The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Analyst
Rank 561 557 579
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.024% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.025% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £18.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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
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 23 July 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 -8 16 £300 +14.28% 8
South East -7 4 £310 +18.09% 1
Hampshire - 4 £310 -
London +4 3 £240 - 3
Southampton - 2 £310 -
East of England - 2 - -
City of London +29 1 £240 - 1
Yorkshire +5 1 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire 0 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Bromley - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 2
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Selby - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (78.38%) ITIL
2 22 (59.46%) Service Management
3 19 (51.35%) Incident Management
4 13 (35.14%) ITSM
5 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
6 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) SLA
7 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Process Management
9 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) HP
9 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
10 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) BS15000
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
10 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (8.11%) OVSD
11 2 (5.41%) Information Management
11 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (5.41%) Degree
11 2 (5.41%) QA
11 2 (5.41%) Finance

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) ITIL
2 22 (59.46%) Service Management
3 19 (51.35%) Incident Management
4 13 (35.14%) ITSM
5 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Process Management
8 3 (8.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (5.41%) Information Management
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Information Security
10 1 (2.70%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) Use Case
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.70%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) BS15000
3 2 (5.41%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.81%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy
2 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Mercator