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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 26 24 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 116 161 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.61% 6.26% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 7.51% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 83
Median daily rate £356 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £45.50 £43.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +227.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £13.67 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £50.00 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.71
% change year-on-year -8.57% +18.96%  

ITIL 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 1471 2144 2283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.87% 83.36% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1197 1255
Median daily rate £390 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 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 +10 58 £413 -2.94% 9
Glasgow -4 22 £338 +3.84% 9
Renfrewshire +1 14 £350 -10.25% 1
Aberdeen -3 6 £450 -
West Lothian -1 4 £350 - 1
Inverclyde +6 2 £475 +31.94% 2
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £145 -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 71 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 69 (28.75%) Service Management
3 66 (27.50%) Windows
4 54 (22.50%) Finance
5 52 (21.67%) Security Cleared
6 50 (20.83%) Cisco
7 46 (19.17%) Active Directory
8 44 (18.33%) SC Cleared
9 43 (17.92%) MS Excel
10 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (17.08%) ITSM
12 40 (16.67%) Firewall
12 40 (16.67%) LAN
13 39 (16.25%) Windows Server
14 38 (15.83%) Project Management
15 36 (15.00%) VMware
15 36 (15.00%) WAN
16 35 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (14.17%) SQL
18 33 (13.75%) SCCM
19 32 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (12.92%) PowerShell
20 31 (12.92%) ITIL V3
20 31 (12.92%) HP
21 28 (11.67%) Problem Management
22 27 (11.25%) Configuration Management
23 26 (10.83%) Data Centre
24 25 (10.42%) Disclosure Scotland
24 25 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
24 25 (10.42%) SQL Server

ITIL
Top Related 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 16 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.08%) IIS
4 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.25%) JBoss
5 3 (1.25%) Moodle
5 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Blackboard Learn
6 2 (0.83%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 43 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.08%) MS Office
3 14 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.83%) assyst
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) Office 365
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.25%) SaaS
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.67%) Firewall
1 40 (16.67%) LAN
2 36 (15.00%) WAN
3 24 (10.00%) DNS
4 22 (9.17%) SAN
4 22 (9.17%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.75%) Wireless
6 18 (7.50%) DHCP
7 14 (5.83%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (5.83%) VSAN
8 12 (5.00%) BGP
8 12 (5.00%) MPLS
8 12 (5.00%) OSPF
9 11 (4.58%) Multicast
10 8 (3.33%) VPN
11 7 (2.92%) BIG-IP
12 6 (2.50%) HTTP
12 6 (2.50%) Network Security
13 5 (2.08%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Ant
1 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.83%) Maven
1 2 (0.83%) Subversion
1 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.83%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (22.50%) Finance
2 10 (4.17%) Banking
3 8 (3.33%) Law
4 6 (2.50%) Retail
5 5 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (22.92%) Analyst
2 37 (15.42%) Network Engineer
3 18 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 16 (6.67%) Consultant
5 13 (5.42%) IT Analyst
6 11 (4.58%) IT Manager
7 10 (4.17%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 9 (3.75%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.33%) Administrator
9 8 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.92%) Architect
10 7 (2.92%) Build Engineer
10 7 (2.92%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (2.92%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) jQuery
3 1 (0.42%) JSP
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.17%) CMDB
3 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.08%) Clustering
7 4 (1.67%) CESG
7 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.25%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.25%) User Experience
8 3 (1.25%) VLE
9 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.83%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.83%) PKI
9 2 (0.83%) PMI
9 2 (0.83%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.50%) Windows
2 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (16.25%) Windows Server
4 35 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.08%) Windows 7
6 14 (5.83%) Linux
7 12 (5.00%) CatOS
8 7 (2.92%) Unix
8 7 (2.92%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.67%) AIX
9 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.42%) OS/2
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.75%) Service Management
2 41 (17.08%) ITSM
3 38 (15.83%) Project Management
4 31 (12.92%) ITIL V3
5 28 (11.67%) Problem Management
6 27 (11.25%) Configuration Management
7 23 (9.58%) Release Management
8 22 (9.17%) Service Delivery
9 21 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (8.75%) Network Design
9 21 (8.75%) QMS
10 19 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (7.92%) Quality Management
11 18 (7.50%) PRINCE2
11 18 (7.50%) Supplier Management
12 16 (6.67%) Change Control
12 16 (6.67%) Change Management
13 15 (6.25%) Asset Management
14 14 (5.83%) Incident Management
14 14 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.17%) SQL
2 31 (12.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.33%) C
4 4 (1.67%) Perl
4 4 (1.67%) Python
5 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.25%) Java
5 3 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.83%) C#
6 2 (0.83%) Jython
6 2 (0.83%) Korn
6 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.42%) C-shell
7 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (10.00%) Degree
5 14 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.17%) CCNP
7 10 (4.17%) CISSP
8 8 (3.33%) CCIE
8 8 (3.33%) CCSE
9 7 (2.92%) CCDP
9 7 (2.92%) CCIP
9 7 (2.92%) CCSA
9 7 (2.92%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.92%) JNCIE
9 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.08%) HP ASE
11 5 (2.08%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (5.00%) SLA
3 5 (2.08%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.25%) QA
5 2 (0.83%) COBIT
5 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.92%) vSphere
4 11 (4.58%) XenApp
5 8 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.92%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.25%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.25%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.83%) Samba
11 1 (0.42%) KVM
11 1 (0.42%) NFS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.42%) vCloud
11 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 33 (13.75%) SCCM
2 14 (5.83%) PowerCLI
2 14 (5.83%) vRealize
3 11 (4.58%) WSUS
4 10 (4.17%) SCOM
5 7 (2.92%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.25%) Puppet
6 3 (1.25%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.83%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.42%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.83%) Cisco
3 36 (15.00%) VMware
4 31 (12.92%) HP
5 20 (8.33%) Citrix
6 14 (5.83%) Juniper
7 13 (5.42%) F5
8 12 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.75%) Oracle
10 8 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.33%) IBM
11 7 (2.92%) BMC
11 7 (2.92%) BT
11 7 (2.92%) Riverbed
11 7 (2.92%) Siemens
11 7 (2.92%) Symantec
12 6 (2.50%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.08%) Aruba
13 5 (2.08%) CA
14 4 (1.67%) NetApp
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