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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 71 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 5.26% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£294 £107 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+174.53% -38.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -19.54%
ITIL Certification
Scotland

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
147 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.75% 8.44% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 31
Average daily rate £348 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.42% -8.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft