Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ITIL V2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V2 over the 6 months to 20 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.

IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 170 204
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -20
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.080% 0.093% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.11% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Scotland median daily rate £200 £313 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +171.74% -71.46%
10th Percentile £175 £263 £113
90th Percentile £235 £410 £118
UK median daily rate £337 £475 £340
% change year-on-year -29.05% +39.71% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £13.25 £11.73 -
% change year-on-year +13.01% - -

ITIL V2 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

ITIL V2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ITIL V2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V2 in Scotland

ITIL V2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V2 in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V2 in Scotland

ITIL V2
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 V2 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Lothian -1 4 £200 -46.67%
ITIL V2
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) UAG
2 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Squid
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT

ITIL V2
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Squid
1 3 (75.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds