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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 21 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 57 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.35% 4.48% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 5.41% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 31
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £181 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.21%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 28 (31.11%) Service Management
2 24 (26.67%) Finance
3 23 (25.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 20 (22.22%) Windows
4 20 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 16 (17.78%) SCCM
5 16 (17.78%) ITIL V3
6 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.56%) ITSM
7 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.44%) Supplier Management
9 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 12 (13.33%) Cisco
10 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
10 11 (12.22%) Project Management
11 10 (11.11%) SLA
12 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.00%) VMware
12 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (10.00%) Banking
12 9 (10.00%) Service Design
12 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
13 8 (8.89%) Firewall
13 8 (8.89%) Change Management
13 8 (8.89%) MS Office
14 7 (7.78%) SQL

ITIL
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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) Moodle
4 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.22%) Blackboard Learn
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Firewall
2 5 (5.56%) DNS
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) VPN
3 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 3 (3.33%) DHCP
4 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.33%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.22%) VLAN
5 2 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.11%) HTTP
6 1 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.11%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) SSL
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Ant
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.22%) Maven
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
1 2 (2.22%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Law
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) IT Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.56%) Administrator
6 5 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.44%) ICT Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (4.44%) IT Support
7 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Service Management Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.44%) CESG
4 3 (3.33%) CMDB
4 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) VLE
5 2 (2.22%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) AIX
8 1 (1.11%) OS/2
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Service Management
2 16 (17.78%) ITIL V3
2 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.56%) ITSM
4 13 (14.44%) Supplier Management
5 11 (12.22%) Project Management
6 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.00%) Service Design
6 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.89%) Change Management
8 7 (7.78%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.67%) Line Management
9 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.56%) Migration
10 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.56%) Scrum
10 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) Perl
3 2 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) CISSP
2 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CISM
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) MCP
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) COBIT
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.22%) WSUS
5 1 (1.11%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) Cisco
3 9 (10.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) Citrix
5 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.44%) Symantec
6 3 (3.33%) Blackboard
6 3 (3.33%) CA
6 3 (3.33%) F5
7 2 (2.22%) Dell
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
7 2 (2.22%) Juniper
7 2 (2.22%) Mitel
7 2 (2.22%) NetIQ
7 2 (2.22%) Varonis
8 1 (1.11%) AlgoSec
8 1 (1.11%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.11%) Splunk
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