Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 106 84 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.64% 4.77% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 5.64% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 55
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £168 £143 £194
90th Percentile £509 £558 £500
Scotland median daily rate £327 £338 £388
% change year-on-year -3.11% -12.90% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.58 £14.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.29% -6.79% +25.28%

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 2,529 1,489 2,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.88% 84.51% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,501 921 1,297
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £245 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £111.75 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.84%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 48 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 43 (40.57%) Windows
3 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.42%) VMware
5 25 (23.58%) Finance
6 22 (20.75%) Windows Server
7 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (18.87%) Linux
9 19 (17.92%) ITIL V3
10 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
11 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (14.15%) Service Management
12 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
12 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (12.26%) Change Management
14 13 (12.26%) SQL
14 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
15 12 (11.32%) Cisco
15 12 (11.32%) ITSM
15 12 (11.32%) Blackberry
15 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (11.32%) Banking
16 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
16 11 (10.38%) SAN
16 11 (10.38%) Disclosure Scotland
17 10 (9.43%) DevOps
17 10 (9.43%) EMC

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 10 (9.43%) JBoss
2 6 (5.66%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.72%) Confluence
3 5 (4.72%) IIS
3 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.77%) Office 365
3 3 (2.83%) IaaS
3 3 (2.83%) PaaS
3 3 (2.83%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) SAN
2 9 (8.49%) LAN
3 8 (7.55%) Unified Communications
3 8 (7.55%) WAN
4 6 (5.66%) DHCP
4 6 (5.66%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) Firewall
5 5 (4.72%) Skype
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.83%) Wireless
8 2 (1.89%) BGP
8 2 (1.89%) Internet
8 2 (1.89%) IPv6
8 2 (1.89%) OSPF
8 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.94%) FTP
9 1 (0.94%) HTTP
9 1 (0.94%) MPLS
9 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.89%) DB2
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) HBase
3 1 (0.94%) Impala
3 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 5 (4.72%) Ant
2 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.72%) Maven
2 5 (4.72%) Subversion
3 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.89%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 10 (9.43%) IT Analyst
3 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.66%) Architect
5 6 (5.66%) Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Administrator
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Developer
7 4 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) IT Support
7 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Middleware
2 4 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.77%) Java EE
2 4 (3.77%) LDAP
2 4 (3.77%) XML
3 3 (2.83%) RESTful
3 3 (2.83%) Spring
4 2 (1.89%) Node.js
4 2 (1.89%) React
4 2 (1.89%) Redux
4 2 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) .NET
5 1 (0.94%) Drools
5 1 (0.94%) Kafka
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.94%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.32%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.60%) iPhone
4 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.66%) EMC VNX
5 5 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.77%) Equities
6 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.77%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.77%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.83%) CMDB
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) iPad
9 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.57%) Windows
2 22 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.87%) Linux
4 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
5 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.66%) Android
7 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.77%) Unix
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.89%) NetWare
10 1 (0.94%) AIX
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.94%) OS/2
10 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.92%) ITIL V3
3 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
3 15 (14.15%) Service Management
4 13 (12.26%) Change Management
5 12 (11.32%) ITSM
6 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
7 10 (9.43%) DevOps
7 10 (9.43%) Project Management
8 8 (7.55%) Line Management
8 8 (7.55%) Migration
9 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
9 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.66%) Change Control
11 5 (4.72%) Investment Management
11 5 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.72%) Release Management
11 5 (4.72%) Supplier Management
12 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.26%) SQL
3 10 (9.43%) Java
4 8 (7.55%) Perl
5 6 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (2.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) C
7 1 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.94%) JCL
7 1 (0.94%) R
7 1 (0.94%) REXX
7 1 (0.94%) Scala
7 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MCSE
3 6 (5.66%) MCSA
4 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.72%) CISSP
4 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.83%) CCNA
6 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) CCNP
7 2 (1.89%) CISM
7 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.94%) CEH
8 1 (0.94%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.83%) SLA
4 2 (1.89%) COBIT
4 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 48 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.49%) vSphere
4 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.60%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.94%) HDFS
7 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Ansible
1 9 (8.49%) SCCM
2 5 (4.72%) SCOM
3 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.77%) Puppet
3 4 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.77%) vCenter Server
3 4 (3.77%) WMI
4 2 (1.89%) vRealize
5 1 (0.94%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.94%) Control-M
5 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.94%) Oozie
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.42%) VMware
3 12 (11.32%) Cisco
4 10 (9.43%) EMC
5 8 (7.55%) HP
6 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.66%) Splunk
7 5 (4.72%) Charles River
7 5 (4.72%) Mitel
8 4 (3.77%) CyberArk
8 4 (3.77%) ForeScout
8 4 (3.77%) Ivanti
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle
8 4 (3.77%) Shavlik
8 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.77%) Symantec
9 3 (2.83%) IBM
9 3 (2.83%) Lotus
9 3 (2.83%) Palo Alto