The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 116 108
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 3.08% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £234 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £126 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £385 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 455 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 17.09% 17.58% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 244 244
Median daily rate £340 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +2.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 30
Median hourly rate £47.23 £16.46 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.89% -43.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £59.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in Scotland

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Scotland

ITIL Certification
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 Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +14 2 £118 -9.61%
Glasgow -2 1 - - 2
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) SCCM
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) ITSM
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.00%) BMC
7 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
7 4 (16.00%) HTTP
7 4 (16.00%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Software Distribution
7 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL V2
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.00%) CMDB

ITIL Certification
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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) assyst
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Software Asset Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) CMDB
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Application Performance Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL V2
3 4 (16.00%) ITSM
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (16.00%) Software Distribution
3 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Design
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) BMC
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec