Period
to 19 February 2019

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 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 145 130
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 +15
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 60 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 0.86% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.00% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 17
Scotland median daily rate £250 £165 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -13.16% -23.23%
10th Percentile £122 £105 £104
90th Percentile £446 £356 £380
UK median daily rate £380 £375 £362
% change year-on-year +1.33% +3.59% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £10.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -36.89% -6.79%
UK median hourly rate £15.45 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.32% -15.15% -

Incident Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,085 4,204 3,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.88% 86.15% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,264 2,466 1,837
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £238 £256 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 86 91
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.29% +8.97% -35.00%
10th Percentile £11.82 £11.33 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.50 £45.50 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.41
% change year-on-year - -1.68% +1.71%

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 27 £275 -18.52% 6
Edinburgh +16 22 £200 +52.38% 9
Stirling +4 4 £165 -19.51%
Renfrewshire -11 4 £250 -
Dundee 0 1 £115 -
West Lothian - 1 £518 -
Incident Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Incident Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 31 (51.67%) ITIL
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 20 (33.33%) Change Management
4 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (23.33%) Oracle
6 13 (21.67%) SLA
7 12 (20.00%) Linux
7 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (15.00%) Service Management
10 9 (15.00%) MySQL
10 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (15.00%) Finance
10 9 (15.00%) Migration
10 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
10 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (13.33%) Unix
12 7 (11.67%) Java
12 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
12 7 (11.67%) Application Performance Management
12 7 (11.67%) Network Management
12 7 (11.67%) Performance Management
13 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
13 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database

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 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (10.00%) JBoss
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) assyst
1 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) DHCP
2 5 (8.33%) LAN
2 5 (8.33%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) German Language
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 8 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) DBA
5 6 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support
7 4 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
1 3 (5.00%) XSLT
2 2 (3.33%) OC4J
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) iSeries
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
3 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) Android
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Tru64
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) ITIL
2 20 (33.33%) Change Management
3 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (15.00%) Service Management
5 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (11.67%) Application Performance Management
6 7 (11.67%) Network Management
6 7 (11.67%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Break/Fix
8 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 4 (6.67%) Data Management
8 4 (6.67%) DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Perl
4 5 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (1.67%) ABAP
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISA
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) ISACA
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Mitel
4 3 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (3.33%) Avaya
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow