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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 57 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 16 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 2.01% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.41% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Median daily rate £420 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.16
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +41.82%

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
716 1204 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.43% 83.32% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 634 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 16 (40.00%) Service Management
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (17.50%) Unix
6 7 (17.50%) Banking
6 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
6 7 (17.50%) Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) ISPF
7 6 (15.00%) Law
7 6 (15.00%) FTP
7 6 (15.00%) IBM
7 6 (15.00%) JCL
7 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (15.00%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (12.50%) Service Design
8 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
8 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.00%) Google
9 4 (10.00%) iSeries
9 4 (10.00%) Google Analytics

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 (2.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.50%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Product Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Analytics Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) ISPF
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) iSeries
4 4 (10.00%) Tandem
5 3 (7.50%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) HPUX
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Service Management
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Analytics
5 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
6 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.50%) Service Design
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) ITSM
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JCL
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
2 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) MiFID
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) QRadar
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
4 2 (5.00%) Axway
4 2 (5.00%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Blackboard