The table below looks at the statistics for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Management
Rank 106 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 17 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 1.96% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.69% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 6
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£375 £350 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +86.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £161 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £11.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
Incident Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1808 1893 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.88% 72.67% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 963 636
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 68
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -21.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Incident Management across the Berkshire region.

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Incident Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Incident Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management across the Berkshire region.

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +7 7 £300 -14.77%
Reading -18 6 £438 +26.81% 7
Slough -5 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Incident Management
South East

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Incident Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Incident Management.

1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
3 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
4 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 18 (28.13%) SLA
5 17 (26.56%) Problem Management
6 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 14 (21.88%) Service Management
8 13 (20.31%) HP
8 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
9 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
9 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.63%) Remedy
11 9 (14.06%) UNIX
11 9 (14.06%) DNS
11 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.06%) DHCP
11 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
11 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.06%) Time Management
12 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.94%) Linux
13 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
13 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (10.94%) Nagios
13 7 (10.94%) Citrix
13 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Incident Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Incident Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.38%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.81%) CMS
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) DHCP
1 9 (14.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) SSH
4 2 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) FTP
5 1 (1.56%) RIP
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.56%) LDAP
5 1 (1.56%) ADSL
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) 3G
5 1 (1.56%) MPLS
5 1 (1.56%) OSPF
5 1 (1.56%) BGP
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Incident Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Escalation Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Linux Support
6 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Server Support
8 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Problem Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
1 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.13%) RMADS
5 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
2 9 (14.06%) UNIX
3 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.94%) Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Problem Management
3 14 (21.88%) Service Management
4 9 (14.06%) Time Management
4 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.94%) Information Security
6 6 (9.38%) ITSM
6 6 (9.38%) High Availability
6 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) System Testing
7 5 (7.81%) eTOM
7 5 (7.81%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.69%) Change Management
9 3 (4.69%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.69%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) C
2 3 (4.69%) Perl
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) VB
2 3 (4.69%) Korn
2 3 (4.69%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.81%) CISSP
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.25%) CCNA
6 4 (6.25%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) CISM
7 3 (4.69%) CISA
7 3 (4.69%) HNC
7 3 (4.69%) Degree
7 3 (4.69%) RHCSA
8 2 (3.13%) CCNP
9 1 (1.56%) CCIP
9 1 (1.56%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) ISEB
9 1 (1.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) NFS
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.56%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Nagios
1 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.69%) SCOM
4 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) HP
2 10 (15.63%) Remedy
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) Citrix
4 7 (10.94%) Altiris
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.38%) Veritas
6 5 (7.81%) Isilon
7 4 (6.25%) BMC
8 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.13%) Huawei
9 2 (3.13%) VMware
9 2 (3.13%) Nortel
10 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.56%) F5
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