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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 65 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.12% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +5.18%
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
924 807 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.18% 73.16% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 387 351
Average daily rate £400 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (12.90%) SLA
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) MS Office
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
8 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.45%) QA
8 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
8 2 (6.45%) Information Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.45%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Teradata

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) BI-SAM
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) IBM