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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 269 149 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.27% 5.12% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 6.41% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 77 76
Median daily rate £375 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £128 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -59.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.06 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.60 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
2398 2323 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 79.75% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 1090
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.35 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +25.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -1 108 £330 +1.53% 2
Edinburgh +6 81 £450 +50.00% 5
Glasgow -11 28 £315 -16.00% 8
Aberdeen - 11 - -
West Lothian +8 4 £363 +11.53% 1
Inverclyde - 4 £323 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £190 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 141 (32.19%) Windows
2 135 (30.82%) Security Cleared
3 134 (30.59%) HP
4 129 (29.45%) Microsoft
5 110 (25.11%) SC Cleared
6 106 (24.20%) Project Management
7 100 (22.83%) Active Directory
8 97 (22.15%) SQL
9 96 (21.92%) ITIL V3
10 95 (21.69%) Service Management
10 95 (21.69%) Finance
11 92 (21.00%) Windows Server
12 79 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 74 (16.89%) DNS
14 71 (16.21%) PowerShell
14 71 (16.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (15.30%) OpenStack
16 62 (14.16%) SQL Server
17 61 (13.93%) MS Excel
18 59 (13.47%) VMware
19 58 (13.24%) DHCP
19 58 (13.24%) SAN
20 56 (12.79%) Linux
21 53 (12.10%) CA
22 52 (11.87%) Service Delivery
23 51 (11.64%) SCCM
24 50 (11.42%) Six Sigma
25 49 (11.19%) Degree
26 48 (10.96%) Change Management
27 47 (10.73%) Release Management

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 67 (15.30%) OpenStack
2 21 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.57%) Apache
4 14 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.97%) JBoss
6 11 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.83%) IIS
9 7 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.14%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.91%) AquaLogic
12 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.91%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.91%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 61 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.37%) MS Project
3 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.14%) assyst
5 4 (0.91%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.23%) Eikon
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.42%) SaaS
2 10 (2.28%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.89%) DNS
2 58 (13.24%) DHCP
2 58 (13.24%) SAN
3 38 (8.68%) Firewall
4 27 (6.16%) WAN
5 23 (5.25%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.88%) iSCSI
7 15 (3.42%) HTTP
8 14 (3.20%) LAN
9 11 (2.51%) HTTPS
10 10 (2.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (2.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (2.28%) SSL
11 9 (2.05%) NAS
12 7 (1.60%) BGP
12 7 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.60%) MPLS
12 7 (1.60%) OSPF
12 7 (1.60%) VPN
12 7 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.60%) MySQL
5 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.91%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Toad
2 4 (0.91%) Build Forge
2 4 (0.91%) Introscope
3 3 (0.68%) Ant
3 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.68%) Maven
3 3 (0.68%) MSI
3 3 (0.68%) Subversion
4 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.46%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 95 (21.69%) Finance
2 33 (7.53%) Banking
3 9 (2.05%) Retail
4 8 (1.83%) Billing
5 7 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.91%) Front Office
7 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.91%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (8.68%) Analyst
2 26 (5.94%) Consultant
2 26 (5.94%) Service Manager
3 23 (5.25%) Architect
3 23 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (5.02%) Network Engineer
5 18 (4.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 18 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 17 (3.88%) IT Manager
7 15 (3.42%) Service Analyst
8 14 (3.20%) Administrator
8 14 (3.20%) Project Manager
9 13 (2.97%) IT Services Manager
10 12 (2.74%) Developer
10 12 (2.74%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.74%) Unix Engineer
11 11 (2.51%) Engagement Manager
11 11 (2.51%) Head of IT
12 10 (2.28%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 10 (2.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.79%) Middleware
2 11 (2.51%) Regular Expression
3 9 (2.05%) REST
4 8 (1.83%) HTML
4 8 (1.83%) Java EE
4 8 (1.83%) Web Services
5 7 (1.60%) .NET
6 6 (1.37%) J2EE
6 6 (1.37%) XML
7 5 (1.14%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (0.91%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.91%) Struts
9 3 (0.68%) jQuery
9 3 (0.68%) SOAP
10 2 (0.46%) LAMP
10 2 (0.46%) SAML
10 2 (0.46%) Spring
11 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.39%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.57%) CMDB
4 16 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.51%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.51%) Clustering
6 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.14%) PKI
8 5 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.91%) User Experience
10 3 (0.68%) AS400
10 3 (0.68%) CESG
10 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (32.19%) Windows
2 92 (21.00%) Windows Server
3 79 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (16.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (12.79%) Linux
6 32 (7.31%) Unix
6 32 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 23 (5.25%) Solaris
9 19 (4.34%) AIX
10 18 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (4.11%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.51%) HPUX
12 7 (1.60%) CatOS
13 5 (1.14%) OS/390
13 5 (1.14%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.68%) Android
14 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.68%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.20%) Project Management
2 96 (21.92%) ITIL V3
3 95 (21.69%) Service Management
4 52 (11.87%) Service Delivery
5 50 (11.42%) Six Sigma
6 48 (10.96%) Change Management
7 47 (10.73%) Release Management
8 46 (10.50%) Configuration Management
9 41 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (8.68%) PRINCE2
12 36 (8.22%) Risk Management
13 35 (7.99%) ITSM
14 29 (6.62%) SDLC
15 23 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (5.25%) Waterfall
16 20 (4.57%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.57%) Problem Management
17 19 (4.34%) Incident Management
18 18 (4.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (22.15%) SQL
2 71 (16.21%) PowerShell
3 35 (7.99%) VBScript
4 33 (7.53%) Perl
5 26 (5.94%) Java
6 23 (5.25%) Korn
7 18 (4.11%) Python
8 17 (3.88%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.97%) C-shell
10 11 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.28%) Bourne shell
12 9 (2.05%) C
12 9 (2.05%) Jython
13 7 (1.60%) C#
14 5 (1.14%) C++
14 5 (1.14%) PHP
15 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.68%) RPG
15 3 (0.68%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 135 (30.82%) Security Cleared
2 110 (25.11%) SC Cleared
3 49 (11.19%) Degree
4 44 (10.05%) ITIL Certification
5 40 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (5.48%) MCSA
7 20 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.74%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.28%) MCP
10 7 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.37%) ISEB
12 5 (1.14%) MCSE
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.91%) OCP
13 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.68%) IISP
15 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.59%) JSP 440
2 33 (7.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (5.02%) SLA
4 9 (2.05%) COBIT
5 8 (1.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.37%) QA
6 6 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 100 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.25%) XenApp
5 20 (4.57%) vSphere
6 19 (4.34%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.97%) Samba
8 10 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.83%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.14%) UAG
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.91%) Squid
12 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (11.64%) SCCM
2 27 (6.16%) SCOM
3 14 (3.20%) CA Spectrum
3 14 (3.20%) Tivoli
3 14 (3.20%) WSUS
4 13 (2.97%) BladeLogic
5 12 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (2.74%) Puppet
6 10 (2.28%) Netcool
7 9 (2.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 9 (2.05%) HP SiteScope
7 9 (2.05%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.14%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.14%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.91%) CA Wily
10 4 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 134 (30.59%) HP
2 129 (29.45%) Microsoft
3 59 (13.47%) VMware
4 53 (12.10%) CA
5 45 (10.27%) Citrix
6 43 (9.82%) Oracle
7 41 (9.36%) Cisco
8 30 (6.85%) IBM
9 27 (6.16%) ServiceNow
10 21 (4.79%) CheckPoint
11 20 (4.57%) Red Hat
12 16 (3.65%) Juniper
13 15 (3.42%) Remedy
13 15 (3.42%) SolarWinds
13 15 (3.42%) Symantec
14 12 (2.74%) F5
15 10 (2.28%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.28%) TippingPoint
16 9 (2.05%) BMC
16 9 (2.05%) Dell
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