Period
to 20 July 2019

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 6 months to 20 July 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 82 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.43% 1.36% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.65% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Birmingham median daily rate £340 £290 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +45.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £225 £236 £168
90th Percentile £513 £405 £345
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £339 £350
% change year-on-year -11.44% -3.21% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £11.08 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.45% +10.80% -15.25%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -19.94% +20.00% +27.12%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,175 1,275 1,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.87% 82.74% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 864 734
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £245 £253 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £532
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.53 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.87% +5.52% -6.79%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.08 £11.13
90th Percentile £39.38 £42.50 £41.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.21 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.66% -22.50% +15.82%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall

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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) JCL
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat