The table below looks at the statistics for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Management
Rank 42 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.81% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-19.40% +39.58%
Incident Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 123 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.58% 61.50% 57.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 81 95
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -20.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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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
Chatham - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Incident Management
South East

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) SunGard
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Control-M
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Operator
1 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Change Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) CITP
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SunGard
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) FrontRange
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds