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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 49 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 23 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 2.88% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.51% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 11
Median daily rate £400 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £284 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.29 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +28.57%
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
735 1225 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.05% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 615 609
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 15 (30.00%) Service Management
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Banking
3 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (20.00%) Unix
5 10 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 9 (18.00%) IBM
6 9 (18.00%) Law
6 9 (18.00%) Project Management
7 8 (16.00%) JCL
7 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) FTP
7 8 (16.00%) ISPF
7 8 (16.00%) Time Sharing Option
8 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (14.00%) iSeries
8 7 (14.00%) Tandem
8 7 (14.00%) Windows
8 7 (14.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (10.00%) Analytics
10 5 (10.00%) Service Design
10 5 (10.00%) Spatial Data
10 5 (10.00%) SLA
11 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
11 4 (8.00%) Google
11 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) CICS
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.00%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Spatial Data
2 2 (4.00%) GIS
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Banking
3 9 (18.00%) Law
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Product Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Service Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Analytics Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) GIS Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) ISPF
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.00%) iSeries
3 7 (14.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (14.00%) Tandem
4 4 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.00%) Economics
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) AIX
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) HPUX
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Service Management
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) Project Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Analytics
7 5 (10.00%) Service Design
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.00%) Digital Analytics
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) Change Management
9 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.00%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.00%) Coaching
10 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) JCL
2 3 (6.00%) Perl
2 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (10.00%) SLA
3 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.00%) MiFID
4 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) QRadar
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) IBM
2 4 (8.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) CA
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Nimsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) Axway
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.00%) Xerox