The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 76 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.80% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 8.11% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £350 £134 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.70% +3.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.32% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +11.45%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
126 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.81% 9.83% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 47
Average daily rate £303 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £156 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ITIL Certification
Scotland

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Edinburgh region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Edinburgh region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITIL Certification 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 ITIL Certification.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Intranet
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) EDI
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Vizioncore
5 2 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITIL Certification 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 ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) ACTC
3 1 (10.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Vizioncore
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) EMC
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) VMware