Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 137 163
Rank change year-on-year -40 +26 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 17 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.11% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 4.99% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 17
Scotland median daily rate £264 £320 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% -26.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £119 £268 £126
90th Percentile £472 £483 £545
UK median daily rate £400 £387 £388
% change year-on-year +3.49% -0.26% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.40% - +20.69%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 702 981 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.05% 22.30% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 607 517
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
10th Percentile £207 £239 £215
90th Percentile £523 £457 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 30
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £38.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +40.31% +50.36%
10th Percentile £12.87 £12.40 £12.90
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.30 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.55 £26.00 £24.27
% change year-on-year +2.13% +7.12% +27.75%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -33 8 £430 +7.50%
Glasgow -9 5 £198 -28.00% 1
Highlands - 1 £115 -
Aberdeen - 1 £150 -
ITIL Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) SCCM
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) ETRM
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) CRISC
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) VMware