The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Problem Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 616 590 575
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 35 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.066% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 24
Median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £21.74 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.74 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Problem Manager in the job title.

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 33 £375 -6.25% 3
South East +4 17 £375 -28.57% 2
London -13 10 £400 +17.64%
Milton Keynes - 6 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 - 2
Berkshire -7 3 £325 -
City of London - 3 £375 -
West Midlands -5 2 £400 +45.45% 1
North West -13 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £463 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -1 1 £400 +45.45% 1
Manchester -7 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Bedford - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - 1 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Problem Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 56 (76.71%) ITIL
2 53 (72.60%) Problem Management
3 35 (47.95%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (28.77%) Service Delivery
5 20 (27.40%) Service Management
5 20 (27.40%) Incident Management
5 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
6 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
6 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (20.55%) SLA
8 13 (17.81%) Finance
8 13 (17.81%) ITIL V3
9 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (15.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (15.07%) Change Management
11 10 (13.70%) Process Improvement
12 9 (12.33%) ITSM
12 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.59%) Replication
14 6 (8.22%) Business Continuity
14 6 (8.22%) Trend Analysis
15 5 (6.85%) Banking
16 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
16 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
16 4 (5.48%) MS Office
16 4 (5.48%) Degree
17 3 (4.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
17 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
17 3 (4.11%) Statistics

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Billing
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) German Language
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Replication
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.11%) Statistics
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Contactless
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) ITIL
2 53 (72.60%) Problem Management
3 21 (28.77%) Service Delivery
4 20 (27.40%) Incident Management
4 20 (27.40%) Service Management
5 13 (17.81%) ITIL V3
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.07%) Change Management
7 11 (15.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (13.70%) Process Improvement
9 9 (12.33%) ITSM
10 6 (8.22%) Business Continuity
10 6 (8.22%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 3 (4.11%) Project Management
13 2 (2.74%) DMAIC
13 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
13 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) C
1 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy
2 2 (2.74%) Lotus
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
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