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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 268 265 227
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -38
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 403 363 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.77% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 3.81% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 221 249
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £23.15 £40.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
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
10025 9523 8756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.23% 20.27% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6270 5581 4801
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 442 406
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £19.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% +0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +19 175 £406 +1.56% 29
South East -1 71 £329 -17.81% 16
South West +15 41 £293 -38.42% 9
East of England +12 37 £325 -10.34% 14
West Midlands -12 24 £450 +22.44% 7
Yorkshire -13 23 £375 +12.78% 6
North West -14 21 £400 +6.66% 6
East Midlands -7 10 £250 -20.63% 6
North East -27 1 - - 1
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 799 (100.00%) ITIL
2 202 (25.28%) Service Management
3 187 (23.40%) Windows
4 185 (23.15%) Finance
5 164 (20.53%) Microsoft
6 146 (18.27%) Project Management
7 143 (17.90%) Service Delivery
8 124 (15.52%) Change Management
9 115 (14.39%) PRINCE2
10 106 (13.27%) Active Directory
11 95 (11.89%) SLA
12 91 (11.39%) MS Office
13 89 (11.14%) MS Excel
14 86 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 84 (10.51%) Security Cleared
16 81 (10.14%) ITSM
17 79 (9.89%) Incident Management
17 79 (9.89%) Problem Management
18 73 (9.14%) ServiceNow
19 72 (9.01%) Data Centre
20 69 (8.64%) SQL
21 66 (8.26%) Degree
21 66 (8.26%) Windows 7
22 64 (8.01%) Windows Server
22 64 (8.01%) Cisco
23 60 (7.51%) SC Cleared
24 59 (7.38%) Citrix
25 55 (6.88%) Banking
26 49 (6.13%) VMware
26 49 (6.13%) Release Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.25%) IIS
4 14 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 10 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.50%) Documentum
9 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.50%) JBoss
9 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.25%) CMS
11 2 (0.25%) Confluence
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 91 (11.39%) MS Office
2 89 (11.14%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.13%) MS Project
5 19 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.13%) Acrobat
7 8 (1.00%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.63%) RMDS
3 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) ACBS
5 1 (0.13%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.13%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.88%) Office 365
3 7 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.75%) SaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.63%) LAN
2 34 (4.26%) Firewall
3 33 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 33 (4.13%) WAN
4 21 (2.63%) DNS
5 17 (2.13%) Internet
5 17 (2.13%) SAN
5 17 (2.13%) SSL
6 14 (1.75%) VPN
7 11 (1.38%) VLAN
7 11 (1.38%) Wireless
8 10 (1.25%) DHCP
8 10 (1.25%) Network Security
8 10 (1.25%) VoIP
9 9 (1.13%) NetScaler
10 8 (1.00%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.00%) MPLS
10 8 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.88%) BGP
11 7 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (0.75%) MS Access
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.63%) MySQL
4 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.50%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.38%) QlikView
6 3 (0.38%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.75%) Toad
3 5 (0.63%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.38%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) MSI
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 185 (23.15%) Finance
2 55 (6.88%) Banking
3 47 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.88%) Law
5 26 (3.25%) Legal
6 16 (2.00%) Front Office
6 16 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.00%) Retail
7 15 (1.88%) Advertising
8 13 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.38%) Local Government
10 7 (0.88%) Marketing
11 6 (0.75%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (0.63%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Billing
14 3 (0.38%) Games
15 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (25.91%) Analyst
2 166 (20.78%) Service Manager
3 77 (9.64%) Project Manager
3 77 (9.64%) Service Analyst
4 56 (7.01%) Transition Manager
5 51 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
6 48 (6.01%) ITIL Manager
6 48 (6.01%) Services Delivery Manager
7 45 (5.63%) Service Transition Manager
8 38 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 37 (4.63%) Business Analyst
10 36 (4.51%) ITIL Service Manager
11 34 (4.26%) ITIL Service Analyst
12 33 (4.13%) Consultant
13 32 (4.01%) Support Analyst
14 27 (3.38%) Applications Support
14 27 (3.38%) IT Manager
15 25 (3.13%) Service Desk Manager
16 23 (2.88%) 1st Line Support
17 21 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.25%) .NET
2 13 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 10 (1.25%) Web Services
4 8 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (1.00%) HTML
5 6 (0.75%) CSS
6 5 (0.63%) Leaflet
6 5 (0.63%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.50%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.50%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.38%) Ajax
8 3 (0.38%) XML
9 2 (0.25%) Drools
9 2 (0.25%) Java EE
9 2 (0.25%) Middleware
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.13%) CGI
10 1 (0.13%) EDI
10 1 (0.13%) Loki
10 1 (0.13%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.13%) Replication
5 15 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.25%) Clustering
7 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.00%) Equities
8 8 (1.00%) NHS
9 7 (0.88%) Derivative
9 7 (0.88%) FMCG
9 7 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.75%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 187 (23.40%) Windows
2 66 (8.26%) Windows 7
3 64 (8.01%) Windows Server
4 45 (5.63%) Linux
5 33 (4.13%) Unix
5 33 (4.13%) Windows XP
6 22 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 19 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.25%) Android
10 9 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.88%) Solaris
13 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.38%) NetWare
14 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (100.00%) ITIL
2 202 (25.28%) Service Management
3 146 (18.27%) Project Management
4 143 (17.90%) Service Delivery
5 124 (15.52%) Change Management
6 115 (14.39%) PRINCE2
7 86 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (10.14%) ITSM
9 79 (9.89%) Incident Management
9 79 (9.89%) Problem Management
10 49 (6.13%) Release Management
11 42 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (4.88%) Change Control
13 34 (4.26%) Migration
14 28 (3.50%) ITIL V3
15 26 (3.25%) PRINCE
16 25 (3.13%) Business Analysis
17 24 (3.00%) CRM
18 23 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (2.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 69 (8.64%) SQL
2 43 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.88%) T-SQL
5 14 (1.75%) VBA
6 12 (1.50%) C
7 10 (1.25%) C#
8 9 (1.13%) Java
9 4 (0.50%) C++
9 4 (0.50%) Python
9 4 (0.50%) VB
9 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.50%) VB6
10 3 (0.38%) Perl
10 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.25%) Ruby
12 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 66 (8.26%) Degree
3 60 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 45 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (4.13%) PMI Certification
6 33 (4.13%) PMP
7 27 (3.38%) MCSE
8 21 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.63%) CCNA
11 12 (1.50%) MCP
12 10 (1.25%) BICSI Certification
12 10 (1.25%) BICSI RCDD
13 8 (1.00%) CISSP
13 8 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.88%) CCIE
14 7 (0.88%) CCNP
14 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.89%) SLA
2 24 (3.00%) QA
3 12 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.75%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.50%) RMADS
8 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.25%) COBIT
9 2 (0.25%) P3O
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 106 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (1.63%) XenApp
4 9 (1.13%) vSphere
5 8 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.63%) XenServer
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (4.38%) SCCM
2 11 (1.38%) SCOM
3 9 (1.13%) DameWare
4 5 (0.63%) XenMobile
5 4 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.50%) Nagios
6 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.25%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.25%) vRealize
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) Bacula
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) Puppet
7 1 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 164 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.14%) ServiceNow
3 64 (8.01%) Cisco
4 59 (7.38%) Citrix
5 49 (6.13%) VMware
6 40 (5.01%) Oracle
7 38 (4.76%) Remedy
8 32 (4.01%) HP
9 31 (3.88%) SAP
10 20 (2.50%) BMC
11 15 (1.88%) CheckPoint
12 14 (1.75%) Lotus
12 14 (1.75%) NetApp
13 12 (1.50%) Planview
14 11 (1.38%) Bloomberg
14 11 (1.38%) Reuters
15 9 (1.13%) Adobe
15 9 (1.13%) iManage
15 9 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (1.00%) Fidessa
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