Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 186 185
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 65 58 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.87% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.99% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 65
City of London median daily rate £438 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +19.36%
10th Percentile £205 £262 £210
90th Percentile £539 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -42.53% +6.75%
10th Percentile £15.85 £11.25 £17.60
90th Percentile £20.55 £69.05 £24.15
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +44.00% -42.53% +14.47%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6324 5855 7542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4676 5997
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 72
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.84
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.54 £46.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +13.92%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Incident Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Management in the City of London.

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

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 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
London Bridge - 1 £250 -
Incident Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 40 (61.54%) ITIL
2 29 (44.62%) Finance
3 28 (43.08%) Problem Management
4 25 (38.46%) Windows
5 24 (36.92%) Change Management
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
7 19 (29.23%) Degree
8 17 (26.15%) SQL
9 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
10 13 (20.00%) SLA
10 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (20.00%) Splunk
10 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.92%) Banking
11 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
11 11 (16.92%) VMware
11 11 (16.92%) Cisco
12 10 (15.38%) Project Management
12 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
13 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
13 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (13.85%) ServiceNow
14 8 (12.31%) AppDynamics
14 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (12.31%) Asset Management

Incident Management
Co-occurring 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 6 (9.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
1 3 (4.62%) Intranet
1 3 (4.62%) ISDN
1 3 (4.62%) Network Security
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.62%) VPN
1 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.08%) Broadband
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) BGP
3 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.54%) IPv4
3 1 (1.54%) OSPF
3 1 (1.54%) PSTN
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) HBase
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
4 3 (4.62%) Front Office
4 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Military
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) German Language
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Administrator
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Excel Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Actuarial Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.62%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.08%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) JMX
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Android
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) ITIL
2 28 (43.08%) Problem Management
3 24 (36.92%) Change Management
4 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) Project Management
7 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (12.31%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (10.77%) Change Control
9 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.23%) DevOps
10 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
10 6 (9.23%) People Management
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (9.23%) Release Management
10 6 (9.23%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.62%) C#
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) C++
4 2 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) R
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.23%) CCNA
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.69%) MCP
4 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.15%) CAPM
6 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CCVP
7 1 (1.54%) CISA
7 1 (1.54%) CISM
7 1 (1.54%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) NCSA
7 1 (1.54%) PMP
7 1 (1.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) COBIT
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) Xen
5 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Backup Exec
1 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.08%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) Splunk
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
3 11 (16.92%) VMware
4 9 (13.85%) ServiceNow
5 8 (12.31%) AppDynamics
6 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.23%) Sophos
6 6 (9.23%) Veeam
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix
7 4 (6.15%) Xerox
8 3 (4.62%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle
9 2 (3.08%) AppSense
9 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
10 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.54%) NetApp
10 1 (1.54%) Siemens