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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 64 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 1.09% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.50% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£427 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £182 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -17.66%
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
1094 869 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 72.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 531 267
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
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 22 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 22 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 16 (45.71%) ITIL
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (14.29%) Banking
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.43%) JBoss
6 4 (11.43%) RUP
6 4 (11.43%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) MS Office
6 4 (11.43%) BPMN
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) UNIX
8 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.71%) Informatica
8 2 (5.71%) Lotus
8 2 (5.71%) Blackberry

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.43%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) Broadband
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Support Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Manager
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.86%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (11.43%) RUP
4 4 (11.43%) BPMN
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.86%) Project Governance
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) People Management
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe