The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 102 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing ITSM 22 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.041% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.058% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.70 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +22.62%
ITSM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 9 £513 - 1
Glasgow - 5 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
ITSM
UK

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 27 (72.97%) Service Management
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (24.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) Remedy
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.92%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) SMS
7 6 (16.22%) IIS
7 6 (16.22%) XML
7 6 (16.22%) XSLT
7 6 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 6 (16.22%) Subversion
7 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (16.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.51%) Business Transformation
8 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) BMC
9 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
9 4 (10.81%) Change Control
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
10 3 (8.11%) Analytics
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (8.11%) Project Planning

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (8.11%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Process Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Incident Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
3 3 (8.11%) Change Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Head of IT
4 2 (5.41%) Remedy Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
1 6 (16.22%) XSLT
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) LIMS
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Service Management
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.81%) Change Control
6 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Remedy
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) BMC
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) InterSystems
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