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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 538 548 547
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 37 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.042% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £418 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +30.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £577 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +25.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £21.44 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.44 £25.74
% change year-on-year
- -16.70%
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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
46519 44846 49262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.86% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28784 27297 28306
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1974 2433
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 12 £344 -16.15%
East of England -15 9 £469 +17.18% 1
North West -1 8 £325 -
London -8 4 £360 -34.54% 1
Yorkshire +7 3 £375 -
West Midlands -17 1 £315 -
North East - - - -
South West - - - -
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Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 52 (77.61%) ITIL
2 49 (73.13%) Problem Management
3 30 (44.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (23.88%) Windows
4 16 (23.88%) Service Management
4 16 (23.88%) ITSM
4 16 (23.88%) ITIL V3
5 14 (20.90%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.42%) Finance
6 11 (16.42%) Citrix
6 11 (16.42%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (14.93%) NetApp
7 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
7 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (14.93%) XenApp
7 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.94%) assyst
10 7 (10.45%) Law
10 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.45%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.45%) ITIL V2
11 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
11 6 (8.96%) SLA
11 6 (8.96%) Publishing
11 6 (8.96%) OVSD
12 4 (5.97%) Remedy
12 4 (5.97%) Change Management

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (14.93%) MS Exchange
1 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) assyst
2 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Mart
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Law
3 6 (8.96%) Publishing
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) ITIL
2 49 (73.13%) Problem Management
3 30 (44.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (23.88%) Service Management
4 16 (23.88%) ITSM
4 16 (23.88%) ITIL V3
5 14 (20.90%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.45%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL V2
7 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.49%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.49%) Migration
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCENT
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) BS15000
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) OVSD
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Citrix
2 10 (14.93%) NetApp
3 4 (5.97%) Remedy
4 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) EMC