The table below looks at the statistics for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Management
Rank 65 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.79% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.09% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.40 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +31.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1151 919 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.84% 72.42% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 489 236
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.23 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Incident Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Incident Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) Retail
5 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
6 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.04%) Law
9 2 (8.70%) Service Management
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office
9 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
10 1 (4.35%) Application Performance Management
10 1 (4.35%) User Stories
10 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (4.35%) HTML
10 1 (4.35%) Java
10 1 (4.35%) JavaScript

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Retail
4 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (13.04%) Law
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Fraud Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
2 1 (4.35%) NetApp