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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 56 27
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing ITIL 141 58 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.04% 2.37% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 3.38% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 22 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £116 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £398 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Average hourly rate £14.14 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.47% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £18.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.45 £18.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
2126 1714 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.06% 69.90% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 862 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +5 40 £265 -24.28% 5
Renfrewshire +4 38 £348 +39.09%
Glasgow +2 29 £280 -15.08% 12
Aberdeen +10 12 £305 -0.81% 1
Fife - 3 £350 -
Stirling - 2 £225 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 106 (36.30%) Windows
2 69 (23.63%) Microsoft
3 68 (23.29%) Finance
4 67 (22.95%) Service Management
4 67 (22.95%) Security Cleared
5 65 (22.26%) SC Cleared
6 47 (16.10%) Project Management
7 46 (15.75%) ITIL Certification
7 46 (15.75%) MS Office
8 40 (13.70%) SQL
9 37 (12.67%) MS Excel
10 36 (12.33%) VMware
11 35 (11.99%) Service Delivery
11 35 (11.99%) Active Directory
12 33 (11.30%) SQL Server
13 31 (10.62%) HP
14 30 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (9.93%) Change Management
15 29 (9.93%) Firewall
15 29 (9.93%) Management Information System
16 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.59%) Configuration Management
16 28 (9.59%) UNIX
17 27 (9.25%) Linux
17 27 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (9.25%) Release Management
18 25 (8.56%) Oracle
19 24 (8.22%) SAN
19 24 (8.22%) Windows 7
19 24 (8.22%) ITIL V3

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.45%) IIS
4 9 (3.08%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.03%) TWiki
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.68%) Lync
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (15.75%) MS Office
2 37 (12.67%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.37%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.03%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) Maple
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) assyst
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.34%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.34%) PaaS
1 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.93%) Firewall
2 24 (8.22%) SAN
3 21 (7.19%) DNS
4 20 (6.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.51%) VPN
5 19 (6.51%) DHCP
6 17 (5.82%) LAN
7 16 (5.48%) WAN
8 4 (1.37%) HTTP
8 4 (1.37%) Intranet
8 4 (1.37%) Network Security
9 3 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.03%) VLAN
9 3 (1.03%) IPv4
9 3 (1.03%) NAS
9 3 (1.03%) Wireless
10 2 (0.68%) RIP
10 2 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.40%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.71%) MS Access
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.03%) Cognos Impromptu
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Ant
1 4 (1.37%) MSI
1 4 (1.37%) InstallShield
1 4 (1.37%) Subversion
1 4 (1.37%) Maven
1 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
1 4 (1.37%) Hudson
1 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.03%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (23.29%) Finance
2 10 (3.42%) Banking
3 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (0.68%) Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (28.77%) Analyst
2 27 (9.25%) Support Analyst
3 23 (7.88%) Consultant
4 22 (7.53%) Service Analyst
5 18 (6.16%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.82%) Architect
7 16 (5.48%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.14%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.14%) Service Manager
9 13 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (3.77%) Administrator
10 11 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.08%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.74%) Release Manager
12 8 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.40%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.48%) XML
2 15 (5.14%) .NET
2 15 (5.14%) Middleware
3 14 (4.79%) Web Services
4 11 (3.77%) SOAP
5 10 (3.42%) HTML
6 8 (2.74%) Application Packaging
7 7 (2.40%) REST
8 6 (2.05%) CSS
9 4 (1.37%) HTML5
10 3 (1.03%) JSON
10 3 (1.03%) CSS3
10 3 (1.03%) RESTful
11 2 (0.68%) JSP
12 1 (0.34%) STL
12 1 (0.34%) Flash
12 1 (0.34%) EDI
12 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.45%) Fat Client
3 13 (4.45%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.74%) CMDB
5 7 (2.40%) Open Source
6 6 (2.05%) IVR
7 3 (1.03%) CESG
7 3 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.03%) Economics
7 3 (1.03%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.03%) NHS
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.68%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.68%) iPad
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.68%) AS400
8 2 (0.68%) Celerra
8 2 (0.68%) RMADS
8 2 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 106 (36.30%) Windows
2 28 (9.59%) UNIX
3 27 (9.25%) Linux
4 24 (8.22%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.48%) Windows XP
7 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.05%) Solaris
11 5 (1.71%) AIX
11 5 (1.71%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.37%) HPUX
13 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.68%) SUSE
14 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.95%) Service Management
2 47 (16.10%) Project Management
3 35 (11.99%) Service Delivery
4 29 (9.93%) Change Management
5 28 (9.59%) Configuration Management
5 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (9.25%) Release Management
7 24 (8.22%) ITIL V3
8 22 (7.53%) PRINCE2
9 20 (6.85%) ITSM
10 16 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.79%) Migration
12 14 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.45%) Data Mapping
13 13 (4.45%) Incident Management
14 12 (4.11%) Risk Management
14 12 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.70%) SQL
2 16 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.74%) Java
4 6 (2.05%) VBScript
5 5 (1.71%) VB
5 5 (1.71%) Perl
6 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.03%) VBA
6 3 (1.03%) C
6 3 (1.03%) Korn
7 2 (0.68%) C-shell
8 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.34%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.34%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.34%) REXX
8 1 (0.34%) Tcl
8 1 (0.34%) RPG
Qualifications
1 67 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 65 (22.26%) SC Cleared
3 46 (15.75%) ITIL Certification
4 30 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (7.53%) Degree
6 14 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.42%) MCP
8 8 (2.74%) MCSE
8 8 (2.74%) CISSP
9 7 (2.40%) CCSP
9 7 (2.40%) MCITP
9 7 (2.40%) GIAC
9 7 (2.40%) CEH
10 6 (2.05%) SSCP
11 5 (1.71%) CCNA
11 5 (1.71%) MCSA
11 5 (1.71%) PMP
11 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.37%) MCTS
12 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.14%) SLA
2 10 (3.42%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) COBIT
4 3 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (11.99%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.05%) vSphere
7 3 (1.03%) KVM
7 3 (1.03%) RHEV
7 3 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.03%) XenApp
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.34%) vCloud
9 1 (0.34%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.14%) SCCM
2 7 (2.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.05%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.71%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.71%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.71%) Puppet
5 4 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (1.37%) Nagios
5 4 (1.37%) WSUS
6 3 (1.03%) SCOM
6 3 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.03%) Legato
6 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.68%) OpenView
7 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.68%) WMI
7 2 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 69 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.33%) VMware
3 31 (10.62%) HP
4 25 (8.56%) Oracle
5 22 (7.53%) Citrix
6 10 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.42%) Symantec
7 9 (3.08%) Lotus
8 8 (2.74%) IBM
9 7 (2.40%) EMC
9 7 (2.40%) AppSense
10 6 (2.05%) Cisco
10 6 (2.05%) Dell
10 6 (2.05%) Genesys
11 5 (1.71%) Adobe
11 5 (1.71%) McAfee
11 5 (1.71%) Serena
12 4 (1.37%) Splunk
12 4 (1.37%) Wyse
12 4 (1.37%) TIBCO
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