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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 530 528 498
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 40 14 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.030% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.033% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £433 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £410 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £507 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +31.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.74
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -22.29%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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
South East +4 16 £333 -18.90% 1
East of England - 14 £450 -
London 0 3 £360 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
North West 0 2 £330 -
West Midlands -15 1 £315 -
South West - 1 £325 -
North East - - - - 2
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 79 (86.81%) ITIL
2 68 (74.73%) Problem Management
3 33 (36.26%) Incident Management
4 32 (35.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (21.98%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (20.88%) Service Management
7 18 (19.78%) ITSM
8 17 (18.68%) Windows
9 16 (17.58%) ITIL V3
10 12 (13.19%) SAP
10 12 (13.19%) Finance
11 10 (10.99%) Law
11 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.99%) Citrix
11 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
11 10 (10.99%) NetApp
11 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (10.99%) XenApp
11 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.79%) Remedy
13 8 (8.79%) Trend Analysis
14 7 (7.69%) Sun
14 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
14 7 (7.69%) assyst
14 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
15 6 (6.59%) OVSD
15 6 (6.59%) Publishing

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
1 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) assyst
2 4 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) VoIP
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Law
3 6 (6.59%) Publishing
4 5 (5.49%) Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (86.81%) ITIL
2 68 (74.73%) Problem Management
3 33 (36.26%) Incident Management
4 32 (35.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (20.88%) Service Management
6 18 (19.78%) ITSM
7 16 (17.58%) ITIL V3
8 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.79%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) ITIL V2
12 4 (4.40%) Benchmarking
13 3 (3.30%) Change Management
13 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (1.10%) Migration
14 1 (1.10%) Project Management
14 1 (1.10%) Change Control
14 1 (1.10%) Matrix Management
14 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) BS15000
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) OVSD
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) SAP
2 10 (10.99%) Citrix
2 10 (10.99%) NetApp
3 8 (8.79%) Remedy
4 7 (7.69%) Sun
5 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) EMC
7 1 (1.10%) Fujitsu