The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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 / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 111 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 26 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 1.36% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.65% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 15
Median daily rate £413 £413 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +175.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £272 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £482 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +15.83% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 17
Median hourly rate £14.92 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.24% +32.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £18.32 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.98 £45.70 £18.28
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in the North West

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in the North West

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in the North West

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +4 14 £438 +45.83% 3
Cheshire +15 6 £325 -28.09% 2
Merseyside +1 3 £163 - 2
Lancashire -6 1 £425 +3.03%
Incident Management
England

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

1 31 (57.41%) ITIL
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) Service Management
5 13 (24.07%) Change Management
5 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
5 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
6 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.67%) Finance
9 9 (16.67%) SCCM
10 8 (14.81%) Office 365
11 7 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (12.96%) Citrix
12 6 (11.11%) Banking
13 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (7.41%) SLA
13 4 (7.41%) SQL
13 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
13 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
13 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
13 4 (7.41%) iPhone
13 4 (7.41%) Time Management
13 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
3 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) NGN
3 1 (1.85%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) JMeter
2 1 (1.85%) Moq
2 1 (1.85%) NUnit
2 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.26%) Incident Manager
4 5 (9.26%) ITIL Manager
5 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Operations Manager
7 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Ajax
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) JMS
1 1 (1.85%) JSON
1 1 (1.85%) LINQ
1 1 (1.85%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
1 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.85%) Ninject
1 1 (1.85%) RESTful
1 1 (1.85%) SOAP
1 1 (1.85%) WCF
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) iPhone
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Service Management
3 13 (24.07%) Change Management
3 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
4 4 (7.41%) Time Management
4 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.56%) Release Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Design
5 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.85%) CEH
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.85%) GCFA
5 1 (1.85%) GIAC
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.85%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Lotus
4 2 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk
5 1 (1.85%) Telerik
5 1 (1.85%) WorldPay
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