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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
UK / Scotland
Rank 80 51 77
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 28 93 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 3.57% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 4.48% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 54 26
Median daily rate £420 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £137 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.88 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-40.11% +53.57%

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
1377 2076 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.60% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 1144 1155
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +20.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -5 18 £420 +5.00% 4
Glasgow -14 6 £435 +52.63% 3
West Lothian - 2 £423 -
Aberdeen -11 1 £270 - 1
Fife - 1 £100 -
Moray - 1 £100 -
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 29 (31.87%) Project Management
2 26 (28.57%) ITIL
3 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.08%) Finance
5 20 (21.98%) Process Improvement
6 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
7 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
7 17 (18.68%) ITIL V3
8 16 (17.58%) Six Sigma
9 15 (16.48%) Service Management
9 15 (16.48%) OpenStack
10 14 (15.38%) HP
11 12 (13.19%) Windows
11 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.19%) JSP 440
12 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.09%) Service Design
13 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
13 10 (10.99%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.99%) Degree
13 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
14 8 (8.79%) Unix
14 8 (8.79%) Analytics
14 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (8.79%) Banking
14 8 (8.79%) Supplier Management
15 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
15 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
15 7 (7.69%) User Experience

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 (16.48%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) CICS
3 1 (1.10%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.30%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) FTP
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) Intranet
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) Firewall
5 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Spatial Data
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) GIS
3 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Law
4 3 (3.30%) Billing
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Military
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Consultant
3 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Service Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.30%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Product Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Research Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) ISPF
2 3 (3.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) User Experience
4 5 (5.49%) iSeries
4 5 (5.49%) Tandem
5 4 (4.40%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.20%) Statistics
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Economics
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.30%) AIX
4 3 (3.30%) HPUX
4 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Solaris
4 3 (3.30%) zOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Project Management
2 26 (28.57%) ITIL
3 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.98%) Process Improvement
5 17 (18.68%) ITIL V3
6 16 (17.58%) Six Sigma
7 15 (16.48%) Service Management
8 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.09%) Service Design
10 8 (8.79%) Analytics
10 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.79%) Supplier Management
11 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.69%) Scrum
12 6 (6.59%) Change Management
13 5 (5.49%) BDD
13 5 (5.49%) Business Transformation
13 5 (5.49%) Human Factors
13 5 (5.49%) User Stories
14 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) JCL
2 3 (3.30%) Perl
2 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.20%) C
4 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.10%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) Korn
4 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) MCSE
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.20%) ACSA
5 2 (2.20%) CCENT
5 2 (2.20%) CCNA
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MCITP
5 2 (2.20%) MCSA
5 2 (2.20%) MCTS
5 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PMP
6 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) JSP 440
2 7 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.20%) QA
5 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (1.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) NFS
4 1 (1.10%) Samba
4 1 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) QRadar
3 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) HP
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) IBM
4 4 (4.40%) Google
5 3 (3.30%) Axway
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (3.30%) Splunk
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Dell
6 2 (2.20%) Sophos
6 2 (2.20%) Symantec
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Blackboard
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
7 1 (1.10%) Sage
7 1 (1.10%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas
7 1 (1.10%) Xerox
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