Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 69 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 17 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.27% 1.85% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.16% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 20
Cheshire median daily rate £369 £125 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +195.00% -73.68% +72.73%
10th Percentile £133 £120 £323
90th Percentile £448 £365 £513
North West median daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% +79.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -13.44% +15.53%
North West median hourly rate £12.33 £14.25 £17.42
% change year-on-year -13.47% -18.17% +16.10%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1116 1252 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.53% 85.99% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 898 1153
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Management in Cheshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Cheshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Cheshire

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Cheshire

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 7 £205 +70.83% 1
Macclesfield +6 3 £420 -
Knutsford -17 2 £325 -3.70%
Chester - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Incident Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Saba
4 5 (29.41%) SCORM
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (29.41%) Learning Management System
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Legal
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) Dell
8 1 (5.88%) Citrix
8 1 (5.88%) Lotus
8 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Moq
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
1 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Ninject
1 1 (5.88%) SignalR
1 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Learning Management System
2 5 (29.41%) SCORM
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Server Building
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Saba
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik