The table below looks at the statistics for the Incident Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Manager
Rank 475 516 503
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Manager 130 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 28
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£340 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £276 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +29.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +29.23%

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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
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 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Incident Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Incident Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Incident Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Incident Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Incident Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Incident Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Incident Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Incident Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Incident Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +68 127 £340 -9.33% 21
London +44 50 £340 -17.57% 7
South East +28 46 £325 +14.03% 4
Berkshire +15 22 £400 +40.35% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £293 +21.87% 2
Reading +13 9 - -
West Midlands -16 9 £325 -6.81% 7
Milton Keynes +8 8 £293 +21.87% 2
Birmingham - 8 £325 - 6
City of London +8 7 £325 -24.41% 1
Hampshire +11 6 £322 +7.41%
West Yorkshire - 6 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £375 - 1
North West -18 5 £400 -
Newbury - 5 £400 -
South West +3 4 £325 -13.33% 1
Essex -3 4 £510 +45.71%
East of England -5 4 £510 +45.71% 1
Cheshire -9 4 £400 -
Macclesfield 0 3 £400 -
East Midlands -9 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £325 - 1
Northampton -2 2 - -
Northamptonshire -3 2 - -
Chelmsford -10 2 £535 +52.85%
Bingley - 2 £400 -
Southampton - 2 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £525 -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Incident Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Incident Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 172 (79.63%) ITIL
2 143 (66.20%) Incident Management
3 99 (45.83%) Service Management
4 75 (34.72%) Problem Management
5 51 (23.61%) SLA
6 50 (23.15%) Security Cleared
7 46 (21.30%) Finance
8 41 (18.98%) SC Cleared
9 30 (13.89%) Telecoms
9 30 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (13.43%) Service Delivery
11 26 (12.04%) MS Office
12 25 (11.57%) Data Analysis
12 25 (11.57%) Matrix Management
13 24 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 23 (10.65%) Remedy
15 22 (10.19%) ITSM
16 21 (9.72%) HP
16 21 (9.72%) DV Cleared
17 20 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
19 16 (7.41%) Business Continuity
19 16 (7.41%) OVSD
20 15 (6.94%) OpenView
20 15 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (6.02%) Time Management
21 13 (6.02%) Windows
22 12 (5.56%) Degree
23 11 (5.09%) Banking

Incident Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Incident Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (12.04%) MS Office
2 24 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) ATM
1 3 (1.39%) Intranet
1 3 (1.39%) Internet
1 3 (1.39%) Extranet
1 3 (1.39%) 3G
1 3 (1.39%) Firewall
1 3 (1.39%) 2G
1 3 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (1.39%) LTE
2 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
General
1 46 (21.30%) Finance
2 30 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.09%) Banking
4 9 (4.17%) Retail
5 8 (3.70%) Legal
6 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.85%) Law
7 4 (1.85%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.63%) Replication
3 8 (3.70%) Statistics
4 3 (1.39%) PKI
4 3 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (0.93%) Life Science
5 2 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) PMI
6 1 (0.46%) EPoS
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.46%) Derivative
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.02%) Windows
2 8 (3.70%) UNIX
3 6 (2.78%) Linux
4 5 (2.31%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) AIX
5 2 (0.93%) HPUX
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (79.63%) ITIL
2 143 (66.20%) Incident Management
3 99 (45.83%) Service Management
4 75 (34.72%) Problem Management
5 29 (13.43%) Service Delivery
6 25 (11.57%) Matrix Management
6 25 (11.57%) Data Analysis
7 22 (10.19%) ITSM
8 20 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (7.41%) Business Continuity
11 13 (6.02%) Time Management
12 9 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.70%) Workflow
13 8 (3.70%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.24%) Change Management
14 7 (3.24%) Six Sigma
15 6 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 5 (2.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.93%) C
1 2 (0.93%) C++
1 2 (0.93%) Java
2 1 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (23.15%) Security Cleared
2 41 (18.98%) SC Cleared
3 30 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (9.72%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.56%) Degree
6 3 (1.39%) GCIH
6 3 (1.39%) CEH
6 3 (1.39%) CISSP
6 3 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.93%) CCNA
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CCENT
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.61%) SLA
2 10 (4.63%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.24%) QA
4 3 (1.39%) BS15000
5 2 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.41%) OVSD
2 15 (6.94%) OpenView
3 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (10.65%) Remedy
2 21 (9.72%) HP
3 8 (3.70%) BMC
4 7 (3.24%) LANDesk
4 7 (3.24%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.78%) VMware
6 5 (2.31%) SAP
7 4 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.39%) Sun
8 3 (1.39%) NetApp
8 3 (1.39%) Splunk
8 3 (1.39%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.39%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.93%) Lotus
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco
10 1 (0.46%) Huawei
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Rate: Excellent
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London
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Posted: 6 days ago
East London
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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