The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.33% 1.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
ITIL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 72.62% 74.51% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 26
Average daily rate £325 £360 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £414 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the West Lothian region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the West Lothian region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Livingston +2 6 £325 -
ITIL
Scotland

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (46.67%) Supplier Management
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL V2
6 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) Splunk
7 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (13.33%) Law
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (13.33%) Ethernet

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (46.67%) Supplier Management
2 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V2
4 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) UAG
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) FrontRange