Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Incident Manager was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 741 685
Rank change year-on-year -32 -56 +33
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Manager 89 115 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 87
England median daily rate £385 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +11.11% -7.22%
10th Percentile £305 £258 £263
90th Percentile £590 £525 £480
UK median daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.00% +15.38% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 21
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.25 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -34.62% +32.46%
10th Percentile £21.88 £15.28 £19.08
90th Percentile £25.63 £143.20 £40.19
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -2.06% -34.62% +19.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Incident Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Incident Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Manager in England

Incident Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Manager in England

Incident Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Manager in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Manager in England

Incident Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Manager in England

Incident Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
South East +3 27 £350 +42.86% 1
London -15 27 £438 -10.26% 3
Midlands +15 15 £375 +1.35% 2
West Midlands +14 12 £350 -6.67% 1
North of England +54 8 £375 +15.38% 2
South West -2 8 £475 +26.67%
North West +26 6 £375 +15.38% 1
East of England -2 3 £388 +19.23% 3
East Midlands -10 3 £425 +18.06% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £375 -16.67% 1
Incident Manager
UK

Incident Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Incident Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Incident Manager in the job title.

1 70 (78.65%) ITIL
2 55 (61.80%) Incident Management
3 36 (40.45%) Problem Management
4 32 (35.96%) Service Management
5 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
6 23 (25.84%) Finance
7 19 (21.35%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (17.98%) Change Management
9 15 (16.85%) Project Management
9 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
10 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
11 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
12 12 (13.48%) Degree
12 12 (13.48%) Release Management
13 11 (12.36%) Trend Analysis
13 11 (12.36%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (12.36%) ITSM
14 9 (10.11%) Retail
14 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.11%) ITIL V3
14 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
15 8 (8.99%) DevOps
15 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
15 8 (8.99%) Banking
15 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
15 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (7.87%) Scrum
16 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
16 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
16 7 (7.87%) Electronics

Incident Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) DNS
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.87%) Electronics
4 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.87%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.37%) CMDB
5 3 (3.37%) FMCG
6 2 (2.25%) Tandem
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (78.65%) ITIL
2 55 (61.80%) Incident Management
3 36 (40.45%) Problem Management
4 32 (35.96%) Service Management
5 16 (17.98%) Change Management
6 15 (16.85%) Project Management
7 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
8 12 (13.48%) Release Management
9 11 (12.36%) ITSM
9 11 (12.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (12.36%) Trend Analysis
10 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.11%) ITIL V3
11 8 (8.99%) DevOps
11 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.87%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.48%) Degree
5 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) CCENT
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) SAP
2 6 (6.74%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.49%) Remedy
4 2 (2.25%) Citrix
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft