The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 248 237 237
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.050% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£288 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 -
% change year-on-year
+22.40% -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8811 8067 8889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.83% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4972 4332 4166
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 493 620
Average hourly rate £15.88 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £11.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Berkshire +12 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Problem Manager
England

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (72.00%) ITIL
1 18 (72.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (44.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) OVSD
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) BS15000
7 4 (16.00%) SLA
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL V2
9 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
9 2 (8.00%) Finance
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.00%) HPUX
9 2 (8.00%) UNIX
10 1 (4.00%) SQL
10 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.00%) CCNA
10 1 (4.00%) Change Management
10 1 (4.00%) Firewall
10 1 (4.00%) ITSM

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (4.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) HPUX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
1 18 (72.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (44.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V2
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) CCENT
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
1 4 (16.00%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft