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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
UK / Scotland
Rank 87 85 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 18 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.71% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.06% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 13
Median daily rate £373 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £343 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +90.08%

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
1462 2131 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.02% 82.60% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1142 1258
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +30 12 £425 -8.10% 1
Glasgow 0 6 £240 -43.19% 3
ITIL V3
UK

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (42.00%) Project Management
3 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (38.00%) Six Sigma
5 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) JSP 440
7 12 (24.00%) Service Management
7 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) OpenStack
10 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
10 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.00%) Supplier Management
10 7 (14.00%) Firewall
10 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.00%) VMware
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.00%) Service Design
11 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.00%) HP
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.00%) ITSM
11 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
12 5 (10.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (10.00%) Release Management
12 5 (10.00%) Cisco

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 8 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) NAS
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) VLAN
3 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 3 (6.00%) Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Developer
3 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Consultant
3 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (6.00%) Service Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
1 4 (8.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (42.00%) Project Management
3 19 (38.00%) Six Sigma
4 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (24.00%) Service Management
5 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (14.00%) Service Design
5 7 (14.00%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.00%) ITSM
6 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Release Management
7 5 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Change Control
9 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
9 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C#
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C++
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) VB
2 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (8.00%) VB6
2 4 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) ILOG
5 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) BEA
7 1 (2.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) Sun