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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.56% - 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £340 £301
% change year-on-year -11.76% +12.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £20.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 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 98 155 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 83.76% 81.15% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 120 148
Median daily rate £388 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Median hourly rate £26.84 £23.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.69% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £16.76 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 April 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 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Swagger

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 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Swagger
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle