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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 70 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 24 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 1.38% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.72% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £300 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -31.53%
Service Management
Scotland

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
1242 1160 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.87% 80.11% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 663 553
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 53 (74.65%) ITIL
2 40 (56.34%) Finance
3 23 (32.39%) Project Management
4 21 (29.58%) CA
5 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.76%) ServiceNow
7 16 (22.54%) Banking
7 16 (22.54%) Remedy
7 16 (22.54%) HP
8 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
8 15 (21.13%) Scrum
8 15 (21.13%) ITSM
8 15 (21.13%) SDLC
8 15 (21.13%) Resource Management
8 15 (21.13%) SaaS
8 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
9 13 (18.31%) Change Control
10 11 (15.49%) ITIL V3
10 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.08%) Release Management
11 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (12.68%) Windows
13 8 (11.27%) SLA
13 8 (11.27%) Change Management
14 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
14 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
14 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
14 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
14 7 (9.86%) Line Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) assyst
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) WAN
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
4 2 (2.82%) Broadband
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.82%) DDNS
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) OSPF
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (56.34%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Service Manager
2 11 (15.49%) Engagement Manager
2 11 (15.49%) IT Manager
2 11 (15.49%) IT Services Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Environment Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Service Transition Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Transition Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Environment And Release Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Coordinator
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support
7 2 (2.82%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) J2EE
2 2 (2.82%) jQuery
2 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) REST
2 2 (2.82%) Spring
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) CMDB
5 2 (2.82%) Health Informatics
5 2 (2.82%) Informatics
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.63%) zOS
3 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (74.65%) ITIL
2 23 (32.39%) Project Management
3 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.13%) ITSM
5 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 15 (21.13%) Resource Management
5 15 (21.13%) Scrum
5 15 (21.13%) SDLC
5 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
6 13 (18.31%) Change Control
7 11 (15.49%) ITIL V3
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (14.08%) Release Management
9 8 (11.27%) Change Management
10 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.86%) Line Management
10 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
11 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.63%) VBScript
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) CCNA
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) COBIT
2 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) ACF2
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) XenApp
2 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCOM
1 4 (5.63%) WSUS
1 4 (5.63%) zSecure
2 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) CA
2 19 (26.76%) ServiceNow
3 16 (22.54%) HP
3 16 (22.54%) Remedy
4 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 4 (5.63%) AppSense
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle
7 3 (4.23%) FrontRange
8 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) Google
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Teradata
9 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam