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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 75 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.18% 2.21% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 3.04% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £126 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -11.11%
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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 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (26.67%) Service Management
3 24 (20.00%) Windows
4 22 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
5 21 (17.50%) Change Management
6 20 (16.67%) Project Management
7 18 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (11.67%) VMware
9 14 (11.67%) JBoss
9 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
10 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
10 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (9.17%) Linux
13 10 (8.33%) Oracle
13 10 (8.33%) Banking
14 9 (7.50%) Java
14 9 (7.50%) SAN
15 8 (6.67%) MS Office
16 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
16 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (5.83%) ITIL V3
16 7 (5.83%) SLA
16 7 (5.83%) Information Security
17 6 (5.00%) ITSM
17 6 (5.00%) EMC
17 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.67%) JBoss
2 5 (4.17%) IIS
2 5 (4.17%) Apache
3 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Project
2 2 (1.67%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.83%) PaaS
1 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) SAN
2 4 (3.33%) Firewall
2 4 (3.33%) LAN
2 4 (3.33%) WAN
2 4 (3.33%) LDAP
3 3 (2.50%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) VPN
4 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (17.50%) Analyst
2 12 (10.00%) Architect
3 11 (9.17%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.50%) Consultant
5 8 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 8 (6.67%) Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Change Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Applications Manager
7 6 (5.00%) AWS Architect
8 5 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.17%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.50%) SOAP
2 3 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) XML
3 2 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.33%) Clustering
2 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.50%) Statistics
4 2 (1.67%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) NHS
4 2 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.17%) UNIX
5 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) Service Management
2 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
3 21 (17.50%) Change Management
4 20 (16.67%) Project Management
5 18 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (5.83%) Information Security
9 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.83%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.00%) BPMN
10 6 (5.00%) Supplier Management
10 6 (5.00%) Release Management
10 6 (5.00%) ITSM
11 5 (4.17%) RUP
11 5 (4.17%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) Java
2 5 (4.17%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) C
3 2 (1.67%) Python
3 2 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) RHCE
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.50%) ISEB
5 3 (2.50%) MCSE
6 2 (1.67%) MCP
6 2 (1.67%) CCNA
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.67%) OCP
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) COBIT
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.67%) Samba
3 2 (1.67%) NFS
3 2 (1.67%) vCloud
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
1 3 (2.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.67%) SCOM
2 2 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) StatsD
3 1 (0.83%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
1 14 (11.67%) VMware
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (5.00%) EMC
5 4 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (2.50%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) Remedy
7 2 (1.67%) Niku
7 2 (1.67%) Primavera
7 2 (1.67%) Brocade
7 2 (1.67%) Sun
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
7 2 (1.67%) CommVault
7 2 (1.67%) Informatica
7 2 (1.67%) NetApp
7 2 (1.67%) Planview
7 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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