Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 213 211 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.27% 5.87% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 6.88% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 135 211
Scotland median daily rate £307 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.36% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £125 £174 £183
90th Percentile £463 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -25.00% +204.41%
10th Percentile £13.65 £14.71 £14.24
90th Percentile £61.25 £56.00 £49.25
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.46 £16.92
% change year-on-year +0.24% -8.61% +9.16%

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 4,253 3,067 4,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.28% 85.34% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,596 1,799 2,517
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £258 £237 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 73
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.45 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.38% -48.69% +24.77%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.02 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.60 £51.68 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -2 105 £340 -20.00% 16
Glasgow -32 36 £279 -16.72% 21
Renfrewshire -13 25 £265 -22.06% 1
Aberdeen +4 15 £413 +5.77% 2
South Lanarkshire -3 8 £375 +21.95% 1
Inverclyde +1 6 £316 -33.42% 1
Fife +2 3 - -
Stirling -6 2 £200 +40.35%
Midlothian - 2 £125 -
West Lothian 0 1 £100 -70.91%
Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £218 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
Strathclyde - 1 £215 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £200 - 2
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (40.85%) Active Directory
2 82 (38.50%) Windows
3 74 (34.74%) Microsoft
4 50 (23.47%) Service Management
5 42 (19.72%) Finance
6 37 (17.37%) VMware
7 34 (15.96%) Security Cleared
8 33 (15.49%) Windows Server
9 32 (15.02%) Degree
9 32 (15.02%) ITIL V3
10 31 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
11 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (12.68%) Incident Management
12 27 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (12.68%) WAN
12 27 (12.68%) DHCP
12 27 (12.68%) Service Delivery
13 26 (12.21%) SC Cleared
14 25 (11.74%) SQL
14 25 (11.74%) DNS
14 25 (11.74%) Citrix
15 24 (11.27%) LAN
16 23 (10.80%) Project Management
16 23 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (10.33%) MS Exchange
17 22 (10.33%) Linux
17 22 (10.33%) PowerShell
18 21 (9.86%) Change Management
18 21 (9.86%) 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 22 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.23%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.82%) JBoss
5 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.41%) Confluence
6 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.41%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.88%) assyst
3 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.47%) Maximo
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) Office 365
2 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.16%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.29%) IaaS
4 7 (3.29%) PaaS
4 7 (3.29%) SaaS
5 4 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.88%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.68%) DHCP
1 27 (12.68%) WAN
2 25 (11.74%) DNS
3 24 (11.27%) LAN
4 18 (8.45%) SAN
5 12 (5.63%) Firewall
6 11 (5.16%) IP Telephony
6 11 (5.16%) Unified Communications
7 9 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (3.76%) Internet
8 8 (3.76%) Skype
9 7 (3.29%) VSAN
10 4 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.88%) MPLS
11 3 (1.41%) Junos
11 3 (1.41%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.41%) S/MIME
11 3 (1.41%) VLAN
11 3 (1.41%) VPN
11 3 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) HBase
4 1 (0.47%) Impala
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.88%) JIRA
2 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.41%) Subversion
3 2 (0.94%) Ant
3 2 (0.94%) Maven
3 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) GoCD
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.47%) PVCS
General
1 42 (19.72%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Banking
3 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (30.05%) Analyst
2 22 (10.33%) Administrator
2 22 (10.33%) Support Analyst
3 18 (8.45%) IT Analyst
4 15 (7.04%) Service Analyst
5 14 (6.57%) Architect
6 13 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.16%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.69%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.76%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Service Transition Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Transition Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) IT Support
11 7 (3.29%) Mobility Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Release Manager
11 7 (3.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) Middleware
2 6 (2.82%) XML
3 5 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (1.88%) SOAP
5 3 (1.41%) .NET
5 3 (1.41%) CSS
5 3 (1.41%) HTML
5 3 (1.41%) jQuery
5 3 (1.41%) LDAP
5 3 (1.41%) RESTful
5 3 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.41%) Web Services
6 2 (0.94%) Java EE
6 2 (0.94%) Spring
6 2 (0.94%) XSLT
7 1 (0.47%) Kafka
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.47%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.10%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.63%) PKI
4 11 (5.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.76%) iPhone
7 8 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.35%) Clustering
8 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.35%) Equities
8 5 (2.35%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.35%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.88%) BYOD
9 4 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.41%) CMDB
10 3 (1.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 82 (38.50%) Windows
2 33 (15.49%) Windows Server
3 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.33%) Linux
5 20 (9.39%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.92%) Windows 10
6 19 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (7.04%) Android
8 11 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.29%) Unix
11 7 (3.29%) Windows Phone
11 7 (3.29%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (2.35%) AIX
13 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.94%) NetWare
14 2 (0.94%) Solaris
14 2 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.47%) Service Management
2 32 (15.02%) ITIL V3
3 27 (12.68%) Incident Management
3 27 (12.68%) Service Delivery
4 23 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (10.80%) Project Management
5 21 (9.86%) Change Management
5 21 (9.86%) ITSM
6 20 (9.39%) PRINCE2
7 18 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.51%) TOGAF
9 13 (6.10%) Migration
9 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.63%) Line Management
11 11 (5.16%) Supplier Management
11 11 (5.16%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (4.69%) Validation
13 9 (4.23%) Asset Management
13 9 (4.23%) Content Management
13 9 (4.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.74%) SQL
2 22 (10.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.63%) Java
4 7 (3.29%) Python
5 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.41%) Perl
5 3 (1.41%) PHP
6 2 (0.94%) C
6 2 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) JCL
7 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.47%) R
7 1 (0.47%) REXX
7 1 (0.47%) Scala
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.02%) Degree
3 26 (12.21%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (4.69%) PMP
7 9 (4.23%) CISSP
8 8 (3.76%) HND
9 7 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (3.29%) MCSA
9 7 (3.29%) MCSE
9 7 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.35%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.35%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.88%) CCNP
12 4 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.98%) Disclosure Scotland
1 17 (7.98%) SLA
2 6 (2.82%) PMO
3 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.94%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (40.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.16%) XenApp
4 10 (4.69%) vSphere
4 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.29%) BitLocker
5 7 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.29%) VMware NSX
5 7 (3.29%) XenServer
6 5 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.94%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) HDFS
9 1 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.47%) vCloud
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (8.92%) SCCM
2 10 (4.69%) vRealize
3 8 (3.76%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.76%) XenMobile
4 7 (3.29%) PowerCLI
4 7 (3.29%) SafeCom
4 7 (3.29%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.35%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.88%) Ansible
6 4 (1.88%) WMI
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.94%) Puppet
7 2 (0.94%) SCOM
7 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.47%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 74 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.37%) VMware
3 25 (11.74%) Citrix
4 19 (8.92%) Cisco
5 15 (7.04%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.10%) HP
7 9 (4.23%) SAP
8 8 (3.76%) Apple
8 8 (3.76%) Charles River
8 8 (3.76%) McAfee
8 8 (3.76%) Oracle
8 8 (3.76%) Palo Alto
8 8 (3.76%) Symantec
9 7 (3.29%) F5
9 7 (3.29%) Mitel
9 7 (3.29%) ThinPrint
10 6 (2.82%) IBM
10 6 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.82%) Splunk
11 5 (2.35%) CyberArk