The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills 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 V2 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 116 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +250.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £100
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +312.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1650 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.11% 71.86% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 834 735
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.25 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V2 across the Scotland region.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) C
6 1 (16.67%) Kanban
6 1 (16.67%) DSDM

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) IBM