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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 28 38
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 35 88 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.91% 6.49% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 7.60% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 52 21
Median daily rate £428 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +59.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £523 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.03 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.95% +34.42%  

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 1007 1158 1200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.71% 85.40% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 637 640
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 June 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 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 25 (27.17%) Service Management
3 23 (25.00%) Windows
4 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
4 21 (22.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 19 (20.65%) Service Delivery
5 19 (20.65%) ITIL V3
6 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.22%) Citrix
7 14 (15.22%) Project Management
7 14 (15.22%) SCCM
7 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
8 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (13.04%) ITSM
9 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (11.96%) Change Management
10 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (10.87%) Supplier Management
12 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
13 8 (8.70%) Banking
13 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.70%) SLA
13 8 (8.70%) CISSP
14 7 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (7.61%) Linux
14 7 (7.61%) Asset 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 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) Moodle
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.17%) Blackboard Learn
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.17%) LAN
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.09%) Skype
5 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) DB2
2 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Ant
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.09%) Maven
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Law
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) IT Manager
3 11 (11.96%) IT Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.43%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) CESG
2 4 (4.35%) CMDB
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.26%) VLE
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.61%) Linux
6 5 (5.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.26%) AIX
9 2 (2.17%) Unix
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.09%) OS/2
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Service Management
2 19 (20.65%) ITIL V3
2 19 (20.65%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
3 14 (15.22%) Project Management
4 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.04%) ITSM
6 11 (11.96%) Change Management
7 10 (10.87%) Supplier Management
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.61%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
12 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.43%) High Availability
12 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
12 5 (5.43%) Release Management
12 5 (5.43%) Service Design
13 4 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.26%) Python
3 3 (3.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.17%) C
4 2 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (1.09%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) VBA
5 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) CISSP
2 7 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) CCA
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.17%) CEH
5 2 (2.17%) CISM
5 2 (2.17%) SANS
6 1 (1.09%) MCP
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (8.70%) SLA
3 3 (3.26%) COBIT
3 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) XenApp
3 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.17%) RHEV
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.09%) vCloud
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.17%) Control-M
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Rundeck
3 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.17%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.09%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.09%) DameWare
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) Citrix
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.26%) Blackboard
5 3 (3.26%) EMC
5 3 (3.26%) Splunk
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.17%) F5
6 2 (2.17%) Mitel
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) AlgoSec
7 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.09%) Remedy
7 1 (1.09%) Reuters
7 1 (1.09%) ScanSafe
7 1 (1.09%) Symantec
7 1 (1.09%) Verint
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