The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Problem Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Manager
Rank 140 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.072% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £414 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.67% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.00
Problem Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2617 2410 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.54% 94.21% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1329 1261
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £204 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £516 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 189
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Problem Manager in the job title.

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Manager across the West Midlands region.

Problem Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Manager across the West Midlands region.

Problem Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Shropshire -3 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £450 -
Problem Manager
England

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) assyst
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) assyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy