The median contractor rate for a Problem Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 615 599
Rank change year-on-year +47 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 33 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.054% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.057% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 26
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 £277 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year - +19.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +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 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Problem Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Manager over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 24 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 24 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
England +54 33 £325 -16.12% 6
South East +39 21 £300 -22.58%
Surrey - 7 £349 -
Milton Keynes -10 6 £291 -31.64%
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £291 -31.64%
London +12 5 £300 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +26 4 £350 - 2
Berkshire +24 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £300 -
Guildford - 4 £260 -
City of London -1 3 £200 -46.66%
East of England -2 3 £390 +11.42% 2
Bedford -4 3 £390 +11.42%
Bedfordshire -5 3 £390 +11.42% 1
Woking - 3 £438 -
Reading +15 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £363 - 1
Southampton - 2 - -
Bracknell +8 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
Hook - 1 £300 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 36 (75.00%) ITIL
2 34 (70.83%) Problem Management
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 13 (27.08%) ServiceNow
4 13 (27.08%) Service Management
5 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (22.92%) ITSM
7 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (14.58%) Remedy
11 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
12 5 (10.42%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (10.42%) Change Management
12 5 (10.42%) Replication
13 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
13 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
14 3 (6.25%) SDLC
14 3 (6.25%) Snow
14 3 (6.25%) Time Management
14 3 (6.25%) JIRA
14 3 (6.25%) Project Management

Problem Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

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%) Replication
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) ITIL
2 34 (70.83%) Problem Management
3 14 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 13 (27.08%) Service Management
5 11 (22.92%) ITSM
6 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 5 (10.42%) Change Management
11 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (6.25%) Project Management
12 3 (6.25%) SDLC
12 3 (6.25%) Time Management
13 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
13 2 (4.17%) CRM
13 2 (4.17%) Information Security
13 2 (4.17%) People Management
13 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
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
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