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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Management
Rank 116 85 118
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 33 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 1.57% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.98% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 4
Average daily rate £388 £350 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £196 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £12.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -21.62%
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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
2476 2372 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.78% 79.30% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1296 1075
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
Edinburgh -29 14 £525 +50.00%
Glasgow -3 6 £362 +53.22% 1
Inverclyde - 6 £388 -
Highlands - 3 - - 2
Renfrewshire -33 2 £290 +8.46% 3
South Lanarkshire - 1 £120 -
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Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (45.28%) ITIL
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Change Management
3 14 (26.42%) Service Management
4 13 (24.53%) Finance
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
5 11 (20.75%) Service Delivery
5 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.98%) Citrix
7 8 (15.09%) HTML
7 8 (15.09%) Firewall
7 8 (15.09%) Banking
8 7 (13.21%) VMware
8 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) Release Management
8 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) QA
9 6 (11.32%) LAN
9 6 (11.32%) WAN
10 5 (9.43%) Linux
10 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
10 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
10 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) WSUS
10 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
10 5 (9.43%) SCCM

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (7.55%) GlassFish
1 4 (7.55%) JBoss
1 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 3 (5.66%) OSPF
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) PABX
5 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Introscope
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) IT Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.55%) IT Risk Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Risk Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Risk Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.55%) Java EE
2 4 (7.55%) Struts
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) ITIL
2 17 (32.08%) Change Management
3 14 (26.42%) Service Management
4 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
4 11 (20.75%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.21%) Release Management
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (7.55%) Escalation Management
7 4 (7.55%) ITSM
7 4 (7.55%) Network Management
7 4 (7.55%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) PHP
2 4 (7.55%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) VBScript
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) CCNA
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.77%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
1 5 (9.43%) SCOM
1 5 (9.43%) WSUS
2 4 (7.55%) CA Wily
2 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Citrix
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) AppSense
4 4 (7.55%) CA
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.89%) Mitel
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Veeam