The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 37 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 37 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.50% 4.20% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 5.12% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 16
Median daily rate £388 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.93 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +4.62%

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
682 1152 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.97% 81.93% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 600 564
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 23 (29.87%) Service Management
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 19 (24.68%) Windows
4 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
5 16 (20.78%) ITIL V3
6 15 (19.48%) Banking
7 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.88%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (15.58%) ITSM
10 11 (14.29%) SLA
10 11 (14.29%) Cisco
10 11 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.29%) Supplier Management
10 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 10 (12.99%) SCCM
11 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
11 10 (12.99%) Firewall
12 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.39%) MS Office
12 8 (10.39%) SQL
12 8 (10.39%) Service Design
12 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
13 7 (9.09%) Line Management
13 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
13 7 (9.09%) Oracle
13 7 (9.09%) LAN
13 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.09%) Project Management
13 7 (9.09%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) Moodle
3 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.60%) Blackboard Learn
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Office
2 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) assyst
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.30%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Firewall
2 7 (9.09%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) VPN
3 6 (7.79%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) DHCP
5 3 (3.90%) Network Security
5 3 (3.90%) VLAN
6 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.60%) SSL
6 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.30%) HTTP
7 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.60%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.30%) Ant
2 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Law
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Service Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Software Asset Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Help Desk Assistant
6 4 (5.19%) IT Support
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Service Management Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Middleware
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.90%) VLE
4 2 (2.60%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.79%) Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) Unix
8 2 (2.60%) HPUX
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Service Management
2 16 (20.78%) ITIL V3
3 12 (15.58%) ITSM
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.39%) Service Design
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.09%) Line Management
6 7 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.49%) Transition Management
9 4 (5.19%) Content Management
9 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.19%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.19%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.60%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) CISSP
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) HND
5 1 (1.30%) IISP
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
4 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) SCOM
2 3 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (3.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Cisco
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (7.79%) IBM
5 5 (6.49%) Adobe
5 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.49%) Citrix
5 5 (6.49%) HP
6 4 (5.19%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) Blackboard
7 3 (3.90%) CA
7 3 (3.90%) Juniper
7 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.60%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.60%) Dell
8 2 (2.60%) Mitel
8 2 (2.60%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.60%) Varonis
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault