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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Analyst
Rank 577 578 553
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 19 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.035% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
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£415 £256 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.95% -48.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+58.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 20 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 29 May 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
England -17 17 £415 +66.00% 5
South East +2 10 £475 +97.91%
Hampshire +4 6 £475 +90.00%
Basingstoke - 6 £475 -
Surrey - 4 - -
London 0 3 £415 +41.27%
Staines - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £125 -
Ripon - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £125 -
North East - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Incident Management
3 11 (25.00%) SIEM
3 11 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 9 (20.45%) GCIH
5 9 (20.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.18%) CISSP
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (15.91%) Finance
8 6 (13.64%) Security Management
8 6 (13.64%) Service Management
8 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 6 (13.64%) Remedy
8 6 (13.64%) McAfee
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (13.64%) Linux
8 6 (13.64%) SLA
8 6 (13.64%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) PKI
8 6 (13.64%) Information Security
8 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (13.64%) COBIT
8 6 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco
9 5 (11.36%) Firewall

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (2.27%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 4 (9.09%) SSL
3 4 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (4.55%) Intranet
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) Extranet
4 2 (4.55%) LTE
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) 4G
5 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.27%) GPRS
5 1 (2.27%) GSM
5 1 (2.27%) UMTS
5 1 (2.27%) 3G
5 1 (2.27%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) PKI
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) AIX
2 4 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Incident Management
3 11 (25.00%) SIEM
3 11 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 9 (20.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.64%) Security Management
6 6 (13.64%) Service Management
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Information Security
6 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) ITSM
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 4 (9.09%) Document Management
8 4 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) GCIH
3 8 (18.18%) CISSP
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (9.09%) GCIA
6 2 (4.55%) CISM
6 2 (4.55%) CEH
7 1 (2.27%) CCENT
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
1 6 (13.64%) COBIT
2 4 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) COSO
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Remedy
2 6 (13.64%) McAfee
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Symantec
4 2 (4.55%) Websense
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.55%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.55%) Kaspersky
4 2 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (2.27%) IronPort
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle