The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 64 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 21 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.87% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.23% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £360 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
956 733 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.75% 71.17% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 353 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Service Delivery
Scotland

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.92%) Banking
5 7 (18.92%) Business Transformation
6 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) SLA
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (10.81%) MS Office
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
9 3 (8.11%) MS Project
9 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.11%) QA
10 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.41%) Information Management
10 2 (5.41%) Retail
10 2 (5.41%) Asset Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Business Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Business Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Business Change Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Change Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Business Change Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Change Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Strategy Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) Business Transformation
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Information Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) JCL
2 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) CA
2 1 (2.70%) Teradata
2 1 (2.70%) BI-SAM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
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