The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 247 245 276
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +31
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 381 358 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.77% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 4.32% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 213 174
Average daily rate
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£373 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £194 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £516 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.38 £18.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.74% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £16.95 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.17 £37.75 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-51.80% +9.21%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9226 8293 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.69% 17.85% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 4515 4758
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 455 561
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
UK

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 138 £375 +18.11% 31
South East -11 95 £350 -4.43% 20
West Midlands +20 42 £425 - 5
East of England -16 25 £350 +37.25% 2
South West -21 24 £256 +5.12% 7
North West +5 23 £310 -0.80% 12
Yorkshire +9 15 £388 +19.23% 10
North East -14 8 £420 +42.37% 2
East Midlands +8 7 £316 -12.96% 11
Midlands +7 1 - -
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 829 (100.00%) ITIL
2 191 (23.04%) Windows
3 189 (22.80%) Service Management
4 188 (22.68%) Finance
5 163 (19.66%) Microsoft
6 148 (17.85%) Service Delivery
7 146 (17.61%) PRINCE2
8 129 (15.56%) MS Office
9 124 (14.96%) Project Management
10 113 (13.63%) MS Excel
11 111 (13.39%) SLA
12 95 (11.46%) Security Cleared
13 88 (10.62%) Active Directory
13 88 (10.62%) Oracle
14 84 (10.13%) Change Management
15 83 (10.01%) SQL
16 82 (9.89%) ITSM
17 75 (9.05%) Cisco
18 73 (8.81%) Incident Management
18 73 (8.81%) Problem Management
19 72 (8.69%) Degree
20 70 (8.44%) VMware
21 64 (7.72%) Banking
22 63 (7.60%) HP
23 62 (7.48%) SharePoint
24 59 (7.12%) SC Cleared
25 58 (7.00%) Migration
25 58 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
26 57 (6.88%) Citrix
27 48 (5.79%) Configuration Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 62 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 20 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.17%) IIS
6 16 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.45%) Lync
8 10 (1.21%) Apache
9 8 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
9 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.60%) SAS
12 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 129 (15.56%) MS Office
2 113 (13.63%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Stata
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (3.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.84%) Endur
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.84%) HFM
4 6 (0.72%) ZaiNet
4 6 (0.72%) Aligne
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.48%) assyst
6 4 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.24%) Maximo
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.24%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.93%) SaaS
2 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.97%) Office 365
4 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.07%) WAN
1 42 (5.07%) Firewall
2 41 (4.95%) LAN
3 37 (4.46%) VPN
4 29 (3.50%) SAN
5 28 (3.38%) VoIP
6 24 (2.90%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.77%) DNS
8 16 (1.93%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (1.69%) FTP
9 14 (1.69%) IP Telephony
10 13 (1.57%) DHCP
10 13 (1.57%) MPLS
11 12 (1.45%) SSL
11 12 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
12 11 (1.33%) Internet
13 10 (1.21%) HTTP
13 10 (1.21%) Network Security
14 8 (0.97%) 3G
15 7 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.02%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.21%) MySQL
7 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (0.84%) Essbase
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.36%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.84%) StarTeam
4 6 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.12%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 188 (22.68%) Finance
2 64 (7.72%) Banking
3 47 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.43%) Legal
5 33 (3.98%) Law
6 26 (3.14%) Retail
7 22 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.57%) Local Government
8 13 (1.57%) Advertising
9 11 (1.33%) Marketing
9 11 (1.33%) Billing
10 9 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.09%) Front Office
11 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.72%) Back Office
12 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.60%) Publishing
13 5 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.48%) French Language
15 3 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (27.62%) Analyst
2 106 (12.79%) Service Manager
3 99 (11.94%) Service Analyst
4 70 (8.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 65 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 53 (6.39%) Support Analyst
7 40 (4.83%) Administrator
8 37 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
9 35 (4.22%) Services Delivery Manager
9 35 (4.22%) Incident Manager
10 31 (3.74%) Consultant
11 27 (3.26%) Architect
12 23 (2.77%) Applications Support
13 22 (2.65%) Problem Manager
14 21 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support
15 19 (2.29%) IT Services Manager
15 19 (2.29%) Technical Manager
15 19 (2.29%) Business Analyst
16 18 (2.17%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.53%) Middleware
2 20 (2.41%) .NET
3 17 (2.05%) XML
4 16 (1.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (1.69%) Web Services
6 9 (1.09%) XMPP
7 7 (0.84%) MSMQ
7 7 (0.84%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.72%) XSL
8 6 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (0.60%) XML Schema
9 5 (0.60%) Spring
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.36%) jQuery
11 2 (0.24%) LAMP
11 2 (0.24%) HTML
11 2 (0.24%) Spring MVC
11 2 (0.24%) Spring Web Flow
11 2 (0.24%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.55%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.14%) Blackberry
3 23 (2.77%) CMDB
4 21 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 21 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 16 (1.93%) Handset
6 15 (1.81%) Replication
6 15 (1.81%) Clustering
7 13 (1.57%) Statistics
7 13 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.45%) NHS
9 9 (1.09%) PMI
10 8 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.72%) GIS
11 6 (0.72%) FMCG
12 5 (0.60%) iPad
12 5 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 191 (23.04%) Windows
2 44 (5.31%) Windows 7
3 39 (4.70%) UNIX
3 39 (4.70%) Linux
4 33 (3.98%) Windows XP
4 33 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.77%) Solaris
5 23 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.84%) zOS
8 6 (0.72%) Android
9 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.48%) AIX
10 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (100.00%) ITIL
2 189 (22.80%) Service Management
3 148 (17.85%) Service Delivery
4 146 (17.61%) PRINCE2
5 124 (14.96%) Project Management
6 84 (10.13%) Change Management
7 82 (9.89%) ITSM
8 73 (8.81%) Incident Management
8 73 (8.81%) Problem Management
9 58 (7.00%) Migration
9 58 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (5.79%) Configuration Management
11 35 (4.22%) Asset Management
12 33 (3.98%) Release Management
13 29 (3.50%) Workflow
14 28 (3.38%) Document Management
15 26 (3.14%) PRINCE
16 25 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.01%) SQL
2 19 (2.29%) Java
3 17 (2.05%) Shell Script
4 16 (1.93%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 14 (1.69%) VB
6 13 (1.57%) C
7 12 (1.45%) C#
8 6 (0.72%) VBA
8 6 (0.72%) PHP
9 5 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.60%) Perl
10 4 (0.48%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.36%) ABAP
11 3 (0.36%) C++
11 3 (0.36%) Jython
12 2 (0.24%) Python
13 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 72 (8.69%) Degree
3 59 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.26%) MCP
6 24 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.41%) CCNA
9 18 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 18 (2.17%) ISEB
10 16 (1.93%) MCITP
11 15 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (1.81%) MCSE
12 10 (1.21%) PMP
12 10 (1.21%) MCSA
13 5 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.60%) CCNP
14 4 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (13.39%) SLA
2 27 (3.26%) QA
3 11 (1.33%) COBIT
4 10 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 88 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.21%) XenApp
4 9 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.24%) NFS
7 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.53%) Tivoli
2 20 (2.41%) SCCM
3 12 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
4 10 (1.21%) SCOM
4 10 (1.21%) BladeLogic
5 9 (1.09%) OPNET
6 8 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (0.84%) WMI
8 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.24%) Puppet
12 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 163 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 88 (10.62%) Oracle
3 75 (9.05%) Cisco
4 70 (8.44%) VMware
5 63 (7.60%) HP
6 57 (6.88%) Citrix
7 46 (5.55%) Remedy
8 34 (4.10%) SAP
9 28 (3.38%) ServiceNow
10 25 (3.02%) IBM
11 20 (2.41%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.17%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.81%) BMC
14 12 (1.45%) Apple
15 10 (1.21%) Sybase
16 9 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
17 8 (0.97%) Red Hat
17 8 (0.97%) Hyperion
17 8 (0.97%) TIBCO
17 8 (0.97%) Dell
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £288 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
People Source
Rate: daily rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago