The median contractor rate for a Problem Manager was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 600 597
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Manager 19 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.073% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.076% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 28
Median daily rate £335 £348 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +6.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £356 £325
% change year-on-year -12.28% +9.61%  
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. 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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 18 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 28 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
England +14 18 £345 -0.71% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £291 -32.44%
South East +2 7 £291 -13.92%
Milton Keynes -2 7 £291 -32.44%
South West -6 4 £375 -
London +19 3 £363 +12.84% 3
Wiltshire -6 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Swindon - 2 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
North West +28 1 - - 1
West Midlands +14 1 - -
Merseyside +2 1 - -
Liverpool +1 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 46 (79.31%) Problem Management
2 40 (68.97%) ITIL
3 24 (41.38%) Service Management
3 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
5 20 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (24.14%) Military
8 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
9 11 (18.97%) Change Management
10 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.52%) SLA
11 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (15.52%) ServiceNow
12 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
12 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity
13 7 (12.07%) Replication
13 7 (12.07%) VMware
13 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.07%) HP
13 7 (12.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (12.07%) Huawei
13 7 (12.07%) Matrix Organization
14 5 (8.62%) Finance
15 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
15 4 (6.90%) ITSM
15 4 (6.90%) Management Information System

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 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
General
1 14 (24.14%) Military
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Front Office
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Problem Management
2 40 (68.97%) ITIL
3 24 (41.38%) Service Management
4 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
5 11 (18.97%) Change Management
6 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
7 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity
8 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.07%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (6.90%) ITSM
11 3 (5.17%) Trend Analysis
12 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
12 2 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
12 2 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
12 2 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
12 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
3 20 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) ServiceNow
2 7 (12.07%) HP
2 7 (12.07%) Huawei
2 7 (12.07%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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