The table below looks at the statistics for the Incident Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 550 557 555
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 31 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.060% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.064% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 8
Average daily rate £600 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £191 £225
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 - -
Incident Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Incident Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Incident Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Incident Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Incident Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Incident Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Incident Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 12 £600 +9.09% 1
East of England +3 6 £378 +7.85%
London -3 6 £450 +28.57% 2
North East - 5 £95 -
North West -12 1 - -
Yorkshire -16 1 - -
Incident Analyst
UK

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Incident Analyst in their job title 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 with Incident Analyst in their job title.

1 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 24 (42.11%) CISSP
3 23 (40.35%) Degree
3 23 (40.35%) Security Operations
4 22 (38.60%) SIEM
5 20 (35.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (35.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (24.56%) Information Security
8 13 (22.81%) Service Management
9 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 11 (19.30%) Windows
10 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
10 10 (17.54%) COBIT
11 9 (15.79%) Finance
12 8 (14.04%) Security Management
12 8 (14.04%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
13 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
13 7 (12.28%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
14 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
15 5 (8.77%) Change Management
15 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
15 5 (8.77%) Firewall

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Incident Analyst in their job title 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 with Incident Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.77%) MS Project
3 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) SSH
2 5 (8.77%) SSL
2 5 (8.77%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.77%) PKI
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) AIX
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Solaris
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 23 (40.35%) Security Operations
3 22 (38.60%) SIEM
4 20 (35.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (35.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 14 (24.56%) Information Security
7 13 (22.81%) Service Management
8 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
9 8 (14.04%) Digital Forensics
9 8 (14.04%) Security Management
10 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
10 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.77%) Analytics
12 5 (8.77%) Document Management
12 5 (8.77%) ITSM
12 5 (8.77%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) CISSP
2 23 (40.35%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) GCIA
3 5 (8.77%) GCIH
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) GIAC
5 3 (5.26%) CFCE
5 3 (5.26%) EnCE
5 3 (5.26%) GCFA
5 3 (5.26%) GCFE
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) COBIT
2 5 (8.77%) COSO
2 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.77%) SAS 70
3 4 (7.02%) SLA
4 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (5.26%) EnCase
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco
2 5 (8.77%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.26%) Rapid7
3 3 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) BMC
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy