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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 59 60 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing Service Management 100 72 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.43% 2.40% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 2.98% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 33
Median daily rate £381 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £12.10 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.52% -49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £12.10 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.42 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
Service Management
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
2440 2413 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.70% 80.30% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1226 1181
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.65 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 44 £450 +20.80% 7
Renfrewshire -23 21 £287 +7.15% 1
Glasgow -11 14 £362 -9.50% 4
Stirling +3 3 £425 -15.00%
Aberdeen - 2 £125 -
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Service Management
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Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 105 (68.18%) ITIL
2 54 (35.06%) Finance
3 42 (27.27%) ITSM
4 34 (22.08%) Windows
5 33 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 30 (19.48%) CA
7 27 (17.53%) HP
7 27 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (17.53%) ITIL V3
8 26 (16.88%) Banking
8 26 (16.88%) Project Management
9 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.64%) SLA
10 21 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (12.99%) Security Cleared
11 20 (12.99%) Release Management
12 18 (11.69%) PRINCE2
12 18 (11.69%) Change Management
13 17 (11.04%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (11.04%) VBScript
13 17 (11.04%) IBM
13 17 (11.04%) ServiceNow
14 16 (10.39%) Java
15 15 (9.74%) Perl
15 15 (9.74%) MS Office
15 15 (9.74%) Linux
15 15 (9.74%) Regular Expression
16 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (9.09%) Service Design
16 14 (9.09%) SCOM

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Office
2 14 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.60%) MS Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) assyst
2 1 (0.65%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.49%) LAN
2 9 (5.84%) WAN
3 5 (3.25%) Firewall
3 5 (3.25%) FTP
3 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (2.60%) DNS
4 4 (2.60%) EIGRP
4 4 (2.60%) Network Security
4 4 (2.60%) OSPF
5 3 (1.95%) DHCP
5 3 (1.95%) VPN
6 2 (1.30%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.30%) SAN
6 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.30%) Wireless
6 2 (1.30%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.30%) ProC
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (35.06%) Finance
2 26 (16.88%) Banking
3 10 (6.49%) Law
4 5 (3.25%) Advertising
4 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 5 (3.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Electronics
5 4 (2.60%) Military
6 3 (1.95%) Front Office
6 3 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (20.78%) Service Manager
2 16 (10.39%) IT Manager
3 15 (9.74%) IT Services Manager
4 14 (9.09%) Analyst
5 12 (7.79%) Consultant
5 12 (7.79%) Service Transition Manager
5 12 (7.79%) Transition Manager
6 9 (5.84%) Architect
7 8 (5.19%) Change Manager
7 8 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.19%) Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Engagement Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Service Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.25%) ISPF
3 3 (1.95%) Middleware
3 3 (1.95%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) jQuery
4 1 (0.65%) Spring
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.49%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.19%) CMDB
3 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.25%) iSeries
4 5 (3.25%) Tandem
5 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.60%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.60%) User Experience
6 3 (1.95%) Clustering
7 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.30%) Informatics
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Windows
2 15 (9.74%) Linux
3 14 (9.09%) AIX
3 14 (9.09%) HPUX
3 14 (9.09%) Solaris
3 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.79%) Unix
5 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.25%) zOS
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (68.18%) ITIL
2 42 (27.27%) ITSM
3 33 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 27 (17.53%) ITIL V3
4 27 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.88%) Project Management
6 21 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (12.99%) Release Management
8 18 (11.69%) Change Management
8 18 (11.69%) PRINCE2
9 14 (9.09%) Service Design
10 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.79%) Supplier Management
11 11 (7.14%) Resource Management
11 11 (7.14%) SDLC
12 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
12 10 (6.49%) Scrum
12 10 (6.49%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.04%) VBScript
2 16 (10.39%) Java
3 15 (9.74%) Perl
4 14 (9.09%) SQL
5 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 11 (7.14%) Korn
7 5 (3.25%) C
7 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.25%) JCL
8 4 (2.60%) C++
8 4 (2.60%) Groovy
8 4 (2.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.04%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.55%) Degree
5 6 (3.90%) MCP
5 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.60%) CCNA
6 4 (2.60%) CCNP
6 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.60%) MCSE
7 2 (1.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) HND
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.64%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.95%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.55%) ACF2
3 5 (3.25%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.30%) XenApp
5 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.65%) KVM
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.65%) RACF
6 1 (0.65%) RHEV
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) SCOM
1 14 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 12 (7.79%) HP SiteScope
3 11 (7.14%) Netcool
4 8 (5.19%) zSecure
5 5 (3.25%) SCCM
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.30%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.30%) WSUS
8 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (19.48%) CA
2 27 (17.53%) HP
3 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.04%) IBM
4 17 (11.04%) ServiceNow
5 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.49%) Remedy
7 5 (3.25%) Cisco
7 5 (3.25%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.60%) Citrix
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle
8 4 (2.60%) VMware
9 3 (1.95%) FrontRange
9 3 (1.95%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.30%) AppSense
10 2 (1.30%) Compuware
10 2 (1.30%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.30%) SAP
10 2 (1.30%) Symantec
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