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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 70 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.50% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.71% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £17.78
% change year-on-year
-13.36% -9.11%
Service Delivery
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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
1043 846 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.38% 70.27% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 446 313
Average daily rate £396 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £6.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) Service Management
4 9 (24.32%) Banking
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) SLA
6 5 (13.51%) MS Office
6 5 (13.51%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
8 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (5.41%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (5.41%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
8 2 (5.41%) SaaS
8 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) E-Learning
8 2 (5.41%) SCORM
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) Web Design
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.41%) Information Security

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Service Manager
3 9 (24.32%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (21.62%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Change Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Spring
1 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
1 2 (5.41%) E-Learning
1 2 (5.41%) SCORM
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) Web Design
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Teradata
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco