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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 28 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.10% 6.67% 28.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 9.38% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
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£370 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 76.92% 71.11% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 22 20
Average daily rate £350 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £311 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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.

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Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) Thin Client
5 7 (50.00%) Middleware
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Fat Client
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (28.57%) AppSense
8 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (21.43%) McAfee
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Junos
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (21.43%) KVM
3 3 (21.43%) RHEV
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) AppSense
5 3 (21.43%) Crossbeam
5 3 (21.43%) TippingPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 3 (21.43%) McAfee
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR