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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 122 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 9 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.75% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 4.15% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
Average daily rate £275 £267 £107
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +149.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -18.57%
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
477 482 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 18.17% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 264 176
Average daily rate £343 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 16
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.50 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.14 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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
Edinburgh -19 5 £425 +74.35%
Glasgow +7 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £250 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) SCCM
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.00%) MS Office
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.00%) WLAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
2 4 (16.00%) WLAN
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) Administrator
1 3 (12.00%) IT Administrator
1 3 (12.00%) IT Support
1 3 (12.00%) Release Manager
1 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 2 (8.00%) Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (8.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.00%) SFIA
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) CMMI
7 1 (4.00%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Records Management
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCIE
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
2 3 (12.00%) MCP
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Motorola
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle