The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 118 83
Rank change year-on-year +38 -35  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 33 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.50% 0.99% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.15% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 28
Median daily rate £363 £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.98% +26.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £221 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £535 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £300 £345
% change year-on-year +16.25% -13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £13.00
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Scotland

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in Scotland

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Scotland

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh +29 25 £375 -16.66% 1
Glasgow +11 7 £165 -54.41% 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Incident Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Service Management
3 10 (20.83%) Change Management
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (18.75%) Finance
4 9 (18.75%) Degree
5 8 (16.67%) Banking
5 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
6 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.42%) Mitel
8 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.42%) SQL
9 4 (8.33%) Unix
9 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 4 (8.33%) Python
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco
9 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.33%) ITSM

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) assyst
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) PABX
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) VSAN
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) IT Support
3 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.17%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) jQuery
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.33%) CMDB
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.25%) PKI
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.17%) iPad
6 2 (4.17%) iPhone
6 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.08%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Service Management
3 10 (20.83%) Change Management
4 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) ITSM
8 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
8 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.33%) Physics
8 4 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) Statistics
8 4 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) R
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) CEH
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SANS
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) DameWare
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Mitel
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (4.17%) Avaya
3 2 (4.17%) BMC
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Lotus
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Reuters
4 1 (2.08%) Sophos
4 1 (2.08%) Veeam