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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 68 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.53% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.08% 5.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.04%
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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
99 117 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.22% 10.38% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 48
Average daily rate £365 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £412 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.14 £18.13 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.01% -54.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Intranet
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) ACCA
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MCP
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Services Delivery Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Service Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Project Accountant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ACCA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) MCDST
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Vizioncore
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec