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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Manager
Rank 467 493 508
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Manager 126 106 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 33
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£338 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.81% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +29.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
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 £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +22 120 £338 -11.53% 22
South East -6 44 £325 -11.86% 6
London +4 41 £340 -13.65% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 26 £325 +35.41%
Milton Keynes +5 15 £325 +35.41%
West Midlands -17 11 £325 -14.47% 4
City of London +24 10 £313 -21.87% 1
Berkshire 0 10 £250 - 5
Birmingham - 8 £325 - 3
South West - 7 £325 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £325 -
Hampshire - 6 £322 -
North West -13 5 £400 - 2
East of England +17 4 £388 +10.71% 4
Reading +2 4 £250 +16.27% 1
Cheshire -3 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £385 -
Scotland +2 3 £294 -27.69% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £375 - 1
Edinburgh -5 2 £375 -7.69% 1
Peterborough - 2 £388 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
Bracknell +1 1 - - 1
Warwickshire -2 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £213 -
Manchester - 1 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £175 -

Incident Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 144 (80.45%) ITIL
2 116 (64.80%) Incident Management
3 74 (41.34%) Service Management
4 60 (33.52%) Problem Management
5 49 (27.37%) Security Cleared
6 43 (24.02%) SLA
7 42 (23.46%) SC Cleared
8 36 (20.11%) Finance
9 28 (15.64%) Service Delivery
10 25 (13.97%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (12.85%) MS Office
12 22 (12.29%) DV Cleared
13 21 (11.73%) Matrix Management
13 21 (11.73%) Data Analysis
13 21 (11.73%) MS Excel
14 20 (11.17%) Telecoms
15 18 (10.06%) Remedy
16 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (9.50%) Root Cause Analysis
17 16 (8.94%) ITSM
17 16 (8.94%) HP
18 14 (7.82%) OVSD
19 13 (7.26%) OpenView
20 12 (6.70%) Banking
20 12 (6.70%) Retail
20 12 (6.70%) Business Continuity
20 12 (6.70%) Time Management
20 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (6.15%) Windows

Incident Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (12.85%) MS Office
2 21 (11.73%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.03%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) ATM
1 3 (1.68%) 3G
1 3 (1.68%) 2G
1 3 (1.68%) LTE
2 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
General
1 36 (20.11%) Finance
2 20 (11.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.70%) Banking
3 12 (6.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Legal
4 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Replication
3 6 (3.35%) Statistics
4 3 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.12%) Life Science
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Windows
2 6 (3.35%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) UNIX
4 3 (1.68%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) AIX
5 2 (1.12%) HPUX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (80.45%) ITIL
2 116 (64.80%) Incident Management
3 74 (41.34%) Service Management
4 60 (33.52%) Problem Management
5 28 (15.64%) Service Delivery
6 21 (11.73%) Matrix Management
6 21 (11.73%) Data Analysis
7 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (9.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (8.94%) ITSM
9 12 (6.70%) Business Continuity
9 12 (6.70%) Time Management
10 10 (5.59%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (3.35%) Six Sigma
12 5 (2.79%) Project Management
12 5 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.79%) Workflow
13 4 (2.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (27.37%) Security Cleared
2 42 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.97%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (12.29%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.12%) CCENT
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.02%) SLA
2 9 (5.03%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.68%) BS15000
4 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) OVSD
2 13 (7.26%) OpenView
3 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (10.06%) Remedy
2 16 (8.94%) HP
3 7 (3.91%) VMware
4 5 (2.79%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.79%) BMC
5 4 (2.23%) Sun
6 3 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.68%) SAP
6 3 (1.68%) NetApp
6 3 (1.68%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.12%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.12%) Lotus
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
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