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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 75 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 51 75 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 2.29% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.80% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 39
Median daily rate £417 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £465 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% +16.66%
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
1849 2680 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.62% 81.78% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1401 1136
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 60 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 30 £450 +16.12% 5
Glasgow +15 9 £340 +13.33% 3
Renfrewshire -12 6 £444 +50.42%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £400 -
Aberdeen +6 1 £148 -73.18% 2
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (36.84%) ITIL
2 33 (28.95%) Service Management
3 32 (28.07%) Project Management
4 28 (24.56%) Windows
5 27 (23.68%) Finance
6 24 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 23 (20.18%) ITIL V3
8 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.91%) JSP 440
9 17 (14.91%) SC Cleared
9 17 (14.91%) SLA
9 17 (14.91%) Six Sigma
10 16 (14.04%) IBM
10 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 15 (13.16%) Unix
11 15 (13.16%) Oracle
12 14 (12.28%) HP
12 14 (12.28%) OpenStack
13 13 (11.40%) Banking
14 12 (10.53%) Degree
14 12 (10.53%) Change Management
14 12 (10.53%) ITSM
15 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
15 11 (9.65%) Mainframe
15 11 (9.65%) Cisco
15 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
15 11 (9.65%) Service Design
16 10 (8.77%) Time Sharing Option

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 14 (12.28%) OpenStack
2 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.51%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.51%) JBoss
5 4 (3.51%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.51%) Tuxedo
5 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.75%) CICS
6 2 (1.75%) CMS
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.75%) assyst
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) FTP
2 7 (6.14%) LAN
2 7 (6.14%) WAN
3 6 (5.26%) SSL
4 5 (4.39%) Firewall
4 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.51%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.51%) Network Security
5 4 (3.51%) OSPF
6 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 2 (1.75%) VoIP
6 2 (1.75%) WLAN
7 1 (0.88%) ATM
7 1 (0.88%) Broadband
7 1 (0.88%) CTI
7 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.88%) ISDN
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) Spatial Data
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) GIS
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Build Forge
1 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.63%) Ant
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) Maven
2 3 (2.63%) Subversion
3 2 (1.75%) ProC
4 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (14.91%) Analyst
2 13 (11.40%) Service Manager
3 11 (9.65%) Developer
4 9 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Technical Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (6.14%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Service Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Service Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) ISPF
2 6 (5.26%) Middleware
3 4 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (3.51%) J2EE
4 3 (2.63%) Java EE
5 2 (1.75%) .NET
6 1 (0.88%) SAML
6 1 (0.88%) VXML
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.65%) Mainframe
1 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.77%) iSeries
2 10 (8.77%) Tandem
3 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.51%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) IVR
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Unix
3 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.26%) Linux
4 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.39%) AIX
6 4 (3.51%) OS/390
6 4 (3.51%) Solaris
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) zOS
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) ITIL
2 33 (28.95%) Service Management
3 32 (28.07%) Project Management
4 23 (20.18%) ITIL V3
5 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.91%) Six Sigma
7 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (10.53%) Change Management
8 12 (10.53%) ITSM
9 11 (9.65%) Service Design
10 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.14%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.26%) Network Management
13 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.51%) CRM
14 4 (3.51%) Escalation Management
14 4 (3.51%) Migration
14 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
14 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) JCL
2 8 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (3.51%) C
3 4 (3.51%) C++
3 4 (3.51%) Perl
3 4 (3.51%) SQL
4 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 6 (5.26%) CCNA
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.51%) CCNP
6 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.75%) ACSA
7 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.75%) CCENT
7 2 (1.75%) MCITP
7 2 (1.75%) MCSA
7 2 (1.75%) MCSE
7 2 (1.75%) MCTS
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.75%) PMP
7 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) JSP 440
1 17 (14.91%) SLA
2 9 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.51%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.63%) HP Fortify
4 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) IBM
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle
3 14 (12.28%) HP
4 11 (9.65%) Cisco
5 6 (5.26%) Axway
6 5 (4.39%) CA
7 4 (3.51%) Fujitsu
7 4 (3.51%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.51%) Sun
8 3 (2.63%) Citrix
8 3 (2.63%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.75%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.75%) Apple
9 2 (1.75%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.75%) Sophos
9 2 (1.75%) Symantec
9 2 (1.75%) VMware
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