The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 82 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 47 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.77% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 3
Average daily rate £233 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £275 £314
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £13.63 £16.47
% change year-on-year
+43.11% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Incident Management
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Reading +9 20 £200 -36.00% 1
Bracknell +4 7 £300 -
Newbury - 3 £500 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Incident Management
South East

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (50.52%) ITIL
2 32 (32.99%) Service Management
3 30 (30.93%) Windows
4 27 (27.84%) Telecoms
5 26 (26.80%) SLA
6 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
7 23 (23.71%) SQL
8 22 (22.68%) Problem Management
9 19 (19.59%) Degree
10 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
11 17 (17.53%) System Testing
12 16 (16.49%) Project Management
13 15 (15.46%) ITSM
13 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
14 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
14 14 (14.43%) Citrix
14 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
15 13 (13.40%) CRM
15 13 (13.40%) C#
15 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.40%) Unit Testing
15 13 (13.40%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (12.37%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (11.34%) Physics
17 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
18 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (10.31%) Change Management
19 9 (9.28%) Management Information System

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) IIS
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.06%) Lync
6 2 (2.06%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (2.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) DNS
2 8 (8.25%) DHCP
3 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.19%) SAN
5 5 (5.15%) VoIP
5 5 (5.15%) LDAP
5 5 (5.15%) NAS
6 4 (4.12%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.12%) Firewall
7 3 (3.09%) VPN
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.06%) LAN
8 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 2 (2.06%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) 3G
8 2 (2.06%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.03%) MPLS
9 1 (1.03%) OSPF
9 1 (1.03%) Internet
9 1 (1.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) MS Access
General
1 27 (27.84%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
3 4 (4.12%) Front Office
4 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Incident Manager
2 20 (20.62%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 10 (10.31%) CRM Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Service Manager
6 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Server Support
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Support
9 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) CSS
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Physics
1 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Clustering
4 7 (7.22%) Thin Client
4 7 (7.22%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.12%) Replication
7 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.03%) PMI
8 1 (1.03%) Life Science
8 1 (1.03%) CMDB
8 1 (1.03%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.22%) UNIX
5 5 (5.15%) Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) ITIL
2 32 (32.99%) Service Management
3 22 (22.68%) Problem Management
4 17 (17.53%) System Testing
5 16 (16.49%) Project Management
6 15 (15.46%) ITSM
6 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
7 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
8 13 (13.40%) CRM
8 13 (13.40%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Change Management
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.19%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.19%) ERP
11 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
12 4 (4.12%) Business Performance Management
12 4 (4.12%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) C#
2 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.12%) C
5 2 (2.06%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.06%) Korn
5 2 (2.06%) Perl
5 2 (2.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.37%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
4 7 (7.22%) MCSA
5 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) CCA
6 3 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.09%) RHCE
6 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.06%) PMP
7 2 (2.06%) MCDBA
7 2 (2.06%) HNC
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.03%) MCTS
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) BS15000
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) NLBS
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) UAG
4 2 (2.06%) NFS
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
1 5 (5.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) Citrix
3 8 (8.25%) Remedy
4 7 (7.22%) Veritas
5 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.15%) Symantec
5 5 (5.15%) McAfee
5 5 (5.15%) BMC
5 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.15%) HP
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco
6 4 (4.12%) VMware
7 3 (3.09%) Lotus
7 3 (3.09%) Altiris
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) Informatica
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Huawei
Berkshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago