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 28 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.

Incident Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 16 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.91% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.30% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
Median daily rate £225 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +22.22%  

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 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +26 14 £225 +83.67% 2
Glasgow +2 2 - -
Incident Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Service Management
2 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 8 (22.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.14%) BMC
6 6 (17.14%) ITSM
6 6 (17.14%) CMDB
7 5 (14.29%) Remedy
7 5 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) Unix
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.43%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (11.43%) Application Performance Management
8 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.43%) Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (8.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) LAN
1 7 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.57%) PABX
4 2 (5.71%) ATM
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Banking
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cabling Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) CMDB
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) iSeries
4 2 (5.71%) Tandem
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) OpenVMS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) zOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
2 11 (31.43%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) ITSM
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.43%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (8.57%) SIEM
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (11.43%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) RACF
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) BMC
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Remedy
3 4 (11.43%) Mitel
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) FireEye
5 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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