The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 66 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.06% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.53% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate £338 £215 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -46.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £127 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £303 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 523 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.04% 69.46% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 236 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
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 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
Scotland

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the Edinburgh region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Edinburgh region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Business Transformation
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) QA
5 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.09%) MS Project
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) SLA
6 2 (9.09%) JCL
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Banking
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow Management
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Business Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Change Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Change Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Business Change Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Business Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Change Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Strategy Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) MVS
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Business Transformation
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow Management
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (4.55%) REXX
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Linedata
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (4.55%) CA
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
1 1 (4.55%) BI-SAM
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