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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Management
Rank 110 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 21 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.02% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.29% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
Average daily rate £350 £390 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £318 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £451 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Incident Management
UK

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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -13 8 £475 +35.71%
Renfrewshire -10 4 £390 -10.85%
Dundee - 3 £118 -
Glasgow +4 2 £350 - 3
Highlands - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Incident Management
UK

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Service Management
3 18 (33.96%) Service Delivery
3 18 (33.96%) Change Management
3 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
5 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.64%) Windows
6 11 (20.75%) Banking
7 9 (16.98%) ITSM
8 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.21%) Citrix
9 7 (13.21%) SQL
9 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
9 7 (13.21%) Release Management
10 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) Information Security
10 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.32%) SLA
11 5 (9.43%) Unix
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle
11 5 (9.43%) Migration
11 5 (9.43%) VMware
11 5 (9.43%) SCOM
11 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
12 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (7.55%) SCCM

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) PABX
3 1 (1.89%) PBX
3 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mart
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.77%) QlikView
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) ERwin
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Manager
6 2 (3.77%) IT Risk Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Statistics
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) AS400
4 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Service Management
3 18 (33.96%) Change Management
3 18 (33.96%) Service Delivery
4 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.98%) ITSM
6 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
7 7 (13.21%) Release Management
8 6 (11.32%) Information Security
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
10 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.55%) Project Management
11 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
11 3 (5.66%) Information Security Management
11 3 (5.66%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) Perl
2 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.77%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCOM
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) WSUS
3 2 (3.77%) Control-M
4 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.89%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) AppSense
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 2 (3.77%) Perforce
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Veeam