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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Management
Rank 98 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 39 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £339 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £88.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +41.66%
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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
2541 2145 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.03% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1130 899
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £165.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +16 14 £413 +122.97% 1
Edinburgh +1 14 £350 -15.66% 1
Stirling +5 3 £500 +122.22%
Renfrewshire +5 3 £240 -
Inverclyde -10 2 £200 -
West Lothian - 2 £300 -
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Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 26 (30.95%) Service Management
3 25 (29.76%) ITIL
4 23 (27.38%) MS Office
5 21 (25.00%) Migration
6 20 (23.81%) Banking
7 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.24%) Change Management
9 16 (19.05%) Windows
10 14 (16.67%) Retail
11 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
12 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.29%) Validation
13 11 (13.10%) Cisco
13 11 (13.10%) LAN
13 11 (13.10%) WAN
14 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
14 10 (11.90%) Retail Banking
15 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
15 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
15 9 (10.71%) Firewall
16 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
16 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
16 8 (9.52%) Oracle
16 8 (9.52%) Juniper
16 8 (9.52%) Network Management
16 8 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
16 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
17 7 (8.33%) QA

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Project
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) assyst
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) LAN
1 11 (13.10%) WAN
2 9 (10.71%) Firewall
3 6 (7.14%) Network Security
4 5 (5.95%) Junos
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (2.38%) Wireless
6 2 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.19%) SSL
7 1 (1.19%) FTP
7 1 (1.19%) HTTP
7 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.19%) Toad
3 1 (1.19%) ERwin
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 20 (23.81%) Banking
3 14 (16.67%) Retail
4 10 (11.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.38%) Local Government
7 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Programme Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Incident Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) iBATIS
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.38%) CMDB
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) UNIX
3 5 (5.95%) Android
3 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.57%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.38%) AIX
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Service Management
2 25 (29.76%) ITIL
3 21 (25.00%) Migration
4 17 (20.24%) Change Management
5 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.29%) Validation
6 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.52%) Network Management
7 8 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 7 (8.33%) Release Management
9 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.95%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VBA
5 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) CCNP
4 3 (3.57%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 6 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.19%) Control-M
3 1 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Cisco
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) Juniper
4 7 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 6 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.14%) Crossbeam
6 5 (5.95%) TippingPoint
6 5 (5.95%) Veeam
6 5 (5.95%) McAfee
6 5 (5.95%) Citrix
6 5 (5.95%) F5
6 5 (5.95%) VMware
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) Remedy
9 2 (2.38%) Qualys
9 2 (2.38%) EMC
9 2 (2.38%) Peregrine
9 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.38%) 3PAR