The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 13 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 2.09% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 3.73% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£310 £113 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 134 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 75.00% 56.07% 50.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 28
Average daily rate £325 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £143 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Aberdeen region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Aberdeen region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (48.39%) VPN
3 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Data Mapping
4 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (16.13%) IBM
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) .NET
10 4 (12.90%) Workflow
11 3 (9.68%) SIEM
11 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
11 3 (9.68%) Lotus
11 3 (9.68%) Nagios
11 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
11 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
11 3 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.68%) MCSD
11 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
12 2 (6.45%) Change Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
1 3 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
1 15 (48.39%) VPN
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Data Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Data Mapping
2 4 (12.90%) Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) SIEM
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.68%) MCSD
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) GCIH
6 1 (3.23%) ACSA
6 1 (3.23%) MCDST
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Lotus
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards