The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 54 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Service Management 37 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
Average daily rate
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£381 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +31.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +2.67%
Service Management
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1284 988 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.46% 77.37% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 578 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 19 (34.55%) Banking
3 17 (30.91%) Finance
4 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.36%) Change Management
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.55%) VMware
6 8 (14.55%) Windows
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
7 7 (12.73%) Release Management
8 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.91%) ITSM
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) ServiceNow
9 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.09%) Test Management
9 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (9.09%) Retail
10 4 (7.27%) Android
10 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.27%) Veeam
10 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
10 4 (7.27%) .NET

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (34.55%) Banking
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Test Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.64%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Cutover Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Test Project Manager
7 1 (1.82%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.82%) Administrator
7 1 (1.82%) IT Auditor
7 1 (1.82%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.36%) Change Management
3 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.73%) Project Management
5 7 (12.73%) Release Management
6 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.91%) ITSM
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.09%) Test Management
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.64%) PMP
3 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.64%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) OCP
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) NFS
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Samba
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) VMware
2 6 (10.91%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Veeam
4 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) CommVault
4 2 (3.64%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
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