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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 79 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 44 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 1.03% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.50% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £237 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £388 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.88% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.05% +4.56%
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
2064 1737 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 68.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 871 866
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Glasgow +6 28 £229 -26.72% 6
Edinburgh -5 8 £350 -6.66% 8
Renfrewshire -10 3 £301 +20.32%
Stirling -11 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 25 (26.32%) Windows
3 24 (25.26%) Finance
4 21 (22.11%) Service Management
5 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 18 (18.95%) Project Management
7 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
9 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.58%) SQL
11 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 10 (10.53%) Banking
11 10 (10.53%) Migration
11 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 9 (9.47%) Retail
12 9 (9.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (8.42%) QA
13 8 (8.42%) Change Management
13 8 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (8.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (7.37%) HP
14 7 (7.37%) SLA
14 7 (7.37%) IIS
14 7 (7.37%) MS Office
14 7 (7.37%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.32%) Mentoring

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.37%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) Lync
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Office
3 3 (3.16%) MS Project
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.05%) assyst
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) SAN
2 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) 4G
4 2 (2.11%) SMS
4 2 (2.11%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) RIP
5 1 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.11%) MS Access
3 2 (2.11%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MSI
2 1 (1.05%) ProC
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.63%) Services Delivery Manager
3 12 (12.63%) Service Manager
3 12 (12.63%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Applications Packager
5 6 (6.32%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.32%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Administrator
5 6 (6.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Chief Technology Officer
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.21%) Software Packaging
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.05%) UNIX
7 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 21 (22.11%) Service Management
3 18 (18.95%) Project Management
4 10 (10.53%) Migration
4 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.42%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
6 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 5 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.21%) Workflow
9 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.16%) Data Management
9 3 (3.16%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) VBScript
3 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) Korn
4 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) PMP
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCITP
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Legato
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) HP
3 6 (6.32%) AppSense
4 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.21%) Citrix
5 4 (4.21%) Altiris
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.11%) Reuters
7 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.11%) InterSystems
7 2 (2.11%) Teradata
8 1 (1.05%) EMC
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) Sun
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) Veritas
8 1 (1.05%) Lotus
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) BI-SAM
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