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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 123 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 4.46% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Average daily rate £230 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.55% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £449 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
ITIL Certification
UK

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
717 493 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.97% 16.48% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 256 228
Average daily rate £335 £345 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 18
Average hourly rate £37.75 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Renfrewshire - 11 £235 - 1
Glasgow +3 5 £325 +6.12% 2
Edinburgh -21 4 £126 -58.70%
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) SCCM
5 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
8 10 (27.03%) HP
8 10 (27.03%) MS Office
8 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (24.32%) Service Management
9 9 (24.32%) Degree
9 9 (24.32%) Release Management
10 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
10 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
10 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
10 8 (21.62%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (18.92%) AIX
11 7 (18.92%) HPUX
11 7 (18.92%) Solaris
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) Perl
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) VBScript
11 7 (18.92%) IBM
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (18.92%) CA
11 7 (18.92%) Red Hat

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
1 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) Broadband
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Asset Management Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Monitoring Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) CMDB
2 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.92%) AIX
4 7 (18.92%) HPUX
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Release Management
2 9 (24.32%) Service Management
3 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Software Distribution
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Software License Management
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.41%) CMMI
7 2 (5.41%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Bourne shell
1 7 (18.92%) Java
1 7 (18.92%) Korn
1 7 (18.92%) Perl
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
1 7 (18.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.51%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.70%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (2.70%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Netcool
2 7 (18.92%) SCOM
2 7 (18.92%) Tivoli
3 6 (16.22%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) HP
3 7 (18.92%) CA
3 7 (18.92%) IBM
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Motorola