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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 58 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 33 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.57% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.02% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £500 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
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
1284 988 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.46% 77.37% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 578 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (28.85%) ITIL
4 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (15.38%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Windows
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) JBoss
7 4 (7.69%) RUP
7 4 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle
7 4 (7.69%) MS Office
7 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) BPMN
7 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 3 (5.77%) Release Management
8 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (5.77%) Marketing
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Lotus
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) MS Excel

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Broadband
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
1 6 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 4 (7.69%) Administrator
3 4 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.85%) IT Administrator
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.85%) IT Support
5 2 (3.85%) Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.92%) SCORM
3 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
1 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.38%) Service Management
3 5 (9.62%) Change Management
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) RUP
4 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.69%) BPMN
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.77%) Release Management
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.92%) CISA
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) HND
2 1 (1.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.77%) Lotus
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
Edinburgh
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago