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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 63 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.52% 3.05% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 4.14% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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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
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 33 (29.20%) Windows
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.70%) Service Management
4 19 (16.81%) Change Management
5 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
5 16 (14.16%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (13.27%) PRINCE2
6 15 (13.27%) Service Delivery
7 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.50%) VMware
7 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
8 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.62%) Banking
9 11 (9.73%) Project Management
10 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
10 10 (8.85%) JBoss
10 10 (8.85%) Oracle
10 10 (8.85%) Asset Management
10 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
11 9 (7.96%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (7.96%) MS Office
11 9 (7.96%) Java
12 8 (7.08%) SAN
12 8 (7.08%) BPMN
12 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (6.19%) Cisco
13 7 (6.19%) SQL
13 7 (6.19%) SQL Server

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (8.85%) JBoss
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.77%) SAS
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.88%) CICS
7 1 (0.88%) JRun
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Office
2 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Project
4 2 (1.77%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Primavera
2 1 (0.88%) assyst
2 1 (0.88%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Heroku
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) SAN
2 6 (5.31%) LAN
2 6 (5.31%) WAN
3 4 (3.54%) VPN
3 4 (3.54%) DNS
4 3 (2.65%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.65%) DHCP
4 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.77%) Firewall
5 2 (1.77%) LDAP
5 2 (1.77%) SSL
5 2 (1.77%) FTP
5 2 (1.77%) HTTP
5 2 (1.77%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) Broadband
6 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) DB2
3 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (28.32%) Analyst
2 10 (8.85%) Architect
2 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.19%) Consultant
3 7 (6.19%) Applications Support
3 7 (6.19%) Service Analyst
3 7 (6.19%) Support Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Applications Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Applications Support Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Administrator
5 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.42%) Incident Manager
6 4 (3.54%) Release Manager
6 4 (3.54%) IT Support
6 4 (3.54%) AWS Architect
7 3 (2.65%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) SOAP
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) XML
3 2 (1.77%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) RESTful
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) ISAPI
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) COM+
4 1 (0.88%) ISPF
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.54%) Handset
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.31%) Linux
4 6 (5.31%) UNIX
5 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.77%) Solaris
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
7 1 (0.88%) OS/400
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Service Management
2 19 (16.81%) Change Management
3 15 (13.27%) PRINCE2
3 15 (13.27%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.73%) Project Management
7 10 (8.85%) Asset Management
8 9 (7.96%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (7.08%) BPMN
10 6 (5.31%) Release Management
11 5 (4.42%) RUP
11 5 (4.42%) Information Security
12 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (2.65%) Change Control
13 3 (2.65%) Open Source
13 3 (2.65%) ITIL V3
13 3 (2.65%) Information Assurance
13 3 (2.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) Java
2 7 (6.19%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Perl
3 2 (1.77%) C
3 2 (1.77%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) RPG/400
4 1 (0.88%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) JCL
4 1 (0.88%) REXX
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) RPG
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) ISEB
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.65%) CCNP
3 3 (2.65%) CCNA
3 3 (2.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) MCP
4 2 (1.77%) OCP
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) COBIT
3 2 (1.77%) BS7799
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.31%) vSphere
4 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.77%) Samba
5 2 (1.77%) NFS
5 2 (1.77%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) RACF
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.88%) StatsD
4 1 (0.88%) Graphite
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) Control-M
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) VMware
3 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 7 (6.19%) Cisco
5 5 (4.42%) EMC
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix
6 3 (2.65%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) Planview
7 2 (1.77%) Brocade
7 2 (1.77%) Sun
7 2 (1.77%) CommVault
7 2 (1.77%) Informatica
7 2 (1.77%) NetApp
7 2 (1.77%) Lotus
7 2 (1.77%) Niku
7 2 (1.77%) Remedy
7 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee
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