The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 32 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 133 79 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.02% 3.37% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 4.76% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 59
Average daily rate £339 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
UK

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 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +23 54 £340 +7.68% 18
Edinburgh -10 34 £433 +8.12% 11
Aberdeen 0 8 £350 +12.00% 5
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
West Lothian -2 1 - - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £375 -
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Inverclyde - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (31.86%) Windows
2 56 (24.78%) Microsoft
3 54 (23.89%) Finance
4 53 (23.45%) Service Management
5 48 (21.24%) Security Cleared
6 45 (19.91%) Project Management
7 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
8 39 (17.26%) MS Office
9 32 (14.16%) SQL
10 31 (13.72%) Oracle
10 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
11 30 (13.27%) Release Management
12 28 (12.39%) PRINCE2
12 28 (12.39%) Service Delivery
13 27 (11.95%) Windows 7
14 26 (11.50%) Change Management
14 26 (11.50%) Linux
14 26 (11.50%) MS Excel
14 26 (11.50%) Windows XP
14 26 (11.50%) HP
15 24 (10.62%) UNIX
16 23 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (9.73%) VMware
17 22 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (9.29%) SAN
18 21 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (9.29%) SQL Server
19 20 (8.85%) Management Information System
19 20 (8.85%) PowerShell
20 19 (8.41%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.87%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.10%) IIS
3 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.77%) SAS
5 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) Documentum
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (17.26%) MS Office
2 26 (11.50%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.65%) MS Project
5 5 (2.21%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.77%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.10%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.33%) assyst
6 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.88%) Maximo
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.44%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Heroku
1 1 (0.44%) PaaS
1 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.29%) SAN
2 16 (7.08%) WAN
2 16 (7.08%) LAN
3 15 (6.64%) DHCP
4 13 (5.75%) DNS
5 11 (4.87%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.65%) VPN
6 6 (2.65%) Firewall
7 5 (2.21%) Wireless
7 5 (2.21%) Network Security
7 5 (2.21%) VLAN
8 4 (1.77%) Intranet
9 3 (1.33%) VoIP
9 3 (1.33%) Junos
9 3 (1.33%) NAS
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.88%) LDAP
10 2 (0.88%) HTTP
10 2 (0.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.52%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.98%) RDBMS
3 9 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.33%) MS Access
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) EDMS
8 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) MSI
2 6 (2.65%) Maven
2 6 (2.65%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.65%) Hudson
2 6 (2.65%) Ant
3 5 (2.21%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.33%) Subversion
4 3 (1.33%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 54 (23.89%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.77%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Local Government
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (26.55%) Analyst
2 21 (9.29%) Support Analyst
3 20 (8.85%) Architect
4 15 (6.64%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.64%) Service Manager
5 14 (6.19%) Applications Support
6 12 (5.31%) Service Analyst
6 12 (5.31%) Administrator
6 12 (5.31%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.31%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (3.98%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (3.98%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (3.54%) Consultant
9 8 (3.54%) Release Manager
9 8 (3.54%) Change Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.96%) Web Services
2 17 (7.52%) .NET
3 16 (7.08%) XML
4 12 (5.31%) SOAP
5 10 (4.42%) REST
6 9 (3.98%) Application Packaging
7 8 (3.54%) CSS
8 7 (3.10%) EDI
8 7 (3.10%) Middleware
9 5 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.33%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.88%) HTML5
11 2 (0.88%) HTML
12 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.44%) STL
12 1 (0.44%) Flash
12 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.44%) CSS3
12 1 (0.44%) RESTful
12 1 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.54%) Replication
3 6 (2.65%) CLARiiON
3 6 (2.65%) IVR
4 4 (1.77%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.77%) FMCG
4 4 (1.77%) Open Source
4 4 (1.77%) PMI
4 4 (1.77%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.77%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.33%) Clustering
5 3 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.33%) CMDB
6 2 (0.88%) NHS
6 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 72 (31.86%) Windows
2 27 (11.95%) Windows 7
3 26 (11.50%) Linux
3 26 (11.50%) Windows XP
4 24 (10.62%) UNIX
5 21 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.87%) Solaris
8 7 (3.10%) AIX
8 7 (3.10%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) HPUX
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.45%) Service Management
2 45 (19.91%) Project Management
3 30 (13.27%) Release Management
4 28 (12.39%) PRINCE2
4 28 (12.39%) Service Delivery
5 26 (11.50%) Change Management
6 23 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.52%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (6.19%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.75%) System Testing
11 12 (5.31%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.31%) ITSM
12 11 (4.87%) Migration
12 11 (4.87%) Scrum
12 11 (4.87%) DSDM
12 11 (4.87%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.16%) SQL
2 20 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.87%) VBScript
3 11 (4.87%) Java
4 6 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.21%) VB
5 5 (2.21%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.77%) Korn
6 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.77%) Perl
7 3 (1.33%) C
7 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (21.24%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.52%) Degree
6 13 (5.75%) MCP
7 6 (2.65%) MCDST
7 6 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.65%) MCSE
8 5 (2.21%) ISEB
8 5 (2.21%) MCTS
9 4 (1.77%) MOS
9 4 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.77%) CCNA
10 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.88%) MCITP
11 2 (0.88%) ACTC
11 2 (0.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) SLA
2 9 (3.98%) COBIT
3 3 (1.33%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.33%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.64%) vSphere
3 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.88%) KVM
11 1 (0.44%) vCloud
11 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) SCCM
2 8 (3.54%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.10%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.10%) Puppet
3 7 (3.10%) Vagrant
3 7 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.65%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (2.21%) Legato
5 5 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.33%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.88%) WSUS
8 2 (0.88%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.44%) Netcool
9 1 (0.44%) StatsD
9 1 (0.44%) Ionix
Vendors
1 56 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.72%) Oracle
3 26 (11.50%) HP
4 22 (9.73%) VMware
5 18 (7.96%) EMC
6 10 (4.42%) Citrix
7 8 (3.54%) Veritas
7 8 (3.54%) McAfee
8 7 (3.10%) Cisco
9 6 (2.65%) Symantec
10 5 (2.21%) Genesys
10 5 (2.21%) IBM
10 5 (2.21%) Adobe
11 4 (1.77%) Northgate
11 4 (1.77%) Riverbed
11 4 (1.77%) Sun
11 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.77%) NetApp
12 3 (1.33%) Serena
12 3 (1.33%) TIBCO
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £34 - £43 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gourock
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
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Rate: £27000.00 - £29500.00 per annum
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Renfrewshire
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Rate: £240.00 - £340.00 per annum
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Glasgow
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Rate: £320.00 - £390.00 per day
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Gourock
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: £300.00 - £340 per day
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Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Rate: excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago