Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 44 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 100 106 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.37% 3.97% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 4.69% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 68 72
Edinburgh median daily rate £301 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.18% -10.29% +21.43%
10th Percentile £117 £265 £155
90th Percentile £460 £500 £525
Scotland median daily rate £330 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -7.04% +1.43% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.00 £12.91 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.01% -4.76% +12.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £13.00 £14.31 £18.53
Scotland median hourly rate £42.63 £30.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year +37.83% -14.10% +94.59%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,620 2,262 2,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.22% 84.66% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 1,327 1,187
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.63% +0.28% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 39 (39.00%) Windows
2 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.00%) Finance
3 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (30.00%) Service Management
5 17 (17.00%) Banking
6 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 16 (16.00%) ITSM
7 14 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (13.00%) Windows 10
9 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
10 11 (11.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
11 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.00%) VMware
11 9 (9.00%) Change Management
11 9 (9.00%) ITIL V3
12 8 (8.00%) Blackberry
12 8 (8.00%) Linux
12 8 (8.00%) Service Design
13 7 (7.00%) ServiceNow
13 7 (7.00%) Citrix
13 7 (7.00%) CISSP
13 7 (7.00%) Project Management
13 7 (7.00%) Scrum
13 7 (7.00%) Office 365
13 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management

ITIL
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 6 (6.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.00%) CMS
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) SAS
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.00%) Blackboard Learn
6 1 (1.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) Moodle
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) assyst
2 1 (1.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Office 365
2 6 (6.00%) IaaS
2 6 (6.00%) PaaS
3 4 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Firewall
2 6 (6.00%) DHCP
3 5 (5.00%) Skype
4 4 (4.00%) DNS
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (4.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) BGP
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.00%) OSPF
6 2 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.00%) IPv6
7 1 (1.00%) MPLS
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MySQL
1 2 (2.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.00%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.00%) Impala
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Analyst
2 15 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Administrator
4 10 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.00%) Service Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (4.00%) Service Transition Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
1 3 (3.00%) RESTful
2 2 (2.00%) LDAP
2 2 (2.00%) REST
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.00%) Ajax
3 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.00%) COM
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) JSON
3 1 (1.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) XHTML
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.00%) iPhone
3 4 (4.00%) CMDB
3 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) CESG
5 2 (2.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Blog
6 1 (1.00%) BYOD
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (11.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.00%) Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Android
5 5 (5.00%) Unix
5 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Service Management
2 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) ITSM
2 16 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.00%) Change Management
4 9 (9.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.00%) Service Design
6 7 (7.00%) Project Management
6 7 (7.00%) Scrum
6 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
6 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (5.00%) Analytics
8 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.00%) Content Management
9 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) Perl
2 3 (3.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.00%) CISSP
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) MCP
4 2 (2.00%) MCSA
4 2 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (1.00%) CCIE
5 1 (1.00%) CCNP
5 1 (1.00%) CISA
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.00%) SLA
3 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.00%) PMO
4 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.00%) COBIT
5 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) Ansible
2 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.00%) SCSM
4 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) VMware
3 7 (7.00%) Citrix
3 7 (7.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (6.00%) Mitel
5 5 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.00%) Charles River
8 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.00%) HP
8 2 (2.00%) Symantec
9 1 (1.00%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.00%) Adobe
9 1 (1.00%) Apple
9 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.00%) Brocade
9 1 (1.00%) CA
9 1 (1.00%) EMC
9 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.00%) Lotus