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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 90 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.89% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 10.24% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £126 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.70% -12.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
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
137 127 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.93% 8.70% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 61
Average daily rate £413 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 April 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) MCP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) assyst
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (20.00%) Broadband
8 1 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) DNS

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) IT Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware