The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 54 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 22 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 2.70% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.28% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £236 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £462 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Service Delivery
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
816 1401 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.79% 82.22% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 752 539
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 21 (38.89%) Service Management
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) Windows
4 15 (27.78%) Banking
5 14 (25.93%) Unix
6 13 (24.07%) IBM
7 12 (22.22%) Mainframe
7 12 (22.22%) JCL
7 12 (22.22%) FTP
7 12 (22.22%) ISPF
7 12 (22.22%) Law
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 12 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
8 11 (20.37%) iSeries
8 11 (20.37%) Tandem
9 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.67%) SLA
11 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (12.96%) Project Management
13 5 (9.26%) Linux
13 5 (9.26%) ITSM
13 5 (9.26%) User Experience
13 5 (9.26%) Spatial Data
13 5 (9.26%) Agile Project Management
14 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
14 4 (7.41%) Service Design
14 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland

Service Delivery
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 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) CICS
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) WLAN
3 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Spatial Data
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 12 (22.22%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Technical Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Product Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Service Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Product Owner
7 2 (3.70%) GIS Manager
7 2 (3.70%) GIS Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Supervisor
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) ISPF
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 12 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 11 (20.37%) iSeries
2 11 (20.37%) Tandem
3 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.56%) HPUX
5 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Service Management
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) ITSM
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 4 (7.41%) Service Design
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) Coaching
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.70%) OOD
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) JCL
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
2 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) QRadar
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) CA
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Nimsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (1.85%) Axway
4 1 (1.85%) F5
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (1.85%) Xerox