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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 56 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.58% 0.44% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.56% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
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£105 £328 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.93% -11.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.08 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-3.36% +31.34%
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
624 708 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.82% 77.29% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 313 318
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 54 13
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.78 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £59.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
Warrington - 7 £414 -
Runcorn - 3 £105 -
Chester - 2 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Incident Management
North West

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (47.83%) Windows
1 11 (47.83%) Problem Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) SLA
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) IIS
6 5 (21.74%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) UNIX
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (17.39%) MCTS

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Documentum
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) BODI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) HPUX
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Problem Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITSM
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCTS
1 4 (17.39%) MCITP
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) Foglight
1 1 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (4.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Compuware
4 2 (8.70%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO