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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 251 242 261
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 377 354 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 4.27% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 205 188
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £193 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £16.85 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.12 £34.06 £41.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +3.75%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9202 8300 9096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.62% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5236 4509 4796
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 457 566
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -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 31 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 31 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 31 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
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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 -21 133 £375 +25.00% 27
South East -5 103 £360 -1.70% 21
West Midlands +12 42 £413 +35.24% 6
East of England -17 24 £350 +37.25%
North West +7 22 £363 +16.00% 10
South West -20 22 £175 -28.20% 7
Yorkshire +9 14 £388 +6.89% 9
North East -8 8 £420 +42.37%
East Midlands +7 6 £316 - 5
Midlands - - - -
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 804 (100.00%) ITIL
2 186 (23.13%) Windows
3 183 (22.76%) Finance
4 182 (22.64%) Service Management
5 161 (20.02%) Microsoft
6 144 (17.91%) PRINCE2
7 139 (17.29%) Service Delivery
8 124 (15.42%) MS Office
9 120 (14.93%) Project Management
10 111 (13.81%) SLA
11 106 (13.18%) MS Excel
12 96 (11.94%) Security Cleared
13 87 (10.82%) Active Directory
14 85 (10.57%) Oracle
15 82 (10.20%) Change Management
16 81 (10.07%) SQL
17 76 (9.45%) Cisco
17 76 (9.45%) ITSM
18 69 (8.58%) VMware
19 68 (8.46%) Problem Management
19 68 (8.46%) Degree
20 65 (8.08%) Incident Management
21 61 (7.59%) Banking
22 60 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 60 (7.46%) SharePoint
22 60 (7.46%) SC Cleared
23 59 (7.34%) HP
24 56 (6.97%) Migration
25 54 (6.72%) Citrix
26 50 (6.22%) Telecoms

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.74%) IIS
7 12 (1.49%) Lync
8 10 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.75%) Apache
11 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.62%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.50%) SAS
14 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 124 (15.42%) MS Office
2 106 (13.18%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.87%) Endur
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.87%) HFM
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.75%) Aligne
4 6 (0.75%) ZaiNet
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.50%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.50%) assyst
7 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.25%) Maximo
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.11%) SaaS
2 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.00%) Office 365
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.10%) Firewall
2 40 (4.98%) WAN
3 39 (4.85%) LAN
4 38 (4.73%) VPN
5 28 (3.48%) VoIP
6 26 (3.23%) SAN
7 24 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 20 (2.49%) DNS
9 17 (2.11%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (1.74%) IP Telephony
10 14 (1.74%) FTP
11 13 (1.62%) MPLS
12 12 (1.49%) SSL
12 12 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
13 11 (1.37%) Internet
13 11 (1.37%) DHCP
14 10 (1.24%) HTTP
14 10 (1.24%) Network Security
15 9 (1.12%) 3G
16 7 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.11%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.24%) MySQL
7 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.87%) Essbase
9 7 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.37%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.37%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.87%) StarTeam
4 6 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 183 (22.76%) Finance
2 61 (7.59%) Banking
3 50 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 42 (5.22%) Legal
5 29 (3.61%) Law
6 27 (3.36%) Retail
7 20 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.74%) Local Government
9 13 (1.62%) Marketing
9 13 (1.62%) Advertising
10 11 (1.37%) Billing
11 10 (1.24%) Back Office
12 9 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.12%) Front Office
13 7 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.62%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.62%) Publishing
14 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.50%) French Language
16 3 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 229 (28.48%) Analyst
2 100 (12.44%) Service Manager
3 95 (11.82%) Service Analyst
4 63 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 62 (7.71%) Project Manager
6 56 (6.97%) Support Analyst
7 39 (4.85%) Administrator
8 32 (3.98%) Delivery Manager
9 30 (3.73%) Services Delivery Manager
10 29 (3.61%) Consultant
11 28 (3.48%) Incident Manager
12 24 (2.99%) Architect
13 23 (2.86%) Applications Support
14 21 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
14 21 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (2.61%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.11%) Change Manager
15 17 (2.11%) Support Engineer
15 17 (2.11%) Team Leader
15 17 (2.11%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.49%) Middleware
2 18 (2.24%) .NET
3 16 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (1.87%) Web Services
4 15 (1.87%) XML
5 9 (1.12%) XMPP
6 7 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 6 (0.75%) XSL
7 6 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.75%) MSMQ
7 6 (0.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (0.62%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.37%) Spring
9 3 (0.37%) jQuery
9 3 (0.37%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.25%) HTML
10 2 (0.25%) Drools
10 2 (0.25%) LAMP
11 1 (0.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 22 (2.74%) CMDB
4 20 (2.49%) Fat Client
4 20 (2.49%) Thin Client
5 15 (1.87%) Handset
6 14 (1.74%) Replication
6 14 (1.74%) Clustering
6 14 (1.74%) Statistics
7 13 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.37%) PMI
9 8 (1.00%) NHS
9 8 (1.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.75%) iPad
10 6 (0.75%) FMCG
10 6 (0.75%) GIS
11 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.50%) EPoS
12 4 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 186 (23.13%) Windows
2 48 (5.97%) Windows 7
3 34 (4.23%) UNIX
3 34 (4.23%) Linux
3 34 (4.23%) Windows XP
4 29 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.86%) Solaris
6 21 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.75%) zOS
8 6 (0.75%) Android
8 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.62%) AIX
10 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (100.00%) ITIL
2 182 (22.64%) Service Management
3 144 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 139 (17.29%) Service Delivery
5 120 (14.93%) Project Management
6 82 (10.20%) Change Management
7 76 (9.45%) ITSM
8 68 (8.46%) Problem Management
9 65 (8.08%) Incident Management
10 60 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (6.97%) Migration
12 45 (5.60%) Configuration Management
13 36 (4.48%) Asset Management
14 30 (3.73%) Release Management
15 29 (3.61%) Workflow
16 26 (3.23%) PRINCE
16 26 (3.23%) Document Management
17 25 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (10.07%) SQL
2 17 (2.11%) Shell Script
3 16 (1.99%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 14 (1.74%) VB
5 14 (1.74%) C
5 14 (1.74%) Java
6 12 (1.49%) C#
7 6 (0.75%) PHP
7 6 (0.75%) VBA
8 5 (0.62%) Perl
8 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.50%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.37%) ABAP
10 3 (0.37%) C++
10 3 (0.37%) Jython
11 2 (0.25%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 96 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.46%) Degree
3 60 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.86%) MCP
6 25 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.49%) PMI Certification
8 20 (2.49%) CCNA
8 20 (2.49%) ISEB
8 20 (2.49%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.99%) MCITP
10 14 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (1.62%) MCSE
12 12 (1.49%) PMP
13 8 (1.00%) MCSA
14 5 (0.62%) CCNP
14 5 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (13.81%) SLA
2 27 (3.36%) QA
3 11 (1.37%) COBIT
4 10 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 87 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.00%) XenApp
4 7 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.61%) Tivoli
2 20 (2.49%) SCCM
3 12 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.24%) SCOM
4 10 (1.24%) BladeLogic
5 9 (1.12%) OPNET
5 9 (1.12%) HP UCMDB
6 8 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (0.87%) WMI
8 5 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.25%) Puppet
11 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.25%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.57%) Oracle
3 76 (9.45%) Cisco
4 69 (8.58%) VMware
5 59 (7.34%) HP
6 54 (6.72%) Citrix
7 40 (4.98%) Remedy
8 35 (4.35%) SAP
9 28 (3.48%) ServiceNow
10 23 (2.86%) IBM
11 21 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.24%) SolarWinds
13 14 (1.74%) Apple
13 14 (1.74%) BMC
14 9 (1.12%) Sybase
14 9 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
15 8 (1.00%) Splunk
15 8 (1.00%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.00%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.00%) TIBCO
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £15.73 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago