The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 576 562 538
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 31 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.033% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £270 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £398 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £338 £306
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 -
% change year-on-year
+22.40% -

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 21 November 2014.

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 24 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -8 29 £323 -12.24% 7
North West +2 9 £241 - 1
South East -12 5 £250 - 2
East of England - 5 £256 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 4 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -6 4 £425 - 1
Berkshire +6 2 - - 2
Leeds -9 2 - -
London -4 1 £440 +22.22% 2
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £320 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
City of London - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 55 (78.57%) Problem Management
2 51 (72.86%) ITIL
3 26 (37.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (27.14%) Service Management
5 18 (25.71%) Incident Management
6 13 (18.57%) Finance
6 13 (18.57%) ITSM
7 12 (17.14%) Citrix
7 12 (17.14%) Windows
8 10 (14.29%) SLA
8 10 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (12.86%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
9 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.43%) Remedy
10 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
12 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (8.57%) XenApp
12 6 (8.57%) People Management
12 6 (8.57%) NetApp
12 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
12 6 (8.57%) Publishing
12 6 (8.57%) OVSD
12 6 (8.57%) assyst
12 6 (8.57%) Performance Management

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) assyst
2 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.71%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Publishing
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Statistics
4 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) HPUX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Problem Management
2 51 (72.86%) ITIL
3 26 (37.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (27.14%) Service Management
5 18 (25.71%) Incident Management
6 13 (18.57%) ITSM
7 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.86%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.57%) Performance Management
9 6 (8.57%) People Management
10 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.71%) Validation
12 3 (4.29%) Change Management
13 2 (2.86%) Process Management
13 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (2.86%) Logistics
13 2 (2.86%) Matrix Management
13 2 (2.86%) Fault Management
13 2 (2.86%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) CCENT
5 3 (4.29%) CCNA
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) BS15000
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) XenApp
2 4 (5.71%) NFS
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) OVSD
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Citrix
2 8 (11.43%) Remedy
3 6 (8.57%) NetApp
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) BMC
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