Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 66 75
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 50 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.92% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.29% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £355 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -17.68% +7.81%
10th Percentile £125 £322 £184
90th Percentile £606 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £355 £413
% change year-on-year +5.63% -13.94% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £16.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £26.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -35.24% +41.89% +12.12%

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 2,582 1,966 2,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.88% 83.98% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,157 1,289
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £270
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +13.82% -13.34%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £10.91
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +40.57%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Service Management
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.00%) Service Design
7 7 (14.00%) Coaching
7 7 (14.00%) Banking
8 6 (12.00%) Windows
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.00%) SLA
9 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.00%) BPMN
10 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
10 4 (8.00%) SAN
10 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco
10 4 (8.00%) Linux
10 4 (8.00%) Java
10 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
10 4 (8.00%) ITSM
10 4 (8.00%) Security Management

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 (6.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Agile Coach
3 6 (12.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
1 3 (6.00%) RESTful
2 1 (2.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (2.00%) COM
2 1 (2.00%) Drools
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) JPA
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) FMCG
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Blog
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Service Management
4 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) Service Design
6 7 (14.00%) Coaching
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.00%) BPMN
8 4 (8.00%) ITSM
8 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (8.00%) Security Management
8 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.00%) Content Management
9 3 (6.00%) DevOps
10 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.00%) Market Research
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (10.00%) SLA
3 3 (6.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) Mitel
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter