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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 83 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 68 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.31% 1.42% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.77% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 34
Median daily rate £400 £320 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £451 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £387 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +10.34%
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
2459 2372 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.58% 80.27% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1223 1164
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 36
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.89 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 +1 31 £350 -11.11% 4
Renfrewshire -25 19 £423 +48.55%
Glasgow +3 6 £345 +97.14% 4
Stirling +4 2 £425 +22.30%
Dundee - 2 £123 -
Inverclyde +5 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £400 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 49 (37.40%) ITIL
2 34 (25.95%) Project Management
3 32 (24.43%) Service Management
3 32 (24.43%) Security Cleared
4 27 (20.61%) Finance
5 25 (19.08%) Windows
5 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (19.08%) ITIL V3
6 23 (17.56%) SC Cleared
6 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
7 22 (16.79%) Six Sigma
8 21 (16.03%) Change Management
9 20 (15.27%) HP
10 18 (13.74%) Degree
11 17 (12.98%) JSP 440
11 17 (12.98%) Unix
11 17 (12.98%) OpenStack
12 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
14 14 (10.69%) SLA
14 14 (10.69%) Banking
15 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
15 13 (9.92%) Java
15 13 (9.92%) Oracle
15 13 (9.92%) IBM
16 11 (8.40%) ITSM
16 11 (8.40%) Linux
16 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (7.63%) Disclosure Scotland

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 17 (12.98%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.34%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.82%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.05%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.05%) JBoss
5 4 (3.05%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.05%) Tuxedo
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.29%) CMS
7 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.53%) assyst
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) LAN
1 7 (5.34%) WAN
2 6 (4.58%) FTP
2 6 (4.58%) SAN
2 6 (4.58%) SSL
3 5 (3.82%) Firewall
3 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.05%) EIGRP
4 4 (3.05%) Network Security
4 4 (3.05%) OSPF
5 3 (2.29%) Intranet
6 2 (1.53%) WLAN
7 1 (0.76%) ATM
7 1 (0.76%) Broadband
7 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.76%) ISDN
7 1 (0.76%) VoIP
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) GIS
2 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.82%) Spatial Data
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Maven
2 6 (4.58%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.58%) JIRA
2 6 (4.58%) Selenium
3 5 (3.82%) Gradle
3 5 (3.82%) JBehave
3 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.05%) Build Forge
5 3 (2.29%) Ant
5 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.29%) Subversion
6 2 (1.53%) ProC
7 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.76%) Hudson
7 1 (0.76%) JMeter
7 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Banking
3 9 (6.87%) Law
4 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Front Office
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (19.85%) Analyst
2 15 (11.45%) Developer
3 14 (10.69%) Service Manager
4 11 (8.40%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Consultant
7 8 (6.11%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (6.11%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Developer
9 5 (3.82%) GIS Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Service Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.05%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) ISPF
2 5 (3.82%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.82%) Leaflet
2 5 (3.82%) OpenLayers
2 5 (3.82%) PostGIS
2 5 (3.82%) REST
2 5 (3.82%) Web Services
3 4 (3.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (3.05%) J2EE
3 4 (3.05%) Middleware
4 3 (2.29%) .NET
4 3 (2.29%) CSS
4 3 (2.29%) Java EE
5 2 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.87%) Mainframe
5 8 (6.11%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.58%) iSeries
6 6 (4.58%) Tandem
7 4 (3.05%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.53%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) Unix
3 11 (8.40%) Linux
4 8 (6.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.34%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.82%) AIX
7 4 (3.05%) OS/390
7 4 (3.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) ITIL
2 34 (25.95%) Project Management
3 32 (24.43%) Service Management
4 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (19.08%) ITIL V3
5 22 (16.79%) Six Sigma
6 21 (16.03%) Change Management
7 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.40%) ITSM
10 10 (7.63%) Service Design
11 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.34%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (5.34%) Change Control
12 7 (5.34%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.34%) Open Source
13 6 (4.58%) Network Management
13 6 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (3.82%) Business Analysis
14 5 (3.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) Java
2 6 (4.58%) JCL
3 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.82%) Python
4 4 (3.05%) C
4 4 (3.05%) C++
4 4 (3.05%) Perl
5 3 (2.29%) C#
5 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (24.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.56%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.74%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) CCNA
4 4 (3.05%) CCNP
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.05%) MCP
5 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.29%) MCSE
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) JSP 440
2 14 (10.69%) SLA
3 10 (7.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (7.63%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.29%) HP Fortify
2 3 (2.29%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) HP
3 13 (9.92%) IBM
3 13 (9.92%) Oracle
4 9 (6.87%) Cisco
5 5 (3.82%) CA
5 5 (3.82%) ESRI
6 4 (3.05%) Axway
6 4 (3.05%) Fujitsu
6 4 (3.05%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.05%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.05%) Sun
7 3 (2.29%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.29%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix
9 1 (0.76%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.76%) Reuters
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