It’s more volatile than a teenage girl attempting to bag One Direction tickets at the top of the next permanent Leeds United manager betting at present.
Having stewarded the Whites to victory over Bolton as caretaker, Neil Redfearn is the latest would-be string puller to rule the roost.
The Yorkshireman assumed the mantle from former Watford gaffer Giuseppe Sannino, who himself briefly dislodged Steve Clarke from the top of the charts.
However, lurking in the 25/1 long-grass is man who makes as much, if not more, sense than any of the aforementioned trio – he even has his own special song.
A likely lad who boasts more experience of managerial success and more squad-galvanising personality than any the market leaders.
Paolo Di Canio proved himself the consummate Football League gaffer at Swindon Town before an initially successful Sunderland tenure exploded in his face.
The Italian nailed promotion in his first full season at the County Ground, smashing Port Vale 5-0 to seal the League Two title and only missing out on a double of sorts in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final.
During the following campaign he further endeared himself to the Robins support with acts of folk heroism as he railed against the strictures of the club’s dire financial straits.
Supplying fans with pizza as he joined them to dig snow through the night so that the club could play Shrewsbury the next day, Di Canio also offered to pay the wages of loanees himself.
Resigning only when he felt his hands were financially tied, he left them in a play-off position in February 2013, before piloting Sunderland to Premier League survival.
The boss Disco-loving Sheffield Wednesday fans once knew as D-I-CAN-I-O was linked with the Elland Road hot seat on the last two occasions it was available.
With the wheels having come off so spectacularly at the Stadium of Light, he will not lack for motivation wherever his next role takes him.