The table below looks at the statistics for the Incident Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Analyst
Rank 583 568 589
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 29 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.034% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.037% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £201 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £316 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Incident Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Incident Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Incident Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK.

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Incident Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK.

Incident Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England +4 29 £275 +3.77% 3
London +26 14 £275 -24.65% 1
South East 0 5 £300 +13.20% 1
North West -2 5 £198 -
Manchester - 4 £189 -
Hampshire - 3 £310 -
Southampton - 2 £310 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
City of London +28 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £300 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £300 +114.28% 1
Berkshire 0 1 £300 +13.20% 1
Derbyshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Incident Analyst in their job title 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 with Incident Analyst in their job title.

1 44 (86.27%) ITIL
2 32 (62.75%) Service Management
2 32 (62.75%) Incident Management
3 22 (43.14%) ITSM
4 21 (41.18%) Problem Management
4 21 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
8 9 (17.65%) Remedy
9 8 (15.69%) SLA
10 7 (13.73%) BMC
10 7 (13.73%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (13.73%) User Experience
11 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (11.76%) HP
12 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
13 4 (7.84%) UNIX
13 4 (7.84%) Change Management
13 4 (7.84%) Process Management
13 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
13 4 (7.84%) Banking
14 3 (5.88%) OVSD
14 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
14 3 (5.88%) assyst
14 3 (5.88%) Law
14 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Incident Analyst in their job title 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 with Incident Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.92%) MS Access
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) ITIL
2 32 (62.75%) Service Management
2 32 (62.75%) Incident Management
3 22 (43.14%) ITSM
4 21 (41.18%) Problem Management
5 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Process Management
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
9 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) ETL
10 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) Use Case
10 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) BS15000
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Remedy
2 7 (13.73%) BMC
3 6 (11.76%) HP
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.88%) Tableau
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Mercator
7 1 (1.96%) ArcSight