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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 42 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 39 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.26% 2.32% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 3.23% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 13
Average daily rate
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£265 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £159 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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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
916 805 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.59% 71.88% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 380 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 18 (23.08%) Service Management
3 18 (23.08%) MS Office
4 17 (21.79%) Project Management
5 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.82%) Linux
10 10 (12.82%) Windows XP
10 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
10 10 (12.82%) DSDM
10 10 (12.82%) SLA
10 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
10 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.82%) Scrum
10 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
11 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
11 9 (11.54%) SOAP
11 9 (11.54%) Web Services
11 9 (11.54%) XML
12 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.69%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) Lync
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Office
2 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
3 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (5.13%) Intranet
2 4 (5.13%) HTTP
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Ant
1 3 (3.85%) Maven
1 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.85%) Hudson
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.97%) Service Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) SOAP
1 9 (11.54%) Web Services
1 9 (11.54%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) REST
3 4 (5.13%) HTML5
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
4 3 (3.85%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 3 (3.85%) RESTful
4 3 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (1.28%) Flash
5 1 (1.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) CMDB
2 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.56%) FMCG
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Windows XP
3 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.56%) SUSE
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Service Management
2 17 (21.79%) Project Management
3 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.82%) DSDM
5 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.82%) Scrum
5 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (7.69%) Release Management
8 5 (6.41%) System Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.85%) VBA
2 2 (2.56%) Korn
2 2 (2.56%) C-shell
2 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) CCNA
4 2 (2.56%) MCP
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) PMP
4 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.56%) ACCA
4 2 (2.56%) MCDST
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CIMA
5 1 (1.28%) MOS
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.13%) Puppet
1 4 (5.13%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) OpenView
3 2 (2.56%) nmon
3 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) StatsD
4 1 (1.28%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) HP
2 6 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Citrix
3 4 (5.13%) Splunk
4 3 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.28%) Charles River
5 1 (1.28%) CA
5 1 (1.28%) CommVault
5 1 (1.28%) Lotus
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Apple
5 1 (1.28%) Dell
5 1 (1.28%) EMC
5 1 (1.28%) AppSense
5 1 (1.28%) Altiris
5 1 (1.28%) Vizioncore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago