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 27 July 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 135 184 158
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -26
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 31 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.54% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 3.70% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 34
Median daily rate £450 £334 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £213 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £528 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +100.00%
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
586 864 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.23% 14.60% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 632 637
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £38.64 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 City of London region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 48 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) Linux
4 16 (33.33%) Banking
5 15 (31.25%) Migration
6 12 (25.00%) Finance
6 12 (25.00%) DNS
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.00%) RHCE
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (25.00%) RHCA
6 12 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 8 (16.67%) Service Management
8 8 (16.67%) Project Management
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco
8 8 (16.67%) MS Office
9 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.58%) Change Management
10 6 (12.50%) Firewall
10 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.50%) SLA
10 6 (12.50%) BMC
10 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 6 (12.50%) Change Control
11 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (10.42%) Degree
11 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.08%) HFM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) MPLS
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) BGP
4 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 3 (6.25%) OSPF
4 3 (6.25%) VPLS
4 3 (6.25%) Wireless
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) 3G
6 1 (2.08%) 4G
6 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) NAS
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) BODI
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (33.33%) Banking
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Administrator
1 12 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 12 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) BBC
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Android
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) Migration
3 12 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 12 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Management
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Change Control
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 4 (8.33%) ISMS
8 4 (8.33%) ITSM
8 4 (8.33%) Network Management
8 4 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (8.33%) Security Management
8 4 (8.33%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
1 3 (6.25%) Java
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) RHCA
1 12 (25.00%) RHCE
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) CCNA
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.33%) CISM
3 4 (8.33%) CISSP
3 4 (8.33%) IISP
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) MAPM
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) APMP
6 1 (2.08%) CCENT
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) MCITP
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) GPG13
2 4 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) BMC
5 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.42%) Remedy
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
7 3 (6.25%) Apple
7 3 (6.25%) Sun
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.08%) CommVault
9 1 (2.08%) FactSet
9 1 (2.08%) Fidessa
9 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.08%) Informatica
9 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto