Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 93 121 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.29% 4.16% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 4.84% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 78 45
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £365 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.01% +6.43%
10th Percentile £124 £246 £123
90th Percentile £508 £500 £495
Scotland median daily rate £355 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.27% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.50 £14.66 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.21% -
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.85 £10.78
90th Percentile £17.05 £16.88 £15.08
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.10
% change year-on-year -5.88% +12.62% -18.41%

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 2,496 2,498 1,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.17% 85.93% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,252 1,449 1,003
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.13% +2.44%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 33
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.23 £12.06
90th Percentile £44.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.08% +10.71% +5.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 38 (40.86%) Finance
2 31 (33.33%) Service Management
3 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
4 22 (23.66%) Windows
5 21 (22.58%) Banking
6 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.28%) ServiceNow
8 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
9 14 (15.05%) ITSM
9 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (11.83%) Change Management
11 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.75%) Asset Management
12 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
13 9 (9.68%) SCCM
13 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
14 8 (8.60%) Project Management
14 8 (8.60%) Citrix
14 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
14 8 (8.60%) Unix
14 8 (8.60%) Linux
14 8 (8.60%) Migration
14 8 (8.60%) CMDB
14 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
15 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (7.53%) Office 365
15 7 (7.53%) Software Licensing
15 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (7.53%) TOGAF

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 3 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.08%) Blackboard Learn
3 1 (1.08%) Moodle
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) BGP
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.15%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) OSPF
3 2 (2.15%) Skype
3 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) IPv6
4 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 38 (40.86%) Finance
2 21 (22.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Advertising
3 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Analyst
2 10 (10.75%) Administrator
3 9 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.68%) Configuration Analyst
3 9 (9.68%) Service Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Middleware
2 4 (4.30%) Web Services
3 3 (3.23%) JSON
3 3 (3.23%) RESTful
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.15%) REST
4 2 (2.15%) SOAP
4 2 (2.15%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) Ajax
5 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.08%) COM
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) CMDB
2 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) CESG
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) Blog
6 1 (1.08%) BYOD
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.08%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
3 8 (8.60%) Unix
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.45%) Solaris
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Service Management
2 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.05%) ITSM
4 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.83%) Change Management
5 10 (10.75%) Asset Management
6 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
7 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.60%) Project Management
8 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.53%) Software Licensing
8 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.53%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.45%) Scrum
9 6 (6.45%) Software Asset Management
10 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) VBA
2 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.45%) CISSP
3 4 (4.30%) MCSE
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.23%) MCP
5 2 (2.15%) APMP
5 2 (2.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CISA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CISM
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) XenApp
3 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.30%) XenServer
4 2 (2.15%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) ServiceNow
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Lotus
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.08%) Altiris
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.08%) Brocade
6 1 (1.08%) Charles River
6 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Mitel
6 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds