The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 273 206 257
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +51
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 384 442 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.94% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 5.24% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 246 155
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £339
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £51.86 £62.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -19.54%
ITIL Certification
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10205 8433 7980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.58% 18.01% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 4791 4216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 355 559
Average hourly rate £18.21 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 152 £425 +11.77% 22
South East -72 90 £400 +15.94% 18
East of England +4 30 £300 -7.69% 7
South West -24 27 £409 +75.80% 4
West Midlands +8 24 £375 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire +4 23 £335 +204.54% 8
North West -4 23 £375 +240.90% 5
East Midlands -4 8 £333 +137.50%
North East -24 6 £492 -1.56% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 754 (100.00%) ITIL
2 182 (24.14%) Windows
3 169 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 166 (22.02%) Service Management
5 155 (20.56%) Finance
6 137 (18.17%) Service Delivery
7 123 (16.31%) Project Management
8 120 (15.92%) PRINCE2
9 115 (15.25%) Security Cleared
10 106 (14.06%) SLA
11 93 (12.33%) MS Office
12 90 (11.94%) MS Excel
13 87 (11.54%) Active Directory
14 86 (11.41%) Degree
15 83 (11.01%) VMware
16 75 (9.95%) Change Management
17 74 (9.81%) SC Cleared
18 68 (9.02%) HP
19 63 (8.36%) SQL
19 63 (8.36%) Oracle
20 58 (7.69%) Cisco
21 57 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
22 56 (7.43%) ITSM
23 55 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (7.16%) Windows 7
24 54 (7.16%) Telecoms
24 54 (7.16%) Citrix
24 54 (7.16%) Linux
25 52 (6.90%) UNIX
26 51 (6.76%) Problem Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 38 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.92%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.46%) Apache
6 10 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.33%) Drupal
7 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.93%) IIS
8 7 (0.93%) Lync
9 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.80%) JBoss
10 5 (0.66%) CMS
10 5 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 93 (12.33%) MS Office
2 90 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.80%) MS Project
6 5 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.27%) assyst
6 2 (0.27%) Aligne
6 2 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.27%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.27%) Endur
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.31%) LAN
1 40 (5.31%) WAN
2 36 (4.77%) Firewall
3 27 (3.58%) VPN
3 27 (3.58%) DNS
4 25 (3.32%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.32%) DHCP
5 19 (2.52%) VoIP
5 19 (2.52%) SAN
6 16 (2.12%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (1.86%) Internet
8 13 (1.72%) 3G
9 12 (1.59%) SSL
10 10 (1.33%) MPLS
10 10 (1.33%) Network Security
11 9 (1.19%) 4G
12 8 (1.06%) Wireless
13 7 (0.93%) LDAP
13 7 (0.93%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 18 (2.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 12 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (1.19%) Big Data
6 6 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.27%) MS Access
10 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.13%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.13%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 15 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.72%) JIRA
3 12 (1.59%) ClearCase
4 11 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.46%) Bitbucket
5 9 (1.19%) Maven
5 9 (1.19%) Ant
5 9 (1.19%) JUnit
5 9 (1.19%) ClearQuest
6 7 (0.93%) Subversion
6 7 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.80%) Toad
8 5 (0.66%) StarTeam
8 5 (0.66%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.53%) GDB
10 3 (0.40%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.40%) DbUnit
10 3 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 155 (20.56%) Finance
2 54 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.38%) Banking
4 18 (2.39%) Law
5 16 (2.12%) Legal
6 15 (1.99%) Retail
7 13 (1.72%) Back Office
8 10 (1.33%) Local Government
9 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.06%) Marketing
10 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.93%) Electronics
12 6 (0.80%) Front Office
12 6 (0.80%) Billing
13 4 (0.53%) Publishing
13 4 (0.53%) Military
13 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.40%) Advertising
14 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (20.82%) Analyst
2 112 (14.85%) Service Manager
3 77 (10.21%) Project Manager
4 59 (7.82%) Service Analyst
5 51 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
6 50 (6.63%) Services Delivery Manager
7 44 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 42 (5.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 32 (4.24%) Consultant
10 26 (3.45%) Architect
10 26 (3.45%) Transition Manager
10 26 (3.45%) Incident Manager
11 24 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (3.18%) Administrator
12 23 (3.05%) Team Leader
13 20 (2.65%) Service Transition Manager
14 18 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
15 17 (2.25%) IT Services Manager
16 16 (2.12%) Applications Support
16 16 (2.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.92%) Web Services
1 22 (2.92%) XML
2 16 (2.12%) JSP
3 15 (1.99%) .NET
4 11 (1.46%) LAMP
4 11 (1.46%) REST
5 9 (1.19%) HTML
6 7 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (0.80%) Hibernate
7 6 (0.80%) Spring
7 6 (0.80%) Struts
7 6 (0.80%) J2EE
7 6 (0.80%) Servlets
8 5 (0.66%) CSS
8 5 (0.66%) Middleware
8 5 (0.66%) Apache CXF
8 5 (0.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (0.53%) jQuery
9 4 (0.53%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.05%) CMDB
3 22 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.79%) Blackberry
5 19 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.39%) Thin Client
6 18 (2.39%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.86%) NHS
7 14 (1.86%) PMI
8 11 (1.46%) Clustering
9 10 (1.33%) Statistics
9 10 (1.33%) Open Source
10 7 (0.93%) iPad
10 7 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.93%) FMCG
11 5 (0.66%) iPhone
11 5 (0.66%) SecurID
11 5 (0.66%) DTV
12 4 (0.53%) PKI
12 4 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 182 (24.14%) Windows
2 54 (7.16%) Linux
2 54 (7.16%) Windows 7
3 52 (6.90%) UNIX
4 34 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 24 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.92%) Solaris
8 18 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 11 (1.46%) AIX
10 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.80%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.80%) Android
11 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.53%) zOS
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (100.00%) ITIL
2 166 (22.02%) Service Management
3 137 (18.17%) Service Delivery
4 123 (16.31%) Project Management
5 120 (15.92%) PRINCE2
6 75 (9.95%) Change Management
7 57 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (7.43%) ITSM
9 51 (6.76%) Problem Management
10 50 (6.63%) Incident Management
11 49 (6.50%) Configuration Management
12 41 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (4.91%) Migration
15 25 (3.32%) Line Management
16 24 (3.18%) Supplier Management
17 21 (2.79%) Asset Management
17 21 (2.79%) PRINCE
17 21 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (2.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 63 (8.36%) SQL
2 35 (4.64%) Java
3 19 (2.52%) Bash Shell
4 16 (2.12%) C
5 14 (1.86%) PHP
6 12 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.46%) VB
8 7 (0.93%) Python
8 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.93%) Perl
9 6 (0.80%) C#
9 6 (0.80%) C++
10 5 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.53%) VBA
11 4 (0.53%) VC++
12 3 (0.40%) Korn
13 2 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 115 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 86 (11.41%) Degree
3 74 (9.81%) SC Cleared
4 38 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.98%) DV Cleared
6 29 (3.85%) MCP
7 25 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 24 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (3.05%) PMI Certification
10 19 (2.52%) CCNA
11 17 (2.25%) MCSE
12 12 (1.59%) ISEB
12 12 (1.59%) PMP
13 11 (1.46%) CCNP
14 10 (1.33%) MCSA
15 9 (1.19%) Sun Certification
15 9 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (1.19%) CISSP
16 8 (1.06%) MCITP
17 7 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (14.06%) SLA
2 21 (2.79%) QA
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) BS7799
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) P3O
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 87 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.86%) XenApp
4 10 (1.33%) KVM
5 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.66%) UAG
5 5 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.40%) vSphere
7 3 (0.40%) NFS
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.05%) SCCM
2 16 (2.12%) Tivoli
3 11 (1.46%) NetBackup
3 11 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.33%) Vagrant
4 10 (1.33%) Puppet
5 7 (0.93%) SCOM
5 7 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.66%) WMI
7 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.40%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.27%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 169 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.01%) VMware
3 68 (9.02%) HP
4 63 (8.36%) Oracle
5 58 (7.69%) Cisco
6 54 (7.16%) Citrix
7 33 (4.38%) Remedy
8 22 (2.92%) CheckPoint
9 20 (2.65%) SAP
10 17 (2.25%) BMC
11 14 (1.86%) IBM
12 13 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.59%) Juniper
14 11 (1.46%) NetApp
15 10 (1.33%) Apple
16 9 (1.19%) Symantec
16 9 (1.19%) Brocade
17 7 (0.93%) McAfee
18 6 (0.80%) Avaya
18 6 (0.80%) Sun
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
@ITS
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago