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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 608 600 570
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 39 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.064% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.068% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 38
Median daily rate £350 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 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 -20 37 £350 -
South East +1 15 £325 -14.75%
London -8 12 £375 +10.29%
South West +5 7 £375 +7.14%
Wiltshire +4 7 £375 +7.14%
Berkshire +7 5 £325 +8.33%
Croydon -9 5 £323 -14.00%
West Sussex - 3 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £390 -
Gatwick - 2 £338 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £390 -
Scotland - 2 £463 - 1
East of England +9 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £350 -
Bracknell -2 1 £375 +25.00%
Birmingham -3 1 £400 +45.45%
North West -8 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £400 +45.45%
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Bedford - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 £350 -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 51 (73.91%) ITIL
2 50 (72.46%) Problem Management
3 33 (47.83%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (31.88%) Service Management
5 20 (28.99%) Incident Management
6 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
7 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
8 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
9 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (20.29%) SLA
10 12 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (14.49%) Process Improvement
11 10 (14.49%) Change Management
11 10 (14.49%) ITSM
12 9 (13.04%) Finance
12 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
13 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
14 7 (10.14%) Replication
14 7 (10.14%) Trend Analysis
15 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
16 4 (5.80%) Degree
16 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
17 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
17 3 (4.35%) Project Management
17 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
17 3 (4.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
17 3 (4.35%) MS Office
17 3 (4.35%) Banking

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 (2.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) German Language
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Contactless
6 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (73.91%) ITIL
2 50 (72.46%) Problem Management
3 22 (31.88%) Service Management
4 20 (28.99%) Incident Management
5 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
6 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (14.49%) Change Management
7 10 (14.49%) ITSM
7 10 (14.49%) Process Improvement
8 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
9 7 (10.14%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) Project Management
11 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.90%) DMAIC
12 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Lotus
2 2 (2.90%) Remedy