The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 24 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.87% 4.22% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 5.13% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £150 £225 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -47.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 218 195 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.14% 82.28% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 155 234
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Oxford

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Oxford

Incident Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) Change Control
3 5 (62.50%) BMC
3 5 (62.50%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Incident Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Support Analyst
3 6 (75.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (75.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (75.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Desktop Support
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) BMC
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft