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 September 2015 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 30 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Contract jobs citing ITIL 201 141 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.04% 5.04% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 6.44% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 89 22
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £441 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.14 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.56% -21.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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
2642 2190 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.35% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1126 881
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £24.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -16.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 2015.

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 September 2015.

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 September 2015. 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 +13 85 £360 +35.84% 13
Glasgow +13 37 £325 +15.98% 9
Renfrewshire 0 25 £300 -13.72%
Inverclyde +3 17 £250 -
West Lothian - 14 £325 -
North Lanarkshire +3 13 £370 -
Fife -5 5 - -
Lanarkshire - 5 £280 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
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UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 83 (24.78%) Windows
2 79 (23.58%) Finance
3 77 (22.99%) Service Management
4 74 (22.09%) Microsoft
5 68 (20.30%) Active Directory
6 63 (18.81%) Change Management
7 60 (17.91%) Security Cleared
8 56 (16.72%) Project Management
9 55 (16.42%) PRINCE2
10 49 (14.63%) VMware
11 46 (13.73%) MS Office
12 40 (11.94%) Cisco
13 39 (11.64%) Service Delivery
14 38 (11.34%) MS Excel
15 36 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (10.75%) Windows 7
16 35 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (9.55%) Change Control
18 32 (9.55%) Banking
18 32 (9.55%) SQL
18 32 (9.55%) ITIL Certification
18 32 (9.55%) SAN
19 30 (8.96%) Configuration Management
19 30 (8.96%) SC Cleared
19 30 (8.96%) Data Centre
20 28 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
21 27 (8.06%) ITSM
22 26 (7.76%) Citrix
22 26 (7.76%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 24 (7.16%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.28%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.09%) JBoss
4 7 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.49%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.90%) IIS
6 3 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.60%) CICS
7 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) JRun
Applications
1 46 (13.73%) MS Office
2 38 (11.34%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.37%) MS Visio
4 14 (4.18%) MS Project
5 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.19%) assyst
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.60%) Primavera
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.55%) SAN
2 20 (5.97%) Firewall
3 15 (4.48%) LAN
4 14 (4.18%) Network Security
5 12 (3.58%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.58%) WAN
6 11 (3.28%) NAS
7 10 (2.99%) DNS
8 9 (2.69%) DHCP
9 8 (2.39%) VPN
10 7 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.49%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.49%) Intranet
11 5 (1.49%) Internet
12 4 (1.19%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.90%) Junos
13 3 (0.90%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.90%) IPv4
13 3 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.19%) DB2
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.90%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.60%) MSI
3 2 (0.60%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.60%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.60%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 79 (23.58%) Finance
2 32 (9.55%) Banking
3 17 (5.07%) Retail
4 8 (2.39%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.90%) Local Government
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 87 (25.97%) Analyst
2 25 (7.46%) Project Manager
3 19 (5.67%) Business Analyst
3 19 (5.67%) Administrator
4 18 (5.37%) Change Manager
5 16 (4.78%) Applications Support
6 15 (4.48%) Architect
7 14 (4.18%) Team Leader
8 13 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.58%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.58%) Consultant
9 12 (3.58%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.58%) Support Team Leader
10 10 (2.99%) Service Analyst
10 10 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (2.69%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.39%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.39%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.39%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.79%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.49%) .NET
3 4 (1.19%) CSS
3 4 (1.19%) HTML
3 4 (1.19%) Web Services
3 4 (1.19%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.90%) Middleware
4 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.90%) SOAP
5 2 (0.60%) J2EE
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.60%) TopLink
5 2 (0.60%) XML
5 2 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) ISAPI
6 1 (0.30%) ISPF
6 1 (0.30%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) JSON
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.09%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.09%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.79%) CMDB
7 5 (1.49%) PKI
7 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.19%) Handset
9 3 (0.90%) Replication
9 3 (0.90%) PMI
9 3 (0.90%) NHS
9 3 (0.90%) Statistics
10 2 (0.60%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.60%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 83 (24.78%) Windows
2 36 (10.75%) Windows 7
3 35 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (6.27%) UNIX
6 13 (3.88%) Linux
6 13 (3.88%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.79%) AIX
10 4 (1.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.60%) zOS
12 1 (0.30%) OS/400
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.99%) Service Management
2 63 (18.81%) Change Management
3 56 (16.72%) Project Management
4 55 (16.42%) PRINCE2
5 39 (11.64%) Service Delivery
6 32 (9.55%) Change Control
7 30 (8.96%) Configuration Management
8 28 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (8.06%) ITSM
10 26 (7.76%) Incident Management
11 22 (6.57%) ITIL V3
12 20 (5.97%) Risk Management
13 18 (5.37%) Problem Management
14 17 (5.07%) Migration
15 15 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (4.48%) Quality Management
16 12 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (3.58%) Asset Management
16 12 (3.58%) Release Management
17 11 (3.28%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.55%) SQL
2 6 (1.79%) Perl
2 6 (1.79%) Java
2 6 (1.79%) Python
3 5 (1.49%) VB
3 5 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.49%) C
4 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.90%) REXX
5 3 (0.90%) VBScript
6 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.60%) RPG
6 2 (0.60%) Tcl
6 2 (0.60%) RPG IV
6 2 (0.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) R
7 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) JCL
7 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.55%) ITIL Certification
3 30 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.97%) Degree
5 19 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.88%) CCNA
6 13 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.69%) CCNP
8 7 (2.09%) CISSP
8 7 (2.09%) MCSA
9 6 (1.79%) MCP
9 6 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.79%) CISA
9 6 (1.79%) CCSA
9 6 (1.79%) CCSE
9 6 (1.79%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.79%) MCTS
10 5 (1.49%) MCSE
11 4 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (5.07%) SLA
2 16 (4.78%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.90%) BS7799
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (20.30%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.97%) vSphere
4 13 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 5 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.19%) vCloud
9 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.60%) XenApp
10 2 (0.60%) UAG
10 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.60%) RACF
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.30%) Squid
11 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (6.57%) SCCM
2 10 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.09%) Puppet
4 6 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.79%) WSUS
5 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.30%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.30%) WMI
7 1 (0.30%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.30%) Control-M
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.63%) VMware
3 40 (11.94%) Cisco
4 26 (7.76%) Citrix
5 25 (7.46%) HP
6 24 (7.16%) Oracle
7 15 (4.48%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.18%) Lotus
9 13 (3.88%) EMC
10 12 (3.58%) Juniper
10 12 (3.58%) Remedy
11 9 (2.69%) TippingPoint
12 8 (2.39%) Symantec
12 8 (2.39%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.09%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.09%) Crossbeam
13 7 (2.09%) McAfee
14 6 (1.79%) Brocade
15 5 (1.49%) Apple
16 4 (1.19%) CA
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