The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 20 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.21% 0.45% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 0.58% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Median daily rate £349 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.87% +71.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £600 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £600 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +15.83% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 505 520 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.93% 78.79% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 272 361
Median daily rate £425 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 59
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Hertfordshire

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Hertfordshire

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Hertfordshire

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +12 5 £90 - 1
Hatfield - 3 £350 - 2
Watford -5 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 2
Letchworth - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £315 -
Stevenage - 1 £325 -
Incident Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) SLA
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.00%) Internet
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.00%) Fault Management
5 7 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (25.00%) Service Design
5 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (21.43%) Computacenter
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) CCNP
6 6 (21.43%) Device Driver
6 6 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (17.86%) OllyDbg
7 5 (17.86%) IDA Disassembler
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Law
7 5 (17.86%) WAN

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.29%) TACACS
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) NGN
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) Skype
7 1 (3.57%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) IDA Disassembler
1 5 (17.86%) Metasploit
1 5 (17.86%) OllyDbg
General
1 5 (17.86%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Front Office
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Malware Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Malware Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Incident Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) SOC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (21.43%) Device Driver
4 5 (17.86%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) CMDB
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) VMS
4 3 (10.71%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.00%) Service Design
3 6 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (17.86%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security
4 5 (17.86%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.57%) Database Security
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) CCNP
5 4 (14.29%) CCIE
5 4 (14.29%) CCSA
5 4 (14.29%) CCSE
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) CCENT
7 1 (3.57%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) MBCS
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VirtualBox
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) EnCase
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Computacenter
2 6 (21.43%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Nokia
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom