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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 162 169 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.44% 5.28% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 6.42% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 84 93
Median daily rate £335 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £139 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £24.60 £19.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% +25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £18.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £21.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-13.44% +9.89%
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
1776 2634 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.62% 82.26% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1383 1170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 41
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +5 78 £340 -11.68% 2
Edinburgh -6 49 £375 +7.14% 4
Glasgow -8 17 £348 +19.82% 16
Fife +5 5 £325 - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 3 £160 -60.00%
Stirling - 2 - - 1
West Lothian -5 1 £400 +23.07% 1
Moray - 1 £125 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 172 (36.91%) Security Cleared
2 135 (28.97%) SC Cleared
3 131 (28.11%) Windows
4 124 (26.61%) Microsoft
5 120 (25.75%) HP
6 111 (23.82%) ITIL V3
7 110 (23.61%) SQL
8 96 (20.60%) SQL Server
9 94 (20.17%) Active Directory
10 89 (19.10%) Windows Server
11 84 (18.03%) Service Management
12 73 (15.67%) Project Management
13 71 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (13.95%) PowerShell
15 64 (13.73%) Linux
16 63 (13.52%) Finance
17 62 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 61 (13.09%) Java
18 61 (13.09%) DNS
19 59 (12.66%) ITIL Certification
19 59 (12.66%) Degree
20 57 (12.23%) Release Management
21 56 (12.02%) SAN
22 55 (11.80%) OpenStack
23 51 (10.94%) Configuration Management
24 50 (10.73%) VMware
25 49 (10.52%) Six Sigma
26 48 (10.30%) DHCP
27 47 (10.09%) Oracle
27 47 (10.09%) Computer Science

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 55 (11.80%) OpenStack
2 22 (4.72%) Apache
3 17 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.22%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.36%) JBoss
7 9 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.07%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.86%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.86%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 39 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.07%) MS Project
4 3 (0.64%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.86%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.64%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) Office 365
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (13.09%) DNS
2 56 (12.02%) SAN
3 48 (10.30%) DHCP
4 34 (7.30%) Firewall
5 24 (5.15%) WAN
6 18 (3.86%) HTTP
6 18 (3.86%) iSCSI
7 17 (3.65%) HTTPS
8 15 (3.22%) LAN
9 14 (3.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (2.15%) SSL
10 10 (2.15%) VPN
11 7 (1.50%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.50%) VoIP
12 6 (1.29%) NAS
13 5 (1.07%) Network Security
14 4 (0.86%) SMTP
14 4 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.36%) MySQL
5 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.86%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.64%) DB2
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Toad
2 5 (1.07%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.86%) Build Forge
4 3 (0.64%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.64%) Introscope
4 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.64%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.43%) Ant
5 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.43%) Maven
5 2 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) MSI
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (13.52%) Finance
2 41 (8.80%) Banking
3 17 (3.65%) Retail
4 14 (3.00%) Law
5 12 (2.58%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.72%) Billing
6 8 (1.72%) French Language
6 8 (1.72%) German Language
7 4 (0.86%) Electronics
7 4 (0.86%) Legal
7 4 (0.86%) Military
8 3 (0.64%) Advertising
8 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (10.94%) Analyst
2 25 (5.36%) Support Engineer
3 22 (4.72%) Architect
3 22 (4.72%) Consultant
3 22 (4.72%) Developer
4 20 (4.29%) Administrator
5 18 (3.86%) Network Engineer
6 17 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (3.65%) Service Manager
6 17 (3.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (3.22%) Applications Support
7 15 (3.22%) Service Analyst
8 13 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (2.58%) Head of IT
9 12 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (2.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 11 (2.36%) Applications Developer
10 11 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (2.36%) Unix Engineer
11 10 (2.15%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.01%) jQuery
2 19 (4.08%) Middleware
3 17 (3.65%) .NET
4 15 (3.22%) Regular Expression
5 14 (3.00%) XML
6 6 (1.29%) REST
7 5 (1.07%) HTML
7 5 (1.07%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (0.86%) J2EE
9 3 (0.64%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.64%) Java EE
9 3 (0.64%) LAMP
9 3 (0.64%) Struts
10 2 (0.43%) JSON
10 2 (0.43%) SAML
11 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.21%) VXML
11 1 (0.21%) Web Services
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.09%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (7.30%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.43%) Clustering
6 14 (3.00%) CMDB
7 11 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.50%) CESG
11 5 (1.07%) PKI
12 4 (0.86%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.86%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.64%) User Experience
14 2 (0.43%) DataPower
14 2 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 131 (28.11%) Windows
2 89 (19.10%) Windows Server
3 71 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (13.73%) Linux
5 62 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (7.08%) Unix
7 31 (6.65%) Solaris
8 28 (6.01%) AIX
8 28 (6.01%) Windows 7
8 28 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.86%) HPUX
11 16 (3.43%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.93%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.72%) Android
13 8 (1.72%) Windows Phone
14 7 (1.50%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.07%) OS/390
16 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.82%) ITIL V3
2 84 (18.03%) Service Management
3 73 (15.67%) Project Management
4 57 (12.23%) Release Management
5 51 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 49 (10.52%) Six Sigma
7 44 (9.44%) Service Delivery
8 40 (8.58%) Change Management
9 34 (7.30%) Risk Management
10 28 (6.01%) Software Distribution
11 27 (5.79%) ITSM
11 27 (5.79%) Mentoring
11 27 (5.79%) PRINCE2
12 24 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (4.72%) Service Design
14 19 (4.08%) Test Scripting
15 18 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.86%) Virtual Environments
16 15 (3.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 110 (23.61%) SQL
2 65 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 61 (13.09%) Java
4 41 (8.80%) VBScript
5 40 (8.58%) JavaScript
6 36 (7.73%) Perl
7 34 (7.30%) C#
8 26 (5.58%) Korn
9 21 (4.51%) C++
9 21 (4.51%) Python
10 17 (3.65%) VB
10 17 (3.65%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.43%) VBA
12 15 (3.22%) VB6
13 14 (3.00%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.00%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.79%) Bourne shell
14 13 (2.79%) C-shell
15 7 (1.50%) Jython
15 7 (1.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 172 (36.91%) Security Cleared
2 135 (28.97%) SC Cleared
3 59 (12.66%) Degree
3 59 (12.66%) ITIL Certification
4 46 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 20 (4.29%) MCSA
6 15 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.07%) ISEB
8 5 (1.07%) MCSE
8 5 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.86%) MCITP
9 4 (0.86%) OCP
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.86%) PMP
10 3 (0.64%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (0.64%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.44%) JSP 440
2 22 (4.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (4.08%) SLA
4 9 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.64%) QA
6 2 (0.43%) COBIT
6 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (20.17%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.94%) XenApp
5 19 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 16 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (3.22%) vSphere
8 13 (2.79%) Samba
9 6 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.64%) UAG
11 3 (0.64%) vCloud
12 2 (0.43%) Squid
12 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.21%) zsh
Systems Management
1 44 (9.44%) SCCM
2 26 (5.58%) SCOM
3 20 (4.29%) Tivoli
4 14 (3.00%) CA Spectrum
5 13 (2.79%) HP SiteScope
5 13 (2.79%) Netcool
5 13 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (2.79%) PowerCLI
6 11 (2.36%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.93%) OVPA
7 9 (1.93%) Puppet
8 7 (1.50%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.50%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.50%) WSUS
9 5 (1.07%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 124 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 120 (25.75%) HP
3 50 (10.73%) VMware
4 47 (10.09%) Oracle
5 46 (9.87%) CA
6 42 (9.01%) Citrix
7 36 (7.73%) IBM
8 30 (6.44%) Cisco
9 20 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.08%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.86%) Juniper
12 15 (3.22%) ILOG
13 13 (2.79%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.58%) Apple
14 12 (2.58%) F5
15 10 (2.15%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.15%) TippingPoint
16 9 (1.93%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.93%) Symantec
17 8 (1.72%) BMC
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