The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 152 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.16% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £438 £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.40% -46.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £330 £390
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £21.83
% change year-on-year
- +83.21%
Problem Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3535 3063 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.27% 94.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1709 1354
Average daily rate £385 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 204
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £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 the North West

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

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 13 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
Lancashire -6 1 £500 +108.46%
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Problem Manager
England

Problem Manager
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Contactless
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Contactless
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA