Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 70 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 40 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.39% 2.21% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.56% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £125 £253 £196
90th Percentile £575 £489 £510
Scotland median daily rate £369 £420 £390
% change year-on-year -12.20% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 - £20.50
10th Percentile £15.80 - £20.25
90th Percentile £17.41 - £20.75
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 - £20.50

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 2,514 1,601 2,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.08% 86.12% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 994 1,341
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £270
90th Percentile £571 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.86 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.68% -46.69% +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.95 £14.01
90th Percentile £105.45 £43.77 £57.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% -38.89% +34.65%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Service Management
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Banking
4 8 (20.00%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) ITSM
6 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (12.50%) SLA
6 5 (12.50%) Windows
6 5 (12.50%) LDAP
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) RESTful
6 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.00%) Security Management
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
8 3 (7.50%) Law
8 3 (7.50%) Firewall
8 3 (7.50%) CA
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle

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 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.00%) Banking
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Production Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
1 5 (12.50%) RESTful
2 3 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (5.00%) JDBC
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.50%) Drools
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) JPA
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) NetWare
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITSM
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.00%) Security Management
5 3 (7.50%) BPMN
5 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Line Management
5 3 (7.50%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.50%) OCR
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) Blue Prism
3 3 (7.50%) CA
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Mitel
5 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software