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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 69 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.50% 2.13% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.50% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £368 £388
% change year-on-year +11.56% -5.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £23.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -27.95% +40.90%  

Service Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 24 (58.54%) Service Management
2 19 (46.34%) ITIL
3 16 (39.02%) Finance
4 11 (26.83%) FTP
4 11 (26.83%) IBM
4 11 (26.83%) JCL
4 11 (26.83%) Mainframe
4 11 (26.83%) ISPF
4 11 (26.83%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
5 10 (24.39%) Law
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) Programme Delivery
7 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
7 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.07%) Supplier Management
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.63%) ITSM
10 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.76%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (9.76%) Service Design
11 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
11 4 (9.76%) Release Management
11 4 (9.76%) SCCM
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
11 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
11 4 (9.76%) Process 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Moodle
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Technical Developer
3 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Operations Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) ISPF
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Mainframe
2 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) CESG
4 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.88%) Tandem
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
5 1 (2.44%) VLE
5 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Service Management
2 19 (46.34%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Programme Delivery
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (17.07%) Supplier Management
6 6 (14.63%) ITSM
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.76%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.76%) Process Management
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
8 4 (9.76%) Release Management
8 4 (9.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) JCL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CCA
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.32%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.44%) Axway
3 1 (2.44%) Blackboard
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago