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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 584 576 565
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 41 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.071% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.077% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 14
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£350 £363 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £308 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £468 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £405
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 29 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 1 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
England -10 39 £350 -5.08% 5
South East -23 14 £400 +16.36%
London +3 9 £345 -4.16% 4
Berkshire +2 8 £400 -
West Midlands +10 5 £304 -3.63%
Buckinghamshire -6 5 - -
Milton Keynes -8 5 - -
North West -22 5 £350 +9.37%
Birmingham - 5 £304 -
Manchester -11 4 £350 +100.00%
Yorkshire -30 3 £325 -13.33%
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
City of London - 3 - -
East of England -1 2 £365 -22.13%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £365 -
Reading - 2 £400 -
Cheshire -11 1 £525 +64.06%
Oxfordshire -25 1 £450 +16.12%
West Yorkshire -27 1 £300 -20.00%
Leeds -27 1 £300 -20.00%
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £525 -
York - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 65 (80.25%) ITIL
2 54 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 36 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 32 (39.51%) Service Management
5 25 (30.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (18.52%) Remedy
7 14 (17.28%) Finance
8 11 (13.58%) UNIX
9 10 (12.35%) Windows
9 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
10 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) Statistics
11 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.88%) Banking
11 8 (9.88%) Capacity Management
11 8 (9.88%) ServiceNow
11 8 (9.88%) Linux
12 7 (8.64%) SQL
12 7 (8.64%) Oracle
12 7 (8.64%) Middleware
12 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.64%) ITIL V3
13 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
13 6 (7.41%) Degree
13 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.41%) Law
13 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
14 5 (6.17%) Perl

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) CICS
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) assyst
2 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) SAN
1 1 (1.23%) Intranet
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) Extranet
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
1 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) OLAP
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) NonStop SQL
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Law
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Middleware
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.23%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Statistics
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Tandem
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) UNIX
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 8 (9.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) HPUX
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) zOS
6 1 (1.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (80.25%) ITIL
2 54 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 36 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 32 (39.51%) Service Management
5 25 (30.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.88%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.64%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.94%) ITSM
12 3 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.70%) Transition Management
12 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.47%) Matrix Management
13 2 (2.47%) Knowledge Management
13 2 (2.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.17%) Perl
3 5 (6.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.23%) GCIH
3 1 (1.23%) CEH
3 1 (1.23%) CCNA
3 1 (1.23%) CISSP
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Remedy
2 8 (9.88%) ServiceNow
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) BMC
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Splunk
7 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
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