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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 17 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.32% 3.40% 11.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.52% 6.72% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £139 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.42% -30.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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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
79 119 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 71.17% 50.64% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 49
Average daily rate £335 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 19 (59.38%) Windows
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
2 17 (53.13%) VPN
2 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Data Mapping
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) .NET
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
9 3 (9.38%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) MCSD
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Lotus
9 3 (9.38%) Nagios
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
9 3 (9.38%) SIEM
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.38%) IBM Notes
1 3 (9.38%) Lotus Domino
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
1 17 (53.13%) VPN
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Data Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Data Mapping
2 3 (9.38%) SIEM
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.38%) Workflow
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCSD
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) GIAC
6 1 (3.13%) GCIH
6 1 (3.13%) ACSA
6 1 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Lotus
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
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