The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.83% 0.71% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.93% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £180 £400 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £300 £345
% change year-on-year +16.25% -13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 -
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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 289 216 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.11% 76.87% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 163 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Cardiff

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) InterSystems
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) JCAPS
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) CCENT
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Fiorano
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) InterSystems
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy