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 28 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.82% 1.24% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £138 £399 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.51% -24.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £345
% change year-on-year +16.66% -13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 203 253 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 83.54% 78.57% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 170 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Engagement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle