Period
to 16 October 2018

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 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 83 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 25 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.75% 1.21% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.46% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 3
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% -9.62% +13.04%
10th Percentile £151 £161 £207
90th Percentile £511 £388 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £395
% change year-on-year +4.17% -24.05% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.08 £10.00 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -15.25% +16.26%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £11.40 £10.00 £20.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.08 £12.25 £11.80
% change year-on-year -9.55% +3.81% -18.62%

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 1,180 1,232 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.63% 82.52% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 901 852
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -2.62% -30.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.62
90th Percentile £23.53 £46.40 £37.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.99 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.98% +42.80% -18.60%

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 16 October 2018.

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 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 6 (24.00%) Office 365
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.00%) Aruba
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (12.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco

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:

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Wireless
2 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Junior
3 3 (12.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Single Customer View
7 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Aruba
3 3 (12.00%) Brocade
3 3 (12.00%) F5
3 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (12.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Virgin Media
5 1 (4.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) VMware