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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 84 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.90% 3.26% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 4.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.73% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £114 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £463 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
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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
1347 941 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.63% 78.68% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 515 391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 42 (31.34%) Finance
2 41 (30.60%) Windows
3 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 32 (23.88%) Active Directory
5 28 (20.90%) VMware
5 28 (20.90%) Banking
6 27 (20.15%) Service Management
7 23 (17.16%) PRINCE2
8 21 (15.67%) Windows 7
9 20 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (14.93%) Project Management
10 19 (14.18%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (13.43%) Change Management
12 16 (11.94%) MS Office
12 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (11.19%) vSphere
13 15 (11.19%) SAN
13 15 (11.19%) Cisco
14 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
15 13 (9.70%) MS Exchange
16 12 (8.96%) Retail
16 12 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
17 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
18 10 (7.46%) Oracle
18 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
19 9 (6.72%) Migration
19 9 (6.72%) Risk Assessment
19 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 13 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.48%) JBoss
5 3 (2.24%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.49%) IIS
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.75%) JRun
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) CICS
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Office
2 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.73%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) assyst
2 2 (1.49%) Primavera
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Heroku
2 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) SAN
2 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.22%) VPN
4 6 (4.48%) DNS
4 6 (4.48%) LAN
4 6 (4.48%) WAN
5 5 (3.73%) DHCP
5 5 (3.73%) Intranet
6 3 (2.24%) Firewall
6 3 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.24%) NAS
6 3 (2.24%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.49%) Network Security
7 2 (1.49%) FTP
7 2 (1.49%) HTTP
7 2 (1.49%) SSL
8 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.75%) VoIP
8 1 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.49%) DB2
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (31.34%) Finance
2 28 (20.90%) Banking
3 12 (8.96%) Retail
4 8 (5.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (35.07%) Analyst
2 15 (11.19%) Administrator
3 11 (8.21%) Consultant
3 11 (8.21%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.97%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) VMWare Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Environment Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Incident Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Architect
10 3 (2.24%) Business Process Analyst
10 3 (2.24%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.24%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
2 3 (2.24%) SOAP
2 3 (2.24%) .NET
3 2 (1.49%) J2EE
3 2 (1.49%) Middleware
3 2 (1.49%) TopLink
3 2 (1.49%) REST
3 2 (1.49%) XML
3 2 (1.49%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.75%) RESTful
4 1 (0.75%) ISAPI
4 1 (0.75%) ISPF
4 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.75%) JSON
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.75%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.99%) Handset
5 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.49%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) AS400
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.60%) Windows
2 21 (15.67%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.72%) Linux
5 7 (5.22%) UNIX
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.49%) zOS
9 1 (0.75%) OS/400
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Service Management
2 23 (17.16%) PRINCE2
3 20 (14.93%) Project Management
4 18 (13.43%) Change Management
5 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.72%) Migration
6 9 (6.72%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.72%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.97%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.22%) Process Management
8 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.22%) ITSM
8 7 (5.22%) Release Management
9 6 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
10 5 (3.73%) BPMN
10 5 (3.73%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.73%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.22%) SQL
2 6 (4.48%) Perl
2 6 (4.48%) Python
3 5 (3.73%) Java
4 3 (2.24%) VBScript
5 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.49%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.75%) RPG
6 1 (0.75%) REXX
6 1 (0.75%) JCL
6 1 (0.75%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (14.18%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) CISA
4 5 (3.73%) CISSP
5 4 (2.99%) MCP
5 4 (2.99%) CEH
5 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) Degree
6 3 (2.24%) CCNP
6 3 (2.24%) CCNA
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.24%) PMP
6 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.49%) ISEB
7 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.49%) MCTS
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.75%) HND
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.97%) SLA
3 7 (5.22%) QA
4 2 (1.49%) BS7799
5 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.19%) vSphere
4 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.99%) vCloud
6 2 (1.49%) XenApp
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.75%) RACF
7 1 (0.75%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) SCCM
2 7 (5.22%) Puppet
3 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.75%) Control-M
5 1 (0.75%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) StatsD
5 1 (0.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.90%) VMware
3 15 (11.19%) Cisco
4 10 (7.46%) Oracle
5 9 (6.72%) HP
6 8 (5.97%) EMC
6 8 (5.97%) Citrix
7 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.73%) Brocade
9 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.24%) Lotus
10 2 (1.49%) Niku
10 2 (1.49%) CommVault
10 2 (1.49%) Informatica
10 2 (1.49%) Veritas
10 2 (1.49%) Dell
10 2 (1.49%) SAP
10 2 (1.49%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.49%) Planview
11 1 (0.75%) Altiris
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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