The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 49 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 37 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.78% 2.51% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.59% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 12
Average daily rate £390 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £130 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £428 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +16.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
958 529 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 71.92% 69.97% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 240 406
Average daily rate £396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +144.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
ITIL
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Project Management
4 15 (22.73%) Service Management
5 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Release Management
6 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.67%) Scrum
6 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (16.67%) Linux
6 11 (16.67%) DSDM
6 11 (16.67%) SOAP
6 11 (16.67%) Web Services
6 11 (16.67%) XML
7 10 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (15.15%) VMware
7 10 (15.15%) REST
7 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 8 (12.12%) SAN
9 8 (12.12%) EMC
9 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
9 8 (12.12%) HP
9 8 (12.12%) MS Office
9 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
9 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Heroku
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) SAN
2 6 (9.09%) LAN
3 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.58%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) Intranet
4 4 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (3.03%) HTTP
5 2 (3.03%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 2 (3.03%) LDAP
5 2 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) MPLS
6 1 (1.52%) OSPF
6 1 (1.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Ant
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.09%) Hudson
1 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 6 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) International Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Architect
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Administrator
3 6 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) SOAP
1 11 (16.67%) Web Services
1 11 (16.67%) XML
2 10 (15.15%) REST
3 7 (10.61%) EDI
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (1.52%) CSS3
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) Flash
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) FMCG
3 3 (4.55%) CMDB
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Handset
4 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
5 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.03%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Project Management
2 15 (22.73%) Service Management
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.67%) Release Management
4 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.67%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (16.67%) DSDM
5 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.09%) Migration
9 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) MCP
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MOS
4 2 (3.03%) ACTC
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ACCA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) CCIP
5 1 (1.52%) CCDP
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) COBIT
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.61%) vSphere
3 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
1 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
1 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.52%) StatsD
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) VMware
2 8 (12.12%) EMC
2 8 (12.12%) HP
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.06%) Dell
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) Splunk
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) CommVault
6 2 (3.03%) NetApp
6 2 (3.03%) Veritas
6 2 (3.03%) Nortel
6 2 (3.03%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Vizioncore
7 1 (1.52%) Polycom
7 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco