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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 74 96 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 46 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 0.70% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.98% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 20
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£350 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £322 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -31.67%
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
2027 1630 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.81% 71.43% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 822 755
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh +8 20 £350 +7.69% 4
Glasgow +3 9 £350 +7.69% 3
North Lanarkshire - 2 £300 - 1
Stirling -10 1 - -
Fife - - - -
Highlands - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 3
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) ITIL
3 17 (21.79%) Windows
4 15 (19.23%) Service Management
5 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 12 (15.38%) Project Management
7 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.82%) Change Management
8 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.54%) Retail
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (8.97%) Banking
10 7 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (7.69%) Degree
11 6 (7.69%) SLA
11 6 (7.69%) Cisco
11 6 (7.69%) MS Office
12 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
12 5 (6.41%) EMC
12 5 (6.41%) SAN
12 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
12 5 (6.41%) McAfee
12 5 (6.41%) Migration
12 5 (6.41%) Firewall
12 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
12 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
12 5 (6.41%) QA
12 5 (6.41%) vSphere

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (3.85%) IIS
1 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Lync
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
2 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) SAN
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Junos
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (5.13%) Network Security
2 4 (5.13%) LAN
2 4 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Retail
3 7 (8.97%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Architect
3 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.85%) IT Director
9 2 (2.56%) Designer
9 2 (2.56%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) JSP
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) Spring
2 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.28%) jQuery
2 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.13%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.85%) NHS
3 2 (2.56%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.56%) SCORM
4 1 (1.28%) PMI
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.13%) UNIX
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) ITIL
2 15 (19.23%) Service Management
3 12 (15.38%) Project Management
4 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.82%) Change Management
6 7 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (6.41%) Migration
7 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
7 5 (6.41%) Network Management
8 4 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.85%) Time Management
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.56%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) C#
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.28%) Korn
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CFA
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
2 5 (6.41%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) vSphere
2 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) UAG
4 1 (1.28%) Squid
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Legato
2 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco
3 5 (6.41%) EMC
3 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee
4 4 (5.13%) 3PAR
4 4 (5.13%) F5
4 4 (5.13%) Riverbed
4 4 (5.13%) Crossbeam
4 4 (5.13%) TippingPoint
4 4 (5.13%) Juniper
4 4 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.28%) Reuters
6 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) Veritas
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