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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 81 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Management 58 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 1.77% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.43% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 21
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£246 £323 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.76% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £354 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £20.02 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-33.30% +25.09%
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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
2346 1936 1672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.74% 73.06% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1035 868
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 26
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 24 £186 -43.34% 2
Edinburgh 0 17 £325 -25.28% 4
West Lothian - 4 - -
Stirling - 1 £425 -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (62.28%) ITIL
2 32 (28.07%) ITSM
3 27 (23.68%) Windows
4 22 (19.30%) Project Management
5 21 (18.42%) Finance
6 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 20 (17.54%) Incident Management
7 18 (15.79%) MS Office
7 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 17 (14.91%) Service Delivery
9 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
10 15 (13.16%) DHCP
10 15 (13.16%) DNS
11 14 (12.28%) SAN
12 13 (11.40%) SQL
12 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
13 12 (10.53%) Symantec
13 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.65%) LAN
14 11 (9.65%) WAN
14 11 (9.65%) Clustering
14 11 (9.65%) NetBackup
14 11 (9.65%) Backup Exec
15 10 (8.77%) Subversion
15 10 (8.77%) SCOM
15 10 (8.77%) Nagios
15 10 (8.77%) SMS
15 10 (8.77%) Cisco
15 10 (8.77%) HP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) CICS
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (15.79%) MS Office
2 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.63%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.88%) assyst
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) DHCP
1 15 (13.16%) DNS
2 14 (12.28%) SAN
3 11 (9.65%) WAN
3 11 (9.65%) LAN
4 10 (8.77%) SMS
5 9 (7.89%) Junos
5 9 (7.89%) Firewall
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (7.89%) Network Security
6 3 (2.63%) NAS
6 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.75%) LDAP
7 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.88%) VPN
8 1 (0.88%) FTP
8 1 (0.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Subversion
2 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Analyst
2 13 (11.40%) Support Analyst
3 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Applications Support
4 10 (8.77%) Service Manager
5 9 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) IT Services Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Service Desk Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Change Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Server Support
11 3 (2.63%) Management Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (2.63%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) XML
1 10 (8.77%) XSLT
2 7 (6.14%) .NET
3 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.65%) Clustering
3 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.89%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.63%) Open Source
6 3 (2.63%) Replication
6 3 (2.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.75%) CESG
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.51%) Solaris
5 4 (3.51%) Linux
6 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.63%) Android
6 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.63%) UNIX
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.28%) ITIL
2 32 (28.07%) ITSM
3 22 (19.30%) Project Management
4 20 (17.54%) Incident Management
5 17 (14.91%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.89%) Change Management
7 9 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.89%) Network Management
7 9 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.02%) ITIL V3
8 8 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (7.02%) Workflow
9 7 (6.14%) Time Management
10 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) VBA
3 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.88%) REXX
3 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.88%) Korn
3 1 (0.88%) X++
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.14%) Degree
6 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.63%) MCP
7 3 (2.63%) CISSP
8 2 (1.75%) CISM
8 2 (1.75%) MCSA
8 2 (1.75%) OCP
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 7 (6.14%) SLA
3 6 (5.26%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.75%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) vSphere
2 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) Samba
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) NetBackup
1 11 (9.65%) Backup Exec
2 10 (8.77%) Nagios
2 10 (8.77%) SCOM
3 9 (7.89%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.63%) SCCM
5 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Symantec
3 10 (8.77%) HP
3 10 (8.77%) Cisco
4 9 (7.89%) CheckPoint
4 9 (7.89%) Juniper
4 9 (7.89%) McAfee
4 9 (7.89%) Crossbeam
4 9 (7.89%) TippingPoint
4 9 (7.89%) Riverbed
4 9 (7.89%) 3PAR
4 9 (7.89%) F5
5 8 (7.02%) VMware
5 8 (7.02%) EMC
6 5 (4.39%) NetApp
7 3 (2.63%) BMC
7 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.63%) Remedy
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) Veeam
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