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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 111 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 18 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 1.28% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £351 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £359 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +2.63%
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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
565 392 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.58% 15.69% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 204 135
Average daily rate £347 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 36
Average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.95 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -8 8 £350 -
Aberdeen +6 2 £310 -13.88% 2
Fife - 2 £360 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 - 6
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (24.44%) Firewall
6 10 (22.22%) VPN
6 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.22%) Data Mapping
7 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.56%) SQL
9 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
10 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.33%) MS Office
10 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (11.11%) assyst
11 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.11%) SLA
11 5 (11.11%) Change Management
12 4 (8.89%) Serena
12 4 (8.89%) Migration
12 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.89%) Service Management
12 4 (8.89%) Wyse
12 4 (8.89%) Project Management
12 4 (8.89%) Dell
12 4 (8.89%) Citrix

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (24.44%) Firewall
3 10 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) Intranet
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Administrator
2 5 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Change Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (8.89%) IT Support
3 4 (8.89%) IT Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Project Accountant
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) EDI
2 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Transition Management
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.22%) SIEM
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
8 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.22%) Release Management
8 1 (2.22%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) MCP
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ACCA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) CCSP
4 1 (2.22%) CIMA
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Dell
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 4 (8.89%) Serena
3 4 (8.89%) Wyse
4 2 (4.44%) Vizioncore
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec
4 2 (4.44%) EMC
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
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Rate: From £275 to £345 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago