The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 27 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 1.09% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £243 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.79% -15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £319 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £300 £345
% change year-on-year +16.25% -13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -21.33%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 522 687 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.20% 83.07% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 480 373
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Birmingham

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Birmingham

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) Escalation Management
4 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Snow
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (18.18%) SRDF
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CAR
1 1 (9.09%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Storage Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (9.09%) HP Storage Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) CLARiiON
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) HP Storage
2 2 (18.18%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (27.27%) Escalation Management
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Ticket Management
5 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) SRDF
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Dell
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Brocade
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Snow
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) SAP