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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 256 246 232
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
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£400 £344 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -16.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £405
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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 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
9149 8591 8283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.22% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 4807 4386
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 429 502
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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
Berkshire +5 8 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -18 4 - -
Oxfordshire -20 1 £450 +16.12%
Problem Manager
England

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 14 (70.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (60.00%) Service Management
5 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) OLAP
7 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (25.00%) C-shell
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) OLAP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 14 (70.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (60.00%) Service Management
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Transition Management
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C-shell
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy