The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 72 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.39% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 3.76% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£306 £350 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +160.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £350 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -17.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 133 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.56% 10.37% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 40
Average daily rate £330 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (9.09%) Planview
8 2 (9.09%) Open Workbench
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Niku
8 2 (9.09%) Primavera
8 2 (9.09%) MS Project
8 2 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
9 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (4.55%) MS Office
9 1 (4.55%) MCP
9 1 (4.55%) MS Excel

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) Open Workbench
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Primavera
2 1 (4.55%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Release Manager
3 4 (18.18%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Niku
1 2 (9.09%) Planview
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft