The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 48 53 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs citing ITIL 40 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 1.46% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 2.07% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £109 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+221.46% -66.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £111 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
950 723 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.22% 70.54% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 351 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
ITIL
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) Project Management
4 16 (20.51%) Service Management
5 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (19.23%) MS Office
6 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (15.38%) Linux
8 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
9 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
9 10 (12.82%) Scrum
9 10 (12.82%) DSDM
9 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.82%) SOAP
9 10 (12.82%) Web Services
9 10 (12.82%) XML
9 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
11 8 (10.26%) Banking
11 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.26%) Windows XP
11 8 (10.26%) MS Visio
11 8 (10.26%) HP
11 8 (10.26%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Heroku
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) SAN
2 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 4 (5.13%) WAN
3 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.13%) DNS
3 4 (5.13%) Intranet
4 3 (3.85%) VPN
4 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) MPLS
5 1 (1.28%) OSPF
5 1 (1.28%) BGP
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) RIP
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
1 4 (5.13%) Hudson
1 4 (5.13%) Maven
1 4 (5.13%) Ant
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) SOAP
1 10 (12.82%) Web Services
1 10 (12.82%) XML
2 7 (8.97%) REST
3 4 (5.13%) HTML5
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) EDI
4 3 (3.85%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 3 (3.85%) CSS3
4 3 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (1.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) CMDB
2 3 (3.85%) CLARiiON
2 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) FMCG
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.26%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.13%) UNIX
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.56%) AIX
7 2 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Project Management
2 16 (20.51%) Service Management
3 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.82%) Scrum
6 10 (12.82%) DSDM
6 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
7 9 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Release Management
9 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.41%) Migration
10 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.41%) System Testing
11 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.56%) C-shell
2 2 (2.56%) Korn
2 2 (2.56%) Perl
2 2 (2.56%) C
2 2 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) MOS
4 2 (2.56%) MCP
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) ACCA
4 2 (2.56%) PMP
4 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CIMA
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) CCIP
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) CCDP
5 1 (1.28%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Puppet
1 5 (6.41%) Vagrant
1 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
4 2 (2.56%) nmon
4 2 (2.56%) OpenView
4 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) HP
2 8 (10.26%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Symantec
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Splunk
4 4 (5.13%) EMC
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Vizioncore
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) Charles River
6 1 (1.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) CA
6 1 (1.28%) CommVault
6 1 (1.28%) NetApp
6 1 (1.28%) Lotus
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
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