The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Edinburgh 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 76 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.55% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.74% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -22.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 731 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.49% 71.46% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 350 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Incident Management
Scotland

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
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 29 July 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) HPUX
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) JCL
5 2 (14.29%) assyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Introscope
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) VMware

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) HPUX
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JCL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix
1 2 (14.29%) CA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (7.14%) VMware