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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 111 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 18 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 1.03% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 5.04% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £122 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +156.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -30.12%
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
460 556 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.59% 20.45% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 280 241
Average daily rate £338 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 19
Average hourly rate £28.31 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £22.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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
Edinburgh +7 10 £475 +52.61%
Glasgow -2 4 £375 +19.04%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £550 -
Fife -12 1 - - 1
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ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
5 7 (17.95%) QA
6 6 (15.38%) Degree
6 6 (15.38%) Windows
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Banking
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.82%) Intranet
7 5 (12.82%) Release Management
7 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
8 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
9 3 (7.69%) HP
9 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.69%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) SDLC
10 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) Open Workbench
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Primavera
2 1 (2.56%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Intranet
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) MPLS
3 1 (2.56%) RTP
3 1 (2.56%) Broadband
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.82%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Release Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Change Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) ICT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Release Management
5 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Control
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Information Management
8 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Niku
3 2 (5.13%) Planview
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Brocade
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper