The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Management
London / City of London
Rank 136 125 127
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 17 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 1.00% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.14% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 37
Median daily rate £383 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £508 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £323
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.75 - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in the City of London

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in the City of London

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in the City of London

Incident Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Banking
4 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 8 (19.51%) Windows
5 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Service Management
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
5 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
5 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.63%) Information Security
6 6 (14.63%) MS Office
6 6 (14.63%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) SLA
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.76%) Splunk
8 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
8 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
8 4 (9.76%) Firewall
8 4 (9.76%) ITSM
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
9 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.32%) BGP
9 3 (7.32%) VMware

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.88%) CICS
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) BGP
2 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) GSM
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) Multicast
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Adabas
1 2 (4.88%) DB2
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) HBase
2 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Manager
5 2 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.88%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.88%) VSAM
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
3 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
6 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
6 3 (7.32%) SIEM
7 2 (4.88%) Email Filtering
7 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) JCL
3 2 (4.88%) NATURAL
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) CCA
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) CEH
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CISMP
2 1 (2.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ECDL
2 1 (2.44%) GIAC
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) RHCE
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Citrix
2 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Splunk
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Reuters
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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