The median contractor rate for a Problem Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Manager
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 594 581
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 31 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.058% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.062% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 25
Median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.12% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £458 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Problem Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Problem Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Manager in England

Problem Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Manager in England

Problem Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Manager in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Manager in England

Problem Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Manager in England

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
South East +20 18 £300 -22.58%
London -1 5 £300 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +20 4 £350 - 1
East of England +1 3 £390 +11.42% 1
South West - 1 - -
Problem Manager
UK

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 England region featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 36 (75.00%) ITIL
2 34 (70.83%) Problem Management
3 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 14 (29.17%) Service Management
5 13 (27.08%) ServiceNow
6 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (22.92%) ITSM
8 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.58%) Remedy
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
11 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
11 6 (12.50%) Change Management
12 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.42%) Replication
12 5 (10.42%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (8.33%) Project Management
13 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
14 3 (6.25%) Snow
14 3 (6.25%) SDLC
14 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (6.25%) C
14 3 (6.25%) Oracle

Problem Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) ITIL
2 34 (70.83%) Problem Management
3 14 (29.17%) Incident Management
3 14 (29.17%) Service Management
4 11 (22.92%) ITSM
5 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
9 3 (6.25%) Time Management
9 3 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.17%) CRM
10 2 (4.17%) Information Security
10 2 (4.17%) People Management
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) ServiceNow
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Remedy
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Snow
4 1 (2.08%) Computacenter