The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 76 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 48 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.63% 1.46% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.02% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 18
Average daily rate
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£218 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.05% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +4.06%
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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
2244 1779 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.43% 72.05% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 897 780
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Scotland region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Scotland region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Service Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Glasgow -6 18 £128 -62.76% 2
Edinburgh -7 13 £365 +4.28% 3
West Lothian - 7 £325 -
Stirling - 2 £435 -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 71 (68.93%) ITIL
2 32 (31.07%) ITSM
3 23 (22.33%) Project Management
3 23 (22.33%) Windows
4 20 (19.42%) Finance
5 17 (16.50%) DHCP
5 17 (16.50%) DNS
6 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
6 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
7 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
7 14 (13.59%) SQL
8 13 (12.62%) MS Office
8 13 (12.62%) SAN
8 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.65%) Symantec
10 11 (10.68%) Clustering
10 11 (10.68%) NetBackup
10 11 (10.68%) Backup Exec
10 11 (10.68%) PRINCE2
10 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
10 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
11 10 (9.71%) Subversion
11 10 (9.71%) SCOM
11 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (9.71%) XML
11 10 (9.71%) XSLT
11 10 (9.71%) SMS
11 10 (9.71%) Nagios
12 9 (8.74%) ITIL Certification

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Service Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.88%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) Lync
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Office
2 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.91%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.97%) assyst
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.97%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) DHCP
1 17 (16.50%) DNS
2 13 (12.62%) SAN
3 10 (9.71%) SMS
4 8 (7.77%) WAN
4 8 (7.77%) LAN
5 6 (5.83%) Firewall
6 4 (3.88%) Junos
6 4 (3.88%) Network Security
6 4 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.91%) VPN
7 3 (2.91%) NAS
7 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.94%) LDAP
8 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Law
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Analyst
2 12 (11.65%) Support Analyst
3 11 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.71%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.74%) Service Manager
6 8 (7.77%) Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Manager
9 4 (3.88%) IT Services Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Server Support
10 3 (2.91%) Management Consultant
10 3 (2.91%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Service Management Consultant
10 3 (2.91%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) XML
1 10 (9.71%) XSLT
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.68%) Clustering
3 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.88%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
5 3 (2.91%) NHS
5 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) Open Source
6 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.94%) CESG
6 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.97%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.85%) Solaris
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) UNIX
5 3 (2.91%) AIX
5 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.93%) ITIL
2 32 (31.07%) ITSM
3 23 (22.33%) Project Management
4 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.68%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.77%) Workflow
8 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.83%) Change Management
10 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.85%) Information Security
10 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) VBA
2 1 (0.97%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.80%) Degree
5 4 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.91%) CISSP
6 3 (2.91%) MCP
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) OCP
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) COBIT
4 1 (0.97%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.88%) vSphere
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) RHEV
3 2 (1.94%) KVM
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.94%) NFS
3 2 (1.94%) Samba
3 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) NetBackup
1 11 (10.68%) Backup Exec
2 10 (9.71%) SCOM
2 10 (9.71%) Nagios
3 4 (3.88%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.91%) SCCM
5 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Symantec
3 7 (6.80%) HP
3 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
4 6 (5.83%) EMC
4 6 (5.83%) VMware
5 5 (4.85%) NetApp
5 5 (4.85%) Cisco
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle
6 4 (3.88%) F5
6 4 (3.88%) TippingPoint
6 4 (3.88%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.88%) Crossbeam
6 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.88%) Juniper
6 4 (3.88%) Remedy
6 4 (3.88%) McAfee
7 3 (2.91%) Citrix
7 3 (2.91%) BMC
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