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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 107 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 14 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.80% 1.04% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.25% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Median daily rate £295 £423 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.17% +25.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £351 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £343
% change year-on-year - +16.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

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 1474 2157 2353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.80% 83.22% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1206 1296
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +15 7 £363 -21.62% 2
Glasgow +4 6 £240 -43.19% 1
ITIL V3
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (38.71%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 7 (22.58%) Supplier Management
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) ITSM
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (19.35%) Service Design
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.13%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (12.90%) JSP 440
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (12.90%) SCCM
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) LAN

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 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) iPlanet
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) NAS
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Management
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Supplier Management
4 6 (19.35%) ITSM
4 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Design
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Line Management
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) JSP 440
2 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Server
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.23%) BEA
7 1 (3.23%) BMC
7 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
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