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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 577 531 521
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 31 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 26
Average daily rate £350 £313 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £396 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
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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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 10 £363 +8.12% 1
London -12 6 £323 +3.20% 2
West Midlands - 6 £350 -
South West 0 5 £345 -4.16% 2
North West -13 2 £438 +82.40%
East of England -5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 43 (78.18%) Problem Management
2 41 (74.55%) ITIL
3 26 (47.27%) Service Management
4 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (23.64%) ITIL V3
6 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
6 13 (23.64%) SLA
7 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
10 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
11 7 (12.73%) ITSM
11 7 (12.73%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) Change Management
13 5 (9.09%) Replication
14 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
14 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
15 3 (5.45%) Banking
15 3 (5.45%) Remedy
16 2 (3.64%) MS Office
16 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
16 2 (3.64%) assyst
16 2 (3.64%) Control-M
16 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
16 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
16 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) assyst
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Contactless
4 1 (1.82%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Problem Management
2 41 (74.55%) ITIL
3 26 (47.27%) Service Management
4 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 13 (23.64%) ITIL V3
5 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
6 11 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 7 (12.73%) ITSM
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
10 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.64%) Trend Analysis
11 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
12 1 (1.82%) High Availability
12 1 (1.82%) Matrix Management
12 1 (1.82%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Control-M
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy
2 1 (1.82%) BMC
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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Rate: £322.5 per day
Posted: 5 days ago