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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 75 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.14% 2.69% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 3.71% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 9
Average daily rate
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£256 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £333 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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
1113 916 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.34% 72.58% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 526 250
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 33 (25.38%) Service Management
3 32 (24.62%) Windows
4 22 (16.92%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (16.15%) Service Delivery
5 21 (16.15%) Change Management
5 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.62%) VMware
7 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
7 18 (13.85%) Project Management
8 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
8 14 (10.77%) JBoss
8 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 11 (8.46%) Linux
10 11 (8.46%) Oracle
10 11 (8.46%) Banking
10 11 (8.46%) Windows 7
11 10 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (7.69%) SAN
11 10 (7.69%) MS Office
11 10 (7.69%) Java
12 9 (6.92%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.15%) SLA
13 8 (6.15%) ITIL V3
14 7 (5.38%) EMC
14 7 (5.38%) SQL
14 7 (5.38%) .NET

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (10.77%) JBoss
2 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.85%) IIS
3 5 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) CMS
5 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) MS Project
3 2 (1.54%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Primavera
1 2 (1.54%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) PaaS
1 1 (0.77%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) SAN
2 6 (4.62%) LAN
2 6 (4.62%) WAN
3 4 (3.08%) LDAP
3 4 (3.08%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) VPN
4 3 (2.31%) DNS
4 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.54%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.54%) HTTP
5 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.77%) FTP
6 1 (0.77%) Broadband
6 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) DB2
3 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Subversion
1 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Analyst
2 11 (8.46%) Architect
2 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
3 9 (6.92%) Administrator
3 9 (6.92%) Service Manager
4 8 (6.15%) Applications Support
4 8 (6.15%) Service Analyst
4 8 (6.15%) Support Manager
5 7 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.62%) Consultant
6 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Service Desk Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Applications Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Head of IT
7 5 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (3.85%) AWS Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) SOAP
2 3 (2.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) XML
3 2 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (0.77%) JSON
4 1 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.08%) Handset
2 4 (3.08%) Clustering
2 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.31%) Open Source
3 3 (2.31%) Statistics
4 2 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.54%) Replication
4 2 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (0.77%) AS400
5 1 (0.77%) CMDB
5 1 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.62%) Windows
2 11 (8.46%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.62%) UNIX
5 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.54%) Solaris
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.77%) OS/400
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.38%) Service Management
2 21 (16.15%) Service Delivery
2 21 (16.15%) Change Management
3 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
3 18 (13.85%) Project Management
4 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (6.92%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.15%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.38%) Information Security
10 6 (4.62%) Supplier Management
10 6 (4.62%) Release Management
10 6 (4.62%) ITSM
10 6 (4.62%) BPMN
11 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.85%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.85%) RUP
12 4 (3.08%) Data Security
12 4 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.69%) Java
2 7 (5.38%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) C
4 2 (1.54%) Perl
4 2 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.77%) RPG/400
5 1 (0.77%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.77%) RPG
5 1 (0.77%) C#
5 1 (0.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.77%) VB
5 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.85%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) RHCE
4 4 (3.08%) CCNA
5 3 (2.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.31%) MCSE
5 3 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.54%) CCNP
6 2 (1.54%) OCP
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.54%) MCTS
7 1 (0.77%) MCITP
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) COBIT
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.62%) vSphere
4 2 (1.54%) vCloud
4 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) Samba
4 2 (1.54%) NFS
5 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
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%) SCOM
3 2 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.77%) Ganglia
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%) WSUS
4 1 (0.77%) Nagios
4 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.62%) VMware
3 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.46%) Oracle
5 7 (5.38%) EMC
6 6 (4.62%) Cisco
7 3 (2.31%) HP
8 2 (1.54%) Niku
8 2 (1.54%) Remedy
8 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.54%) Sun
8 2 (1.54%) IBM
8 2 (1.54%) Citrix
8 2 (1.54%) CommVault
8 2 (1.54%) Informatica
8 2 (1.54%) NetApp
8 2 (1.54%) Lotus
8 2 (1.54%) Brocade
8 2 (1.54%) Planview
8 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds
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