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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 116 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.040% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.058% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£348 £113 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+208.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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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
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 26 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) CESG
8 6 (23.08%) CEH
8 6 (23.08%) UNIX
8 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 6 (23.08%) LAN
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
8 6 (23.08%) CISSP
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (23.08%) CCSP
8 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) GIAC
8 6 (23.08%) Project Management
8 6 (23.08%) SSCP
8 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
9 5 (19.23%) JSP
9 5 (19.23%) JSP 440
10 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 4 (15.38%) Release Management
10 4 (15.38%) Service Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.69%) RIP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MS Access
1 3 (11.54%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Release Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) CESG
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) RMADS
5 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Release Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) SIEM
6 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) SSCP
3 6 (23.08%) GIAC
3 6 (23.08%) CEH
3 6 (23.08%) CCSP
3 6 (23.08%) CISSP
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) JSP 440
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) EMC
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco