The table below looks at the statistics for Incident Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Management
Rank 95 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 27 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.48% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.71% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 11
Average daily rate
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£315 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £102 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
Incident Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1776 1414 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.38% 68.21% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 756 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 57 91
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Incident Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Incident Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Incident Management across the West Midlands region.

Incident Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Incident Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Incident Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Incident Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management across the West Midlands region.

Incident Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Birmingham +2 7 £250 +31.57% 3
Warwickshire -8 2 £448 +23.44% 4
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Incident Management
England

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Incident Management also 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 that cited Incident Management.

1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) ITIL
3 19 (26.39%) Problem Management
4 18 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (23.61%) Migration
6 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 14 (19.44%) Citrix
7 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (19.44%) VMware
7 14 (19.44%) vSphere
7 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (19.44%) XenApp
7 14 (19.44%) XenDesktop
7 14 (19.44%) NetScaler
8 13 (18.06%) Finance
8 13 (18.06%) Service Management
8 13 (18.06%) Change Management
9 11 (15.28%) UNIX
9 11 (15.28%) Banking
10 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 8 (11.11%) Project Management
12 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
12 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.72%) WAN
12 7 (9.72%) Linux
12 7 (9.72%) C#
12 7 (9.72%) .NET
12 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Incident Management also 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 that cited Incident Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) NetScaler
2 7 (9.72%) WAN
3 4 (5.56%) LDAP
3 4 (5.56%) SSL
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.17%) DMVPN
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.17%) VoIP
4 3 (4.17%) MPLS
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.39%) FirePass
6 1 (1.39%) 3G
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) HTTP
6 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Back Office
4 4 (5.56%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Support Specialist
3 10 (13.89%) Service Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Incident Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Network Support
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (6.94%) jQuery
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) Middleware
5 2 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.56%) DataPower
3 3 (4.17%) Wiki
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) UNIX
5 7 (9.72%) Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.56%) Solaris
7 4 (5.56%) SUSE
8 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Problem Management
3 17 (23.61%) Migration
4 13 (18.06%) Change Management
4 13 (18.06%) Service Management
5 8 (11.11%) Project Management
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.94%) MVC
8 5 (6.94%) Scrum
8 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.56%) Web Development
9 4 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 4 (5.56%) Release Management
9 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (9.72%) C#
3 5 (6.94%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) CCNP
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.44%) XenApp
2 14 (19.44%) XenDesktop
2 14 (19.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Citrix
1 14 (19.44%) VMware
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Sun
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Sybase
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) CA
4 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.56%) Remedy
5 3 (4.17%) McAfee
5 3 (4.17%) Lotus
5 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) RightScale
7 1 (1.39%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) Websense
7 1 (1.39%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
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