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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 82 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 43 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.47% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.08% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 22
Average daily rate
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£302 £406 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £503 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £88.50 £18.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+391.66% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £17.20 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.70 £131.60 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.43 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -14.76%
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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
2151 1729 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.33% 70.46% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 877 889
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 76
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Edinburgh -16 16 £445 +1.71% 1
Glasgow -10 13 £225 -44.61%
Renfrewshire -16 7 £301 -26.53%
Stirling - 2 £460 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 64 (75.29%) ITIL
2 23 (27.06%) Finance
3 22 (25.88%) ITSM
4 21 (24.71%) Service Delivery
4 21 (24.71%) Windows
5 19 (22.35%) MS Office
6 15 (17.65%) SQL
6 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
7 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
7 13 (15.29%) HP
8 11 (12.94%) Change Management
8 11 (12.94%) Middleware
8 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
8 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (11.76%) SAN
9 10 (11.76%) Citrix
10 9 (10.59%) VMware
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
11 8 (9.41%) QA
11 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (9.41%) Release Management
11 8 (9.41%) Fat Client
11 8 (9.41%) Performance Testing
11 8 (9.41%) VMware ESX
11 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
11 8 (9.41%) Project Management
11 8 (9.41%) DHCP
11 8 (9.41%) DNS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (7.06%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.35%) TWiki
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Office
2 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SAN
2 8 (9.41%) DNS
2 8 (9.41%) LAN
2 8 (9.41%) DHCP
3 7 (8.24%) Firewall
4 6 (7.06%) WAN
5 5 (5.88%) VPN
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.71%) Network Security
7 3 (3.53%) Junos
8 2 (2.35%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.35%) Wireless
9 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.35%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.18%) QlikView
4 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Service Manager
3 8 (9.41%) Consultant
4 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (8.24%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Incident Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Author
7 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Author
7 4 (4.71%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Middleware
2 4 (4.71%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) Flash
4 1 (1.18%) HTML5
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Fat Client
2 8 (9.41%) Thin Client
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) CMDB
4 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.35%) Open Source
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) LIMS
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.18%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) UNIX
5 2 (2.35%) AIX
5 2 (2.35%) HPUX
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (75.29%) ITIL
2 22 (25.88%) ITSM
3 21 (24.71%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.94%) Change Management
5 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.41%) Release Management
6 8 (9.41%) Performance Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
7 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.06%) Change Control
8 5 (5.88%) Time Management
9 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.71%) Six Sigma
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.53%) SOA
10 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.53%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (2.35%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Degree
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCNP
6 2 (2.35%) MCP
6 2 (2.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CISSP
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) CISM
7 1 (1.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.41%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) KVM
4 2 (2.35%) RHEV
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) HP
2 10 (11.76%) Citrix
3 9 (10.59%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) AppSense
4 6 (7.06%) Lotus
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.06%) Adobe
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco
6 4 (4.71%) Splunk
6 4 (4.71%) Juniper
6 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.71%) Remedy
6 4 (4.71%) McAfee
7 3 (3.53%) F5
7 3 (3.53%) Crossbeam
7 3 (3.53%) TippingPoint
7 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.35%) InterSystems
8 2 (2.35%) Altiris
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