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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 160 149 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.30% 5.56% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 7.25% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 86 41
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£333 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.05 £27.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.10% +81.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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
2360 2056 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.22% 76.72% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1131 915
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +17 53 £300 -28.99% 8
Glasgow -5 40 £350 +11.11% 10
Renfrewshire +2 23 £345 +23.21%
Inverclyde +1 19 £300 -7.69% 1
North Lanarkshire - 9 £445 -
West Lothian - 7 £330 - 3
Fife -9 4 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £280 -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 90 (26.32%) Windows
2 80 (23.39%) Finance
3 76 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 72 (21.05%) Service Management
5 65 (19.01%) Project Management
6 64 (18.71%) Active Directory
7 63 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 56 (16.37%) Change Management
9 48 (14.04%) MS Office
9 48 (14.04%) PRINCE2
9 48 (14.04%) SC Cleared
10 39 (11.40%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (9.94%) HP
11 34 (9.94%) Service Delivery
12 33 (9.65%) VMware
12 33 (9.65%) Cisco
12 33 (9.65%) MS Excel
12 33 (9.65%) Degree
13 31 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (8.77%) Data Centre
14 30 (8.77%) SQL
15 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
16 26 (7.60%) SAN
16 26 (7.60%) Configuration Management
16 26 (7.60%) Banking
16 26 (7.60%) Windows 7
17 25 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (7.31%) Citrix
18 24 (7.02%) ITSM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.80%) JBoss
4 10 (2.92%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.75%) IIS
6 4 (1.17%) CMS
7 3 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.58%) SAS
8 2 (0.58%) CICS
8 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) JRun
Applications
1 48 (14.04%) MS Office
2 33 (9.65%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.75%) MS Project
5 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.58%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Primavera
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.88%) SaaS
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Heroku
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.60%) SAN
2 22 (6.43%) DNS
3 21 (6.14%) DHCP
3 21 (6.14%) Firewall
4 18 (5.26%) LAN
5 14 (4.09%) WAN
6 12 (3.51%) Network Security
7 10 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (2.34%) NAS
9 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.75%) VPN
10 5 (1.46%) Intranet
10 5 (1.46%) Internet
10 5 (1.46%) LDAP
10 5 (1.46%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.88%) Junos
11 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.88%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.58%) DB2
4 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) AdminStudio
2 4 (1.17%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.58%) MSI
4 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 80 (23.39%) Finance
2 26 (7.60%) Banking
3 14 (4.09%) Retail
4 7 (2.05%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Local Government
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) German Language
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (24.85%) Analyst
2 28 (8.19%) Project Manager
3 20 (5.85%) Architect
4 17 (4.97%) Service Analyst
5 16 (4.68%) Network Engineer
6 15 (4.39%) Support Analyst
6 15 (4.39%) Change Manager
7 13 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (3.80%) Applications Support
8 12 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (2.92%) Consultant
9 10 (2.92%) Administrator
10 8 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (2.34%) Team Leader
10 8 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (2.34%) Support Manager
11 7 (2.05%) Technical Leader
11 7 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.05%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.92%) HTML
2 8 (2.34%) .NET
2 8 (2.34%) XML
3 4 (1.17%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.17%) CSS
3 4 (1.17%) Web Services
4 3 (0.88%) SOAP
4 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.58%) Middleware
5 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 2 (0.58%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.29%) COM+
6 1 (0.29%) ISPF
6 1 (0.29%) ISAPI
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.92%) Clustering
4 10 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.05%) CMDB
5 7 (2.05%) Economics
5 7 (2.05%) PKI
5 7 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.46%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.46%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.17%) Handset
7 4 (1.17%) Statistics
7 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) Replication
8 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.88%) PMI
9 2 (0.58%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 90 (26.32%) Windows
2 26 (7.60%) Windows 7
3 25 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (5.26%) UNIX
5 15 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (4.09%) Linux
7 10 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.75%) AIX
9 6 (1.75%) Solaris
10 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.29%) zOS
13 1 (0.29%) OS/400
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.05%) Service Management
2 65 (19.01%) Project Management
3 56 (16.37%) Change Management
4 48 (14.04%) PRINCE2
5 34 (9.94%) Service Delivery
6 26 (7.60%) Configuration Management
7 25 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (7.02%) ITSM
8 24 (7.02%) Release Management
8 24 (7.02%) Change Control
9 23 (6.73%) Incident Management
10 22 (6.43%) ITIL V3
11 21 (6.14%) Asset Management
12 18 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 13 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.80%) Problem Management
14 12 (3.51%) Migration
14 12 (3.51%) BPMN
15 11 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.22%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.77%) SQL
2 12 (3.51%) Java
3 9 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.05%) VBScript
4 7 (2.05%) C
5 5 (1.46%) VB
6 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.88%) Perl
7 3 (0.88%) REXX
8 2 (0.58%) Tcl
8 2 (0.58%) Python
9 1 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) JCL
9 1 (0.29%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.29%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.29%) R
9 1 (0.29%) RPG
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.40%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (9.65%) Degree
5 22 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.51%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.92%) CCNA
7 10 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.63%) PMP
8 9 (2.63%) CCNP
8 9 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (2.34%) MCSA
10 6 (1.75%) CCSA
10 6 (1.75%) CCSE
10 6 (1.75%) JNCIS
10 6 (1.75%) MCITP
11 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.17%) MCP
12 4 (1.17%) ISEB
12 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.56%) QA
2 13 (3.80%) SLA
3 10 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.46%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.88%) COBIT
5 3 (0.88%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.51%) vSphere
4 11 (3.22%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.46%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.58%) vCloud
9 2 (0.58%) UAG
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.58%) NFS
9 2 (0.58%) RACF
9 2 (0.58%) Samba
10 1 (0.29%) Squid
10 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (4.39%) SCCM
2 14 (4.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (4.09%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.22%) Nagios
5 10 (2.92%) SCOM
6 6 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.17%) WSUS
8 3 (0.88%) WMI
8 3 (0.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.88%) Puppet
8 3 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.29%) Control-M
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.29%) Nessus
10 1 (0.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 76 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.94%) HP
3 33 (9.65%) Cisco
3 33 (9.65%) VMware
4 25 (7.31%) Citrix
5 20 (5.85%) Oracle
6 17 (4.97%) Remedy
7 16 (4.68%) CheckPoint
8 15 (4.39%) Symantec
9 13 (3.80%) Lotus
9 13 (3.80%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.51%) Juniper
11 9 (2.63%) EMC
11 9 (2.63%) TippingPoint
12 8 (2.34%) F5
13 7 (2.05%) McAfee
14 6 (1.75%) Crossbeam
14 6 (1.75%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.17%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds
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