Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 106 95
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 -25
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 51 58 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.30% 1.44% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.71% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 46
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £356 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +29.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £155 £186 £243
90th Percentile £563 £574 £419
South East median daily rate £360 £363 £275
% change year-on-year -0.69% +31.82% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - £29.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +91.94% -58.21%
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -24.44%

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 3,322 3,392 3,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.51% 84.48% 82.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,641 1,717 2,002
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £262 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 116 144
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -8.57% -32.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.49 £11.58
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.13 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.26%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -7 24 £343 -36.57% 1
Slough - 5 £581 - 2
Windsor +4 2 - -
Maidenhead 0 2 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £463 -
Incident Management
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
2 17 (33.33%) SLA
3 14 (27.45%) Remedy
4 12 (23.53%) BMC
5 11 (21.57%) Windows
5 11 (21.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (19.61%) Escalation Management
6 10 (19.61%) Linux
6 10 (19.61%) ITIL
7 9 (17.65%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
8 8 (15.69%) Perl
8 8 (15.69%) Python
8 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (13.73%) Ruby
9 7 (13.73%) SQL
9 7 (13.73%) MPLS
9 7 (13.73%) OSPF
9 7 (13.73%) BGP
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (11.76%) CSIRT
10 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (11.76%) Computer Security
10 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Solaris
10 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.76%) Firewall
10 6 (11.76%) 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 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) nginx
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.88%) Sonata
3 2 (3.92%) Infor M3
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Akamai
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) BGP
1 7 (13.73%) MPLS
1 7 (13.73%) OSPF
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) Broadband
3 4 (7.84%) Intranet
3 4 (7.84%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) VoIP
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.96%) 3G
5 1 (1.96%) 4G
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Junos
5 1 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Incident Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Security Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Security Incident Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) Major Incident Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Solaris
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Escalation Management
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.76%) Computer Security
5 6 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) Matrix Management
6 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (7.84%) ITSM
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
1 8 (15.69%) Perl
1 8 (15.69%) Python
2 7 (13.73%) Ruby
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) CISA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) GPG13
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) iptables
3 1 (1.96%) Postfix
3 1 (1.96%) Squid
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (11.76%) CSIRT
3 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.92%) QRadar
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Remedy
2 12 (23.53%) BMC
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.88%) FNZ
6 2 (3.92%) Lancope
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Splunk
7 1 (1.96%) Aruba
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) Nortel
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) VMware