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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Management
Rank 94 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 41 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.97% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.27% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 14
Median daily rate £450 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £211 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.27 £16.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.59% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.40 £16.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £24.89 £27.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -25.64%
Incident Management
England

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
2330 2042 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.87% 75.83% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1228 942
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 103 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Incident Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Incident Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 13 £295 -19.17% 4
Coventry +1 9 £450 - 2
Warwickshire +2 5 £425 -
Shropshire -29 2 £400 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 5
Incident Management
England

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 32 (45.07%) ITIL
2 28 (39.44%) Windows
3 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) ITIL V3
4 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco
5 13 (18.31%) SLA
6 12 (16.90%) CCNP
6 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (16.90%) Line Management
7 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
7 11 (15.49%) Project Management
7 11 (15.49%) Finance
7 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
7 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
8 9 (12.68%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (12.68%) VoIP
9 8 (11.27%) MPLS
9 8 (11.27%) Firewall
9 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
10 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
10 7 (9.86%) CCVP
10 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.86%) DNS
11 6 (8.45%) SQL
11 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.45%) Change Management
11 6 (8.45%) Service Management
11 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) HFM
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Remote Desktop
1 9 (12.68%) VoIP
2 8 (11.27%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) MPLS
3 7 (9.86%) DNS
4 4 (5.63%) Junos
4 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.63%) VPN
4 4 (5.63%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) ADSL
5 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) German Language
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Analyst
1 12 (16.90%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) VoIP Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) IT Support
7 3 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Computer Operator
8 2 (2.82%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) ISPF
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (4.23%) IVR
5 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.82%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.41%) BYOD
6 1 (1.41%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) SCADA
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
6 6 (8.45%) Android
7 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.63%) Unix
8 3 (4.23%) Linux
9 2 (2.82%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.41%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL V3
3 12 (16.90%) Line Management
4 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.49%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Change Management
5 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.45%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Coaching
6 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.04%) Network Design
6 5 (7.04%) Workflow
7 4 (5.63%) Change Control
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.23%) High Availability
8 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.23%) SIEM
8 3 (4.23%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.82%) Java
4 2 (2.82%) JCL
5 1 (1.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) CCNP
1 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.86%) CCVP
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.23%) MCITP
5 3 (4.23%) MCTS
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) CCIE
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) HNC
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (2.82%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.41%) Snort
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) OpenView
1 2 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) Cisco
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
3 5 (7.04%) Remedy
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) Juniper
5 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.23%) Lotus
5 3 (4.23%) MobileIron
5 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.82%) Acronis
6 2 (2.82%) Apple
6 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.82%) BMC
6 2 (2.82%) Brocade
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) F5
6 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.82%) Intel