Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 148 126
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 50 38 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.99% 0.88% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.05% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 42
Scotland median daily rate £300 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +26.32%
10th Percentile £100 £116 £117
90th Percentile £665 £470 £449
UK median daily rate £375 £335 £365
% change year-on-year +11.94% -8.22% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £15.85 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.22% -6.79% -80.85%
10th Percentile £10.00 £15.30 £15.80
90th Percentile £15.10 £16.59 £18.80
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year -15.15% -4.79% +5.03%

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 4247 3622 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.22% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2125 2649
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -10 27 £300 +93.55% 4
Glasgow +3 17 £338 +275.00% 4
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £210 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Incident Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Change Management
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.00%) Banking
4 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (16.00%) SQL
7 7 (14.00%) SLA
7 7 (14.00%) Service Management
7 7 (14.00%) Splunk
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (12.00%) Analytics
8 6 (12.00%) Break/Fix
8 6 (12.00%) Linux
8 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (12.00%) Statistics
8 6 (12.00%) Degree
9 5 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (10.00%) Physics
9 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (10.00%) Perl
9 5 (10.00%) Python
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (10.00%) Numerate Degree

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) DHCP
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) VSAN
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.00%) Banking
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Data Scientist
2 5 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.00%) IT Support
3 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Node.js
1 2 (4.00%) React
1 2 (4.00%) Redux
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) PKI
3 4 (8.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.00%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) PDA
6 1 (2.00%) AS400
6 1 (2.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Change Management
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (14.00%) Service Management
3 6 (12.00%) Analytics
3 6 (12.00%) Break/Fix
3 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Statistics
4 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (10.00%) Physics
4 5 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (8.00%) Attack Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (8.00%) Cyber Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Perl
2 5 (10.00%) Python
2 5 (10.00%) R
2 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 2 (4.00%) CEH
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CISSP
5 2 (4.00%) MCDST
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
5 2 (4.00%) SANS
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Splunk
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Avaya
4 3 (6.00%) Mitel
5 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam