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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 63 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 32 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 1.77% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.15% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Median daily rate £400 £394 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% +20.68%
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
1051 1300 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.21% 82.02% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Service Management
3 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 16 (24.24%) Windows
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) Banking
6 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.67%) IBM
8 10 (15.15%) Mainframe
8 10 (15.15%) SLA
8 10 (15.15%) Law
9 9 (13.64%) Unix
9 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
10 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.12%) Time Sharing Option
10 8 (12.12%) ISPF
10 8 (12.12%) iSeries
10 8 (12.12%) JCL
10 8 (12.12%) FTP
10 8 (12.12%) ITSM
10 8 (12.12%) Tandem
11 7 (10.61%) Oracle
12 6 (9.09%) Service Design
12 6 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (7.58%) Spatial Data
13 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
13 5 (7.58%) Change Management
13 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
13 5 (7.58%) Project Management

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 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) WLAN
3 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.52%) Broadband
3 1 (1.52%) SSH
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Spatial Data
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.52%) Gradle
1 1 (1.52%) Hudson
1 1 (1.52%) JBehave
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Maven
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 10 (15.15%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Technical Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Service Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Service Management Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) ISPF
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.52%) OpenLayers
4 1 (1.52%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) SAML
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Mainframe
2 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) iSeries
3 8 (12.12%) Tandem
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Service Management
2 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.12%) ITSM
6 6 (9.09%) Service Design
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) BPR
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.55%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) JCL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) MCP
2 1 (1.52%) PMP
2 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) SLA
2 6 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) IBM
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.55%) CA
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Nimsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) ESRI
5 1 (1.52%) F5