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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 67 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 20 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.66% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.92% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Average daily rate
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£294 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.28% -9.73%
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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Service Management
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (21.88%) Banking
6 6 (18.75%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) SLA
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
10 2 (6.25%) Learning Management System
10 2 (6.25%) SaaS
10 2 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
10 2 (6.25%) SCORM
10 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 2 (6.25%) Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) Retail
10 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
10 2 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Service Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Change Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Spring
1 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Learning Management System
1 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
1 2 (6.25%) SCORM
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Service Management
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata