The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 77 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.49% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.68% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £323 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +66.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £323 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £323 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.67% -12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Management
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) CMDB
2 4 (18.18%) Splunk
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Test Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.09%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) MOS
4 2 (9.09%) Banking

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Release Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Environment Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) zOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Test Management
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Product Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MOS
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Altiris
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £180 per annum + expenses for non- locals
Posted: 17 days ago