Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 39 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +24
Contract jobs citing ITIL 118 107 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.00% 5.04% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 6.02% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 47 67
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% +32.08%
10th Percentile £258 £127 £129
90th Percentile £513 £493 £500
Scotland median daily rate £353 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +6.82% -5.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.91 £12.29 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £25.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.81% +20.24% +33.16%

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 2490 1777 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.41% 83.78% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1025 1370
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 48 (40.68%) Windows
1 48 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 35 (29.66%) Finance
4 33 (27.97%) VMware
5 26 (22.03%) Service Management
5 26 (22.03%) Windows Server
6 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (16.10%) Project Management
8 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (15.25%) ITSM
9 18 (15.25%) Service Delivery
9 18 (15.25%) Banking
9 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (15.25%) ITIL V3
10 17 (14.41%) Linux
11 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (12.71%) PowerShell
12 14 (11.86%) JBoss
13 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.02%) Java
13 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (10.17%) Release Management
14 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
14 12 (10.17%) vSphere
14 12 (10.17%) ServiceNow
14 12 (10.17%) Windows 10
15 11 (9.32%) Disclosure Scotland

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 14 (11.86%) JBoss
2 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.93%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.24%) Confluence
4 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 3 (2.54%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.69%) Apache
7 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.69%) SAS
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.78%) Office 365
3 4 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.54%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.85%) IaaS
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) SAN
2 8 (6.78%) Skype
3 6 (5.08%) Unified Communications
4 5 (4.24%) DNS
4 5 (4.24%) Firewall
4 5 (4.24%) LDAP
5 4 (3.39%) DHCP
6 3 (2.54%) LAN
7 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.85%) BGP
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.85%) FTP
8 1 (0.85%) HTTP
8 1 (0.85%) IPv6
8 1 (0.85%) OSPF
8 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) WebEx
8 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.69%) DB2
3 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Maven
2 6 (5.08%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) Ant
3 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.24%) Subversion
4 4 (3.39%) Selenium
5 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.69%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (29.66%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) Analyst
2 11 (9.32%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.47%) IT Manager
4 8 (6.78%) Administrator
5 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (5.93%) Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Operations Manager
5 7 (5.93%) Operations Project Manager
6 6 (5.08%) IT Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Architect
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) IT Support
7 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Java EE
2 7 (5.93%) Drools
3 6 (5.08%) XML
4 5 (4.24%) Middleware
4 5 (4.24%) Spring
5 3 (2.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.54%) jBPM
5 3 (2.54%) XSLT
6 2 (1.69%) Node.js
6 2 (1.69%) React
6 2 (1.69%) Redux
6 2 (1.69%) Web Services
7 1 (0.85%) .NET
7 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.39%) CMDB
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.54%) iPhone
6 2 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) PMI
6 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 2 (1.69%) Tandem
6 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.68%) Windows
2 26 (22.03%) Windows Server
3 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (14.41%) Linux
6 13 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (10.17%) Windows 10
7 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.54%) Unix
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.69%) Android
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Service Management
2 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.10%) Project Management
3 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.25%) ITIL V3
4 18 (15.25%) ITSM
4 18 (15.25%) Service Delivery
5 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.17%) Release Management
7 11 (9.32%) Change Management
8 10 (8.47%) DevOps
9 9 (7.63%) Change Control
9 9 (7.63%) Migration
9 9 (7.63%) Process Management
10 8 (6.78%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.78%) Planning and Forecasting
10 8 (6.78%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.93%) Quality Management
11 7 (5.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.71%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.02%) Java
3 8 (6.78%) Perl
3 8 (6.78%) SQL
4 6 (5.08%) Python
5 5 (4.24%) Ruby
6 3 (2.54%) VBA
7 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) C#
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.78%) Degree
3 7 (5.93%) CISSP
3 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.93%) MCSA
3 7 (5.93%) MCSE
3 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.54%) CEH
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.54%) CISM
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.69%) SANS
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.93%) QA
3 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.39%) COBIT
5 3 (2.54%) SLA
6 1 (0.85%) GDPR
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.17%) vSphere
4 10 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.24%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Ansible
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.08%) Puppet
4 5 (4.24%) SCOM
4 5 (4.24%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.54%) vRealize
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.85%) Control-M
7 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.85%) WMI
7 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.97%) VMware
3 12 (10.17%) ServiceNow
4 9 (7.63%) Citrix
4 9 (7.63%) EMC
5 7 (5.93%) Cisco
6 6 (5.08%) Oracle
7 4 (3.39%) CommVault
7 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.54%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Lotus
8 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.54%) Splunk
8 3 (2.54%) Symantec
9 2 (1.69%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.69%) Apple
9 2 (1.69%) arcserve
9 2 (1.69%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.69%) NetApp
9 2 (1.69%) Sophos