Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Services Delivery
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - +27 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.10% - 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
West Lothian median daily rate - - £375
Scotland median daily rate £353 £430 £350
% change year-on-year -17.93% +22.71% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.74% +3.03% +26.92%

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 82 59 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 90.11% 90.77% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 74
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -8.47% -1.67%
10th Percentile £229 £259 £265
90th Percentile £434 £425 £470
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.69 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.42% -13.15% -76.19%
10th Percentile £29.00 £8.14 £9.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £26.39 £10.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in West Lothian

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in West Lothian

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bathgate - 1 - -
Service Delivery
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco