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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 182 199 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.05% 6.13% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.74% 7.50% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 103 89
Median daily rate £321 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £184 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £14.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.52% +48.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £18.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.80 £62.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.14 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+5.32% +2.34%
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
1868 2653 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.65% 81.71% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1381 1121
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Edinburgh 0 72 £375 +5.63% 3
Renfrewshire +4 68 £320 +6.66% 4
Glasgow -3 21 £335 -0.74% 10
Fife +3 5 £325 -
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £160 -56.75% 2
West Lothian -3 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Inverclyde -5 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £125 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Aberdeen - 1 £155 -
Stirling - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 145 (32.29%) Security Cleared
2 129 (28.73%) Windows
3 110 (24.50%) SQL
3 110 (24.50%) SC Cleared
4 109 (24.28%) Microsoft
4 109 (24.28%) HP
5 100 (22.27%) ITIL V3
6 90 (20.04%) SQL Server
7 89 (19.82%) Service Management
8 88 (19.60%) Active Directory
9 82 (18.26%) Windows Server
10 74 (16.48%) Finance
11 72 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 69 (15.37%) DNS
13 67 (14.92%) Linux
14 65 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 62 (13.81%) Project Management
15 62 (13.81%) PowerShell
16 59 (13.14%) Java
17 58 (12.92%) SAN
18 54 (12.03%) ITIL Certification
18 54 (12.03%) VMware
19 53 (11.80%) Release Management
20 49 (10.91%) DHCP
20 49 (10.91%) Oracle
21 47 (10.47%) Citrix
21 47 (10.47%) Change Management
22 46 (10.24%) Configuration Management
23 45 (10.02%) Degree
23 45 (10.02%) Banking

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 45 (10.02%) OpenStack
2 28 (6.24%) Apache
3 16 (3.56%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.67%) JBoss
6 10 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.34%) IIS
9 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.11%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.89%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.89%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 43 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.45%) MS Office
3 7 (1.56%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
1 9 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.67%) Primavera
5 2 (0.45%) assyst
5 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.78%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.22%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (15.37%) DNS
2 58 (12.92%) SAN
3 49 (10.91%) DHCP
4 31 (6.90%) Firewall
4 31 (6.90%) WAN
5 20 (4.45%) iSCSI
5 20 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.67%) LAN
7 10 (2.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (2.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (2.23%) SSL
7 10 (2.23%) VPN
8 9 (2.00%) HTTP
9 8 (1.78%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.56%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.56%) VoIP
11 5 (1.11%) Network Security
12 4 (0.89%) LDAP
12 4 (0.89%) SMTP
12 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.68%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.12%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.67%) MySQL
5 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.89%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.67%) DB2
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Toad
2 5 (1.11%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.89%) Build Forge
3 4 (0.89%) Introscope
4 3 (0.67%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.67%) MSI
4 3 (0.67%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.45%) Ant
5 2 (0.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.45%) Maven
5 2 (0.45%) Subversion
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (16.48%) Finance
2 45 (10.02%) Banking
3 17 (3.79%) Retail
4 11 (2.45%) Law
4 11 (2.45%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.00%) Billing
6 8 (1.78%) French Language
6 8 (1.78%) German Language
7 4 (0.89%) Electronics
7 4 (0.89%) Legal
7 4 (0.89%) Military
8 3 (0.67%) Advertising
8 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (11.36%) Analyst
2 25 (5.57%) Support Engineer
3 24 (5.35%) Service Manager
4 23 (5.12%) Consultant
5 21 (4.68%) Architect
5 21 (4.68%) Developer
6 20 (4.45%) Administrator
7 18 (4.01%) Network Engineer
8 17 (3.79%) Unix Engineer
8 17 (3.79%) Wintel Engineer
9 15 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (3.34%) IT Manager
10 14 (3.12%) Applications Support
10 14 (3.12%) Head of IT
10 14 (3.12%) Service Analyst
11 12 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (2.45%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (2.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.57%) jQuery
2 18 (4.01%) .NET
3 15 (3.34%) Middleware
3 15 (3.34%) Regular Expression
4 14 (3.12%) XML
5 6 (1.34%) HTML
5 6 (1.34%) Java EE
5 6 (1.34%) REST
6 5 (1.11%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (0.89%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.89%) J2EE
7 4 (0.89%) Struts
8 3 (0.67%) LAMP
9 2 (0.45%) JSON
9 2 (0.45%) SAML
9 2 (0.45%) Web Services
10 1 (0.22%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.22%) VXML
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.13%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.12%) CMDB
7 11 (2.45%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.56%) CESG
9 7 (1.56%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.11%) Clustering
10 5 (1.11%) PKI
11 4 (0.89%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.89%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.89%) User Experience
12 2 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (28.73%) Windows
2 82 (18.26%) Windows Server
3 72 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (14.92%) Linux
5 65 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (9.13%) Unix
7 31 (6.90%) Solaris
8 29 (6.46%) AIX
9 27 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (5.79%) Windows 7
11 22 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (4.01%) HPUX
13 15 (3.34%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.00%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.78%) Android
15 8 (1.78%) Windows Phone
16 6 (1.34%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.11%) OS/390
18 1 (0.22%) CentOS
18 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.27%) ITIL V3
2 89 (19.82%) Service Management
3 62 (13.81%) Project Management
4 53 (11.80%) Release Management
5 47 (10.47%) Change Management
6 46 (10.24%) Configuration Management
7 42 (9.35%) Service Delivery
8 36 (8.02%) Six Sigma
9 35 (7.80%) Risk Management
10 29 (6.46%) ITSM
11 26 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (5.35%) PRINCE2
13 23 (5.12%) Mentoring
14 21 (4.68%) Unit Testing
15 19 (4.23%) Software Distribution
16 18 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (4.01%) Service Design
17 17 (3.79%) Supplier Management
18 16 (3.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (24.50%) SQL
2 62 (13.81%) PowerShell
3 59 (13.14%) Java
4 43 (9.58%) Perl
5 41 (9.13%) VBScript
6 34 (7.57%) JavaScript
7 33 (7.35%) Korn
8 31 (6.90%) C#
9 21 (4.68%) Bash Shell
10 20 (4.45%) C-shell
10 20 (4.45%) Shell Script
11 18 (4.01%) C++
11 18 (4.01%) Python
12 14 (3.12%) VB
12 14 (3.12%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.90%) Bourne shell
14 12 (2.67%) VB6
14 12 (2.67%) VBA
15 8 (1.78%) PHP
16 7 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 145 (32.29%) Security Cleared
2 110 (24.50%) SC Cleared
3 54 (12.03%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (10.02%) Degree
5 32 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (4.23%) MCSA
7 16 (3.56%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.11%) ISEB
10 5 (1.11%) MCSE
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.89%) MCITP
11 4 (0.89%) OCP
11 4 (0.89%) PMP
12 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.67%) MCP
13 2 (0.45%) CCNA
13 2 (0.45%) HND
13 2 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.68%) JSP 440
2 26 (5.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (4.90%) SLA
4 10 (2.23%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.34%) QA
7 4 (0.89%) COBIT
8 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (19.60%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.46%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.35%) XenApp
5 20 (4.45%) Samba
6 19 (4.23%) Terminal Services
7 14 (3.12%) vSphere
8 13 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.11%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.67%) UAG
11 3 (0.67%) vCloud
12 2 (0.45%) Squid
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (8.91%) SCCM
2 26 (5.79%) SCOM
3 20 (4.45%) Tivoli
4 14 (3.12%) CA Spectrum
5 13 (2.90%) HP SiteScope
5 13 (2.90%) Netcool
6 9 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (2.00%) OVPA
7 7 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.56%) BladeLogic
7 7 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.34%) Puppet
8 6 (1.34%) WSUS
9 5 (1.11%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.89%) CA Wily
10 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 109 (24.28%) HP
1 109 (24.28%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.03%) VMware
3 49 (10.91%) Oracle
4 47 (10.47%) Citrix
5 44 (9.80%) CA
6 37 (8.24%) IBM
7 31 (6.90%) Cisco
8 21 (4.68%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.01%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.79%) Juniper
11 13 (2.90%) SolarWinds
12 12 (2.67%) Apple
12 12 (2.67%) F5
12 12 (2.67%) ILOG
13 10 (2.23%) Fortinet
13 10 (2.23%) TippingPoint
14 9 (2.00%) ServiceNow
14 9 (2.00%) Symantec
15 7 (1.56%) Intel Security
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