The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 15 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.88% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Service Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 78.82% 87.18% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 43
Average daily rate £330 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Livingston 0 5 £300 -25.00%
Service Management
Scotland

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Ergonomics
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) CMDB
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Ergonomics
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Omniture
2 1 (10.00%) FrontRange