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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 57 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.32% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £308 £260 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.26% -5.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -11.43% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +22.22%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 367 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 86.09% 76.78% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 283 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £303 -
Incident Management
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) VMware ESX
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) CA
5 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) Wyse
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
5 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (36.36%) AppSense
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix

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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Floorwalker
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESX
2 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) AppSense
3 4 (36.36%) CA
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Wyse
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle