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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 113 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing ITSM 12 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.90% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Average daily rate £410 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.62 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -22.50%
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
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 5 £425 +21.42% 3
Renfrewshire -2 3 £423 +0.59% 1
Glasgow +3 2 £221 -19.72%
Dundee - 1 £135 -
ITSM
UK

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (84.44%) ITIL
2 37 (82.22%) Service Management
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
6 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) Degree
6 11 (24.44%) SCCM
7 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) SLA
7 10 (22.22%) HP
7 10 (22.22%) CA
8 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.78%) ServiceNow
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (17.78%) MCSE
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) Change Management
10 7 (15.56%) IIS
10 7 (15.56%) Citrix
10 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.56%) Project Management
10 7 (15.56%) Puppet
10 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
10 7 (15.56%) Public Cloud

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) HTTPS
2 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
2 6 (13.33%) NAS
2 6 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) MVNO
3 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JDeveloper
1 3 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 5 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) J2EE
2 3 (6.67%) TopLink
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Java EE
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Public Cloud
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) NHS
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) ITIL
2 37 (82.22%) Service Management
3 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
5 7 (15.56%) Project Management
6 6 (13.33%) Application Packaging
6 6 (13.33%) Software Distribution
7 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
8 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.89%) E-business
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) Jython
3 5 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) MCSE
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (4.44%) CCNA
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.44%) MCITP
7 2 (4.44%) MCP
7 2 (4.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.22%) HND
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) COBIT
3 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) Puppet
3 5 (11.11%) BladeLogic
3 5 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 5 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) CA
2 10 (22.22%) HP
3 8 (17.78%) ServiceNow
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 6 (13.33%) BMC
6 5 (11.11%) Dell
6 5 (11.11%) Remedy
6 5 (11.11%) Symantec
7 4 (8.89%) FrontRange
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
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