Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 37 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 107 92 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.70% 4.40% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 5.17% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 86
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £120 £150 £222
90th Percentile £473 £561 £538
Scotland median daily rate £325 £374 £375
% change year-on-year -13.04% -0.33% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.77
10th Percentile £15.75 - £11.73
90th Percentile £17.25 - £19.80
Scotland median hourly rate £57.50 £33.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +71.64% -13.55% +196.48%

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 2,518 1,780 2,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.98% 85.09% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 1,093 1,352
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £256 £275
90th Percentile £569 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £16.93 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.73% +7.05% -49.39%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.37 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.28 £43.77 £43.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 45 (42.06%) Windows
1 45 (42.06%) Active Directory
2 39 (36.45%) Finance
3 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 29 (27.10%) Service Management
5 18 (16.82%) Banking
6 17 (15.89%) Service Delivery
7 15 (14.02%) ITSM
7 15 (14.02%) Linux
7 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.02%) Incident Management
8 14 (13.08%) ITIL V3
9 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
10 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (11.21%) VMware
11 11 (10.28%) Red Hat
11 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
11 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (9.35%) Windows 10
12 10 (9.35%) IaaS
12 10 (9.35%) PaaS
12 10 (9.35%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (9.35%) Blackberry
12 10 (9.35%) Change Management
13 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
14 8 (7.48%) Supplier Management
14 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.48%) Cisco

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 8 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.54%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) CMS
6 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 2 (1.87%) SAS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) assyst
2 2 (1.87%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) IaaS
1 10 (9.35%) PaaS
2 7 (6.54%) SaaS
3 6 (5.61%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) DHCP
2 6 (5.61%) LAN
2 6 (5.61%) SAN
3 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 5 (4.67%) Skype
3 5 (4.67%) VoIP
3 5 (4.67%) WAN
4 4 (3.74%) DNS
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.80%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.80%) VPN
6 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.93%) MPLS
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.87%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.93%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) Impala
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Artifactory
1 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.80%) IBM UrbanCode
1 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 39 (36.45%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Service Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Administrator
4 12 (11.21%) IT Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.35%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Service Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Service Transition Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Transition Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.80%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) LDAP
1 5 (4.67%) RESTful
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 2 (1.87%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) COM
4 1 (0.93%) Java EE
4 1 (0.93%) LAMP
4 1 (0.93%) REST
4 1 (0.93%) SOAP
4 1 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.54%) iPhone
4 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) BYOD
6 2 (1.87%) CMDB
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) Equities
6 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.06%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.35%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.61%) Android
7 6 (5.61%) Unix
7 6 (5.61%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.93%) NetWare
11 1 (0.93%) OS/2
11 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Service Management
2 17 (15.89%) Service Delivery
3 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.02%) Incident Management
3 15 (14.02%) ITSM
4 14 (13.08%) ITIL V3
5 10 (9.35%) Change Management
6 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.48%) Service Design
6 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.48%) Supplier Management
7 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.54%) Line Management
8 6 (5.61%) Project Management
9 5 (4.67%) DevOps
9 5 (4.67%) Security Management
10 4 (3.74%) Analytics
10 4 (3.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (3.74%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.61%) Java
3 4 (3.74%) Perl
3 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) JCL
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) REXX
5 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.74%) CISSP
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) CISA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) PMO
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (42.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.87%) XenApp
5 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.93%) vCloud
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) SCCM
2 5 (4.67%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.80%) WMI
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.93%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.93%) Control-M
6 1 (0.93%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.93%) SCSM
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) VMware
3 11 (10.28%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.48%) Cisco
5 7 (6.54%) Mitel
6 6 (5.61%) Citrix
6 6 (5.61%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.67%) Charles River
7 5 (4.67%) Splunk
8 4 (3.74%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.80%) Aruba
9 3 (2.80%) ForeScout
9 3 (2.80%) HP
9 3 (2.80%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.80%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.80%) Shavlik
9 3 (2.80%) Symantec
10 2 (1.87%) CA
10 2 (1.87%) IBM
11 1 (0.93%) EMC