Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 59
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.87% 2.05% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
Kent median daily rate £569 £280 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.13% +154.55% -66.15%
10th Percentile £286 £260 £105
90th Percentile £675 £338 £115
South East median daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £37.09
% change year-on-year -10.81% -50.12% +151.46%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 427 405 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.96% 82.99% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 279 285
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £204
90th Percentile £625 £551 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Incident Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Management in Kent

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Kent

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Kent

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Kent

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Malling - 2 £569 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £500 -
Folkestone - 1 £138 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Incident Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Director
1 2 (20.00%) Operations Director
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Go
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel