The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 151 112
Rank change year-on-year +40 -39  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 145 129 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 1.46% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.79% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 73 66
Median daily rate £369 £300 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.91% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £188 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £458 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +15.83% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 19
Median hourly rate £24.38 £12.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -11.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £12.50 £21.30
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in the South East

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Management in the South East

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in the South East

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Management in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Incident Management in the South East

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire -3 37 £350 +27.27% 9
Hampshire +30 36 £425 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire +3 33 £363 -3.33%
Oxfordshire -1 14 £275 +7.31%
Surrey -2 13 £423 +57.94% 2
West Sussex +21 5 £475 +140.50% 1
Middlesex +13 3 - -
Kent -2 2 £138 -65.51% 2
East Sussex - 2 £410 - 2
Incident Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 116 (43.45%) ITIL
2 78 (29.21%) Windows
3 64 (23.97%) Security Cleared
4 50 (18.73%) Microsoft
5 49 (18.35%) SLA
6 47 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (17.23%) Change Management
8 44 (16.48%) Remedy
9 39 (14.61%) Finance
10 38 (14.23%) Degree
11 37 (13.86%) Linux
12 36 (13.48%) Management Information System
12 36 (13.48%) ITIL V3
13 35 (13.11%) Problem Management
13 35 (13.11%) Unix
13 35 (13.11%) HP
13 35 (13.11%) Active Directory
14 34 (12.73%) Service Management
15 33 (12.36%) Information Security
15 33 (12.36%) SC Cleared
16 32 (11.99%) Release Management
16 32 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (10.49%) Firewall
18 26 (9.74%) Project Management
18 26 (9.74%) Windows 7
18 26 (9.74%) Root Cause Analysis
19 24 (8.99%) Telecoms
19 24 (8.99%) Windows Server
20 23 (8.61%) SQL
21 22 (8.24%) Oracle

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.00%) Apache
3 7 (2.62%) JBoss
4 6 (2.25%) Drupal
4 6 (2.25%) IIS
4 6 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.87%) SAS
6 4 (1.50%) Confluence
6 4 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.12%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
8 2 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) Liferay
9 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.12%) Staffware
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.49%) Office 365
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.37%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.49%) Firewall
2 18 (6.74%) WAN
3 16 (5.99%) DNS
4 14 (5.24%) LAN
5 13 (4.87%) SAN
5 13 (4.87%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.75%) DHCP
7 9 (3.37%) Network Security
8 8 (3.00%) ATM
8 8 (3.00%) VPN
9 7 (2.62%) Internet
9 7 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.25%) LDAP
11 4 (1.50%) SNMP
11 4 (1.50%) Wireless
12 3 (1.12%) 4G
12 3 (1.12%) MPLS
13 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
14 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.75%) MySQL
2 9 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.00%) SAP HANA
4 7 (2.62%) DB2
5 6 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
6 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Introscope
2 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.50%) JIRA
2 4 (1.50%) SonarQube
2 4 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 39 (14.61%) Finance
2 24 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.00%) Banking
4 5 (1.87%) Billing
4 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.87%) Retail
5 4 (1.50%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (29.59%) Analyst
2 29 (10.86%) Incident Manager
3 24 (8.99%) Support Analyst
4 21 (7.87%) Security Analyst
5 19 (7.12%) Consultant
6 17 (6.37%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.87%) Applications Support
7 13 (4.87%) Major Incident Manager
7 13 (4.87%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.49%) Desktop Support
8 12 (4.49%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.12%) IT Support
9 11 (4.12%) Monitoring Specialist
9 11 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.75%) Administrator
11 9 (3.37%) Coordinator
11 9 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.00%) SAP Basis
2 6 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.37%) Flash
4 1 (0.37%) MDX
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (13.48%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.00%) Clustering
5 7 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.25%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.87%) e-Health
7 5 (1.87%) PKI
7 5 (1.87%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.50%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.12%) Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.75%) CMDB
10 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Handset
10 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.21%) Windows
2 37 (13.86%) Linux
3 35 (13.11%) Unix
4 26 (9.74%) Windows 7
5 24 (8.99%) Windows Server
6 21 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.49%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.00%) Android
10 8 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.87%) Solaris
12 4 (1.50%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.12%) zOS
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (43.45%) ITIL
2 46 (17.23%) Change Management
3 36 (13.48%) ITIL V3
4 35 (13.11%) Problem Management
5 34 (12.73%) Service Management
6 33 (12.36%) Information Security
7 32 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (11.99%) Release Management
8 26 (9.74%) Project Management
8 26 (9.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (7.87%) ITSM
10 18 (6.74%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.99%) Change Control
12 15 (5.62%) SIEM
13 14 (5.24%) Risk Management
14 13 (4.87%) Business Continuity
14 13 (4.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (4.12%) DevOps
16 10 (3.75%) Infrastructure Management
17 9 (3.37%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.61%) SQL
2 15 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.62%) VBScript
4 6 (2.25%) C
5 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.87%) Korn
5 5 (1.87%) VBA
6 4 (1.50%) PHP
7 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.12%) VB
8 2 (0.75%) C#
8 2 (0.75%) Perl
8 2 (0.75%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.23%) Degree
3 33 (12.36%) SC Cleared
4 22 (8.24%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.99%) CISSP
5 16 (5.99%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.12%) CREST Certified
8 10 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (3.75%) CISM
8 10 (3.75%) MCP
9 9 (3.37%) CEH
9 9 (3.37%) OSCP
10 7 (2.62%) CISA
11 6 (2.25%) GCIH
11 6 (2.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (1.50%) CCNP
12 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.50%) GCIA
13 3 (1.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (18.35%) SLA
2 15 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.49%) PMO
4 9 (3.37%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.87%) GDPR
6 4 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.50%) QA
7 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.75%) COBIT
8 2 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.75%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.75%) RMADS
9 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.25%) vSphere
5 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.12%) UAG
6 2 (0.75%) iptables
6 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) Netcool
2 9 (3.37%) SCOM
3 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (2.25%) OpenView
4 6 (2.25%) Unicenter
5 5 (1.87%) CA Wily
5 5 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.50%) Ansible
6 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.50%) SCCM
6 4 (1.50%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.12%) Puppet
7 3 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.75%) OVSD
8 2 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.48%) Remedy
3 35 (13.11%) HP
4 22 (8.24%) Oracle
5 21 (7.87%) VMware
6 18 (6.74%) SAP
7 16 (5.99%) CA
8 13 (4.87%) Nimsoft
9 12 (4.49%) Cisco
10 9 (3.37%) Citrix
10 9 (3.37%) ServiceNow
10 9 (3.37%) Veritas
11 8 (3.00%) Apple
11 8 (3.00%) BMC
11 8 (3.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.25%) Ericsson
12 6 (2.25%) IBM
13 5 (1.87%) McAfee
13 5 (1.87%) NetQoS
14 4 (1.50%) Dell
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