The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 386 400 382
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 18 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.040% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.043% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Average daily rate
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£343 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £280 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £420 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £440
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £21.75 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -22.66%
Problem Manager
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20300 20960 19771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.11% 92.90% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14079 14727 13313
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 375 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Manager across the London region.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Manager across the London region.

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (82.05%) ITIL
2 27 (69.23%) Problem Management
3 21 (53.85%) Finance
4 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
5 12 (30.77%) Service Management
5 12 (30.77%) Remedy
6 11 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (17.95%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (17.95%) ITSM
9 6 (15.38%) BMC
10 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.26%) SLA
11 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow
12 3 (7.69%) Statistics
12 3 (7.69%) Law
12 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (5.13%) Banking
13 2 (5.13%) Degree
14 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (2.56%) PKI
14 1 (2.56%) Legal
14 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
14 1 (2.56%) CEH
14 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (2.56%) Malware Analysis
14 1 (2.56%) Data Centre

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Extranet
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Law
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Statistics
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) ITIL
2 27 (69.23%) Problem Management
3 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
4 12 (30.77%) Service Management
5 11 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) ITSM
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.56%) Malware Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) CRM
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) ERP
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.56%) Workflow
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) CEH
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Remedy
2 6 (15.38%) BMC
3 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.56%) HP
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