The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank - 21 30
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.94% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +4.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 85 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.50% 80.19% 61.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 54 46
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Aberdeen region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Aberdeen region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Service Management
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) FRx
1 1 (100.00%) X++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Power View

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) X++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft