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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 43 51 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing ITIL 42 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.27% 1.18% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.66% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 13
Average daily rate
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£344 £109 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+215.72% -66.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £107 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £111 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +19.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
956 725 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.45% 71.15% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 353 332
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Finance
3 19 (25.00%) Project Management
4 17 (22.37%) Service Management
5 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (18.42%) MS Office
7 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (15.79%) Linux
9 11 (14.47%) DSDM
9 11 (14.47%) SOAP
9 11 (14.47%) Web Services
9 11 (14.47%) XML
9 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.47%) Scrum
9 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
9 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
10 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
11 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.53%) HP
12 8 (10.53%) SAN
12 8 (10.53%) VMware
12 8 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (10.53%) REST
12 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
12 8 (10.53%) Banking
12 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Office
2 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) assyst
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.32%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Heroku
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) SAN
2 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 4 (5.26%) WAN
3 4 (5.26%) HTTP
3 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) Intranet
4 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.32%) NAS
5 1 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (1.32%) MPLS
5 1 (1.32%) OSPF
5 1 (1.32%) BGP
5 1 (1.32%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.58%) Hudson
1 5 (6.58%) Maven
1 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
1 5 (6.58%) Ant
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Release Manager
6 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) SOAP
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
1 11 (14.47%) XML
2 8 (10.53%) REST
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) EDI
3 4 (5.26%) HTML5
4 3 (3.95%) CSS3
4 3 (3.95%) RESTful
4 3 (3.95%) JSON
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) CMDB
2 3 (3.95%) Open Source
2 3 (3.95%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.26%) UNIX
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) SUSE
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Project Management
2 17 (22.37%) Service Management
3 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.47%) DSDM
5 11 (14.47%) Scrum
5 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Release Management
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) System Testing
9 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) C
2 2 (2.63%) VBA
2 2 (2.63%) Korn
2 2 (2.63%) C-shell
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ACCA
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
4 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) MOS
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) MCDST
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) CIMA
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Puppet
1 6 (7.89%) Vagrant
1 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (3.95%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) OpenView
4 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.63%) nmon
5 1 (1.32%) StatsD
5 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) HP
2 8 (10.53%) VMware
3 5 (6.58%) Symantec
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) EMC
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.26%) Splunk
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix
5 2 (2.63%) Vizioncore
6 1 (1.32%) Altiris
6 1 (1.32%) Polycom
6 1 (1.32%) Charles River
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) CommVault
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £150 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £150 per day + expenses for non- locals
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £180 per annum + expenses for non- locals
Posted: 15 days ago