The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 37 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 63 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.45% 3.98% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 4.99% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 14
Average daily rate £425 £380 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £188 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
ITIL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Edinburgh region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Edinburgh region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITIL 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.

1 58 (41.73%) Service Management
2 41 (29.50%) Finance
3 39 (28.06%) Windows
4 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.02%) Project Management
6 31 (22.30%) Banking
7 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (20.14%) Active Directory
9 23 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (16.55%) Waterfall
10 22 (15.83%) Release Management
11 21 (15.11%) SDLC
12 20 (14.39%) Windows 7
12 20 (14.39%) HP
13 19 (13.67%) ServiceNow
13 19 (13.67%) SCCM
14 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (12.23%) SaaS
14 17 (12.23%) Data Centre
14 17 (12.23%) Disclosure Scotland
14 17 (12.23%) Windows Server
14 17 (12.23%) PRINCE2
14 17 (12.23%) Oracle
14 17 (12.23%) Remedy
14 17 (12.23%) CA
15 16 (11.51%) VMware
16 15 (10.79%) ITSM
16 15 (10.79%) Change Management
16 15 (10.79%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (10.07%) SQL

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.60%) IIS
5 4 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.88%) JBoss
5 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) Apache
7 2 (1.44%) Lync
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) assyst
1 4 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.23%) SaaS
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) DNS
2 6 (4.32%) DHCP
3 5 (3.60%) SSL
3 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.60%) VPN
4 3 (2.16%) HTTP
4 3 (2.16%) SAN
5 2 (1.44%) Firewall
5 2 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.44%) WAN
5 2 (1.44%) WebEx
6 1 (0.72%) Broadband
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.72%) LAN
6 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.72%) SNMP
6 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.16%) MySQL
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.16%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.44%) Log4j
5 1 (0.72%) Ant
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (29.50%) Finance
2 31 (22.30%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.71%) Analyst
2 11 (7.91%) Service Manager
3 9 (6.47%) Applications Support
3 9 (6.47%) Architect
4 8 (5.76%) Engagement Manager
4 8 (5.76%) IT Manager
4 8 (5.76%) Service Analyst
5 7 (5.04%) Administrator
5 7 (5.04%) Consultant
5 7 (5.04%) Developer
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (4.32%) Environment Manager
6 6 (4.32%) IT Support
6 6 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) IT Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.88%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) REST
1 7 (5.04%) Web Services
2 6 (4.32%) J2EE
3 5 (3.60%) HTML
3 5 (3.60%) jQuery
3 5 (3.60%) XML
4 4 (2.88%) SOAP
4 4 (2.88%) Spring
5 3 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.16%) TopLink
6 2 (1.44%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.72%) CSS
7 1 (0.72%) CSS3
7 1 (0.72%) HTML5
7 1 (0.72%) Java EE
7 1 (0.72%) Middleware
7 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.88%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.44%) Clustering
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.06%) Windows
2 20 (14.39%) Windows 7
3 17 (12.23%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.07%) Linux
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.19%) Unix
7 7 (5.04%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.72%) Debian
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.73%) Service Management
2 32 (23.02%) Project Management
3 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (16.55%) Waterfall
5 22 (15.83%) Release Management
6 21 (15.11%) SDLC
7 17 (12.23%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.79%) Change Management
8 15 (10.79%) ITSM
9 13 (9.35%) Configuration Management
9 13 (9.35%) Scrum
10 12 (8.63%) Change Control
10 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.63%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.91%) Incident Management
11 11 (7.91%) ITIL V3
12 10 (7.19%) Resource Management
13 8 (5.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 13 (9.35%) Java
3 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.04%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.60%) Perl
7 4 (2.88%) Python
7 4 (2.88%) VBScript
8 3 (2.16%) C
9 2 (1.44%) AWK
9 2 (1.44%) sed
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.47%) Degree
3 8 (5.76%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.60%) ISEB
4 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.88%) CEH
5 4 (2.88%) CISA
5 4 (2.88%) CISSP
5 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.88%) MCP
5 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.16%) IISP
7 2 (1.44%) CCNA
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.72%) MCITP
8 1 (0.72%) MCSA
8 1 (0.72%) MCSE
8 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.47%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.16%) COBIT
5 2 (1.44%) QA
5 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.72%) ISO22301
System Software
1 28 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.19%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.76%) XenApp
5 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.60%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
7 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.72%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (13.67%) SCCM
2 12 (8.63%) SCOM
3 6 (4.32%) WSUS
4 4 (2.88%) Puppet
5 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.39%) HP
3 19 (13.67%) ServiceNow
4 17 (12.23%) CA
4 17 (12.23%) Oracle
4 17 (12.23%) Remedy
5 16 (11.51%) VMware
6 13 (9.35%) Citrix
7 11 (7.91%) Cisco
8 4 (2.88%) AppSense
9 3 (2.16%) FrontRange
9 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.44%) Brocade
10 2 (1.44%) EMC
10 2 (1.44%) Google
10 2 (1.44%) Serena
10 2 (1.44%) Symantec
11 1 (0.72%) Altiris
11 1 (0.72%) IBM
11 1 (0.72%) SAP