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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Analyst
Rank 575 571 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 32 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.013% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.015% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 11
Average daily rate
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£255 £175 £186
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £147 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £175 £183
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.25 - -

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 28 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 21 November 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 +1 30 £260 +48.57% 2
London +13 15 £275 - 1
South East -13 4 £260 -32.02%
North West - 4 £190 -
Yorkshire -7 3 £125 -10.71%
City of London - 3 £388 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £125 -
Manchester - 3 £180 -
South West -33 2 £308 +75.71% 1
West Midlands - 2 £213 -
Birmingham - 2 £213 -
Bradford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (77.78%) ITIL
2 34 (62.96%) Incident Management
3 25 (46.30%) Service Management
4 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (31.48%) Problem Management
6 16 (29.63%) ITSM
7 10 (18.52%) UNIX
8 9 (16.67%) Remedy
8 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.81%) Banking
9 8 (14.81%) HP
10 7 (12.96%) SLA
10 7 (12.96%) BMC
10 7 (12.96%) Change Management
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (12.96%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.96%) Tableau
10 7 (12.96%) Analytics
10 7 (12.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (12.96%) User Experience
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
12 4 (7.41%) Finance
12 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
12 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
13 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (5.56%) assyst
13 3 (5.56%) Windows

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MS Access
2 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) ITIL
2 34 (62.96%) Incident Management
3 25 (46.30%) Service Management
4 17 (31.48%) Problem Management
5 16 (29.63%) ITSM
6 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
7 7 (12.96%) Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Fault Management
10 2 (3.70%) Process Management
10 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.70%) ERP
10 2 (3.70%) ETL
10 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Remedy
2 8 (14.81%) HP
3 7 (12.96%) BMC
3 7 (12.96%) Tableau
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix