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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 60 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Service Management 11 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 4.07% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 4.94% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 13
Median daily rate £375 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £138 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +3.33%
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
743 1234 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.24% 82.32% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 610 612
Median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 32 (66.67%) ITIL
2 20 (41.67%) Finance
3 17 (35.42%) Banking
4 16 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 11 (22.92%) Law
5 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.83%) Windows
6 10 (20.83%) IBM
6 10 (20.83%) ITIL V3
6 10 (20.83%) Service Design
7 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 9 (18.75%) ITSM
8 8 (16.67%) Change Management
8 8 (16.67%) JCL
8 8 (16.67%) Mainframe
8 8 (16.67%) FTP
8 8 (16.67%) ISPF
8 8 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
9 7 (14.58%) iSeries
9 7 (14.58%) Tandem
9 7 (14.58%) SLA
9 7 (14.58%) Unix
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.33%) Management Information System

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 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) FTP
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) ATM
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 11 (22.92%) Law
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Service Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Service Design Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) ISPF
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 7 (14.58%) iSeries
3 7 (14.58%) Tandem
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 10 (20.83%) Service Design
5 9 (18.75%) ITSM
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 3 (6.25%) Operations Management
9 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.08%) HND
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) NetIQ
4 3 (6.25%) CA
4 3 (6.25%) Nimsoft
4 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.17%) Lumension
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) AppSense
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.08%) NCR
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf