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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 45 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.39% 1.86% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.29% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £300 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -24.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £148 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £323
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £10.73 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

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 526 523 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.21% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 334
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Birmingham

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Dell
3 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
5 5 (31.25%) EMC
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
5 5 (31.25%) Escalation Management
6 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) SLA
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery

Incident Management
Top Related 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 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CAR
1 1 (6.25%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) S/MIME
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Storage Architect
4 2 (12.50%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Architect
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
2 3 (18.75%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (12.50%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Escalation Management
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Product Management
6 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) ISMS
7 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) SRDF
3 2 (12.50%) Postfix
3 2 (12.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Dell
1 7 (43.75%) HP
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Brocade
4 3 (18.75%) Lotus
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas