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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 47 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Management 43 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.56% 1.17% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.49% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate
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£381 £460 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £265 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1329 937 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.01% 78.15% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 510 389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 (44.26%) ITIL
2 23 (37.70%) Finance
3 20 (32.79%) Banking
4 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
4 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
6 9 (14.75%) Change Management
7 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.11%) Project Management
7 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
8 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.48%) Release Management
8 7 (11.48%) ITSM
8 7 (11.48%) Windows
8 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
9 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
9 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.84%) VMware
10 5 (8.20%) Retail
10 5 (8.20%) Test Management
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
11 4 (6.56%) .NET
11 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) VPN
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) JDeveloper
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Test Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.92%) Tester
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Cutover Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (1.64%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
1 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.28%) TopLink
2 2 (3.28%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
2 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
4 9 (14.75%) Change Management
5 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (13.11%) Project Management
5 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.48%) ITSM
6 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.48%) Release Management
7 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.20%) Test Management
8 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Open Source
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.28%) PMP
2 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCP
2 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) VMware
1 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Veeam
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Genesys
5 1 (1.64%) Verint
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