Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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 (ITIL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 237 210 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.49% 5.44% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 6.43% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 119 247
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +8.31%
10th Percentile £123 £163 £219
90th Percentile £450 £490 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 18
Scotland median hourly rate £57.50 £35.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.97% -8.39% +194.90%
10th Percentile £14.18 £25.25 £13.55
90th Percentile £74.13 £53.25 £48.25
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.69% -11.11% +16.13%

ITIL 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 4,515 3,267 4,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.51% 84.68% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 1,898 2,646
Scotland median daily rate £400 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +0.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £235
90th Percentile £545 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 76 92
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.30 £11.26
90th Percentile £55.25 £48.62 £43.68
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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 -7 107 £325 -23.53% 27
Renfrewshire -8 56 £290 -17.14% 3
Glasgow -32 37 £325 +15.04% 19
Inverclyde -1 5 £313 -34.21% 2
Stirling -3 5 £388 +171.93%
Aberdeen -5 3 £400 +4.58%
South Lanarkshire - 3 £420 -
Fife +5 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire +3 2 £363 -
Midlothian - 2 £125 -
Dundee - 2 £218 - 1
West Lothian -5 1 £100 -70.37%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 87 (36.71%) Windows
2 80 (33.76%) Active Directory
3 75 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 62 (26.16%) Security Cleared
5 60 (25.32%) Service Management
6 58 (24.47%) ITIL V3
7 52 (21.94%) SC Cleared
8 48 (20.25%) Finance
9 43 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (15.61%) Windows Server
10 37 (15.61%) Microsoft Office
11 33 (13.92%) DHCP
11 33 (13.92%) Project Management
12 31 (13.08%) Linux
12 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (13.08%) Incident Management
13 30 (12.66%) DNS
14 29 (12.24%) Six Sigma
14 29 (12.24%) VMware
14 29 (12.24%) Service Delivery
15 26 (10.97%) Citrix
16 25 (10.55%) JSP 440
16 25 (10.55%) Degree
16 25 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (10.13%) SQL
18 23 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (9.28%) PowerShell
19 22 (9.28%) Change Management
19 22 (9.28%) Banking
20 21 (8.86%) ITSM

ITIL
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 19 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.91%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.49%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.27%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) CMS
8 2 (0.84%) JBoss
8 2 (0.84%) SAS
8 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 37 (15.61%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) assyst
2 2 (0.84%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.17%) Office 365
2 13 (5.49%) IaaS
2 13 (5.49%) PaaS
3 10 (4.22%) SaaS
4 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.84%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.92%) DHCP
2 30 (12.66%) DNS
3 15 (6.33%) SAN
3 15 (6.33%) WAN
4 14 (5.91%) Firewall
5 11 (4.64%) LAN
5 11 (4.64%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (4.22%) Skype
7 8 (3.38%) Unified Communications
8 7 (2.95%) VPN
8 7 (2.95%) VSAN
9 6 (2.53%) Internet
10 5 (2.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.11%) VLAN
10 5 (2.11%) VoIP
11 4 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.27%) ADSL
12 3 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.27%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.84%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.42%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.42%) Impala
5 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.27%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) GoCD
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.42%) PVCS
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 48 (20.25%) Finance
2 22 (9.28%) Banking
3 5 (2.11%) Law
4 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) French Language
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
6 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Analyst
2 24 (10.13%) Service Analyst
3 20 (8.44%) Architect
3 20 (8.44%) Support Analyst
4 17 (7.17%) Administrator
4 17 (7.17%) IT Analyst
5 15 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (5.49%) Service Manager
7 12 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.80%) Release Manager
10 8 (3.38%) Chief Architect
10 8 (3.38%) Consultant
10 8 (3.38%) Deployment Manager
10 8 (3.38%) Service Transition Analyst
10 8 (3.38%) Transition Analyst
11 7 (2.95%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.95%) Mobility Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.53%) .NET
1 6 (2.53%) Middleware
2 5 (2.11%) LDAP
2 5 (2.11%) RESTful
3 3 (1.27%) CSS
3 3 (1.27%) HTML
3 3 (1.27%) jQuery
3 3 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.84%) Web Services
4 2 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) Java EE
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.80%) iPhone
3 9 (3.80%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.95%) PKI
6 5 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) Clustering
7 4 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.27%) CMDB
8 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.27%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) BYOD
9 2 (0.84%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.71%) Windows
2 37 (15.61%) Windows Server
3 31 (13.08%) Linux
3 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
5 19 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.91%) Android
7 14 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.91%) Unix
7 14 (5.91%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.80%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.80%) Windows Phone
9 7 (2.95%) AIX
9 7 (2.95%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.95%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (2.53%) Solaris
11 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.84%) SUSE
12 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.32%) Service Management
2 58 (24.47%) ITIL V3
3 43 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (13.92%) Project Management
5 31 (13.08%) Incident Management
6 29 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 29 (12.24%) Six Sigma
7 22 (9.28%) Change Management
8 21 (8.86%) ITSM
9 18 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.91%) Decision-Making
10 14 (5.91%) TOGAF
11 12 (5.06%) Escalation Management
11 12 (5.06%) Matrix Organization
11 12 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.64%) Content Management
12 11 (4.64%) Zachman Framework
13 10 (4.22%) Supplier Management
13 10 (4.22%) Validation
14 9 (3.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.13%) SQL
2 22 (9.28%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.06%) Java
4 7 (2.95%) Python
5 4 (1.69%) Perl
5 4 (1.69%) PHP
6 3 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.84%) VBA
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) JCL
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.42%) REXX
Qualifications
1 62 (26.16%) Security Cleared
2 52 (21.94%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.55%) Degree
4 16 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.64%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (3.38%) CISSP
9 7 (2.95%) MCSE
9 7 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.11%) HND
11 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.27%) CCNA
12 3 (1.27%) CCNP
12 3 (1.27%) CEH
12 3 (1.27%) CISM
12 3 (1.27%) MCSA
12 3 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) JSP 440
2 16 (6.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (6.33%) SLA
4 5 (2.11%) QA
5 4 (1.69%) PMO
6 2 (0.84%) GDPR
6 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (33.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.22%) XenApp
3 10 (4.22%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.95%) VMware NSX
4 7 (2.95%) XenServer
5 6 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.53%) vSphere
6 5 (2.11%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) SCCM
2 9 (3.80%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.38%) vRealize
3 8 (3.38%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.95%) PowerCLI
4 7 (2.95%) SafeCom
4 7 (2.95%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (2.11%) Ansible
5 5 (2.11%) Puppet
6 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.27%) WMI
8 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.84%) Malwarebytes
8 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.24%) VMware
3 26 (10.97%) Citrix
4 21 (8.86%) HP
5 20 (8.44%) Cisco
6 16 (6.75%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.22%) Apple
7 10 (4.22%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.80%) McAfee
8 9 (3.80%) Oracle
8 9 (3.80%) Palo Alto
8 9 (3.80%) SAP
9 7 (2.95%) Mitel
9 7 (2.95%) ThinPrint
10 6 (2.53%) Symantec
11 5 (2.11%) Charles River
11 5 (2.11%) F5
11 5 (2.11%) IBM
11 5 (2.11%) Splunk
12 4 (1.69%) CyberArk