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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs citing ITIL 178 155 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.57% 5.62% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 7.20% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 31
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£345 £312 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £11.40 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £105.40 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -11.80%
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
2535 2152 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.27% 78.06% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1136 898
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.22% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.65 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £128.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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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 +14 63 £350 +16.18% 10
Glasgow +8 36 £338 +18.42% 12
Renfrewshire 0 24 £270 -20.66% 1
Inverclyde +2 22 £300 -
West Lothian - 12 £325 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 12 £370 -
Fife -5 5 - -
Lanarkshire - 2 £280 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 95 (26.76%) Windows
2 84 (23.66%) Service Management
3 81 (22.82%) Microsoft
4 72 (20.28%) Finance
5 67 (18.87%) Active Directory
6 65 (18.31%) Change Management
7 55 (15.49%) Security Cleared
8 53 (14.93%) Project Management
9 52 (14.65%) PRINCE2
10 49 (13.80%) MS Office
11 48 (13.52%) VMware
12 41 (11.55%) ITIL Certification
13 36 (10.14%) SC Cleared
13 36 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (9.86%) Cisco
14 35 (9.86%) Service Delivery
15 33 (9.30%) MS Excel
15 33 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (9.01%) HP
17 31 (8.73%) Configuration Management
18 30 (8.45%) SAN
18 30 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (8.45%) Windows 7
18 30 (8.45%) Data Centre
19 29 (8.17%) Banking
19 29 (8.17%) SQL
20 28 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (7.89%) Degree
20 28 (7.89%) Change Control
21 27 (7.61%) ITSM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 24 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.23%) JBoss
4 11 (3.10%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.56%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.56%) CICS
7 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) JRun
Applications
1 49 (13.80%) MS Office
2 33 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.82%) MS Project
5 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Primavera
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
2 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.45%) SAN
2 22 (6.20%) DNS
3 21 (5.92%) DHCP
4 20 (5.63%) Firewall
5 16 (4.51%) LAN
6 14 (3.94%) Network Security
6 14 (3.94%) WAN
7 8 (2.25%) NAS
8 7 (1.97%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.69%) VPN
10 5 (1.41%) Intranet
10 5 (1.41%) Internet
10 5 (1.41%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.13%) LDAP
12 3 (0.85%) FTP
12 3 (0.85%) Junos
12 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.85%) IPv4
12 3 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.13%) DB2
5 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) AdminStudio
2 4 (1.13%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.85%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.56%) MSI
4 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (20.28%) Finance
2 29 (8.17%) Banking
3 14 (3.94%) Retail
4 7 (1.97%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.85%) Marketing
5 3 (0.85%) Local Government
6 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Legal
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 94 (26.48%) Analyst
2 22 (6.20%) Project Manager
3 19 (5.35%) Applications Support
4 18 (5.07%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.07%) Administrator
5 16 (4.51%) Service Analyst
6 15 (4.23%) Change Manager
6 15 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 15 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (3.66%) Network Engineer
7 13 (3.66%) Architect
8 12 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (3.38%) Team Leader
9 9 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (2.54%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (2.25%) Support Manager
10 8 (2.25%) Support Team Leader
11 7 (1.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (1.97%) VMWare Administrator
12 6 (1.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.97%) HTML
2 5 (1.41%) .NET
2 5 (1.41%) XML
2 5 (1.41%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.13%) CSS
3 4 (1.13%) Web Services
3 4 (1.13%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.85%) SOAP
4 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.56%) Middleware
5 2 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) ISPF
6 1 (0.28%) ISAPI
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) JSP
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.28%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.82%) Clustering
6 7 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.97%) CMDB
7 5 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.13%) Handset
8 4 (1.13%) Statistics
9 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.85%) PMI
9 3 (0.85%) Economics
9 3 (0.85%) PKI
10 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.56%) iSeries
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (26.76%) Windows
2 30 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (8.45%) Windows 7
3 21 (5.92%) UNIX
4 19 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (5.07%) Linux
6 12 (3.38%) Windows XP
7 11 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.97%) AIX
9 6 (1.69%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) OS/400
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (23.66%) Service Management
2 65 (18.31%) Change Management
3 53 (14.93%) Project Management
4 52 (14.65%) PRINCE2
5 35 (9.86%) Service Delivery
6 31 (8.73%) Configuration Management
7 28 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (7.89%) Change Control
8 27 (7.61%) ITSM
9 25 (7.04%) Incident Management
10 21 (5.92%) ITIL V3
11 17 (4.79%) Release Management
12 16 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (4.51%) Asset Management
12 16 (4.51%) Risk Management
13 14 (3.94%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (3.66%) Migration
14 13 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (3.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.17%) SQL
2 11 (3.10%) Java
3 6 (1.69%) Perl
3 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.41%) VB
4 5 (1.41%) Python
4 5 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.41%) C
5 4 (1.13%) VBScript
6 3 (0.85%) REXX
7 2 (0.56%) Tcl
7 2 (0.56%) RPG IV
7 2 (0.56%) RPG
7 2 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.28%) C#
8 1 (0.28%) R
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 55 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.55%) ITIL Certification
3 36 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 28 (7.89%) Degree
5 23 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.10%) CCNA
6 11 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.54%) CCNP
8 7 (1.97%) MCSA
8 7 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.69%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.69%) CCSA
9 6 (1.69%) CCSE
9 6 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.41%) MCP
11 4 (1.13%) ISEB
11 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.13%) MCITP
12 3 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.35%) QA
2 16 (4.51%) SLA
3 12 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.13%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.85%) BS7799
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.07%) vSphere
4 11 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.69%) Terminal Server
6 6 (1.69%) vCloud
7 4 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.56%) UAG
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.56%) NFS
9 2 (0.56%) RACF
9 2 (0.56%) Samba
10 1 (0.28%) Firmware
10 1 (0.28%) Squid
10 1 (0.28%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (5.35%) SCCM
2 16 (4.51%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.66%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.10%) Nagios
5 10 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (2.82%) SCOM
6 6 (1.69%) Puppet
6 6 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.41%) WSUS
8 3 (0.85%) WMI
8 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.28%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.28%) Control-M
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 81 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.52%) VMware
3 35 (9.86%) Cisco
4 32 (9.01%) HP
5 25 (7.04%) Oracle
6 24 (6.76%) Citrix
7 16 (4.51%) CheckPoint
8 15 (4.23%) Symantec
8 15 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.94%) Remedy
9 14 (3.94%) Lotus
10 13 (3.66%) EMC
11 12 (3.38%) Juniper
12 9 (2.54%) TippingPoint
13 7 (1.97%) Crossbeam
13 7 (1.97%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.97%) McAfee
14 6 (1.69%) Brocade
15 4 (1.13%) Borland
15 4 (1.13%) Nokia
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