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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 160 98 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.73% 3.96% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 5.68% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 36 56
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£348 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £424 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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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
2111 1725 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.58% 69.75% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 890 761
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 46 £370 +184.61% 7
Renfrewshire +15 41 £348 -15.63%
Glasgow +1 39 £283 -1.73% 8
Aberdeen +10 6 £325 +26.21% 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 88 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 87 (28.52%) SC Cleared
3 80 (26.23%) Windows
4 72 (23.61%) Microsoft
5 64 (20.98%) Service Management
6 57 (18.69%) Project Management
7 55 (18.03%) Finance
8 49 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
9 42 (13.77%) Change Management
10 37 (12.13%) HP
11 36 (11.80%) PRINCE2
12 34 (11.15%) MS Office
13 32 (10.49%) VMware
14 31 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (9.84%) Active Directory
15 30 (9.84%) Firewall
16 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (8.52%) Service Delivery
17 26 (8.52%) SQL
18 25 (8.20%) Management Information System
18 25 (8.20%) ITIL V3
19 24 (7.87%) Windows 7
19 24 (7.87%) SQL Server
19 24 (7.87%) MS Excel
20 23 (7.54%) WAN
20 23 (7.54%) UNIX
21 22 (7.21%) SAN
22 21 (6.89%) Oracle
22 21 (6.89%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.93%) IIS
4 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.30%) JBoss
4 7 (2.30%) Apache
5 6 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.98%) TWiki
9 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Lync
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (11.15%) MS Office
2 24 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Maple
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.66%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) HP Helion
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.84%) Firewall
2 23 (7.54%) WAN
3 22 (7.21%) SAN
4 20 (6.56%) LAN
5 19 (6.23%) DNS
6 17 (5.57%) DHCP
7 15 (4.92%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.59%) VPN
9 9 (2.95%) Network Security
10 8 (2.62%) VLAN
11 6 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.64%) Junos
12 5 (1.64%) IPv4
13 4 (1.31%) Intranet
13 4 (1.31%) NAS
13 4 (1.31%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.98%) MPLS
14 3 (0.98%) LDAP
14 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.66%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.98%) DTS
6 2 (0.66%) MySQL
6 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.33%) QlikView
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.33%) MS Access
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.66%) MSI
2 2 (0.66%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.66%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
General
1 55 (18.03%) Finance
2 9 (2.95%) Banking
3 2 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.33%) Front Office
4 1 (0.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (17.05%) Analyst
2 37 (12.13%) Project Manager
3 30 (9.84%) Consultant
4 17 (5.57%) Service Analyst
5 16 (5.25%) Service Manager
6 13 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 12 (3.93%) Business Analyst
7 12 (3.93%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (3.61%) Architect
8 11 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 9 (2.95%) Network Engineer
10 9 (2.95%) Desktop Support
11 8 (2.62%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.62%) Change Manager
12 7 (2.30%) Incident Manager
12 7 (2.30%) Administrator
12 7 (2.30%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (1.97%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.92%) HTML
2 13 (4.26%) XML
3 10 (3.28%) Middleware
4 9 (2.95%) .NET
5 7 (2.30%) JSP
6 4 (1.31%) CSS
6 4 (1.31%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.98%) Web Services
8 2 (0.66%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.33%) JSF
9 1 (0.33%) jQuery
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss Seam
9 1 (0.33%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.33%) Sass
9 1 (0.33%) LESS
9 1 (0.33%) HTML5
9 1 (0.33%) RichFaces
9 1 (0.33%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.61%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.61%) Economics
4 11 (3.61%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.61%) Clustering
5 9 (2.95%) NHS
6 8 (2.62%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.30%) CMDB
8 6 (1.97%) CESG
9 4 (1.31%) Replication
9 4 (1.31%) iSeries
10 3 (0.98%) Open Source
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
11 2 (0.66%) PMI
11 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.66%) Statistics
11 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 80 (26.23%) Windows
2 24 (7.87%) Windows 7
3 23 (7.54%) UNIX
4 20 (6.56%) Linux
5 16 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.97%) Solaris
10 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.98%) HPUX
12 2 (0.66%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.98%) Service Management
2 57 (18.69%) Project Management
3 42 (13.77%) Change Management
4 36 (11.80%) PRINCE2
5 26 (8.52%) Service Delivery
6 25 (8.20%) ITIL V3
7 21 (6.89%) Incident Management
8 20 (6.56%) Project Planning
8 20 (6.56%) ITSM
9 16 (5.25%) PRINCE
10 15 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.59%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.59%) Migration
12 13 (4.26%) Six Sigma
13 11 (3.61%) Data Mapping
13 11 (3.61%) High Availability
14 10 (3.28%) Workflow
15 9 (2.95%) Supplier Management
15 9 (2.95%) Time Management
15 9 (2.95%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.52%) SQL
2 15 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.61%) VBScript
4 8 (2.62%) Java
4 8 (2.62%) Perl
5 6 (1.97%) C
6 5 (1.64%) VB
7 4 (1.31%) VBA
7 4 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.66%) REXX
8 2 (0.66%) Tcl
8 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.66%) Korn
9 1 (0.33%) XPath
9 1 (0.33%) C-shell
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 87 (28.52%) SC Cleared
3 49 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (5.90%) Degree
6 13 (4.26%) PMI Certification
7 12 (3.93%) PMP
8 10 (3.28%) MCITP
9 7 (2.30%) MCTS
9 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.30%) MCSE
10 6 (1.97%) MCSA
10 6 (1.97%) MCP
11 5 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.64%) CISSP
12 4 (1.31%) CISA
12 4 (1.31%) RHCE
12 4 (1.31%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.31%) CCNA
13 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.57%) SLA
2 13 (4.26%) QA
3 11 (3.61%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.97%) COBIT
4 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.97%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.97%) vSphere
5 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.98%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.66%) RHEV
7 2 (0.66%) KVM
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (4.26%) SCCM
2 10 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.62%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (1.31%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.98%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.66%) Nagios
6 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.66%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.66%) WSUS
6 2 (0.66%) SCOM
6 2 (0.66%) WMI
7 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.33%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Legato
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Netcool
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.13%) HP
3 32 (10.49%) VMware
4 21 (6.89%) Oracle
5 16 (5.25%) Citrix
6 11 (3.61%) Cisco
7 10 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.62%) EMC
8 8 (2.62%) BMC
8 8 (2.62%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.30%) F5
9 7 (2.30%) CA
9 7 (2.30%) IBM
9 7 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.97%) Remedy
11 5 (1.64%) TippingPoint
11 5 (1.64%) Crossbeam
11 5 (1.64%) Riverbed
11 5 (1.64%) McAfee
11 5 (1.64%) Symantec
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