The table below looks at the statistics for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Management
Rank 94 97 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 27 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.79% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.10% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 17
Average daily rate
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£390 £373 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £536 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2063 1630 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.01% 71.62% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 819 752
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Incident Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Incident Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Glasgow 0 7 £350 - 2
Edinburgh -8 7 £350 -21.17% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
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Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (42.55%) ITIL
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) SC Cleared
2 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Firewall
3 12 (25.53%) Banking
4 11 (23.40%) Information Security
5 10 (21.28%) Change Management
5 10 (21.28%) UNIX
6 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Service Management
6 9 (19.15%) QA
6 9 (19.15%) SIEM
7 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
7 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (17.02%) Python
7 8 (17.02%) Perl
7 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (14.89%) SAN
8 7 (14.89%) CISSP
8 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
9 6 (12.77%) COBIT
9 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.77%) HP
9 6 (12.77%) BCP
9 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (12.77%) PMP

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.51%) TWiki
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) LAN
4 5 (10.64%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) DHCP
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (8.51%) Network Security
5 4 (8.51%) Junos
6 2 (4.26%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) Intranet
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) DTS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Incident Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Major Incident Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.13%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) XSL
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Information Security
3 10 (21.28%) Change Management
4 9 (19.15%) Service Management
4 9 (19.15%) SIEM
5 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.77%) Time Management
6 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (12.77%) BCP
6 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
6 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (8.51%) Network Management
9 3 (6.38%) Release Management
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Perl
1 8 (17.02%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) XPath
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) SC Cleared
1 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) CISSP
3 6 (12.77%) PMP
4 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.64%) GCIA
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CRISC
6 2 (4.26%) CISA
6 2 (4.26%) CISM
7 1 (2.13%) GIAC
7 1 (2.13%) GCIH
7 1 (2.13%) ACSA
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (12.77%) COBIT
3 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (8.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.51%) vSphere
2 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (6.38%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.13%) Netcool
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) EMC
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) McAfee
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.51%) Crossbeam
4 4 (8.51%) TippingPoint
4 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
4 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
4 4 (8.51%) F5
5 3 (6.38%) CA
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp