Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 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.

Service Delivery
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 37 25 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.39% 1.32% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.48% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 23
Median daily rate £469 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £253 £419 £193
90th Percentile £546 £775 £548
Scotland median daily rate £475 £413 £443
% change year-on-year +15.15% -6.78% +26.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £9.36 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year -46.51% +6.87% -34.50%

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 978 1,694 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 89.64% 89.35% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 867 1,176
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £240 £255 £280
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 30
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.82% -35.14% +66.37%
10th Percentile £45.10 £15.04 £14.84
90th Percentile £66.25 £51.50 £46.71
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.27% -21.00% +23.70%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Service Delivery in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 19 (51.35%) Public Sector
2 12 (32.43%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 9 (24.32%) Decision-Making
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Actionable Insight
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Finance
6 5 (13.51%) Document Management
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.51%) Service Design
7 4 (10.81%) Prototyping
7 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (10.81%) Project Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Content Management
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Coaching
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) CMS
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) ITSM
8 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Programme 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 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
2 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.41%) AWS CodeBuild
2 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.41%) Route 53
2 2 (5.41%) Serverless
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) InfluxDB
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
1 2 (5.41%) GitLab
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (51.35%) Public Sector
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Senior User Researcher
1 8 (21.62%) User Researcher
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Coordinator
3 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Coach
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) HR Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) AWT
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Decision-Making
3 8 (21.62%) Actionable Insight
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Document Management
5 5 (13.51%) Service Design
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Content Management
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Prototyping
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) ITSM
7 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.41%) Groovy
1 2 (5.41%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) OCP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Grafana
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Kibana
3 1 (2.70%) Istio
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Dynatrace
2 1 (2.70%) F5
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk
2 1 (2.70%) VMware