The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 32 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 138 87 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.05% 3.44% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 5.01% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 29 34
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£300 £325 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £119 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £103.20 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.33%
ITIL
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
2064 1737 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 68.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 871 866
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

ITIL
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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
Edinburgh 0 44 £230 -29.23% 7
Renfrewshire +8 42 £348 +39.20% 2
Glasgow -18 27 £260 -21.08% 10
Aberdeen +17 13 £310 +87.87% 5
West Lothian +2 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £350 -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dundee - - - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL 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.

1 116 (39.86%) Windows
2 76 (26.12%) Microsoft
3 74 (25.43%) Security Cleared
4 72 (24.74%) SC Cleared
5 61 (20.96%) Finance
6 54 (18.56%) Service Management
7 49 (16.84%) ITIL Certification
8 47 (16.15%) MS Office
9 44 (15.12%) Active Directory
10 39 (13.40%) Project Management
10 39 (13.40%) VMware
11 36 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (12.37%) MS Excel
12 35 (12.03%) SQL
12 35 (12.03%) HP
12 35 (12.03%) Firewall
13 34 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (10.31%) Change Management
14 30 (10.31%) SQL Server
15 29 (9.97%) Service Delivery
15 29 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (9.97%) Windows 7
16 26 (8.93%) Management Information System
17 25 (8.59%) Linux
17 25 (8.59%) DNS
17 25 (8.59%) ITIL V3
18 24 (8.25%) TCP/IP
18 24 (8.25%) UNIX
19 23 (7.90%) DHCP
19 23 (7.90%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.47%) IIS
4 9 (3.09%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.03%) TWiki
8 2 (0.69%) Lync
8 2 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 47 (16.15%) MS Office
2 36 (12.37%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Maple
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) assyst
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.34%) PaaS
1 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.03%) Firewall
2 25 (8.59%) DNS
3 24 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.90%) DHCP
4 23 (7.90%) SAN
5 20 (6.87%) VPN
5 20 (6.87%) WAN
5 20 (6.87%) LAN
6 9 (3.09%) VLAN
7 7 (2.41%) Network Security
8 6 (2.06%) IPv4
9 5 (1.72%) Intranet
10 4 (1.37%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.37%) NAS
10 4 (1.37%) HTTP
11 3 (1.03%) MPLS
11 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.72%) MS Access
3 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.03%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.69%) DTS
6 2 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) QlikView
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Subversion
1 4 (1.37%) InstallShield
1 4 (1.37%) MSI
2 3 (1.03%) JIRA
3 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.69%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 61 (20.96%) Finance
2 10 (3.44%) Banking
3 3 (1.03%) Marketing
4 2 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.34%) Law
5 1 (0.34%) Front Office
5 1 (0.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (23.37%) Analyst
2 28 (9.62%) Consultant
3 21 (7.22%) Support Analyst
4 19 (6.53%) Project Manager
4 19 (6.53%) Service Analyst
5 15 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (4.81%) Architect
6 14 (4.81%) Service Manager
7 12 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (3.78%) Administrator
8 11 (3.78%) Applications Support
9 10 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.44%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.44%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (2.75%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (2.75%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (2.41%) Developer
11 7 (2.41%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.84%) XML
2 14 (4.81%) HTML
3 13 (4.47%) .NET
4 12 (4.12%) Middleware
5 8 (2.75%) Application Packaging
5 8 (2.75%) Web Services
6 6 (2.06%) SOAP
7 4 (1.37%) CSS
8 3 (1.03%) JSON
8 3 (1.03%) RESTful
8 3 (1.03%) HTML5
8 3 (1.03%) CSS3
8 3 (1.03%) REST
9 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.69%) JSP
9 2 (0.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.47%) Thin Client
4 13 (4.47%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.41%) CMDB
6 5 (1.72%) NHS
7 4 (1.37%) Open Source
8 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.03%) CESG
8 3 (1.03%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.03%) Economics
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.69%) iPad
9 2 (0.69%) Celerra
9 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.69%) RMADS
9 2 (0.69%) FMCG
9 2 (0.69%) iSeries
9 2 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 116 (39.86%) Windows
2 29 (9.97%) Windows 7
3 25 (8.59%) Linux
4 24 (8.25%) UNIX
5 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.84%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.03%) Solaris
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.69%) AIX
12 2 (0.69%) HPUX
12 2 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.56%) Service Management
2 39 (13.40%) Project Management
3 30 (10.31%) Change Management
4 29 (9.97%) Service Delivery
5 25 (8.59%) ITIL V3
6 21 (7.22%) Configuration Management
7 20 (6.87%) PRINCE2
8 19 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (5.84%) ITSM
9 17 (5.84%) Release Management
9 17 (5.84%) Data Mapping
10 15 (5.15%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.12%) Migration
13 11 (3.78%) Risk Management
13 11 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.78%) High Availability
14 10 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.03%) SQL
2 19 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.78%) VBScript
4 6 (2.06%) VB
4 6 (2.06%) Java
4 6 (2.06%) Perl
5 5 (1.72%) C
6 4 (1.37%) Korn
7 3 (1.03%) VBA
7 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.03%) C-shell
8 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.69%) Tcl
8 2 (0.69%) REXX
8 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.34%) RPG
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.34%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 74 (25.43%) Security Cleared
2 72 (24.74%) SC Cleared
3 49 (16.84%) ITIL Certification
4 36 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.87%) Degree
6 13 (4.47%) MCP
6 13 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.09%) MCITP
8 8 (2.75%) MCSE
9 7 (2.41%) GIAC
9 7 (2.41%) MCSA
9 7 (2.41%) CCSP
9 7 (2.41%) CISSP
9 7 (2.41%) CEH
9 7 (2.41%) MCTS
10 6 (2.06%) SSCP
11 5 (1.72%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.37%) PMP
12 4 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.81%) SLA
2 11 (3.78%) QA
3 6 (2.06%) COBIT
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.03%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (3.44%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.09%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.37%) vSphere
8 3 (1.03%) XenApp
8 3 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.34%) KVM
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
10 1 (0.34%) Firmware
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.34%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (6.19%) SCCM
2 10 (3.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (1.72%) WSUS
5 4 (1.37%) Nagios
5 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.03%) Legato
6 3 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.03%) SCOM
7 2 (0.69%) nmon
7 2 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.69%) Ionix
7 2 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.69%) WMI
7 2 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.69%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 76 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.40%) VMware
3 35 (12.03%) HP
4 22 (7.56%) Oracle
5 21 (7.22%) Citrix
6 9 (3.09%) Symantec
6 9 (3.09%) Lotus
6 9 (3.09%) Cisco
7 7 (2.41%) AppSense
7 7 (2.41%) IBM
7 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.06%) CA
9 5 (1.72%) Serena
9 5 (1.72%) Dell
9 5 (1.72%) EMC
10 4 (1.37%) Veritas
10 4 (1.37%) Avaya
10 4 (1.37%) Wyse
10 4 (1.37%) McAfee
11 3 (1.03%) Remedy
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