The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 76 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 59 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.38% 1.87% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.30% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 39
Median daily rate £395 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £235 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £451 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £18.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £18.50 £12.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% +20.68%
Service Delivery
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
2062 2613 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.15% 81.55% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1321 1152
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 34
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 32 £400 +3.22% 6
Renfrewshire -13 11 £411 +58.17% 1
Glasgow +4 8 £345 +45.26% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £400 -
Stirling +6 1 £425 +13.33%
Aberdeen +5 1 £148 -73.18%
Inverclyde +4 1 - - 1
Dundee +2 1 £110 -75.55%
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 47 (37.90%) ITIL
2 36 (29.03%) Service Management
3 31 (25.00%) Project Management
4 30 (24.19%) Finance
5 28 (22.58%) Windows
5 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 24 (19.35%) ITIL V3
7 18 (14.52%) Six Sigma
7 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (13.71%) Banking
8 17 (13.71%) Degree
8 17 (13.71%) HP
8 17 (13.71%) Unix
8 17 (13.71%) Change Management
9 16 (12.90%) Oracle
9 16 (12.90%) JSP 440
10 15 (12.10%) SLA
10 15 (12.10%) IBM
10 15 (12.10%) OpenStack
11 13 (10.48%) ITSM
12 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
12 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
12 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.68%) Service Design
13 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (8.87%) Mainframe
14 10 (8.06%) Law

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.10%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.65%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.03%) Apache
5 4 (3.23%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.23%) JBoss
5 4 (3.23%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.23%) Tuxedo
5 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.81%) CICS
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.61%) assyst
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) FTP
2 7 (5.65%) LAN
2 7 (5.65%) WAN
3 6 (4.84%) SSL
4 5 (4.03%) Firewall
4 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.23%) Network Security
5 4 (3.23%) OSPF
6 3 (2.42%) SAN
7 2 (1.61%) VoIP
7 2 (1.61%) WLAN
8 1 (0.81%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.81%) CTI
8 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.81%) SSH
8 1 (0.81%) Symposium
8 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) Spatial Data
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) DB2
3 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.81%) GIS
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Build Forge
1 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.42%) Ant
2 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.42%) Maven
2 3 (2.42%) Subversion
3 2 (1.61%) ProC
4 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 30 (24.19%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Law
4 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Front Office
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Analyst
2 15 (12.10%) Service Manager
3 12 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Consultant
5 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.45%) Technical Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Architect
7 7 (5.65%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Service Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.23%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) Cisco Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) ISPF
2 4 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (3.23%) J2EE
2 4 (3.23%) Middleware
3 3 (2.42%) .NET
3 3 (2.42%) Java EE
4 2 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.81%) SAML
5 1 (0.81%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.87%) Mainframe
3 9 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.45%) iSeries
4 8 (6.45%) Tandem
5 4 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) IVR
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.58%) Windows
2 17 (13.71%) Unix
3 9 (7.26%) Linux
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.65%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.03%) AIX
6 4 (3.23%) OS/390
6 4 (3.23%) Solaris
7 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.90%) ITIL
2 36 (29.03%) Service Management
3 31 (25.00%) Project Management
4 24 (19.35%) ITIL V3
5 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.52%) Six Sigma
5 18 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.71%) Change Management
7 13 (10.48%) ITSM
8 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (9.68%) Service Design
9 6 (4.84%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (4.84%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.84%) Migration
9 6 (4.84%) Network Management
10 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.23%) Escalation Management
11 4 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.45%) Java
1 8 (6.45%) JCL
2 4 (3.23%) C
2 4 (3.23%) C++
2 4 (3.23%) Perl
2 4 (3.23%) SQL
3 3 (2.42%) C#
3 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.71%) Degree
4 4 (3.23%) CCNA
4 4 (3.23%) CCNP
4 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.23%) MCP
5 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.42%) MCSE
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.90%) JSP 440
2 15 (12.10%) SLA
3 9 (7.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.45%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.42%) HP Fortify
2 3 (2.42%) SCCM
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.71%) HP
3 16 (12.90%) Oracle
4 15 (12.10%) IBM
5 9 (7.26%) Cisco
6 5 (4.03%) CA
7 4 (3.23%) Axway
7 4 (3.23%) Fujitsu
7 4 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.23%) Sun
8 3 (2.42%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.42%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.81%) F5
10 1 (0.81%) FactSet
10 1 (0.81%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) Verint
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