The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 10 10 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 10.26% 8.51% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 10.26% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.54
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.83%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33 39 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 84.62% 82.98% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 25
Median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +67.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in West Lothian

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in West Lothian

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 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
Livingston -2 3 £338 -3.57% 1
ITIL
Scotland

ITIL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree