Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 68 62
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 49 40 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 2.30% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.72% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 31
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +27.66%
10th Percentile £309 £247 £230
90th Percentile £560 £503 £500
Scotland median daily rate £363 £420 £353
% change year-on-year -13.69% +19.15% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.66% +6.06% +36.36%

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 2,602 1,472 2,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.88% 84.50% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,549 915 1,287
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £246 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £111.75 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 (30.61%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) Service Management
3 9 (18.37%) Finance
4 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Open Source
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.24%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
7 5 (10.20%) VMware
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
7 5 (10.20%) ITSM
7 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) XML
7 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
7 5 (10.20%) EMC
7 5 (10.20%) MCSE
7 5 (10.20%) MCSA
7 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.20%) SAN
7 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
7 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (10.20%) SCOM

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 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.12%) IBM Domino
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
1 5 (10.20%) Skype
1 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) Maven
3 2 (4.08%) NUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Redmine
3 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.41%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Operations Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Operations Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Service Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) LDAP
2 3 (6.12%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.08%) Drools
3 2 (4.08%) ISPF
3 2 (4.08%) Java EE
3 2 (4.08%) jBPM
3 2 (4.08%) JPA
3 2 (4.08%) JSON
3 2 (4.08%) LESS
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) Service Management
4 7 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.20%) ITSM
5 5 (10.20%) Workflow
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.12%) Case Management
7 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.12%) OCR
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) JCL
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) COBOL
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCSA
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) CLAS
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) IISP
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.08%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) EMC
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.12%) Blue Prism
4 3 (6.12%) CA
4 3 (6.12%) Lotus
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.04%) Mitel