The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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 / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 56 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Contract jobs citing Incident Management 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 0.53% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.68% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £180 £263 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +54.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +15.83% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 530 443 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.90% 78.55% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 313 498
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Incident Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Incident Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Management in Wales

Incident Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Management in Wales

Incident Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +2 6 £180 -31.42%
Incident Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Incident Management.

1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Fiorano
4 3 (27.27%) InterSystems
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere

Incident Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (27.27%) JCAPS
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Technical Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Support Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) CCENT
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 3 (27.27%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
1 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Fiorano
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) InterSystems
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy