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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 67 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.29% 1.30% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.79% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£443 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £278 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -19.35%
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
1124 895 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.46% 72.76% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 269
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (29.27%) Windows
5 8 (19.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Service Management
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (14.63%) Banking
8 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.76%) Java
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 4 (9.76%) MS Office
9 4 (9.76%) JBoss
9 4 (9.76%) RUP
9 4 (9.76%) BPMN
10 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
10 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
10 3 (7.32%) Workflow
10 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.32%) UNIX
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
10 3 (7.32%) C
10 3 (7.32%) SLA
10 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco
11 2 (4.88%) VPN
11 2 (4.88%) Linux

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Broadband
1 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (12.20%) AWS Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Support Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.44%) SCORM
2 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.76%) RUP
5 4 (9.76%) BPMN
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Logistics
8 1 (2.44%) Data Validation
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) C
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
1 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft