The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 93 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 55 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.68% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 22
Median daily rate £425 £375 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +19.82%
ITIL V3
UK

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
2384 2346 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.82% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1244 1142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Scotland region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Scotland region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -12 32 £420 -
Edinburgh +4 12 £450 +185.71% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £245 -
ITIL V3
UK

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 91 (100.00%) ITIL
2 49 (53.85%) Project Management
3 48 (52.75%) Six Sigma
4 42 (46.15%) JSP 440
4 42 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 41 (45.05%) HP
6 40 (43.96%) OpenStack
7 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
8 27 (29.67%) Service Delivery
9 23 (25.27%) Degree
10 19 (20.88%) Service Management
11 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.68%) Finance
13 13 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (12.09%) Firewall
15 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
15 10 (10.99%) Juniper
15 10 (10.99%) CA
15 10 (10.99%) Cisco
15 10 (10.99%) F5
15 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
15 10 (10.99%) CA Spectrum
15 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 10 (10.99%) Load Balancing
15 10 (10.99%) TippingPoint
15 10 (10.99%) Fortinet
15 10 (10.99%) Network Monitoring
16 9 (9.89%) Supplier Management
16 9 (9.89%) ITSM

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (43.96%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
1 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) Firewall
2 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.10%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MSI
2 2 (2.20%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Service Manager
3 9 (9.89%) Service Transition Manager
3 9 (9.89%) Transition Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Architect
4 6 (6.59%) Change Manager
4 6 (6.59%) IT Manager
4 6 (6.59%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) ITIL Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.30%) ITIL Service Manager
8 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.20%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Service Management Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) CMDB
3 1 (1.10%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.10%) Statistics
3 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) ITIL
2 49 (53.85%) Project Management
3 48 (52.75%) Six Sigma
4 27 (29.67%) Service Delivery
5 19 (20.88%) Service Management
6 13 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (10.99%) Load Balancing
7 10 (10.99%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (9.89%) ITSM
8 9 (9.89%) Supplier Management
9 7 (7.69%) IT Governance
9 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Quality Management
10 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.49%) Change Management
11 5 (5.49%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.49%) Release Management
11 5 (5.49%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
3 23 (25.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (46.15%) JSP 440
2 6 (6.59%) SLA
3 3 (3.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.10%) OpenView
2 1 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.10%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) HP
2 10 (10.99%) CA
2 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
2 10 (10.99%) Cisco
2 10 (10.99%) F5
2 10 (10.99%) Fortinet
2 10 (10.99%) Juniper
2 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
2 10 (10.99%) TippingPoint
3 3 (3.30%) Citrix
3 3 (3.30%) FrontRange
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.10%) Lotus
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat