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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 46 54 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 25 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.77% 2.37% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.87% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 7
Median daily rate £410 £390 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% -19.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £166 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

Service Delivery 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 763 1255 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.59% 82.78% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 704 662
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (42.86%) Service Management
2 16 (38.10%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Supplier Management
5 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) Law
7 6 (14.29%) JCL
7 6 (14.29%) IBM
7 6 (14.29%) FTP
7 6 (14.29%) ISPF
7 6 (14.29%) Banking
7 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (11.90%) Service Design
8 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
8 5 (11.90%) ITSM
9 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) Unix
9 4 (9.52%) Google
9 4 (9.52%) Problem Management

Service Delivery
Top Related 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 1 (2.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Front Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Analytics Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Product Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) ISPF
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) CESG
5 2 (4.76%) iSeries
5 2 (4.76%) Tandem
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) AIX
2 2 (4.76%) HPUX
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Solaris
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Service Management
2 16 (38.10%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Supplier Management
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.90%) ITSM
7 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.90%) Service Design
8 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
8 4 (9.52%) Change Management
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.14%) Line Management
9 3 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) JCL
2 2 (4.76%) C
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.38%) GDPR
4 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Axway
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) Blackboard
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