The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 116 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 20 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.73% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 3.60% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 1
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£419 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -25.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
465 555 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.18% 20.26% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 269 186
Average daily rate £350 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 12 £463 +32.14% 5
North Lanarkshire - 4 £550 -
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
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ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) QA
8 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (13.51%) Intranet
8 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.51%) Service Management
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) Release Management
8 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
8 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
9 4 (10.81%) Change Control
9 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (10.81%) SCCM
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) VPN
10 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.11%) MCP
10 3 (8.11%) MS Office

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Open Workbench
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) assyst
2 2 (5.41%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) RTP
3 1 (2.70%) Broadband
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Release Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Change Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Change Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ICT Programme Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) Service Improvement Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (2.70%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
3 12 (32.43%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
4 5 (13.51%) Release Management
4 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
5 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Niku
2 2 (5.41%) Planview
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Brocade
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Juniper