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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Management
Rank 112 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 21 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 1.88% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.52% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
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£388 £313 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £118 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £387 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £11.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £17.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
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
2008 2061 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.33% 74.54% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1084 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £164.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -22 11 £375 +50.00% 2
Bracknell +6 7 - - 4
Slough - 2 £375 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Incident Management
South East

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 30 (51.72%) ITIL
2 25 (43.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) Windows
4 15 (25.86%) SLA
4 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
5 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
6 12 (20.69%) Problem Management
6 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 11 (18.97%) Service Management
8 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 9 (15.52%) HP
9 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
10 8 (13.79%) Time Management
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
11 7 (12.07%) DHCP
11 7 (12.07%) DNS
11 7 (12.07%) UNIX
11 7 (12.07%) Remedy
11 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (10.34%) Altiris
12 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (10.34%) Finance

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 5 (8.62%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DHCP
1 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) WAN
4 2 (3.45%) Network Security
4 2 (3.45%) SSH
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) FTP
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
5 1 (1.72%) MPLS
5 1 (1.72%) OSPF
5 1 (1.72%) DSL
5 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.72%) ADSL
5 1 (1.72%) RIP
5 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
General
1 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Incident Manager
2 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Escalation Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Linux Support
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Problem Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (10.34%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) RMADS
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.07%) UNIX
5 6 (10.34%) Linux
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 11 (18.97%) Service Management
4 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.79%) Time Management
6 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.34%) Information Security
8 5 (8.62%) CRM
8 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.62%) High Availability
8 5 (8.62%) eTOM
9 4 (6.90%) ITSM
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.17%) Change Management
11 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Korn
2 2 (3.45%) Bourne shell
2 2 (3.45%) VB
2 2 (3.45%) C
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) CISSP
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.90%) CISM
5 4 (6.90%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.17%) HNC
6 3 (5.17%) CISA
6 3 (5.17%) RHCSA
6 3 (5.17%) VCP4
6 3 (5.17%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP
8 1 (1.72%) CCIP
8 1 (1.72%) PMP
8 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (1.72%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) NetBackup
1 6 (10.34%) Nagios
2 3 (5.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Remedy
4 6 (10.34%) Altiris
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.62%) Veritas
6 4 (6.90%) Isilon
6 4 (6.90%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 3 (5.17%) VMware
7 3 (5.17%) Huawei
7 3 (5.17%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.45%) Nortel
8 2 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
9 1 (1.72%) Dell
9 1 (1.72%) IBM