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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 254 177 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.49% 5.84% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 7.37% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 95 71
Median daily rate £375 £345 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £119 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.57% -61.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £12.10 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £17.20 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.41 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -7.46%
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
2476 2401 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.81% 79.16% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1299 1101
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -3 98 £345 - 2
Edinburgh -3 77 £438 +52.17% 10
Glasgow -9 33 £315 -10.00% 11
Aberdeen - 12 - -
West Lothian +5 7 £350 +7.69%
Inverclyde - 3 £245 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £190 -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 134 (32.13%) Security Cleared
2 129 (30.94%) Windows
3 122 (29.26%) HP
4 117 (28.06%) Microsoft
5 110 (26.38%) Project Management
6 106 (25.42%) SC Cleared
7 97 (23.26%) Service Management
7 97 (23.26%) ITIL V3
8 92 (22.06%) Active Directory
9 90 (21.58%) Finance
10 83 (19.90%) SQL
11 80 (19.18%) Windows Server
12 71 (17.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 66 (15.83%) DNS
14 65 (15.59%) PowerShell
15 62 (14.87%) OpenStack
16 60 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 57 (13.67%) MS Excel
17 57 (13.67%) Service Delivery
18 55 (13.19%) SQL Server
19 53 (12.71%) Six Sigma
20 52 (12.47%) SAN
21 50 (11.99%) DHCP
21 50 (11.99%) VMware
22 49 (11.75%) Degree
23 47 (11.27%) Change Management
23 47 (11.27%) CA
24 46 (11.03%) Release Management
25 45 (10.79%) JSP 440
25 45 (10.79%) Linux

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 62 (14.87%) OpenStack
2 19 (4.56%) Apache
3 18 (4.32%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.88%) JBoss
5 11 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.16%) IIS
6 9 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.96%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.96%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.72%) AquaLogic
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.72%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 57 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.60%) MS Office
3 9 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.20%) assyst
3 5 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.24%) Eikon
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.60%) SaaS
2 11 (2.64%) Office 365
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.83%) DNS
2 52 (12.47%) SAN
3 50 (11.99%) DHCP
4 32 (7.67%) WAN
5 29 (6.95%) Firewall
6 25 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.32%) LAN
8 17 (4.08%) iSCSI
9 14 (3.36%) HTTP
10 10 (2.40%) HTTPS
10 10 (2.40%) MPLS
10 10 (2.40%) Wireless
11 9 (2.16%) BGP
11 9 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (2.16%) NAS
11 9 (2.16%) OSPF
12 8 (1.92%) SSL
12 8 (1.92%) VPN
13 7 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database
2 12 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.68%) MySQL
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.96%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.72%) DB2
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Toad
2 4 (0.96%) Introscope
3 3 (0.72%) Ant
3 3 (0.72%) Build Forge
3 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.72%) Maven
3 3 (0.72%) MSI
3 3 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.48%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.48%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (21.58%) Finance
2 33 (7.91%) Banking
3 8 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.68%) Retail
5 5 (1.20%) Billing
6 4 (0.96%) Front Office
6 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (8.15%) Analyst
2 28 (6.71%) Architect
3 26 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (6.24%) Service Manager
4 21 (5.04%) Consultant
5 18 (4.32%) IT Manager
6 17 (4.08%) Network Engineer
6 17 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (3.60%) IT Services Manager
7 15 (3.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 14 (3.36%) Project Manager
8 14 (3.36%) Service Analyst
9 12 (2.88%) Developer
9 12 (2.88%) Support Engineer
9 12 (2.88%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (2.64%) Engagement Manager
11 10 (2.40%) Administrator
12 9 (2.16%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (2.16%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.16%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.56%) Middleware
2 10 (2.40%) Regular Expression
3 8 (1.92%) .NET
3 8 (1.92%) HTML
3 8 (1.92%) Java EE
3 8 (1.92%) Web Services
4 7 (1.68%) REST
5 6 (1.44%) XML
6 5 (1.20%) J2EE
7 4 (0.96%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (0.96%) Struts
8 3 (0.72%) jQuery
8 3 (0.72%) SOAP
9 2 (0.48%) LAMP
9 2 (0.48%) SAML
9 2 (0.48%) Spring
10 1 (0.24%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.71%) Computer Science
1 28 (6.71%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.80%) CMDB
3 13 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 8 (1.92%) Clustering
4 8 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.68%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.96%) User Experience
7 3 (0.72%) AS400
7 3 (0.72%) CESG
7 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.48%) PKI
8 2 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 129 (30.94%) Windows
2 80 (19.18%) Windows Server
3 71 (17.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (10.79%) Linux
6 30 (7.19%) Unix
7 29 (6.95%) Windows 7
8 27 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (4.80%) Solaris
10 18 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (4.32%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.84%) AIX
12 10 (2.40%) HPUX
13 9 (2.16%) CatOS
14 5 (1.20%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.96%) OS/390
16 3 (0.72%) Android
16 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.38%) Project Management
2 97 (23.26%) ITIL V3
2 97 (23.26%) Service Management
3 57 (13.67%) Service Delivery
4 53 (12.71%) Six Sigma
5 47 (11.27%) Change Management
6 46 (11.03%) Release Management
7 45 (10.79%) Configuration Management
8 40 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (9.35%) PRINCE2
10 36 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (8.63%) ITSM
11 30 (7.19%) Problem Management
12 28 (6.71%) Risk Management
13 26 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (6.24%) SDLC
14 24 (5.76%) Incident Management
15 23 (5.52%) Waterfall
16 21 (5.04%) Supplier Management
17 16 (3.84%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.90%) SQL
2 65 (15.59%) PowerShell
3 32 (7.67%) VBScript
4 31 (7.43%) Perl
5 24 (5.76%) Java
6 23 (5.52%) Korn
7 18 (4.32%) Python
8 16 (3.84%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.12%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.12%) C-shell
10 11 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.40%) Bourne shell
11 10 (2.40%) C
12 9 (2.16%) Jython
13 5 (1.20%) C#
14 4 (0.96%) PHP
15 3 (0.72%) C++
15 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.72%) RPG
15 3 (0.72%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 134 (32.13%) Security Cleared
2 106 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 49 (11.75%) Degree
4 40 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
5 37 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (5.04%) MCSA
7 17 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.88%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.40%) MCP
10 6 (1.44%) ISEB
10 6 (1.44%) MCSE
10 6 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.72%) IISP
13 3 (0.72%) OCP
14 2 (0.48%) CCNA
14 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.79%) JSP 440
2 33 (7.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (5.04%) SLA
4 10 (2.40%) COBIT
5 6 (1.44%) QA
6 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 92 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.24%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.52%) XenApp
5 19 (4.56%) Terminal Services
6 18 (4.32%) vSphere
7 13 (3.12%) Samba
8 9 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.92%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.20%) UAG
11 4 (0.96%) Squid
11 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (10.55%) SCCM
2 24 (5.76%) SCOM
3 14 (3.36%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.88%) BladeLogic
4 12 (2.88%) Puppet
5 11 (2.64%) WSUS
6 10 (2.40%) Netcool
6 10 (2.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (2.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 9 (2.16%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.68%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.20%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.96%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.72%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 122 (29.26%) HP
2 117 (28.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.99%) VMware
4 47 (11.27%) CA
5 43 (10.31%) Citrix
6 36 (8.63%) Oracle
7 34 (8.15%) Cisco
8 27 (6.47%) IBM
9 25 (6.00%) ServiceNow
10 17 (4.08%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.60%) Remedy
12 12 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 12 (2.88%) Symantec
13 9 (2.16%) BMC
13 9 (2.16%) Dell
13 9 (2.16%) F5
14 7 (1.68%) BT
14 7 (1.68%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.68%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago