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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 61 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 21 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 1.47% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.92% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Average daily rate
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£394 £469 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £540 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -1.66%
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
1130 988 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.31% 76.35% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 591 326
Average daily rate £375 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) ITIL
3 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.91%) Banking
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.30%) BPMN
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
8 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.30%) JBoss
8 4 (9.30%) RUP
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Java
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle
8 4 (9.30%) MS Office
9 3 (6.98%) Service Management
9 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.98%) C
9 3 (6.98%) UNIX
9 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.65%) Retail
10 2 (4.65%) Operations Management
10 2 (4.65%) Degree

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (9.30%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Broadband
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.63%) Architect
1 5 (11.63%) Analyst
1 5 (11.63%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Applications Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
2 4 (9.30%) Administrator
2 4 (9.30%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Support Manager
3 3 (6.98%) AWS Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) IT Support
4 2 (4.65%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.33%) SCORM
2 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) RUP
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.30%) BPMN
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
7 2 (4.65%) Release Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
1 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Informatica
3 2 (4.65%) Lotus
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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