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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 36 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 53 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.59% 2.59% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 3.38% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £423 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.99% +288.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £118 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £111
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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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
1158 976 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.35% 76.61% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 584 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 45 (34.62%) Finance
2 36 (27.69%) Windows
3 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.46%) Service Management
4 23 (17.69%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (15.38%) Banking
6 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
6 19 (14.62%) PRINCE2
7 18 (13.85%) Change Management
8 17 (13.08%) Service Delivery
9 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
9 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
10 14 (10.77%) VMware
10 14 (10.77%) Project Management
11 13 (10.00%) MS Office
11 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (8.46%) QA
13 11 (8.46%) Release Management
13 11 (8.46%) BPMN
14 10 (7.69%) Red Hat
14 10 (7.69%) Oracle
14 10 (7.69%) JBoss
14 10 (7.69%) Retail
14 10 (7.69%) Asset Management
15 9 (6.92%) Java
16 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
16 8 (6.15%) SAN
16 8 (6.15%) Cisco

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.69%) JBoss
3 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.62%) IIS
5 4 (3.08%) CMS
6 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.77%) CICS
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.77%) JRun
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Primavera
2 1 (0.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Heroku
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) SAN
2 6 (4.62%) DNS
2 6 (4.62%) LAN
2 6 (4.62%) WAN
3 5 (3.85%) DHCP
3 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.85%) VPN
3 5 (3.85%) Intranet
4 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.54%) Firewall
5 2 (1.54%) SSL
5 2 (1.54%) FTP
5 2 (1.54%) HTTP
5 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.54%) LDAP
6 1 (0.77%) Broadband
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.54%) DB2
4 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Subversion
1 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (34.62%) Finance
2 20 (15.38%) Banking
3 10 (7.69%) Retail
4 7 (5.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (34.62%) Analyst
2 11 (8.46%) Architect
3 9 (6.92%) Service Analyst
4 8 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.38%) Support Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Consultant
6 6 (4.62%) Applications Support
6 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Applications Manager
6 6 (4.62%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) IT Support
7 5 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Administrator
7 5 (3.85%) Release Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) .NET
2 4 (3.08%) Web Services
3 3 (2.31%) SOAP
4 2 (1.54%) REST
4 2 (1.54%) XML
5 1 (0.77%) ISAPI
5 1 (0.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.77%) ISPF
5 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.77%) JSON
5 1 (0.77%) RESTful
5 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.77%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.08%) Handset
4 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) AS400
7 1 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Windows
2 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.62%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Linux
5 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.77%) zOS
7 1 (0.77%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) Service Management
2 19 (14.62%) PRINCE2
3 18 (13.85%) Change Management
4 17 (13.08%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.77%) Project Management
6 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.46%) Release Management
8 11 (8.46%) BPMN
9 10 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.15%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.62%) Information Security
11 6 (4.62%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.62%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.85%) RUP
12 5 (3.85%) Migration
12 5 (3.85%) ITSM
12 5 (3.85%) Dependency Management
12 5 (3.85%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) Java
2 7 (5.38%) SQL
3 2 (1.54%) Perl
3 2 (1.54%) C
3 2 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (0.77%) REXX
4 1 (0.77%) JCL
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) RPG/400
4 1 (0.77%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.77%) C#
4 1 (0.77%) RPG
4 1 (0.77%) VBScript
4 1 (0.77%) VB
4 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.08%) Degree
4 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) CCNP
4 3 (2.31%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) ISEB
5 2 (1.54%) MCP
5 2 (1.54%) PMP
5 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) OCP
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
2 7 (5.38%) SLA
3 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.54%) COBIT
4 2 (1.54%) BS7799
System Software
1 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.38%) vSphere
4 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.54%) vCloud
5 2 (1.54%) Samba
5 2 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.77%) RACF
6 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Backup Exec
1 4 (3.08%) SCCM
2 3 (2.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) StatsD
4 1 (0.77%) Graphite
4 1 (0.77%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.77%) Control-M
4 1 (0.77%) Nagios
4 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.77%) VMware
3 10 (7.69%) Oracle
3 10 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.15%) Cisco
5 5 (3.85%) HP
5 5 (3.85%) EMC
5 5 (3.85%) Citrix
6 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.54%) Niku
7 2 (1.54%) Brocade
7 2 (1.54%) Planview
7 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.54%) Sun
7 2 (1.54%) Remedy
7 2 (1.54%) CommVault
7 2 (1.54%) Informatica
7 2 (1.54%) NetApp
7 2 (1.54%) Lotus
8 1 (0.77%) McAfee
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