Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Problem Manager was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 363 377
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 15 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.12% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
South East median daily rate £390 £388 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -7.19% +28.46%
10th Percentile £314 £338 £400
90th Percentile £414 £499 £474
England median daily rate £390 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +28.08% -13.00% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £25.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15922 15769 18594
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.99% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9446 9385 10896
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £240 £226 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 783 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.35
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Problem Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Problem Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Manager in the South East

Problem Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Manager in the South East

Problem Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Manager in the South East

Problem Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Manager in the South East

Problem Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -9 9 £400 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire -20 6 £400 -
Surrey -21 5 £260 -30.67% 1
Berkshire +4 3 - -
Kent - 1 £350 -
Problem Manager
England

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Problem Management
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) Service Management
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
5 7 (46.67%) ITSM
5 7 (46.67%) Incident Management
6 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (40.00%) Proactive Management
7 5 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
9 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (13.33%) Remedy
10 2 (13.33%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
10 2 (13.33%) Service Design
11 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (6.67%) SFIA

Problem Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Problem Management
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) Service Management
4 7 (46.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
4 7 (46.67%) ITSM
5 6 (40.00%) Proactive Management
5 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
6 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Service Design
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.67%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) VMware