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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 34 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 53 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.87% 2.67% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 3.71% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 14
Average daily rate
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£380 £353 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £109 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 (34.88%) Service Management
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Windows
3 17 (19.77%) Project Management
4 14 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.63%) Change Management
7 10 (11.63%) MS Office
8 8 (9.30%) Banking
9 7 (8.14%) Firewall
9 7 (8.14%) ITSM
9 7 (8.14%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (8.14%) SLA
9 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
9 7 (8.14%) Linux
10 6 (6.98%) Apache
10 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
10 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (6.98%) VMware
10 6 (6.98%) Supplier Management
10 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (6.98%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
11 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.81%) Information Security
11 5 (5.81%) MS Excel

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (6.98%) Apache
1 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.81%) JBoss
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.16%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) LAN
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 3 (3.49%) Network Security
3 3 (3.49%) VLAN
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.49%) MPLS
3 3 (3.49%) DHCP
4 2 (2.33%) LDAP
4 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) DMZ
4 2 (2.33%) Intranet
4 2 (2.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (12.79%) Architect
2 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.47%) Service Manager
3 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Change Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.81%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Incident Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.65%) Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Major Incident Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Head of IT
8 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) CMDB
3 2 (2.33%) NHS
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.33%) Statistics
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Service Management
2 17 (19.77%) Project Management
3 14 (16.28%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.63%) Change Management
7 7 (8.14%) ITSM
7 7 (8.14%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.98%) Supplier Management
8 6 (6.98%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.81%) Information Security
10 4 (4.65%) Data Security
10 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.65%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.49%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) C
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VBA
3 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) RHCE
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) MCITP
5 3 (3.49%) CCNA
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.49%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCTS
6 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.16%) MCDST
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) COBIT
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
1 2 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) VMware
3 4 (4.65%) Citrix
3 4 (4.65%) HP
3 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.49%) Fujitsu
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) EMC
5 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (1.16%) AppSense
6 1 (1.16%) Sage
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
6 1 (1.16%) Informatica
6 1 (1.16%) Avaya
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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