The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Incident Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Incident Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Incident Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.34% - 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% - 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
Median daily rate £390 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +14.16% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  

Incident Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 326 262 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.81% 81.62% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 179 224
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.44% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.78 £50.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Incident Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Management in Bedfordshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Incident Management in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Bedfordshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Bedfordshire

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Bedfordshire

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Bedford - 4 £380 - 1
Luton - 4 £550 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £450 -
Incident Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) COBIT
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) CISSP
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) SIEM
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) SaaS
7 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
7 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) PMO
8 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
8 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Change Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Incident and Problem Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) SIEM
7 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk