The first table below looks at the demand for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 11 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 Chester 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 22 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.43% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.81% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 124 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.86% 78.98% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 33
Average daily rate £320 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Incident Management
Cheshire

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) Firmware
2 5 (50.00%) DMZ
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DMZ
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle