The first table below looks at the demand for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 31 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 North West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 104 106 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 28 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.25% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Average daily rate
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£195 £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £140 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £352 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -28.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2125 1913 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.27% 70.62% 64.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 955 1107
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 109
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Incident Management
England

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Incident Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Incident Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Manchester -5 15 £150 +7.14% 7
Cheshire +4 10 £250 -16.66% 4
Merseyside +3 1 £505 -
Lancashire -11 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Incident Management
England

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 21 (32.31%) Windows
3 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) Service Management
5 14 (21.54%) Finance
6 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
7 10 (15.38%) Change Management
7 10 (15.38%) Firewall
7 10 (15.38%) DNS
8 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
8 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
8 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
8 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (12.31%) Capacity Management
9 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.31%) Oracle
9 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
10 7 (10.77%) MCSE
10 7 (10.77%) CISSP
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco
10 7 (10.77%) Information Security
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS R12

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (6.15%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) CICS
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) DNS
1 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
3 5 (7.69%) LAN
3 5 (7.69%) WAN
3 5 (7.69%) Wireless
3 5 (7.69%) VLAN
3 5 (7.69%) DMZ
3 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 5 (7.69%) BGP
3 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 5 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.08%) ProC
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Firmware
1 5 (7.69%) Open Source
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) PKI
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) UNIX
6 2 (3.08%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 15 (23.08%) Service Management
3 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
4 10 (15.38%) Change Management
5 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.31%) Capacity Management
7 7 (10.77%) Procure-to-pay
7 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.77%) Information Security
7 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
8 6 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) Project Management
10 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.15%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (6.15%) Test Management
11 3 (4.62%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.62%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) CISSP
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.77%) MCSE
3 6 (9.23%) MCTS
3 6 (9.23%) MCITP
4 5 (7.69%) CCNP
5 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) CCA
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 2 (3.08%) HNC
6 2 (3.08%) CEH
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) COBIT
3 2 (3.08%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) McAfee
4 6 (9.23%) Sophos
5 5 (7.69%) Juniper
6 4 (6.15%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) F5
7 3 (4.62%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.62%) IronPort
7 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.08%) Altiris
8 2 (3.08%) Lotus
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.54%) CA
9 1 (1.54%) HP
9 1 (1.54%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) Remedy
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