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 28 June 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 113 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 8 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 1.29% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 5.05% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 8
Median daily rate £375 £323 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -21.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -38.82% -5.55%  

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 327 753 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.84% 25.59% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 1114 472
Median daily rate £370 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 128 41
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.05 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +13 5 £400 -15.78%
Glasgow 0 2 £216 +0.46% 1
ITIL Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Unix

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) ETRM
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) CRISC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) DameWare
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk