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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 113 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing ITSM 15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.66 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.06%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2068 1732 1581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.94% 68.84% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 876 814
Average daily rate £380 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 53
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.45 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.80 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 11 £450 - 4
Glasgow - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
ITSM
UK

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (76.00%) Service Management
2 16 (64.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (28.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (24.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Remedy
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) Six Sigma
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) IIS
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) User Experience
10 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
10 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
1 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Process Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Training Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XSLT
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) LIMS
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Service Management
2 16 (64.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 1 (4.00%) Information Security
9 1 (4.00%) CMMI
9 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
9 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) InterSystems
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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