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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Manager
Rank 489 528 533
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Manager 122 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 32
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£345 £355 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £362
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +30 113 £345 -4.82% 8
London +37 40 £350 -2.77% 2
South East +5 38 £400 +10.34% 1
Berkshire +24 20 £400 +40.35% 1
Yorkshire -10 20 £275 -24.13%
West Yorkshire -4 18 £275 -24.13%
Leeds -10 17 £275 -26.66%
Reading +7 10 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £325 -8.77%
City of London -1 9 £325 -18.75%
Milton Keynes +1 8 £325 -8.77%
Hampshire 0 6 £325 -10.34%
Edinburgh -1 5 - -
Scotland -1 5 - -
East Midlands -2 5 - - 1
East of England 0 4 £520 +16.20% 2
Hook - 4 - -
Newbury - 4 £400 -
South West -5 3 - -
Manchester -13 3 £350 -
North West -18 3 £350 -
Surrey - 3 £475 -
Essex -10 2 £535 +19.55%
Oxfordshire -24 2 £488 +25.80%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £365 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Chelmsford - 2 £535 -
Leatherhead - 2 £475 -
Bournemouth 0 1 - -

Incident Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 208 (81.89%) ITIL
2 178 (70.08%) Incident Management
3 114 (44.88%) Service Management
4 88 (34.65%) Problem Management
5 53 (20.87%) Finance
5 53 (20.87%) SLA
6 45 (17.72%) Security Cleared
7 36 (14.17%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (13.39%) SC Cleared
9 31 (12.20%) Service Delivery
10 30 (11.81%) ITSM
11 28 (11.02%) Remedy
11 28 (11.02%) MS Office
12 25 (9.84%) Telecoms
12 25 (9.84%) Data Analysis
12 25 (9.84%) DV Cleared
13 24 (9.45%) Matrix Management
13 24 (9.45%) Banking
13 24 (9.45%) MS Excel
14 23 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (8.66%) HP
16 19 (7.48%) Windows
17 18 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
18 17 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (6.30%) OVSD
19 16 (6.30%) Change Management
20 15 (5.91%) OpenView
21 13 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
21 13 (5.12%) ServiceNow
22 12 (4.72%) Statistics

Incident Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.39%) IIS
3 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.39%) CICS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 28 (11.02%) MS Office
2 24 (9.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) Intranet
1 3 (1.18%) Internet
1 3 (1.18%) Extranet
1 3 (1.18%) ATM
1 3 (1.18%) Firewall
1 3 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.39%) LTE
2 1 (0.39%) WebEx
2 1 (0.39%) 2G
2 1 (0.39%) SMS
2 1 (0.39%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.39%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) DB2
2 1 (0.39%) OLAP
General
1 53 (20.87%) Finance
2 25 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.45%) Banking
4 9 (3.54%) Front Office
5 8 (3.15%) Legal
6 7 (2.76%) Law
7 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 4 (1.57%) Billing
7 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.18%) Publishing
8 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) J2EE
1 2 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.39%) COM+
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.72%) Statistics
3 7 (2.76%) Replication
4 5 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.57%) PMI
5 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.57%) PKI
5 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.79%) Life Science
7 2 (0.79%) Derivative
7 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) DTV
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.48%) Windows
2 10 (3.94%) UNIX
3 6 (2.36%) Linux
4 5 (1.97%) Solaris
4 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.97%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) AIX
6 2 (0.79%) HPUX
7 1 (0.39%) zOS
7 1 (0.39%) MVS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (81.89%) ITIL
2 178 (70.08%) Incident Management
3 114 (44.88%) Service Management
4 88 (34.65%) Problem Management
5 31 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 30 (11.81%) ITSM
7 25 (9.84%) Data Analysis
8 24 (9.45%) Matrix Management
9 18 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.30%) Change Management
12 13 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.72%) Business Continuity
14 10 (3.94%) Time Management
15 8 (3.15%) ITIL V3
15 8 (3.15%) Knowledge Management
16 7 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (2.36%) Project Management
18 5 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
18 5 (1.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.18%) SQL
2 2 (0.79%) VBA
2 2 (0.79%) C
2 2 (0.79%) C++
2 2 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.39%) Perl
3 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 45 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.17%) ITIL Certification
3 34 (13.39%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.84%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.94%) Degree
6 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.18%) GCIH
7 3 (1.18%) CEH
7 3 (1.18%) CISSP
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.79%) CCENT
8 2 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.87%) SLA
2 7 (2.76%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.76%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) BS15000
4 2 (0.79%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 16 (6.30%) OVSD
2 15 (5.91%) OpenView
3 3 (1.18%) Control-M
4 2 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (11.02%) Remedy
2 22 (8.66%) HP
3 13 (5.12%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.15%) SAP
5 7 (2.76%) LANDesk
6 6 (2.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.57%) VMware
7 4 (1.57%) BMC
8 3 (1.18%) NetApp
8 3 (1.18%) Splunk
8 3 (1.18%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.18%) Sun
9 2 (0.79%) Citrix
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle
9 2 (0.79%) IBM
9 2 (0.79%) Lotus
9 2 (0.79%) Huawei
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco
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