Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 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.

ITIL
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 36 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 31 86 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.40% 4.30% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 4.91% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 48
Median daily rate £240 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £104 £110 £119
90th Percentile £436 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +191.67% -7.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £42.63
% change year-on-year -44.68% -44.87% +42.08%

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 615 1,752 2,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.23% 87.64% 89.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 846 1,331
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £234 £263 £280
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 26
Median hourly rate £48.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.14% -30.00% +57.63%
10th Percentile £37.35 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £67.05 £36.15 £44.01
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.34 £25.00
% change year-on-year -21.65% -10.66% -

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Public Sector
3 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) Service Management
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
8 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (16.13%) Service Design
9 5 (16.13%) ITSM
9 5 (16.13%) Banking
9 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
10 4 (12.90%) SCCM
10 4 (12.90%) SLA
11 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (9.68%) Citrix
11 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
11 3 (9.68%) Validation
11 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
12 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (6.45%) Office 365
12 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
12 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
12 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (6.45%) XenApp

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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Public Sector
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Designer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.45%) CESG
1 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Service Management
2 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) ITSM
3 5 (16.13%) Service Design
4 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.45%) Project Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) HNC
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.23%) Equitrac
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) Mitel
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) VMware