The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 107 112 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 24 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.20% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 1.33% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £363 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £395 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-51.80% +15.27%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
598 375 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.09% 15.16% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 205 135
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
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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 22 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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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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 -16 8 £350 - 3
Aberdeen +10 6 - -
Glasgow +4 4 £238 -40.62% 1
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 3
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ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) Finance
4 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) Firewall
5 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (12.50%) assyst
9 5 (12.50%) Citrix
9 5 (12.50%) MS Office
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) Wyse
10 4 (10.00%) Intranet
10 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.00%) MCP
10 4 (10.00%) VB

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) assyst
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CCM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
1 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
1 9 (22.50%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) Intranet
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.50%) MGCP
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Change Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Accountant
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) EDI
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Transition Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) SIEM
7 1 (2.50%) Network Design
7 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCP
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ACCA
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) MCDST
4 1 (2.50%) CEH
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CCSP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Wyse
4 4 (10.00%) Dell
4 4 (10.00%) Serena
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Vizioncore
6 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
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