Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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.

Services Delivery
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 84 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 52 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.77% 1.75% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.06% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £360 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.18% +14.53%
10th Percentile £203 £315 £313
90th Percentile £600 £500 £525
Scotland median daily rate £413 £353 £430
% change year-on-year +17.02% -17.93% +32.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £12.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -33.66% +50.74% -

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 2,611 2,479 1,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.66% 85.25% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 1,444 1,049
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £542 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £355
% change year-on-year +2.89% +9.51% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -6.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.21 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.36 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.05% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.08%) Service Design
5 11 (21.15%) Service Management
6 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
7 7 (13.46%) Banking
8 6 (11.54%) Coaching
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Coaching
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.69%) Windows
10 4 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (7.69%) CESG
10 4 (7.69%) IT Governance
10 4 (7.69%) Threat Detection
10 4 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (5.77%) DevOps
11 3 (5.77%) Degree
11 3 (5.77%) QA
11 3 (5.77%) Content Management
11 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.77%) BPMN
11 3 (5.77%) Network Security

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 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Hudson
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Agile Coach
2 7 (13.46%) Service Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Designer
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Developer
6 2 (3.85%) e-Learning Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) COM
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) CESG
2 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.85%) FMCG
2 2 (3.85%) Robotics
2 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Blog
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Service Design
4 11 (21.15%) Service Management
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Coaching
7 6 (11.54%) Coaching
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.69%) IT Governance
9 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Threat Detection
10 3 (5.77%) BPMN
10 3 (5.77%) Content Management
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps
10 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) MCSA
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.77%) QA
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco
1 3 (5.77%) Juniper
2 2 (3.85%) Lotus
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter