Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.17% 5.36% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 5.66% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
West Lothian median daily rate £200 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £175 £333 £286
90th Percentile £235 £418 £343
Scotland median daily rate £355 £330 £335
% change year-on-year +7.58% -1.49% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -15.49% +84.42% +22.07%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73 53 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 90.12% 94.64% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 68
West Lothian median daily rate £400 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.22% -9.00% -
10th Percentile £266 £237 £265
90th Percentile £434 £424 £472
Scotland median daily rate £390 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +9.86% -5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - £9.23 -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.41% +15.12%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
Livingston -5 4 £200 -46.67%
Bathgate - 1 - -
ITIL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Squid
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) UAG
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V2
2 4 (80.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management

ITIL
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V2
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Squid
1 4 (80.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Avaya
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds