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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Manager
UK
Rank 560 582 579
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 33 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.060% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.063% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 26
Median daily rate £288 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £236 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £478 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 2017.

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 22 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 January 2017. 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 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 +22 27 £375 -6.25%
South East +15 11 - -
South West - 10 £230 -
Berkshire +18 9 - -
Wiltshire - 8 £225 -
Reading +13 7 - -
Belfast - 5 £285 -
County Antrim - 5 £285 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £285 -
London +3 4 £388 -12.42%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Corsham - 2 £313 -
Swindon - 2 £375 -
North West +22 1 £500 +14.28%
West Midlands -9 1 £450 +28.57%
Staffordshire - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 48 (82.76%) Problem Management
2 43 (74.14%) ITIL
3 28 (48.28%) Service Management
4 19 (32.76%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
6 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
8 14 (24.14%) Military
9 13 (22.41%) Incident Management
9 13 (22.41%) Change Management
10 12 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
12 8 (13.79%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) SLA
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
12 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
13 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
13 7 (12.07%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.07%) HP
13 7 (12.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (12.07%) ITSM
13 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (12.07%) Huawei
13 7 (12.07%) Replication
13 7 (12.07%) VMware
14 5 (8.62%) Trend Analysis
14 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 14 (24.14%) Military
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Front Office
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) CMDB
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Problem Management
2 43 (74.14%) ITIL
3 28 (48.28%) Service Management
4 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
5 13 (22.41%) Change Management
5 13 (22.41%) Incident Management
6 12 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
8 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.07%) ITSM
9 7 (12.07%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
10 5 (8.62%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.17%) Performance Improvement
12 3 (5.17%) Process Management
12 3 (5.17%) Project Management
12 3 (5.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) HP
1 7 (12.07%) Huawei
1 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
1 7 (12.07%) VMware
2 4 (6.90%) Remedy
3 3 (5.17%) Sun
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle