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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 64 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.97% 3.20% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 4.14% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +221.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £111
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -11.72%
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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
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 40 (28.99%) Windows
2 36 (26.09%) Finance
3 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 28 (20.29%) Active Directory
5 27 (19.57%) VMware
5 27 (19.57%) Service Management
6 25 (18.12%) Change Management
7 24 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (16.67%) Banking
9 20 (14.49%) PRINCE2
10 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (13.04%) Windows 7
12 16 (11.59%) Project Management
13 15 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
15 13 (9.42%) vSphere
15 13 (9.42%) SAN
15 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
15 13 (9.42%) JBoss
15 13 (9.42%) Cisco
16 12 (8.70%) MS Office
16 12 (8.70%) Oracle
17 11 (7.97%) QA
17 11 (7.97%) BPMN
17 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (7.97%) Release Management
17 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (7.25%) Retail
18 10 (7.25%) Linux

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.42%) JBoss
2 10 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.72%) JRun
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) CICS
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Office
2 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.90%) MS Project
4 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Primavera
2 1 (0.72%) assyst
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) SAN
2 7 (5.07%) LAN
2 7 (5.07%) WAN
2 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.07%) DNS
3 6 (4.35%) DHCP
4 5 (3.62%) VPN
4 5 (3.62%) Intranet
5 3 (2.17%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.45%) SSL
6 2 (1.45%) FTP
6 2 (1.45%) HTTP
6 2 (1.45%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.45%) LDAP
6 2 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) Broadband
7 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Subversion
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (26.09%) Finance
2 23 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (7.25%) Retail
4 7 (5.07%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (10.14%) Administrator
3 11 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
4 9 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.80%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.07%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Support Manager
6 7 (5.07%) VMWare Administrator
7 6 (4.35%) Applications Manager
7 6 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Consultant
8 5 (3.62%) Release Manager
8 5 (3.62%) IT Support
8 5 (3.62%) Incident Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) Web Services
2 3 (2.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) SOAP
3 2 (1.45%) REST
3 2 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) ISAPI
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.72%) ISPF
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) JSON
4 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.72%) RESTful
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.90%) Handset
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
8 1 (0.72%) AS400
8 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.72%) Statistics
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.99%) Windows
2 18 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.25%) Linux
5 6 (4.35%) UNIX
5 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) zOS
8 1 (0.72%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.57%) Service Management
2 25 (18.12%) Change Management
3 20 (14.49%) PRINCE2
4 16 (11.59%) Project Management
5 15 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.97%) Release Management
7 11 (7.97%) BPMN
8 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.07%) Migration
11 6 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.35%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.35%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.62%) ITSM
12 5 (3.62%) RUP
12 5 (3.62%) ITIL V3
12 5 (3.62%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.52%) Java
2 7 (5.07%) SQL
3 5 (3.62%) Python
3 5 (3.62%) Perl
4 2 (1.45%) VBA
5 1 (0.72%) RPG
5 1 (0.72%) REXX
5 1 (0.72%) JCL
5 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.72%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.72%) VBScript
5 1 (0.72%) VB
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) C
5 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.90%) Degree
4 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.17%) CCNP
4 3 (2.17%) CCNA
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) MCP
5 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.45%) MCTS
5 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) OCP
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) HND
6 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 9 (6.52%) SLA
3 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 28 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.42%) vSphere
4 6 (4.35%) vCloud
5 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.45%) Samba
6 2 (1.45%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
7 1 (0.72%) RACF
7 1 (0.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) SCCM
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (3.62%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.45%) WSUS
3 2 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.72%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Control-M
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) StatsD
4 1 (0.72%) Graphite
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.57%) VMware
3 13 (9.42%) Cisco
3 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.70%) Oracle
5 9 (6.52%) EMC
6 7 (5.07%) Citrix
7 6 (4.35%) HP
8 5 (3.62%) Brocade
9 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.17%) Lotus
9 3 (2.17%) CommVault
10 2 (1.45%) NetApp
10 2 (1.45%) Sun
10 2 (1.45%) Remedy
10 2 (1.45%) Planview
10 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.45%) Niku
11 1 (0.72%) Splunk
11 1 (0.72%) McAfee
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