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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 66 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.74% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +200.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £288 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
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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
885 809 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.24% 70.84% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) HPUX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) assyst
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Introscope
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Java

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Introscope
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Manager
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) HPUX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) IBM