Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 July 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 -3
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.15% - 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Chester median daily rate £275 - £325
10th Percentile £263 - £313
90th Percentile £288 - £338
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Chester median hourly rate £17.50 - £20.97
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -56.25% +147.52% +7.73%

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 225 304 371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 86.21% 80.42% 88.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 255 228
Chester median daily rate £393 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £254 £257 £302
90th Percentile £488 £488 £521
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 27
Chester median hourly rate £15.75 £20.89 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.61% -24.04% -21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.54 £14.60
90th Percentile £36.80 £35.75 £51.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year +71.43% -4.19% -38.08%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Management in Chester

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Chester

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Swagger
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Toad

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Swagger
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle