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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Contract jobs citing ITIL 176 145 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.86% 5.50% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 7.49% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 67 48
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£343 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £144 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.55 £31.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.47% +135.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £38.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -8.96%
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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
2288 1935 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.24% 73.41% 71.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 22
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 May 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
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 May 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 +22 73 £288 -26.28% 6
Glasgow -6 58 £350 +11.11% 7
Renfrewshire +1 23 £335 +26.41%
West Lothian +2 7 £325 -
North Lanarkshire -3 4 £303 -
Stirling -4 2 - -
Fife - 2 £340 -
Moray - 1 £425 -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 86 (26.06%) Windows
2 79 (23.94%) Security Cleared
3 77 (23.33%) Project Management
3 77 (23.33%) Finance
4 73 (22.12%) Service Management
4 73 (22.12%) Microsoft
5 69 (20.91%) SC Cleared
6 51 (15.45%) Change Management
7 47 (14.24%) PRINCE2
8 46 (13.94%) Active Directory
9 41 (12.42%) MS Office
10 39 (11.82%) ITIL Certification
11 37 (11.21%) Service Delivery
12 36 (10.91%) HP
13 33 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (9.70%) SQL
15 31 (9.39%) Degree
16 29 (8.79%) Management Information System
17 28 (8.48%) Cisco
18 27 (8.18%) SAN
18 27 (8.18%) MS Excel
18 27 (8.18%) VMware
19 25 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (6.97%) ITIL V3
21 22 (6.67%) PRINCE
22 21 (6.36%) Linux
22 21 (6.36%) Oracle
22 21 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (6.36%) ITSM
22 21 (6.36%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (5.15%) JBoss
2 15 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.73%) IIS
5 6 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.21%) CMS
6 4 (1.21%) Apache
7 2 (0.61%) SAS
7 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (12.42%) MS Office
2 27 (8.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Open Workbench
3 2 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.61%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.61%) Primavera
4 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Heroku
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.18%) SAN
2 20 (6.06%) Firewall
3 19 (5.76%) LAN
3 19 (5.76%) DNS
4 17 (5.15%) WAN
4 17 (5.15%) DHCP
5 14 (4.24%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (2.73%) Network Security
7 7 (2.12%) LDAP
7 7 (2.12%) Junos
8 5 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.52%) NAS
9 4 (1.21%) VPN
9 4 (1.21%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.61%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.30%) DB2
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) DTS
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) StarTeam
1 4 (1.21%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.91%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.61%) MSI
3 2 (0.61%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 77 (23.33%) Finance
2 17 (5.15%) Banking
3 9 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.61%) Law
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (17.27%) Analyst
2 40 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 21 (6.36%) Architect
4 18 (5.45%) Consultant
5 17 (5.15%) Network Engineer
5 17 (5.15%) Support Analyst
6 16 (4.85%) Service Analyst
6 16 (4.85%) Applications Support
7 14 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (3.64%) Administrator
9 10 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (2.73%) Service Manager
10 9 (2.73%) Support Manager
11 8 (2.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.42%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (2.12%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.12%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.12%) Change Manager
12 7 (2.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.55%) HTML
2 11 (3.33%) XML
3 10 (3.03%) .NET
4 6 (1.82%) CSS
5 4 (1.21%) SOAP
6 3 (0.91%) Web Services
6 3 (0.91%) Middleware
6 3 (0.91%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.91%) REST
7 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.61%) JSP
8 1 (0.30%) Struts
8 1 (0.30%) XSL
8 1 (0.30%) XHTML
8 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.30%) JSON
8 1 (0.30%) JSF
8 1 (0.30%) HTML5
8 1 (0.30%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.24%) Clustering
4 13 (3.94%) Economics
5 9 (2.73%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.12%) CMDB
6 7 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.82%) PKI
7 6 (1.82%) NHS
8 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.21%) Statistics
9 4 (1.21%) Handset
9 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) AS400
10 3 (0.91%) Replication
10 3 (0.91%) Open Source
10 3 (0.91%) iSeries
11 2 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 86 (26.06%) Windows
2 21 (6.36%) Linux
2 21 (6.36%) Windows 7
3 20 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (5.45%) UNIX
5 16 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.21%) Solaris
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.91%) AIX
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) OS/400
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.33%) Project Management
2 73 (22.12%) Service Management
3 51 (15.45%) Change Management
4 47 (14.24%) PRINCE2
5 37 (11.21%) Service Delivery
6 23 (6.97%) ITIL V3
7 22 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 21 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (6.36%) ITSM
8 21 (6.36%) Incident Management
8 21 (6.36%) Project Planning
9 16 (4.85%) Release Management
10 14 (4.24%) Business Analysis
11 13 (3.94%) Supplier Management
11 13 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.94%) Asset Management
12 12 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (3.64%) Risk Management
13 11 (3.33%) Performance Management
14 10 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.70%) SQL
2 17 (5.15%) Java
3 10 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.42%) C
4 8 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.42%) VBScript
5 6 (1.82%) VB
5 6 (1.82%) Perl
6 2 (0.61%) Python
6 2 (0.61%) Tcl
6 2 (0.61%) REXX
7 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) RPG
7 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.30%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) XPath
7 1 (0.30%) R
7 1 (0.30%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.30%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 79 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 69 (20.91%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.82%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (9.39%) Degree
5 25 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.15%) PMP
6 17 (5.15%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.03%) MCITP
8 9 (2.73%) MCSA
9 8 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.52%) CCNA
12 4 (1.21%) MCSE
12 4 (1.21%) MCP
12 4 (1.21%) CCNP
12 4 (1.21%) RHCE
13 3 (0.91%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.91%) CISSP
13 3 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.15%) SLA
2 12 (3.64%) QA
3 11 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.42%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.52%) COBIT
5 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (13.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.24%) vSphere
4 10 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.61%) vCloud
8 2 (0.61%) UAG
8 2 (0.61%) Samba
8 2 (0.61%) NFS
9 1 (0.30%) Squid
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (4.24%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.33%) Nagios
5 10 (3.03%) SCCM
5 10 (3.03%) SCOM
6 6 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (1.21%) WSUS
9 3 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.91%) WMI
9 3 (0.91%) Puppet
10 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.30%) Graphite
11 1 (0.30%) StatsD
11 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.91%) HP
3 28 (8.48%) Cisco
4 27 (8.18%) VMware
5 21 (6.36%) Oracle
6 17 (5.15%) Red Hat
7 16 (4.85%) Symantec
8 15 (4.55%) Citrix
8 15 (4.55%) EMC
9 14 (4.24%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.24%) F5
10 11 (3.33%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.03%) McAfee
12 9 (2.73%) Remedy
12 9 (2.73%) Juniper
12 9 (2.73%) BMC
12 9 (2.73%) TippingPoint
13 7 (2.12%) Crossbeam
13 7 (2.12%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.82%) NetApp
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