The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 27 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.

ITIL Version 3
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 82 102
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 16 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 2.25% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.63% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 24
Median daily rate £425 £420 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +64.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +4.51% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £20.57
% change year-on-year -38.18% +33.67%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Scotland

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Scotland

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in Scotland

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Scotland

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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 +17 9 £428 -5.00% 6
Glasgow - 6 £275 -
Fife - 1 £425 -
ITIL V3
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Citrix
5 11 (35.48%) Service Management
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (22.58%) XenApp
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
9 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management
10 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (12.90%) Internet
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (12.90%) IIS
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
10 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

ITIL V3
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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) NAS
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) IT Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.68%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
6 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CCA
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CISSP
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) XenApp
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.68%) Terminal Server
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Citrix
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) CommVault
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 3 (9.68%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk