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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 161 165 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.32% 6.07% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 7.67% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 86 29
Average daily rate £410 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.10 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £29.46 £17.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 61 £425 +14.86% 6
Renfrewshire 0 44 £403 +15.80% 1
Glasgow +2 33 £438 +25.00% 15
Inverclyde -2 6 £475 +74.31% 1
Aberdeen +5 4 £353 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £213 -
Dundee - 1 £135 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 97 (30.31%) Service Management
2 93 (29.06%) Project Management
3 81 (25.31%) Windows
3 81 (25.31%) Microsoft
4 71 (22.19%) Security Cleared
5 63 (19.69%) ITIL V3
6 62 (19.38%) Service Delivery
7 61 (19.06%) Active Directory
8 60 (18.75%) HP
9 58 (18.13%) Finance
10 54 (16.88%) SC Cleared
11 51 (15.94%) SQL
12 47 (14.69%) Windows Server
13 43 (13.44%) PRINCE2
13 43 (13.44%) Six Sigma
14 42 (13.13%) Change Management
15 39 (12.19%) Degree
16 38 (11.88%) MS Excel
17 37 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (11.25%) SCCM
18 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (10.94%) JSP 440
19 35 (10.94%) ITSM
19 35 (10.94%) OpenStack
20 34 (10.63%) Banking
21 33 (10.31%) Windows 7
22 32 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (10.00%) DNS
23 31 (9.69%) SQL Server
23 31 (9.69%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (10.94%) OpenStack
2 16 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.75%) IIS
3 12 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.94%) Apache
7 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.69%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) assyst
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.31%) SaaS
2 8 (2.50%) Office 365
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.00%) DNS
2 28 (8.75%) DHCP
3 21 (6.56%) SAN
4 16 (5.00%) WAN
5 15 (4.69%) LAN
6 14 (4.38%) Firewall
7 10 (3.13%) Wireless
8 9 (2.81%) NAS
8 9 (2.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.50%) VPN
10 7 (2.19%) HTTP
10 7 (2.19%) SSL
11 5 (1.56%) MPLS
12 4 (1.25%) BGP
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.25%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.25%) OSPF
12 4 (1.25%) VoIP
12 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.81%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.25%) MySQL
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.63%) DB2
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.94%) JDeveloper
3 3 (0.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.63%) Log4j
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (18.13%) Finance
2 34 (10.63%) Banking
3 11 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.19%) Retail
5 3 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Front Office
6 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (14.38%) Analyst
2 23 (7.19%) Architect
3 21 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (6.56%) Service Manager
4 16 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 15 (4.69%) Applications Support
6 14 (4.38%) Consultant
7 13 (4.06%) Service Analyst
8 12 (3.75%) Developer
8 12 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.13%) Change Manager
9 10 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (2.81%) IT Manager
10 9 (2.81%) Programme Manager
10 9 (2.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 8 (2.50%) Administrator
11 8 (2.50%) Desktop Support
11 8 (2.50%) Engagement Manager
11 8 (2.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.19%) Middleware
1 7 (2.19%) REST
1 7 (2.19%) Web Services
2 6 (1.88%) J2EE
3 5 (1.56%) HTML
3 5 (1.56%) jQuery
3 5 (1.56%) XML
4 4 (1.25%) SOAP
4 4 (1.25%) Spring
5 3 (0.94%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (0.94%) TopLink
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) CSS3
7 1 (0.31%) HTML5
7 1 (0.31%) Java EE
7 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.88%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.56%) Clustering
4 5 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.25%) NHS
5 4 (1.25%) PKI
5 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.94%) AS400
6 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (0.94%) iSeries
6 3 (0.94%) Statistics
6 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (25.31%) Windows
2 47 (14.69%) Windows Server
3 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (10.31%) Windows 7
5 28 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (5.63%) Linux
7 16 (5.00%) Unix
8 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.50%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.63%) AIX
12 2 (0.63%) CatOS
13 1 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (30.31%) Service Management
2 93 (29.06%) Project Management
3 63 (19.69%) ITIL V3
4 62 (19.38%) Service Delivery
5 43 (13.44%) PRINCE2
5 43 (13.44%) Six Sigma
6 42 (13.13%) Change Management
7 37 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (10.94%) ITSM
9 32 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (8.75%) Incident Management
11 27 (8.44%) Release Management
12 26 (8.13%) SDLC
13 24 (7.50%) Waterfall
14 22 (6.88%) Configuration Management
14 22 (6.88%) Problem Management
15 21 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.63%) Change Control
17 17 (5.31%) Risk Management
18 15 (4.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.94%) SQL
2 24 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.06%) Java
3 13 (4.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.88%) C
6 5 (1.56%) Python
7 4 (1.25%) Perl
8 3 (0.94%) VBScript
9 2 (0.63%) AWK
9 2 (0.63%) Jython
9 2 (0.63%) RPG
9 2 (0.63%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.63%) sed
10 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (22.19%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 39 (12.19%) Degree
4 25 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.38%) MCSA
6 10 (3.13%) MCSE
6 10 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.81%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.19%) ISEB
8 7 (2.19%) MCP
9 6 (1.88%) CCNA
9 6 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.56%) CCNP
10 5 (1.56%) CISA
10 5 (1.56%) CISSP
10 5 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.94%) JSP 440
2 26 (8.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (6.25%) SLA
4 9 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.56%) COBIT
6 4 (1.25%) QA
7 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 61 (19.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.13%) XenApp
6 9 (2.81%) vSphere
7 6 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.31%) Firmware
11 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (11.25%) SCCM
2 13 (4.06%) SCOM
3 10 (3.13%) WSUS
4 8 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.56%) Puppet
6 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.94%) Simpana
8 2 (0.63%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Nagios
9 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 60 (18.75%) HP
3 31 (9.69%) VMware
4 30 (9.38%) Citrix
5 27 (8.44%) Oracle
6 26 (8.13%) Cisco
7 21 (6.56%) CA
7 21 (6.56%) ServiceNow
8 17 (5.31%) Remedy
9 12 (3.75%) Symantec
10 6 (1.88%) IBM
11 5 (1.56%) CommVault
12 4 (1.25%) AppSense
12 4 (1.25%) Dell
12 4 (1.25%) EMC
13 3 (0.94%) BMC
13 3 (0.94%) Brocade
13 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.94%) FrontRange
13 3 (0.94%) Google
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