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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 145 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.22% 2.79% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 3.99% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 17 30
Average daily rate
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£310 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £113 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £14.14 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £103.20 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 44 £230 -31.85% 7
Renfrewshire +8 44 £350 +40.00% 2
Glasgow -5 29 £280 -15.08% 12
Aberdeen +15 11 £310 +175.55% 2
Fife - 2 £360 -
Stirling - 1 £225 - 1
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - - 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 114 (37.62%) Windows
2 70 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 70 (23.10%) Security Cleared
3 68 (22.44%) SC Cleared
3 68 (22.44%) Finance
4 62 (20.46%) Service Management
5 50 (16.50%) ITIL Certification
6 48 (15.84%) MS Office
7 43 (14.19%) Active Directory
8 42 (13.86%) Project Management
9 37 (12.21%) VMware
9 37 (12.21%) SQL
9 37 (12.21%) MS Excel
10 36 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (11.55%) HP
12 34 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (11.22%) Firewall
13 31 (10.23%) Service Delivery
13 31 (10.23%) SQL Server
14 30 (9.90%) Management Information System
15 29 (9.57%) Change Management
16 28 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.24%) UNIX
16 28 (9.24%) Linux
16 28 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (8.91%) Windows 7
18 25 (8.25%) DNS
19 24 (7.92%) Configuration Management
19 24 (7.92%) SAN
19 24 (7.92%) Oracle

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.96%) IIS
4 9 (2.97%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.99%) TWiki
7 3 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.66%) Lync
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.66%) Apache
8 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 48 (15.84%) MS Office
2 37 (12.21%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.32%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Maple
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) assyst
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Heroku
1 1 (0.33%) PaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.22%) Firewall
2 25 (8.25%) DNS
3 24 (7.92%) SAN
4 23 (7.59%) DHCP
5 22 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 20 (6.60%) WAN
6 20 (6.60%) LAN
7 19 (6.27%) VPN
8 8 (2.64%) VLAN
9 7 (2.31%) Network Security
10 6 (1.98%) Intranet
11 5 (1.65%) IPv4
12 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.32%) NAS
12 4 (1.32%) HTTP
13 3 (0.99%) MPLS
13 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.65%) MS Access
6 3 (0.99%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.66%) MySQL
7 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.66%) DTS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Subversion
1 4 (1.32%) MSI
1 4 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.99%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.33%) Maven
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (22.44%) Finance
2 11 (3.63%) Banking
3 5 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.99%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Front Office
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (26.40%) Analyst
2 25 (8.25%) Consultant
3 24 (7.92%) Support Analyst
4 21 (6.93%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.27%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.61%) Architect
7 16 (5.28%) Service Manager
8 15 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.29%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.63%) Wintel Engineer
11 11 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.63%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (3.63%) Administrator
12 10 (3.30%) Desktop Support
13 9 (2.97%) Services Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
15 7 (2.31%) Developer
15 7 (2.31%) Technical Consultant
15 7 (2.31%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.28%) XML
2 13 (4.29%) .NET
2 13 (4.29%) Middleware
3 12 (3.96%) HTML
4 10 (3.30%) Web Services
5 8 (2.64%) Application Packaging
5 8 (2.64%) SOAP
6 5 (1.65%) CSS
7 4 (1.32%) REST
8 3 (0.99%) JSON
8 3 (0.99%) CSS3
8 3 (0.99%) HTML5
8 3 (0.99%) RESTful
9 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.66%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.66%) JSP
10 1 (0.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.96%) Thin Client
4 12 (3.96%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.97%) CMDB
6 6 (1.98%) IVR
7 5 (1.65%) Open Source
8 3 (0.99%) NHS
8 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.99%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.99%) CESG
8 3 (0.99%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.99%) Economics
9 2 (0.66%) Celerra
9 2 (0.66%) RMADS
9 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 2 (0.66%) iSeries
9 2 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 114 (37.62%) Windows
2 28 (9.24%) UNIX
2 28 (9.24%) Linux
3 27 (8.91%) Windows 7
4 20 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (5.94%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.32%) Solaris
11 3 (0.99%) AIX
11 3 (0.99%) HPUX
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.46%) Service Management
2 42 (13.86%) Project Management
3 31 (10.23%) Service Delivery
4 29 (9.57%) Change Management
5 28 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (7.92%) Configuration Management
6 24 (7.92%) ITIL V3
7 23 (7.59%) Release Management
8 21 (6.93%) PRINCE2
9 20 (6.60%) ITSM
10 16 (5.28%) Incident Management
11 15 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.95%) Data Mapping
12 14 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.29%) Migration
14 12 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.63%) Risk Management
16 9 (2.97%) Workflow
16 9 (2.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.21%) SQL
2 18 (5.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.97%) VBScript
4 8 (2.64%) Java
5 6 (1.98%) Perl
5 6 (1.98%) VB
6 4 (1.32%) Korn
7 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.99%) C
7 3 (0.99%) VBA
7 3 (0.99%) C-shell
8 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.66%) REXX
8 2 (0.66%) Tcl
8 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.33%) RPG
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 70 (23.10%) Security Cleared
2 68 (22.44%) SC Cleared
3 50 (16.50%) ITIL Certification
4 34 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.60%) Degree
6 13 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.96%) MCP
8 8 (2.64%) MCITP
8 8 (2.64%) MCSE
9 7 (2.31%) CCSP
9 7 (2.31%) CISSP
9 7 (2.31%) GIAC
9 7 (2.31%) CEH
10 6 (1.98%) MCTS
10 6 (1.98%) SSCP
10 6 (1.98%) MCSA
11 5 (1.65%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.32%) CCNA
12 4 (1.32%) PMP
12 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.62%) SLA
2 11 (3.63%) QA
3 6 (1.98%) COBIT
4 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.99%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.63%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.65%) vSphere
8 3 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.99%) XenApp
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.66%) KVM
9 2 (0.66%) RHEV
10 1 (0.33%) Samba
10 1 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.28%) SCCM
2 9 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.65%) WSUS
3 5 (1.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (1.32%) Nagios
5 3 (0.99%) Legato
5 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.99%) SCOM
5 3 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.66%) Puppet
6 2 (0.66%) Ionix
6 2 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.66%) WMI
6 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.66%) OpenView
6 2 (0.66%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.21%) VMware
3 35 (11.55%) HP
4 24 (7.92%) Oracle
5 22 (7.26%) Citrix
6 10 (3.30%) Symantec
7 9 (2.97%) Lotus
7 9 (2.97%) Cisco
8 8 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.31%) IBM
9 7 (2.31%) AppSense
10 6 (1.98%) EMC
10 6 (1.98%) Genesys
11 5 (1.65%) CA
11 5 (1.65%) Dell
11 5 (1.65%) Serena
12 4 (1.32%) Splunk
12 4 (1.32%) Wyse
12 4 (1.32%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.32%) McAfee
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