The first table below looks at the demand for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Cheshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 55 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 1.46% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.97% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £269 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £212 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
569 558 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.93% 74.10% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 242 306
Average daily rate £390 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Incident Management
North West

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Incident Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Incident Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Chester +9 2 - -
Knutsford +4 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - - 3
Runcorn - - - -
Incident Management
North West

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) Internet
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
6 5 (23.81%) Firmware
6 5 (23.81%) DMZ
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (19.05%) F5
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) DMZ
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) BGP
4 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 5 (23.81%) VLAN
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Broadband
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCTS
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
1 5 (23.81%) Juniper
2 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
2 4 (19.05%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle