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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 68 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.73% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.02% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £330 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £370 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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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
1065 885 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.40% 71.83% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 464 202
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 (67.50%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) ITSM
3 12 (30.00%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.50%) Banking
6 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.50%) Business Transformation
9 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
10 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.50%) SLA
10 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma
10 3 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
10 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
11 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
11 2 (5.00%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) User Experience
11 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (5.00%) NHS
11 2 (5.00%) HP
11 2 (5.00%) .NET
11 2 (5.00%) MS Visio

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
1 9 (22.50%) Service Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Head of IT
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Major Incident Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
1 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.50%) SCADA
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) ITSM
3 12 (30.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.00%) Information Security
10 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
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