The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 154 139 169
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 41 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.19% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.02% 6.49% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 62 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £39.51 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
ITIL Certification
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
816 1155 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 18.35% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 814 645
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the City of London region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the City of London region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 72 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (31.94%) Finance
3 20 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 18 (25.00%) Windows
5 16 (22.22%) Service Management
6 13 (18.06%) Project Management
6 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
6 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
6 13 (18.06%) HP
7 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.89%) LAN
9 10 (13.89%) UNIX
10 9 (12.50%) WAN
10 9 (12.50%) SLA
10 9 (12.50%) Cisco
10 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 9 (12.50%) Degree
10 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 8 (11.11%) 3PAR
11 8 (11.11%) Change Management
11 8 (11.11%) VMware
11 8 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (11.11%) Citrix
11 8 (11.11%) IBM
12 7 (9.72%) SAN
12 7 (9.72%) Linux

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) LAN
2 9 (12.50%) WAN
3 7 (9.72%) SAN
4 6 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.94%) Internet
6 3 (4.17%) NAS
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (2.78%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) WLAN
7 2 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.39%) DHCP
8 1 (1.39%) SSL
8 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JUnit
2 2 (2.78%) Ant
2 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.39%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.39%) Toad
3 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Back Office
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Administrator
2 10 (13.89%) Service Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Incident Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.56%) DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (4.17%) IT Support
7 3 (4.17%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) JSP
3 1 (1.39%) jQuery
3 1 (1.39%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.39%) XMPP
3 1 (1.39%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) Servlets
3 1 (1.39%) Struts
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) J2EE
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) iPhone
4 3 (4.17%) iPad
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) UNIX
3 7 (9.72%) Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) AIX
5 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 16 (22.22%) Service Management
4 13 (18.06%) Project Management
4 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (9.72%) ITSM
8 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.56%) Line Management
10 4 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.17%) Business Transformation
11 3 (4.17%) Change Control
11 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.17%) CRM
11 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) Korn
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (9.72%) MCSE
4 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) MCP
6 3 (4.17%) ISEB
7 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.39%) MCTS
8 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.39%) OCPJP
8 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCSD
8 1 (1.39%) MCSA
8 1 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 8 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.56%) XenApp
4 4 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) HP SIM
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.78%) Nagios
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) HP
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco
4 8 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 8 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (11.11%) Citrix
4 8 (11.11%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Reuters
6 4 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 4 (5.56%) Dell
7 3 (4.17%) Splunk
7 3 (4.17%) Apple
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.17%) NetApp
7 3 (4.17%) Remedy
8 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.78%) EMC
8 2 (2.78%) Google
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago