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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 305 162 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.35% 5.38% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 6.70% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 88 87
Median daily rate £353 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £158 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.61 £12.06 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -2.40%
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
2468 2418 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.25% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1235 1184
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 0 134 £330 +1.53%
Edinburgh +13 88 £413 +43.47% 10
Glasgow -15 26 £335 -10.66% 13
Aberdeen - 11 £155 -
West Lothian +9 4 £363 +9.84% 3
Inverclyde 0 4 £400 +60.00% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £275 -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 144 (30.57%) Windows
2 138 (29.30%) Security Cleared
3 126 (26.75%) Microsoft
4 125 (26.54%) HP
5 112 (23.78%) SQL
6 109 (23.14%) SC Cleared
7 105 (22.29%) Active Directory
7 105 (22.29%) Service Management
8 96 (20.38%) Finance
8 96 (20.38%) Windows Server
9 92 (19.53%) ITIL V3
10 87 (18.47%) SQL Server
11 86 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 84 (17.83%) DNS
12 84 (17.83%) Project Management
13 80 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 78 (16.56%) PowerShell
15 68 (14.44%) SAN
16 63 (13.38%) DHCP
16 63 (13.38%) VMware
17 61 (12.95%) Linux
18 57 (12.10%) MS Excel
19 56 (11.89%) CA
19 56 (11.89%) Change Management
19 56 (11.89%) OpenStack
20 53 (11.25%) SCCM
21 52 (11.04%) Release Management
22 51 (10.83%) Degree
22 51 (10.83%) ITIL Certification
22 51 (10.83%) Citrix

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 56 (11.89%) OpenStack
2 27 (5.73%) Apache
3 21 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.76%) JBoss
6 12 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.49%) IIS
10 6 (1.27%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.06%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.85%) AquaLogic
12 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.85%) Tuxedo
12 4 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 57 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.82%) MS Office
3 6 (1.27%) MS Project
3 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.12%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.85%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.64%) assyst
6 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) Eikon
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.12%) SaaS
2 7 (1.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.21%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (17.83%) DNS
2 68 (14.44%) SAN
3 63 (13.38%) DHCP
4 37 (7.86%) Firewall
5 35 (7.43%) WAN
6 28 (5.94%) TCP/IP
7 24 (5.10%) iSCSI
8 16 (3.40%) LAN
9 14 (2.97%) HTTP
10 12 (2.55%) HTTPS
11 10 (2.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (2.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (1.91%) SSL
13 7 (1.49%) BGP
13 7 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.49%) MPLS
13 7 (1.49%) OSPF
14 6 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.27%) Network Security
14 6 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.91%) MySQL
5 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.06%) DB2
7 5 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.85%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Toad
2 4 (0.85%) Build Forge
2 4 (0.85%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.85%) Introscope
3 3 (0.64%) Ant
3 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.64%) Maven
3 3 (0.64%) MSI
3 3 (0.64%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.64%) Subversion
4 2 (0.42%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 96 (20.38%) Finance
2 40 (8.49%) Banking
3 12 (2.55%) Retail
4 9 (1.91%) Billing
5 7 (1.49%) Law
5 7 (1.49%) Retail Banking
6 4 (0.85%) Electronics
6 4 (0.85%) French Language
6 4 (0.85%) Front Office
6 4 (0.85%) German Language
6 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.85%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Military
7 3 (0.64%) Advertising
7 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (10.62%) Analyst
2 30 (6.37%) Consultant
3 29 (6.16%) Service Manager
4 25 (5.31%) Architect
5 22 (4.67%) Network Engineer
6 21 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.25%) Wintel Engineer
8 19 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 18 (3.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 17 (3.61%) Administrator
10 17 (3.61%) Developer
10 17 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.61%) Unix Engineer
11 16 (3.40%) Service Analyst
12 15 (3.18%) IT Services Manager
13 13 (2.76%) Head of IT
14 12 (2.55%) Change Manager
14 12 (2.55%) Functional Consultant
14 12 (2.55%) Oracle Consultant
14 12 (2.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.67%) Middleware
2 15 (3.18%) jQuery
3 13 (2.76%) .NET
3 13 (2.76%) Regular Expression
4 8 (1.70%) Java EE
4 8 (1.70%) XML
5 7 (1.49%) HTML
6 6 (1.27%) REST
7 5 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (1.06%) J2EE
8 4 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.85%) Struts
9 3 (0.64%) LAMP
9 3 (0.64%) Web Services
10 2 (0.42%) SAML
11 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.21%) CSS
11 1 (0.21%) Spring
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.46%) CMDB
3 21 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.76%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.91%) Clustering
8 8 (1.70%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.06%) PKI
10 5 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.06%) User Experience
11 4 (0.85%) CESG
11 4 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.85%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.64%) iSeries
12 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 144 (30.57%) Windows
2 96 (20.38%) Windows Server
3 86 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (12.95%) Linux
6 37 (7.86%) Unix
7 34 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (7.01%) Windows 7
9 26 (5.52%) Solaris
10 22 (4.67%) AIX
11 19 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.61%) Windows XP
13 13 (2.76%) HPUX
14 9 (1.91%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.49%) CatOS
16 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.06%) OS/390
17 4 (0.85%) Android
17 4 (0.85%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.29%) Service Management
2 92 (19.53%) ITIL V3
3 84 (17.83%) Project Management
4 56 (11.89%) Change Management
5 52 (11.04%) Release Management
6 50 (10.62%) Configuration Management
7 49 (10.40%) Service Delivery
8 41 (8.70%) ITSM
9 39 (8.28%) Risk Management
10 37 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (7.64%) Six Sigma
12 32 (6.79%) PRINCE2
13 31 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (5.52%) SDLC
15 22 (4.67%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.67%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (4.46%) Supplier Management
17 20 (4.25%) Problem Management
18 19 (4.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (23.78%) SQL
2 78 (16.56%) PowerShell
3 42 (8.92%) Java
3 42 (8.92%) Perl
4 40 (8.49%) VBScript
5 31 (6.58%) Korn
6 30 (6.37%) JavaScript
7 22 (4.67%) Python
8 20 (4.25%) Bash Shell
8 20 (4.25%) C#
8 20 (4.25%) C-shell
9 17 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.34%) Bourne shell
10 11 (2.34%) C
10 11 (2.34%) C++
11 9 (1.91%) Jython
12 7 (1.49%) VB
12 7 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.27%) PHP
14 5 (1.06%) RPG
Qualifications
1 138 (29.30%) Security Cleared
2 109 (23.14%) SC Cleared
3 51 (10.83%) Degree
3 51 (10.83%) ITIL Certification
4 41 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (5.31%) MCSA
6 20 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.18%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.70%) MCP
9 7 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.27%) MCSE
11 5 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.85%) ISEB
12 4 (0.85%) OCP
13 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.64%) PMP
13 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.42%) CCNA
14 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 30 (6.37%) JSP 440
3 24 (5.10%) SLA
4 11 (2.34%) COBIT
5 9 (1.91%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.49%) QA
6 7 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 105 (22.29%) Active Directory
2 44 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.94%) XenApp
5 20 (4.25%) Samba
5 20 (4.25%) Terminal Services
5 20 (4.25%) vSphere
6 14 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.70%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.06%) UAG
11 4 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.85%) Squid
11 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (11.25%) SCCM
2 30 (6.37%) SCOM
3 18 (3.82%) Tivoli
4 14 (2.97%) CA Spectrum
5 13 (2.76%) BladeLogic
5 13 (2.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (2.76%) WSUS
6 12 (2.55%) Puppet
7 11 (2.34%) HP SiteScope
7 11 (2.34%) Netcool
8 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (2.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 9 (1.91%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.06%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.06%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.85%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.85%) OVPA
Vendors
1 126 (26.75%) Microsoft
2 125 (26.54%) HP
3 63 (13.38%) VMware
4 56 (11.89%) CA
5 51 (10.83%) Citrix
6 47 (9.98%) Oracle
7 40 (8.49%) Cisco
8 33 (7.01%) IBM
9 22 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 22 (4.67%) ServiceNow
10 21 (4.46%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.40%) Juniper
12 15 (3.18%) SolarWinds
12 15 (3.18%) Symantec
13 12 (2.55%) F5
14 10 (2.12%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.12%) Remedy
14 10 (2.12%) TippingPoint
15 9 (1.91%) BMC
15 9 (1.91%) Dell
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