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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Management
Rank 85 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.74% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate £475 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
Incident Management
Scotland

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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Release Management
6 5 (20.83%) SCOM
7 4 (16.67%) SCCM
7 4 (16.67%) WSUS
7 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (16.67%) AppSense
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (8.33%) Network Security
9 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) PABX
2 1 (4.17%) PBX
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Release Management
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (4.17%) BMC
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam