Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 6 months to 25 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.

Services Delivery
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 65 59
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +27
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 54 54 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.84% 2.57% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.07% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.78% +10.84% +10.71%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £242
90th Percentile £500 £525 £495
Scotland median daily rate £355 £430 £350
% change year-on-year -17.35% +22.71% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.74% +3.03% +26.92%

Service Delivery 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 2473 1758 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.37% 83.67% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1014 1376
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +0.55% -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 27 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.80% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.37
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 18 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 16 (29.63%) Finance
3 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (27.78%) Service Management
4 11 (20.37%) Banking
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
6 9 (16.67%) XML
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.81%) ITSM
7 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 8 (14.81%) Skype
7 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business
8 7 (12.96%) Unified Communications
8 7 (12.96%) Release Management
8 7 (12.96%) Quality Management
8 7 (12.96%) Process Management
8 7 (12.96%) Web Services
8 7 (12.96%) SQL
8 7 (12.96%) Planning and Forecasting
9 6 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (11.11%) SOAP
9 6 (11.11%) JBoss
9 6 (11.11%) IBM
9 6 (11.11%) SAN
9 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 6 (11.11%) XSLT
9 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Service Delivery
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 (14.81%) Skype for Business
2 6 (11.11%) JBoss
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.56%) IBM Domino
5 3 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Skype
2 7 (12.96%) Unified Communications
3 6 (11.11%) SAN
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall
4 5 (9.26%) LDAP
5 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
5 4 (7.41%) FTP
5 4 (7.41%) Internet
5 4 (7.41%) Intranet
5 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.70%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) NUnit
2 2 (3.70%) Redmine
2 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 10 (18.52%) Operations Manager
3 10 (18.52%) Operations Project Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Developer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Platform Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) XML
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) Java EE
3 6 (11.11%) SOAP
3 6 (11.11%) XSLT
4 5 (9.26%) .NET
5 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.41%) ISPF
5 4 (7.41%) JPA
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 2 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (3.70%) EJB
7 2 (3.70%) J2EE
7 2 (3.70%) jBPM
7 2 (3.70%) JMS
7 2 (3.70%) JSF
7 2 (3.70%) WinForms
7 2 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) EMC VNX
2 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.41%) PKI
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) DataPower
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Project Management
3 15 (27.78%) Service Management
3 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) ITSM
4 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
5 7 (12.96%) Planning and Forecasting
5 7 (12.96%) Process Management
5 7 (12.96%) Quality Management
5 7 (12.96%) Release Management
6 6 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) JCL
3 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) MCSA
1 5 (9.26%) MCSE
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) CLAS
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) IISP
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.41%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCOM
1 5 (9.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) IBM
2 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix
3 5 (9.26%) EMC
3 5 (9.26%) ServiceNow
3 5 (9.26%) Symantec
4 4 (7.41%) F5
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Lotus
6 2 (3.70%) Adobe
6 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.70%) Imperva
7 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Mitel