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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 63 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Management 18 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.22% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.62% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£300 £435 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £435 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.76 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.48%
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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
1127 926 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.30% 72.57% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 253
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 33 (67.35%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) ITSM
4 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
5 9 (18.37%) Change Management
6 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.29%) Windows
7 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) VMware
8 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.24%) Banking
9 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.20%) .NET
9 5 (10.20%) SLA
9 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.16%) SAN
10 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.16%) SQL
10 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
10 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.12%) Workflow
11 3 (6.12%) Information Security

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Service Manager
1 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Head of IT
5 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Major Incident Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.12%) Open Source
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) ITSM
4 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation
9 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.12%) Workflow
10 3 (6.12%) Information Security
10 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.12%) Release Management
10 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.08%) OCP
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) NFS
2 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Veeam
4 2 (4.08%) CommVault
4 2 (4.08%) NetApp
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) EMC
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
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