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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.12% - 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.91% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -11.72%
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
67 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 78.82% 87.18% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 43
Average daily rate £330 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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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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 - 12 £325 -
ITIL
Scotland

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Content Management
4 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) CMDB
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) Avaya
7 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
1 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
1 5 (26.32%) Support Team Leader
1 5 (26.32%) Application Support Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Development Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) CMDB
5 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Content Management
3 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) UAG
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) FrontRange