The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Management
Rank 75 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 14 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.27% 2.30% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.74% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £388 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £378 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £398 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -21.62%
Incident Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
934 840 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.52% 84.08% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 530 309
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.82 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Knutsford -10 6 £325 -
Warrington -16 2 - - 1
Macclesfield -6 1 - -
Incident Management
North West

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Change Management
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) JBoss
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) SLA
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) Splunk
6 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
7 2 (9.09%) Web Operations

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Unix Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Support
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Contactless
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Web Operations
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) eTOM
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCP
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) Val IT
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
1 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Lotus
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) VMware