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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 615 629 572
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 45 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.079% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.083% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 32
Median daily rate £375 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -13 45 £375 +7.14% 1
South East +9 20 £425 -7.10%
London -2 11 £344 -0.36%
Berkshire +7 8 £560 +29.47%
Surrey - 6 £375 -
Reading - 6 - -
Milton Keynes +13 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £425 -
South West +5 4 £265 -
Wiltshire -5 4 £265 -
West Midlands -34 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £250 -
Corsham - 4 £265 -
Birmingham -12 3 - -
City of London +49 2 £375 -
North West -7 2 £325 -7.14%
Manchester -8 2 £325 -7.14%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +19 1 £400 +9.58% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £248 -
North East - 1 £248 -
West Sussex - 1 £470 -
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £295 -
Reigate - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £248 -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 65 (77.38%) ITIL
2 61 (72.62%) Problem Management
3 33 (39.29%) ITIL Certification
4 32 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 28 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
7 21 (25.00%) Service Management
7 21 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
9 14 (16.67%) Finance
9 14 (16.67%) SLA
10 13 (15.48%) Change Management
11 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (11.90%) ITSM
12 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.71%) Replication
14 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
14 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
14 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
15 6 (7.14%) Fintech
15 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
15 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
15 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
15 6 (7.14%) Remedy
16 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
16 5 (5.95%) MS Office
16 5 (5.95%) VMware
16 5 (5.95%) Knowledge Management
16 5 (5.95%) 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 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) assyst
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 4 (4.76%) Front Office
5 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Automotive
7 1 (1.19%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) German Language
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Replication
3 6 (7.14%) Fintech
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) Statistics
5 3 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (77.38%) ITIL
2 61 (72.62%) Problem Management
3 28 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 21 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 21 (25.00%) Service Management
5 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
6 13 (15.48%) Change Management
7 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.90%) ITSM
8 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.95%) High Availability
11 5 (5.95%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (5.95%) Matrix Management
11 5 (5.95%) Trend Analysis
12 4 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
12 4 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (39.29%) ITIL Certification
2 32 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Remedy
2 5 (5.95%) VMware
3 4 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (2.38%) Huawei
4 2 (2.38%) Lotus
5 1 (1.19%) SAP