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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 73 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 6.25% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £236 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £121 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £350 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -30.12%
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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
148 128 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.23% 10.54% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 43
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £610 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Niku
7 2 (12.50%) Primavera
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) SCCM
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Planview
7 2 (12.50%) Open Workbench
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (6.25%) Broadband
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) MS Office
8 1 (6.25%) MCP

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) Open Workbench
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Primavera
2 1 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Niku
1 2 (12.50%) Planview
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco