The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 25 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 77 55
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 16 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.59% 0.85% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.02% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Median daily rate £263 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £122 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £537 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £340 £307
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.51% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 866 1272 1228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 86.08% 83.03% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 735 707
Median daily rate £408 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Edinburgh

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Edinburgh

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 10 (37.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
4 6 (22.22%) Mitel
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (14.81%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.81%) QA
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) assyst
7 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) PABX
7 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
1 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.11%) PABX
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cabling Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PABX Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
3 2 (7.41%) Tandem
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) OpenVMS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) zOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.81%) Feasibility Study
3 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) SIEM
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (14.81%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) DameWare
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Mitel
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) FireEye
3 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Reuters