The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 86 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.46% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 5.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £130 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -57.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 140 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.55% 9.22% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £244 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Edinburgh

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Edinburgh

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 ITIL Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) assyst
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle