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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 15.25% 5.81% 12.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.37% 7.04% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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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
49 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 83.05% 82.56% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 18
Average daily rate £325 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL V2
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Intranet
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Law
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V2
4 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
1 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft