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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Manager
Rank 490 524 506
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Manager 123 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 37
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£345 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.14% -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Incident Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 +26 119 £345 -4.82% 17
London +30 47 £345 -6.75% 6
South East +8 39 £400 +10.34% 2
Berkshire +32 21 £400 +40.35%
Yorkshire -5 19 £275 -24.13% 1
West Yorkshire -6 17 £275 -24.13%
Leeds -16 12 £275 -26.66%
City of London +3 11 £325 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £325 -7.14% 1
Reading +14 8 - -
Milton Keynes +4 8 £325 -7.14% 1
Newbury - 7 £400 -
South West -13 5 £325 -13.33%
East of England +2 4 £510 +13.96% 4
Essex -10 4 £510 +13.96%
Hampshire 0 3 £325 -10.34%
East Midlands -8 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -24 3 £525 +35.48% 1
Surrey - 3 £475 -
Wiltshire - 3 £325 -
Manchester -6 2 - -
North West -14 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £475 -
Bingley - 2 £400 -
Chelmsford - 2 £535 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Bournemouth -1 1 - -
Dorset -1 1 - -

Incident Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 200 (80.65%) ITIL
2 174 (70.16%) Incident Management
3 109 (43.95%) Service Management
4 90 (36.29%) Problem Management
5 57 (22.98%) Finance
6 51 (20.56%) Security Cleared
7 50 (20.16%) SLA
8 41 (16.53%) SC Cleared
9 35 (14.11%) Service Delivery
10 33 (13.31%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (12.10%) Remedy
11 30 (12.10%) Telecoms
12 26 (10.48%) ITSM
12 26 (10.48%) MS Office
13 25 (10.08%) Data Analysis
13 25 (10.08%) Matrix Management
14 24 (9.68%) MS Excel
15 23 (9.27%) DV Cleared
16 22 (8.87%) HP
17 21 (8.47%) Banking
18 20 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
18 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
20 18 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
21 16 (6.45%) OVSD
22 15 (6.05%) OpenView
23 14 (5.65%) Windows
24 13 (5.24%) Change Management
24 13 (5.24%) Business Continuity
24 13 (5.24%) Time Management

Incident Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.40%) CICS
Applications
1 26 (10.48%) MS Office
2 24 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.21%) assyst
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.21%) ATM
1 3 (1.21%) Intranet
1 3 (1.21%) Internet
1 3 (1.21%) Extranet
1 3 (1.21%) Firewall
1 3 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.40%) LTE
2 1 (0.40%) WebEx
2 1 (0.40%) 2G
2 1 (0.40%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.40%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.40%) DB2
General
1 57 (22.98%) Finance
2 30 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.47%) Banking
4 9 (3.63%) Legal
5 8 (3.23%) Law
6 6 (2.42%) Retail
7 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.02%) Front Office
8 3 (1.21%) Publishing
8 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Marketing
9 2 (0.81%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.81%) J2EE
2 1 (0.40%) COM+
2 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.84%) Statistics
3 8 (3.23%) Replication
4 4 (1.61%) PKI
5 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.81%) Life Science
6 2 (0.81%) DTV
6 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) Derivative
7 1 (0.40%) Tandem
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.65%) Windows
2 9 (3.63%) UNIX
3 6 (2.42%) Linux
4 5 (2.02%) Solaris
5 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.81%) AIX
6 2 (0.81%) HPUX
7 1 (0.40%) zOS
7 1 (0.40%) MVS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (80.65%) ITIL
2 174 (70.16%) Incident Management
3 109 (43.95%) Service Management
4 90 (36.29%) Problem Management
5 35 (14.11%) Service Delivery
6 26 (10.48%) ITSM
7 25 (10.08%) Matrix Management
7 25 (10.08%) Data Analysis
8 20 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.24%) Change Management
11 13 (5.24%) Business Continuity
11 13 (5.24%) Time Management
12 9 (3.63%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.23%) Workflow
14 7 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (2.82%) Six Sigma
15 6 (2.42%) Knowledge Management
16 5 (2.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.81%) C
1 2 (0.81%) C++
1 2 (0.81%) Java
1 2 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (20.56%) Security Cleared
2 41 (16.53%) SC Cleared
3 33 (13.31%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (9.27%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.84%) Degree
6 3 (1.21%) GCIH
6 3 (1.21%) CEH
6 3 (1.21%) CISSP
6 3 (1.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.81%) CCNA
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.81%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (20.16%) SLA
2 8 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.82%) QA
4 3 (1.21%) BS15000
5 2 (0.81%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 16 (6.45%) OVSD
2 15 (6.05%) OpenView
3 3 (1.21%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (12.10%) Remedy
2 22 (8.87%) HP
3 12 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.82%) LANDesk
4 7 (2.82%) BMC
4 7 (2.82%) SAP
5 4 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.61%) VMware
6 3 (1.21%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.21%) Splunk
6 3 (1.21%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.21%) Sun
6 3 (1.21%) NetApp
7 2 (0.81%) Lotus
7 2 (0.81%) Huawei
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
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