The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 79 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 12 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.87% 1.20% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.46% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Median daily rate £425 £300 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% +122.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £105 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +14.16% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.17%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1104 1507 1143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.17% 82.21% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 912 655
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Manchester

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Manchester

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (34.78%) SCCM
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Office 365
4 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.04%) Service Design
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.70%) Banking
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) NGN
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Service Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JMS
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Design
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Case Management
5 1 (4.35%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) WorldPay