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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 26 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 2.56% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.10% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 22
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +34.37%

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
1446 2132 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.97% 82.76% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1151 1260
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +76.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +3 16 £420 +7.69% 3
Glasgow -11 5 £379 +90.68% 5
Fife - 2 £100 -
West Lothian - 2 £423 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £100 -
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 25 (29.76%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) Project Management
3 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.62%) Service Management
5 18 (21.43%) Finance
6 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 14 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 12 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 12 (14.29%) OpenStack
10 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
10 11 (13.10%) Service Design
10 11 (13.10%) Six Sigma
10 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.10%) HP
11 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.90%) Windows
12 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.71%) Supplier Management
12 9 (10.71%) Degree
13 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
13 8 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
13 8 (9.52%) Analytics
13 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.33%) JSP 440
14 7 (8.33%) User Experience
14 7 (8.33%) Banking
14 7 (8.33%) Change Management
14 7 (8.33%) Unix

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 12 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.57%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) FTP
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Spatial Data
3 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Law
4 3 (3.57%) Billing
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Consultant
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Service Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Product Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Research Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Developer
8 3 (3.57%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) ISPF
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.33%) User Experience
5 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.95%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.76%) iSeries
7 4 (4.76%) Tandem
7 4 (4.76%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.19%) CESG
9 1 (1.19%) Clustering
9 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.19%) Replication
9 1 (1.19%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (3.57%) AIX
3 3 (3.57%) HPUX
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Solaris
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.38%) zOS
5 1 (1.19%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) Project Management
3 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.62%) Service Management
5 14 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 12 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 11 (13.10%) Service Design
7 11 (13.10%) Six Sigma
8 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.71%) Supplier Management
9 8 (9.52%) Analytics
9 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.33%) Change Management
11 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.14%) Scrum
12 5 (5.95%) BDD
12 5 (5.95%) Business Transformation
12 5 (5.95%) Human Factors
12 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) JCL
2 3 (3.57%) Perl
2 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.38%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) Korn
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) HND
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (8.33%) JSP 440
3 4 (4.76%) SLA
4 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.38%) QA
6 1 (1.19%) GDPR
6 1 (1.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) NFS
3 1 (1.19%) Samba
3 1 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) QRadar
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) HP
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (3.57%) Splunk
5 2 (2.38%) Axway
5 2 (2.38%) Dell
5 2 (2.38%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.19%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Veritas
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago