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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 58 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.33% 2.39% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 3.31% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 11
Average daily rate
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£443 £341 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.67% +36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £113 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £536 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
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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
1036 877 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.37% 72.36% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 472 203
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 29 (26.61%) Service Management
3 21 (19.27%) Change Management
4 20 (18.35%) Service Delivery
5 19 (17.43%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (16.51%) Windows
7 17 (15.60%) Project Management
8 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
8 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.84%) JBoss
9 12 (11.01%) PRINCE2
9 12 (11.01%) VMware
9 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.17%) Banking
11 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.26%) Oracle
11 9 (8.26%) Linux
12 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
12 7 (6.42%) Supplier Management
12 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (6.42%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (6.42%) Information Security
12 7 (6.42%) Firewall
12 7 (6.42%) ITSM
12 7 (6.42%) Java
12 7 (6.42%) MS Office
13 6 (5.50%) SLA
13 6 (5.50%) HP
13 6 (5.50%) EMC

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (12.84%) JBoss
2 5 (4.59%) Apache
2 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) IIS
3 4 (3.67%) CMS
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
2 6 (5.50%) SAN
3 5 (4.59%) LAN
3 5 (4.59%) WAN
4 4 (3.67%) LDAP
5 3 (2.75%) DNS
5 3 (2.75%) DHCP
5 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.75%) MPLS
5 3 (2.75%) VLAN
5 3 (2.75%) Network Security
6 2 (1.83%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.83%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.83%) DMZ
7 1 (0.92%) Intranet
7 1 (0.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (14.68%) Analyst
2 11 (10.09%) Architect
3 10 (9.17%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.34%) Applications Support
4 8 (7.34%) Service Manager
4 8 (7.34%) Support Manager
5 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (6.42%) Administrator
5 7 (6.42%) Consultant
5 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.50%) Change Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Applications Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Incident Manager
7 5 (4.59%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.67%) Clustering
1 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.75%) Statistics
3 2 (1.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.83%) Replication
4 1 (0.92%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.92%) CMDB
4 1 (0.92%) Open Source
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Linux
3 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.67%) UNIX
5 2 (1.83%) Solaris
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Service Management
2 21 (19.27%) Change Management
3 20 (18.35%) Service Delivery
4 17 (15.60%) Project Management
5 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.01%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.42%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (6.42%) Information Security
8 7 (6.42%) Supplier Management
8 7 (6.42%) ITSM
9 6 (5.50%) BPMN
9 6 (5.50%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.59%) RUP
11 4 (3.67%) Data Security
11 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
11 4 (3.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) Java
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) C
3 2 (1.83%) Python
3 2 (1.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) RHCE
4 3 (2.75%) MCSE
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.75%) VCP4
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.83%) OCP
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.83%) CCNA
5 2 (1.83%) MCTS
6 1 (0.92%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) COBIT
2 4 (3.67%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.83%) Samba
3 2 (1.83%) NFS
3 2 (1.83%) vCloud
4 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
1 2 (1.83%) SCOM
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
1 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
2 12 (11.01%) VMware
3 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.26%) Oracle
5 6 (5.50%) HP
5 6 (5.50%) EMC
6 5 (4.59%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.75%) Remedy
8 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.83%) F5
8 2 (1.83%) IBM
8 2 (1.83%) Sun
8 2 (1.83%) Brocade
8 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.83%) CommVault
8 2 (1.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus
9 1 (0.92%) Informatica
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix
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