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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 617 633 602
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 36 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.052% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.054% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 26
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.00

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 26 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 29 September 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 +19 36 £375 +7.14% 5
London +3 14 £313 -18.83% 1
South East +22 13 £388 -3.12%
Surrey - 8 £375 -
Berkshire -5 4 £560 +40.00%
Guildford - 4 £250 -
Wiltshire - 4 £265 -
Corsham - 4 £265 -
South West - 4 £265 -
Reigate - 3 £400 -
Reading +22 2 - -
West Midlands -32 2 £375 +32.49% 4
West Yorkshire +12 1 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire +11 1 £450 +50.00%
City of London +10 1 - - 1
North West +6 1 £325 -7.14%
Manchester -3 1 £325 -7.14%
Birmingham -7 1 £375 +32.49%
Bradford - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £248 -
Redhill - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 £248 -
Wembley - 1 £295 -
West Sussex - 1 £470 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £248 -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 55 (82.09%) Problem Management
2 52 (77.61%) ITIL
3 30 (44.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 24 (35.82%) Service Management
5 21 (31.34%) Service Delivery
6 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
7 18 (26.87%) Incident Management
8 15 (22.39%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (19.40%) ITSM
9 13 (19.40%) Finance
9 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
10 12 (17.91%) SLA
11 9 (13.43%) Change Management
11 9 (13.43%) ITIL V3
11 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.94%) Remedy
13 7 (10.45%) Project Management
13 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.45%) Trend Analysis
14 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
14 6 (8.96%) Statistical Analysis
14 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
14 6 (8.96%) Performance Improvement
14 6 (8.96%) Fintech
14 6 (8.96%) MS Office
14 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
15 5 (7.46%) VMware
15 5 (7.46%) Management Information System

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 (2.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) assyst
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Radio Access Network
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Front Office
4 4 (5.97%) Back Office
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Fintech
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Statistics
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) CMDB
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) PMI
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (82.09%) Problem Management
2 52 (77.61%) ITIL
3 30 (44.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 24 (35.82%) Service Management
5 21 (31.34%) Service Delivery
6 18 (26.87%) Incident Management
7 13 (19.40%) ITSM
8 9 (13.43%) Change Management
8 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL V3
9 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.45%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Trend Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
12 5 (7.46%) High Availability
12 5 (7.46%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (7.46%) Matrix Management
12 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Remedy
2 5 (7.46%) VMware
3 4 (5.97%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) Sun
5 2 (2.99%) Huawei
5 2 (2.99%) Lotus
6 1 (1.49%) SAP