The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Service Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 26 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.13% 3.41% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.99% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Median daily rate £349 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +20.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £526 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +6.66% +12.35%  

Service Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1017 1153 1164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.22% 85.41% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 625 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Service Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Edinburgh

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Edinburgh

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Edinburgh

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 25 (48.08%) ITIL
1 25 (48.08%) Service Delivery
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 14 (26.92%) ITSM
3 14 (26.92%) Project Management
4 12 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 11 (21.15%) JCL
5 11 (21.15%) IBM
5 11 (21.15%) FTP
5 11 (21.15%) ISPF
5 11 (21.15%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
6 10 (19.23%) Law
7 9 (17.31%) Programme Delivery
8 8 (15.38%) Release Management
8 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.38%) Banking
8 8 (15.38%) Supplier Management
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) Process Management
9 7 (13.46%) Planning and Forecasting
10 6 (11.54%) Quality Management
10 6 (11.54%) SCCM
10 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
11 5 (9.62%) QA
11 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
12 4 (7.69%) Service Design
12 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (3.85%) Moodle
2 1 (1.92%) Blackboard Learn
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) FTP
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Law
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Technical Developer
3 6 (11.54%) IT Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Operations Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Trainer
5 4 (7.69%) IT Trainer
5 4 (7.69%) Operations Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) ICT Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Service Operations Manager
8 1 (1.92%) e-Learning Officer
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) ISPF
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) PKI
5 2 (3.85%) VLE
6 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.92%) iSeries
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) ITIL
1 25 (48.08%) Service Delivery
2 14 (26.92%) ITSM
2 14 (26.92%) Project Management
3 9 (17.31%) Programme Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.38%) Release Management
4 8 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (13.46%) Planning and Forecasting
5 7 (13.46%) Process Management
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.54%) Quality Management
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.69%) Service Design
9 3 (5.77%) Information Security
9 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) JCL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CISM
2 1 (1.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.77%) SLA
4 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.92%) COBIT
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) ACF2
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.92%) RACF
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) zSecure
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.92%) Axway
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (1.92%) Lumension
4 1 (1.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.92%) Sophos
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 4 days ago