Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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.

ITIL Version 3
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 107 141
Rank change year-on-year -46 +34 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 34 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.68% 1.81% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.16% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 37
Scotland median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £244 £262 £200
90th Percentile £560 £445 £442
UK median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £15.83 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.53% -31.20% +21.05%

ITIL V3 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 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
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 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 -5 18 £463 +2.78% 2
Glasgow -13 6 £275 -29.94% 3
South Lanarkshire - 6 £356 -
Inverclyde +1 3 £325 -
Dundee - 1 - -
ITIL V3
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) VMware
4 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
8 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (29.41%) vSphere
9 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
10 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) EMC
11 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
12 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
12 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) ServiceNow
13 6 (17.65%) Skype
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 6 (17.65%) MCSA
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
13 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 6 (17.65%) PKI
14 5 (14.71%) Information Management

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 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.82%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
2 6 (17.65%) Skype
3 5 (14.71%) S/MIME
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) LDAP
5 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) ActiveReports
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Information Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) PKI
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) EMC VNX
3 4 (11.76%) CMDB
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Tandem
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (14.71%) Information Management
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 4 (11.76%) Change Control
5 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) BPR
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) SIEM
6 3 (8.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) MCSA
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (14.71%) MCSE
6 3 (8.82%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNP
7 1 (2.94%) CEH
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) HND
7 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) vSphere
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (14.71%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) EMC
4 7 (20.59%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) CommVault
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
6 3 (8.82%) Lotus
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Cognos
8 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) ForeScout
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk