The median contractor rate for a Problem Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 580 561
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 17 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.075% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 26
Median daily rate £350 £345 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +10.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.74

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 0 5 £295 -9.15%
London +29 4 £363 +12.84% 3
South West +1 4 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
North West +26 1 - - 1
West Midlands +15 1 - -
Problem Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (77.55%) Problem Management
2 37 (75.51%) ITIL
3 23 (46.94%) Service Management
4 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
5 20 (40.82%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (28.57%) Military
8 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
9 10 (20.41%) Change Management
10 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
10 9 (18.37%) SLA
10 9 (18.37%) ServiceNow
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
12 7 (14.29%) Replication
12 7 (14.29%) VMware
12 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.29%) HP
12 7 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
12 7 (14.29%) Huawei
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
13 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (6.12%) ITSM
14 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
14 3 (6.12%) Remedy
15 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma

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 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
General
1 14 (28.57%) Military
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Problem Management
2 37 (75.51%) ITIL
3 23 (46.94%) Service Management
4 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
5 10 (20.41%) Change Management
6 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) ITSM
11 2 (4.08%) CRM
11 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
11 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (4.08%) Lean Six Sigma
11 2 (4.08%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
11 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.08%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.82%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) ServiceNow
2 7 (14.29%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) Huawei
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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