Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 121 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22 -33
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 63 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.52% 1.40% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.66% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 24
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £256 £186 £228
90th Percentile £538 £484 £441
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.70 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.88% -61.58%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £13.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -12.67% -59.56%

Incident Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,548 3,429 3,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.74% 84.35% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,691 1,773 1,714
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £269 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -20.66% -31.04%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.88 £41.80 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -24.29%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Incident Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Management in Berkshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Berkshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Berkshire

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Berkshire

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 13 £525 +42.86% 2
Maidenhead +12 10 £388 -
Slough - 7 £316 - 3
Windsor +5 2 - -
Wokingham -7 2 £425 - 1
Bracknell -24 1 - -
Incident Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 27 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 18 (28.57%) ITIL
3 17 (26.98%) SLA
4 16 (25.40%) Change Management
5 10 (15.87%) Remedy
5 10 (15.87%) BMC
5 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) Linux
6 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (12.70%) Security Architecture
7 8 (12.70%) CRISC
7 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.70%) Legal
7 8 (12.70%) CISM
7 8 (12.70%) Firewall
7 8 (12.70%) Information Security
7 8 (12.70%) CISSP
7 8 (12.70%) Escalation Management
7 8 (12.70%) Customer-Centricity
8 7 (11.11%) Windows
8 7 (11.11%) ITSM
8 7 (11.11%) Service Management
9 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.52%) Degree
9 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.52%) CISA
9 6 (9.52%) Management Information System

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 3 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) IaaS
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.35%) PaaS
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) BGP
2 6 (9.52%) MPLS
3 4 (6.35%) Network Security
3 4 (6.35%) SNMP
4 3 (4.76%) Broadband
4 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.76%) NAS
4 3 (4.76%) OSPF
4 3 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (4.76%) VLAN
4 3 (4.76%) VoIP
4 3 (4.76%) VXLAN
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (3.17%) Junos
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) 4G
6 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
1 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
1 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 27 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.70%) Legal
3 6 (9.52%) Billing
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Incident Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Incident Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (9.52%) Information Specialist
4 6 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Security Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.76%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) OpenVMS
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL
2 16 (25.40%) Change Management
3 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.70%) Customer-Centricity
4 8 (12.70%) Escalation Management
4 8 (12.70%) Information Security
4 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
4 8 (12.70%) Security Architecture
5 7 (11.11%) ITSM
5 7 (11.11%) Service Management
6 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (3.17%) C
4 2 (3.17%) Fortran
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) CISM
1 8 (12.70%) CISSP
1 8 (12.70%) CRISC
2 6 (9.52%) CISA
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
2 2 (3.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Postfix
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) BIND 9
2 3 (4.76%) Firmware
2 3 (4.76%) KVM
2 3 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) iptables
3 1 (1.59%) Squid
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (3.17%) CSIRT
2 2 (3.17%) Netcool
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) QRadar
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) BMC
1 10 (15.87%) Remedy
2 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Dell
4 3 (4.76%) EMC
4 3 (4.76%) Mirantis
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.17%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) VMware