The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 14 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.76% - 10.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £423 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £358
% change year-on-year +2.53% +10.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year +12.14% -2.60%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36 43 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 85.71% 84.31% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 25
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +67.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in West Lothian

Service Management
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 Management within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Livingston - 2 £423 -
Service Management
Scotland

Service Management
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) eTOM
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall

Service Management
Top Related 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) eTOM
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow Management