP
15 4 (5.19%) Windows
15 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
15 4 (5.19%) Validation
15 4 (5.19%) VMware

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) VPN
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Statistics
3 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) HPUX
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) ITIL
2 54 (70.13%) Problem Management
3 31 (40.26%) Service Management
4 20 (25.97%) Incident Management
5 18 (23.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
7 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.69%) ITSM
9 7 (9.09%) Change Management
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.49%) People Management
11 4 (5.19%) Validation
12 3 (3.90%) CRM
12 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.60%) ITIL V3
13 2 (2.60%) Process Management
13 2 (2.60%) Matrix Management
13 2 (2.60%) Fault Management
14 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) CCENT
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) SLA
2 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Remedy
2 5 (6.49%) BMC
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 4 (5.19%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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