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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 517 495 500
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 40 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.10% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 8
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£313 £359 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £266 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £449 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -15 19 £313 -12.89% 1
East of England - 6 £275 - 3
South East -6 4 £208 -48.95% 3
East Midlands +14 2 £330 - 1
South West -17 2 £360 +30.90%
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (76.06%) ITIL
1 54 (76.06%) Problem Management
2 29 (40.85%) Service Management
3 27 (38.03%) Finance
4 18 (25.35%) Incident Management
5 15 (21.13%) Remedy
6 14 (19.72%) SLA
6 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
7 13 (18.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.90%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (14.08%) ITSM
9 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.27%) People Management
11 8 (11.27%) Change Management
11 8 (11.27%) Performance Management
12 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (9.86%) PCI DSS
13 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.45%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (7.04%) Citrix
14 5 (7.04%) BMC
14 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
15 4 (5.63%) Validation
15 4 (5.63%) Windows
15 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
15 4 (5.63%) Statistics
15 4 (5.63%) VMware
15 4 (5.63%) Telecoms

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Statistics
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) HPUX
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) ITIL
1 54 (76.06%) Problem Management
2 29 (40.85%) Service Management
3 18 (25.35%) Incident Management
4 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
5 13 (18.31%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.08%) ITSM
8 8 (11.27%) People Management
8 8 (11.27%) Change Management
8 8 (11.27%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.63%) Validation
10 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.82%) ITIL V2
11 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.82%) CRM
11 2 (2.82%) Process Management
11 2 (2.82%) Matrix Management
11 2 (2.82%) Fault Management
12 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) CCENT
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) SLA
2 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
1 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Remedy
2 5 (7.04%) Citrix
2 5 (7.04%) BMC
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
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