The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 90 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 43 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 1.22% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.71% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 15
Average daily rate
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£273 £384 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +42.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £503 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £88.50 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 - £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.70 - £42.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.67% -12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1750 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.41% 70.99% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 879 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 60
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Service Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014. 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 +4 15 £220 -45.00% 1
Edinburgh -15 7 £425 +31.78% 6
Stirling - 4 £175 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £400 -
Highlands - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
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Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 67 (76.14%) ITIL
2 25 (28.41%) Windows
3 22 (25.00%) ITSM
4 21 (23.86%) Service Delivery
5 19 (21.59%) Finance
6 18 (20.45%) SQL
6 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
7 17 (19.32%) MS Office
8 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
9 15 (17.05%) HP
10 13 (14.77%) Middleware
11 12 (13.64%) Performance Testing
12 11 (12.50%) Citrix
12 11 (12.50%) SAN
13 10 (11.36%) LAN
13 10 (11.36%) Oracle
13 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.36%) VMware
13 10 (11.36%) Change Management
14 9 (10.23%) Firewall
14 9 (10.23%) VMware ESX
14 9 (10.23%) Thin Client
14 9 (10.23%) DHCP
14 9 (10.23%) DNS
14 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (10.23%) Fat Client
15 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 8 (9.09%) WAN
15 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (6.82%) IIS
1 6 (6.82%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.41%) SAS
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Office
2 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.68%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) SAN
2 10 (11.36%) LAN
3 9 (10.23%) DHCP
3 9 (10.23%) Firewall
3 9 (10.23%) DNS
4 8 (9.09%) WAN
5 7 (7.95%) VPN
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.55%) Network Security
8 3 (3.41%) Junos
9 2 (2.27%) Wireless
10 1 (1.14%) IPsec
10 1 (1.14%) SMS
10 1 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) QlikView
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MSI
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Service Manager
3 9 (10.23%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Consultant
4 7 (7.95%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Incident Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Author
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Author
7 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.41%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.27%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Middleware
2 3 (3.41%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) CSS
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) Flash
3 1 (1.14%) EDI
3 1 (1.14%) STL
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Thin Client
1 9 (10.23%) Fat Client
2 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Open Source
3 4 (4.55%) CMDB
4 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
6 1 (1.14%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.14%) HACMP
6 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.14%) CESG
6 1 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.82%) UNIX
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) AIX
5 5 (5.68%) Solaris
6 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 3 (3.41%) HPUX
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (76.14%) ITIL
2 22 (25.00%) ITSM
3 21 (23.86%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Change Management
6 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.95%) Change Control
8 6 (6.82%) Release Management
8 6 (6.82%) Six Sigma
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (4.55%) Time Management
10 4 (4.55%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.41%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (3.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) VBScript
3 2 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Perl
4 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) Korn
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) CCNP
5 3 (3.41%) MOS
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (1.14%) MCSE
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.14%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (10.23%) VMware ESX
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.41%) KVM
4 3 (3.41%) RHEV
5 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) HP
2 11 (12.50%) Citrix
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) VMware
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.82%) Adobe
5 6 (6.82%) Lotus
5 6 (6.82%) AppSense
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco
7 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.55%) Juniper
7 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.55%) Remedy
7 4 (4.55%) McAfee
7 4 (4.55%) Splunk
8 3 (3.41%) Crossbeam
8 3 (3.41%) TippingPoint
8 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.41%) F5
8 3 (3.41%) InterSystems
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