The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 244 260
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 165 200 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.08% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 131 123
Median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +16.66% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.25 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.59 £26.80
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Management in London

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in London

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in London

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in London

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -8 29 £425 -4.49% 8
Bromley - 6 £583 - 1
Westminster - 5 £220 -
Canary Wharf +3 2 - -
Hammersmith -4 2 £380 -20.00% 1
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £463 -
Chessington - 1 £450 -
West Drayton - 1 £525 -
Incident Management
England

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 London region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 97 (31.91%) ITIL
2 64 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 60 (19.74%) Service Management
4 59 (19.41%) Windows
5 58 (19.08%) Change Management
6 57 (18.75%) Finance
7 49 (16.12%) Information Security
7 49 (16.12%) SQL
8 44 (14.47%) Microsoft
9 43 (14.14%) ITSM
10 42 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
11 36 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (11.51%) SLA
13 34 (11.18%) ServiceNow
14 33 (10.86%) Management Information System
14 33 (10.86%) Unix
15 31 (10.20%) Service Delivery
15 31 (10.20%) Splunk
16 30 (9.87%) Configuration Management
16 30 (9.87%) Security Cleared
16 30 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (9.54%) Banking
17 29 (9.54%) Python
18 28 (9.21%) JIRA
19 27 (8.88%) Firewall
20 26 (8.55%) Active Directory
20 26 (8.55%) Security Operations
21 25 (8.22%) SIEM
21 25 (8.22%) Analytics
22 24 (7.89%) Cisco

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 19 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.97%) Confluence
3 5 (1.64%) CMS
4 4 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.99%) JBoss
5 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.66%) Gentran
6 2 (0.66%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (5.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.63%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.99%) RMDS
4 1 (0.33%) Endur
4 1 (0.33%) Findur
4 1 (0.33%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.33%) Global One
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.33%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.95%) G Suite
3 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.30%) Office 365
5 3 (0.99%) PaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.88%) Firewall
2 19 (6.25%) Network Security
3 15 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.61%) WAN
5 13 (4.28%) VPN
6 11 (3.62%) MPLS
7 10 (3.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (3.29%) Wireless
8 9 (2.96%) DHCP
8 9 (2.96%) LAN
8 9 (2.96%) SAN
9 7 (2.30%) DNS
10 6 (1.97%) BGP
10 6 (1.97%) Broadband
10 6 (1.97%) EIGRP
10 6 (1.97%) Internet
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.32%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.99%) MySQL
4 3 (0.99%) Neo4j
4 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.66%) DataStage
5 2 (0.66%) MS Access
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (9.21%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (18.75%) Finance
2 29 (9.54%) Banking
3 20 (6.58%) Retail
4 13 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.29%) Front Office
6 8 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.64%) Back Office
8 5 (1.64%) Billing
9 3 (0.99%) Advertising
9 3 (0.99%) Military
9 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.66%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (35.53%) Analyst
2 34 (11.18%) Support Analyst
3 29 (9.54%) Service Manager
4 28 (9.21%) Incident Manager
5 23 (7.57%) Consultant
6 21 (6.91%) Security Analyst
7 19 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 16 (5.26%) Operations Manager
8 16 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.61%) ITIL Manager
9 14 (4.61%) Security Manager
10 13 (4.28%) Developer
11 12 (3.95%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (3.62%) Service Operations Manager
13 10 (3.29%) ITIL Service Manager
14 9 (2.96%) Incident Analyst
14 9 (2.96%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.63%) Regular Expression
2 6 (1.97%) .NET
2 6 (1.97%) Middleware
3 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.32%) Web Services
4 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.99%) Django
4 3 (0.99%) Flask
4 3 (0.99%) HTML
4 3 (0.99%) pytest
4 3 (0.99%) REST
4 3 (0.99%) SOAP
5 2 (0.66%) EDI
5 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.66%) HTML5
5 2 (0.66%) React
5 2 (0.66%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.33%) FpML
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.86%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.24%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.93%) Smartphone
5 14 (4.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (4.28%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.96%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.63%) CMDB
9 5 (1.64%) Clustering
9 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.64%) Wiki
10 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.32%) SCADA
10 4 (1.32%) Social Media
10 4 (1.32%) User Experience
10 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.99%) Fintech
11 3 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.41%) Windows
2 33 (10.86%) Unix
3 21 (6.91%) Linux
4 17 (5.59%) Android
5 14 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.95%) Windows Server
8 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.99%) VMS
10 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.66%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.66%) Solaris
11 2 (0.66%) SUSE
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.91%) ITIL
2 64 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 60 (19.74%) Service Management
4 58 (19.08%) Change Management
5 49 (16.12%) Information Security
6 43 (14.14%) ITSM
7 31 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 30 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (9.87%) Configuration Management
9 26 (8.55%) Security Operations
10 25 (8.22%) Analytics
10 25 (8.22%) SIEM
11 22 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (6.91%) Migration
12 21 (6.91%) Project Management
13 20 (6.58%) ITIL V3
13 20 (6.58%) Workflow
14 19 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (4.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.12%) SQL
2 29 (9.54%) Python
3 18 (5.92%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.28%) Perl
5 12 (3.95%) C++
6 6 (1.97%) Java
7 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.64%) Ruby
7 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.32%) C
8 4 (1.32%) C#
8 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.32%) VBA
9 3 (0.99%) PHP
9 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) Korn
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.24%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (6.25%) Degree
3 19 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.95%) CISSP
5 10 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.97%) CCNP
8 6 (1.97%) MCSE
9 5 (1.64%) CEH
9 5 (1.64%) CISM
9 5 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.32%) CAPM
10 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.32%) GCIH
10 4 (1.32%) ISEB
10 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.99%) CISA
11 3 (0.99%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.51%) SLA
2 17 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.64%) QA
5 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) GDPR
6 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.66%) RMADS
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.64%) XenApp
5 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.99%) iptables
6 3 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) RACF
8 1 (0.33%) Docker
8 1 (0.33%) Gluster
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.33%) Snort
8 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.95%) SCCM
2 5 (1.64%) Ansible
3 4 (1.32%) Nagios
4 3 (0.99%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.99%) QRadar
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.66%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.66%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.33%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 44 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.18%) ServiceNow
3 31 (10.20%) Splunk
4 24 (7.89%) Cisco
5 17 (5.59%) Sun
6 16 (5.26%) Citrix
7 15 (4.93%) ArcSight
7 15 (4.93%) HP
8 13 (4.28%) Google
8 13 (4.28%) ION Trading
8 13 (4.28%) Oracle
9 12 (3.95%) AppDynamics
9 12 (3.95%) SAP
10 11 (3.62%) Intel
10 11 (3.62%) VMware
11 10 (3.29%) Apple
12 9 (2.96%) McAfee
12 9 (2.96%) Remedy
13 8 (2.63%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.30%) Reuters
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