The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 27 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.18% 13.16% 34.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 17.24% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£301 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £402 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £417 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 76.43% 76.32% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 20 16
Average daily rate £348 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Renfrewshire region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Renfrewshire region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -15 4 £301 -26.53%
Service Management
Scotland

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Thin Client
5 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) VMware ESX
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) Fat Client
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (40.00%) AppSense
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (33.33%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) McAfee
9 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) MS Office
9 3 (20.00%) Juniper

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) Junos
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Thin Client
1 8 (53.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (53.33%) VMware ESX
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (13.33%) KVM
3 2 (13.33%) RHEV
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) AppSense
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) EMC