Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 184 157
Rank change year-on-year +8 -27 +32
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Scotland median daily rate £120 £140 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £398 £285
% change year-on-year -5.66% +39.47% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £14.12 £18.50
% change year-on-year +87.64% -23.66% +40.47%

ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 678 748 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.62% 15.55% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 469 436
Scotland median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £206 £205
90th Percentile £575 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 23
Scotland median hourly rate £26.50 £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -25.33% +37.61%
10th Percentile £15.22 £12.71 £14.76
90th Percentile £45.10 £56.25 £52.14
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -0.58%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in Scotland

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in Scotland

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in Scotland

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Glasgow -10 7 £120 -14.29% 1
ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Contact Management
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) assyst
5 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SMS
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Contact Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec