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 3 months to 23 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 64 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 37 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.02% 2.58% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.23% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 26
Median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £254 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £380 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +15.83% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.75 £12.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.00% -5.66%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1488 1886 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.13% 79.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1038 972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 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
Reading +10 17 £540 +42.10% 1
Bracknell +9 10 £269 +0.65% 1
Wokingham +3 1 £130 -42.85%
Maidenhead 0 1 - - 6
Incident Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 28 (51.85%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 14 (25.93%) Windows
4 13 (24.07%) SLA
4 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
5 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 12 (22.22%) Service Management
6 11 (20.37%) ITSM
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
6 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 8 (14.81%) VMware
9 8 (14.81%) Information Security
10 7 (12.96%) DNS
10 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
11 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
11 6 (11.11%) SIEM
11 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.11%) Change Management
11 6 (11.11%) Finance
12 5 (9.26%) Billing
12 5 (9.26%) PKI
12 5 (9.26%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (9.26%) Degree

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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) DHCP
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) Skype
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) VLAN
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MS Access
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
General
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Billing
3 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Incident Manager
2 7 (12.96%) Service Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Security Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Coordinator
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Process Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) ITSM Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) PKI
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
3 12 (22.22%) Service Management
4 11 (20.37%) ITSM
5 8 (14.81%) Information Security
6 6 (11.11%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) SIEM
7 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.70%) eTOM
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security Management
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CISM
6 1 (1.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.26%) GDPR
4 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.70%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.85%) COBIT
6 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.85%) PMO
6 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.56%) Netcool
2 3 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.56%) Unicenter
3 2 (3.70%) PowerCLI
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) Remedy
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 3 (5.56%) Meridio
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Veritas
6 2 (3.70%) Huawei
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy