The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 152 163 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.71% 5.69% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.55% 7.18% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 87 83
Median daily rate £340 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £127 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.97 £17.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.62 £16.65 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £35.20 £17.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +13.33%
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
1591 2271 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.72% 79.29% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1205 1214
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire +5 57 £350 -12.50%
Glasgow +9 35 £325 -10.34% 7
Edinburgh -6 35 £350 +12.00% 5
Aberdeen -5 5 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 4 £308 -
Fife - 3 £488 - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
North Lanarkshire +7 1 - -
Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
West Lothian -2 1 £338 +37.75%
Inverclyde -2 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 113 (33.14%) Security Cleared
2 95 (27.86%) Microsoft
3 93 (27.27%) Windows
4 89 (26.10%) SC Cleared
5 77 (22.58%) ITIL V3
6 71 (20.82%) SQL Server
6 71 (20.82%) Active Directory
7 64 (18.77%) Service Management
8 60 (17.60%) SQL
9 57 (16.72%) Windows Server
10 53 (15.54%) Project Management
11 49 (14.37%) HP
12 47 (13.78%) ITIL Certification
13 46 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (13.20%) Release Management
15 42 (12.32%) VMware
16 40 (11.73%) Java
16 40 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (11.44%) Degree
18 38 (11.14%) PowerShell
18 38 (11.14%) Configuration Management
19 37 (10.85%) Finance
19 37 (10.85%) JavaScript
19 37 (10.85%) Linux
20 36 (10.56%) DNS
21 35 (10.26%) MS Excel
21 35 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (9.97%) SCCM
22 34 (9.97%) SAN
23 33 (9.68%) Six Sigma

ITIL
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 20 (5.87%) OpenStack
2 15 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.64%) Apache
4 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.17%) IIS
7 4 (1.17%) JBoss
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.59%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 35 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.40%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS Project
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.88%) Primavera
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.93%) Office 365
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.56%) DNS
2 34 (9.97%) SAN
3 30 (8.80%) Firewall
3 30 (8.80%) WAN
4 29 (8.50%) LAN
5 24 (7.04%) DHCP
6 18 (5.28%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.69%) HTTP
8 15 (4.40%) HTTPS
9 14 (4.11%) iSCSI
10 13 (3.81%) VPN
11 6 (1.76%) NAS
11 6 (1.76%) Wireless
12 5 (1.47%) VoIP
12 5 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.17%) SSL
14 3 (0.88%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.88%) Network Security
14 3 (0.88%) VLAN
15 2 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.76%) MySQL
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.59%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.29%) Ant
3 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.29%) Maven
3 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (10.85%) Finance
2 30 (8.80%) Banking
3 17 (4.99%) Law
4 10 (2.93%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.47%) French Language
6 5 (1.47%) German Language
7 4 (1.17%) Electronics
7 4 (1.17%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (14.37%) Analyst
2 25 (7.33%) Support Engineer
3 20 (5.87%) Developer
4 15 (4.40%) Applications Support
4 15 (4.40%) Architect
4 15 (4.40%) Network Engineer
5 14 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (3.81%) Administrator
7 12 (3.52%) Applications Developer
8 11 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (2.93%) IT Analyst
9 10 (2.93%) Service Analyst
9 10 (2.93%) Service Architect
9 10 (2.93%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 9 (2.64%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (2.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (2.35%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (2.35%) Build Engineer
11 8 (2.35%) Consultant
11 8 (2.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.21%) jQuery
2 16 (4.69%) .NET
3 12 (3.52%) Middleware
3 12 (3.52%) XML
4 3 (0.88%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.59%) J2EE
5 2 (0.59%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) JSP
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) VXML
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 29 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.40%) Clustering
5 10 (2.93%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.64%) CMDB
6 9 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.47%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.17%) CESG
11 3 (0.88%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.59%) NHS
12 2 (0.59%) PKI
12 2 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (27.27%) Windows
2 57 (16.72%) Windows Server
3 46 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (10.85%) Linux
6 32 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.28%) Unix
8 11 (3.23%) AIX
9 9 (2.64%) Solaris
9 9 (2.64%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.05%) HPUX
12 6 (1.76%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.47%) Android
13 5 (1.47%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.59%) CatOS
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.58%) ITIL V3
2 64 (18.77%) Service Management
3 53 (15.54%) Project Management
4 45 (13.20%) Release Management
5 38 (11.14%) Configuration Management
6 33 (9.68%) Six Sigma
7 32 (9.38%) ITSM
8 26 (7.62%) Service Delivery
9 23 (6.74%) PRINCE2
10 22 (6.45%) Service Design
10 22 (6.45%) Software Distribution
11 20 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (5.87%) Test Scripting
12 18 (5.28%) Process Improvement
13 17 (4.99%) Change Management
13 17 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
15 12 (3.52%) Incident Management
15 12 (3.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.60%) SQL
2 40 (11.73%) Java
3 38 (11.14%) PowerShell
4 37 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.21%) C#
6 16 (4.69%) C++
6 16 (4.69%) VB
6 16 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.69%) VBA
7 15 (4.40%) Python
7 15 (4.40%) VB6
8 14 (4.11%) Perl
9 12 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.93%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.93%) Korn
11 8 (2.35%) Jython
12 7 (2.05%) C-shell
12 7 (2.05%) VBScript
13 3 (0.88%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (33.14%) Security Cleared
2 89 (26.10%) SC Cleared
3 47 (13.78%) ITIL Certification
4 39 (11.44%) Degree
5 28 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (5.28%) DV Cleared
7 16 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.76%) ISEB
10 5 (1.47%) MCSA
10 5 (1.47%) MCSE
11 4 (1.17%) BICSI Certification
11 4 (1.17%) BICSI RCDD
11 4 (1.17%) HND
11 4 (1.17%) PMP
12 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.88%) MCP
13 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.09%) JSP 440
2 17 (4.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (2.93%) SLA
4 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.59%) COBIT
5 2 (0.59%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (20.82%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.99%) vSphere
4 12 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.23%) XenApp
6 8 (2.35%) Samba
6 8 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.59%) vCloud
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.29%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.29%) zsh
Systems Management
1 34 (9.97%) SCCM
2 15 (4.40%) vRealize
3 14 (4.11%) PowerCLI
4 11 (3.23%) Puppet
4 11 (3.23%) SCOM
5 8 (2.35%) BladeLogic
5 8 (2.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (2.35%) SCOrch
5 8 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.05%) WSUS
7 6 (1.76%) OVPA
8 5 (1.47%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (1.17%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 95 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.37%) HP
3 42 (12.32%) VMware
4 25 (7.33%) Cisco
5 23 (6.74%) Citrix
6 19 (5.57%) CA
6 19 (5.57%) Oracle
7 15 (4.40%) ILOG
8 13 (3.81%) IBM
9 12 (3.52%) BMC
10 9 (2.64%) Apple
10 9 (2.64%) Dell
10 9 (2.64%) Symantec
11 8 (2.35%) Juniper
12 6 (1.76%) Remedy
12 6 (1.76%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.47%) Adobe
13 5 (1.47%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.17%) NetIQ
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