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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 227 228 285
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +57
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 465 365 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.83% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 4.60% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 226 175
Average daily rate £350 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.32% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £48.00 £30.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +49.81%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9977 7937 9704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.48% 18.15% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 4261 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 438 527
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +33 215 £363 +5.83% 56
South East +5 96 £325 -7.14% 20
South West +18 44 £325 +18.18% 1
East of England -24 31 £325 +34.71% 8
North West -27 29 £390 +9.80% 5
West Midlands -5 27 £600 +80.45% 4
East Midlands -34 10 £275 -31.25% 6
Yorkshire -42 6 £400 +6.66% 9
North East -24 5 £500 -
Midlands - 2 £358 -
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 858 (100.00%) ITIL
2 198 (23.08%) Service Management
2 198 (23.08%) Windows
3 183 (21.33%) Service Delivery
4 182 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 177 (20.63%) Finance
6 154 (17.95%) MS Office
7 150 (17.48%) MS Excel
8 137 (15.97%) PRINCE2
9 122 (14.22%) Active Directory
10 116 (13.52%) SLA
11 111 (12.94%) Project Management
12 94 (10.96%) Incident Management
13 90 (10.49%) Change Management
13 90 (10.49%) Oracle
14 76 (8.86%) Telecoms
14 76 (8.86%) Security Cleared
15 75 (8.74%) SQL
16 74 (8.62%) Problem Management
17 72 (8.39%) ITSM
18 71 (8.28%) VMware
19 69 (8.04%) Banking
19 69 (8.04%) Cisco
19 69 (8.04%) Citrix
20 68 (7.93%) Degree
21 63 (7.34%) Configuration Management
22 59 (6.88%) SharePoint
23 57 (6.64%) Windows XP
24 55 (6.41%) Windows 7
25 54 (6.29%) Remedy

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 59 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.40%) IIS
7 10 (1.17%) Apache
7 10 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.05%) Lync
8 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.93%) CMS
9 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.70%) SAS
12 5 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 154 (17.95%) MS Office
2 150 (17.48%) MS Excel
3 38 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.28%) Endur
3 10 (1.17%) ZaiNet
3 10 (1.17%) Aligne
4 4 (0.47%) HFM
5 2 (0.23%) Summit
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) assyst
5 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.40%) SaaS
2 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.94%) Firewall
2 50 (5.83%) WAN
3 47 (5.48%) LAN
4 30 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.50%) VPN
5 24 (2.80%) SAN
6 19 (2.21%) DHCP
7 18 (2.10%) VoIP
8 17 (1.98%) DNS
9 15 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (1.75%) FTP
10 12 (1.40%) 3G
11 11 (1.28%) SSL
11 11 (1.28%) MPLS
11 11 (1.28%) Internet
12 10 (1.17%) LDAP
12 10 (1.17%) IP Telephony
13 9 (1.05%) Intranet
14 8 (0.93%) 2G
14 8 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.70%) MySQL
10 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.58%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.47%) Essbase
12 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.28%) JIRA
3 10 (1.17%) ClearCase
3 10 (1.17%) Maven
3 10 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.70%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.12%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 177 (20.63%) Finance
2 76 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 69 (8.04%) Banking
4 45 (5.24%) Legal
5 38 (4.43%) Law
6 31 (3.61%) Retail
7 22 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.52%) Advertising
9 11 (1.28%) Local Government
9 11 (1.28%) Front Office
10 10 (1.17%) Billing
11 9 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.93%) Marketing
13 7 (0.82%) Publishing
13 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.70%) German Language
15 4 (0.47%) Back Office
15 4 (0.47%) French Language
16 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 248 (28.90%) Analyst
2 134 (15.62%) Service Manager
3 115 (13.40%) Service Analyst
4 90 (10.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 51 (5.94%) Delivery Manager
5 51 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 50 (5.83%) Services Delivery Manager
7 49 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 41 (4.78%) Incident Manager
9 30 (3.50%) Architect
10 28 (3.26%) Administrator
11 27 (3.15%) Team Leader
11 27 (3.15%) Consultant
12 26 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (2.56%) Business Analyst
14 21 (2.45%) Applications Support
15 20 (2.33%) Problem Manager
16 18 (2.10%) Technical Manager
17 16 (1.86%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.08%) .NET
2 20 (2.33%) XML
3 19 (2.21%) Middleware
4 16 (1.86%) HTML
5 13 (1.52%) J2EE
6 11 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (1.17%) Web Services
7 10 (1.17%) Application Packaging
8 7 (0.82%) MSMQ
8 7 (0.82%) Rendezvous
9 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.70%) CSS
9 6 (0.70%) XMPP
9 6 (0.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (0.58%) XSL
11 4 (0.47%) XML Schema
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.35%) jQuery
12 3 (0.35%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 45 (5.24%) Blackberry
3 26 (3.03%) Handset
4 25 (2.91%) CMDB
5 23 (2.68%) Clustering
6 18 (2.10%) Thin Client
6 18 (2.10%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.63%) NHS
7 14 (1.63%) Replication
8 12 (1.40%) Statistics
9 9 (1.05%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.93%) iPad
11 6 (0.70%) GIS
11 6 (0.70%) EPoS
11 6 (0.70%) CESG
11 6 (0.70%) PDA
11 6 (0.70%) FMCG
12 5 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
12 5 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 198 (23.08%) Windows
2 57 (6.64%) Windows XP
3 55 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 52 (6.06%) UNIX
5 39 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (3.73%) Linux
7 31 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (2.21%) Solaris
9 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.82%) zOS
11 6 (0.70%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.58%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.47%) Android
14 3 (0.35%) HPUX
14 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (100.00%) ITIL
2 198 (23.08%) Service Management
3 183 (21.33%) Service Delivery
4 137 (15.97%) PRINCE2
5 111 (12.94%) Project Management
6 94 (10.96%) Incident Management
7 90 (10.49%) Change Management
8 74 (8.62%) Problem Management
9 72 (8.39%) ITSM
10 63 (7.34%) Configuration Management
11 52 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (4.31%) Document Management
13 34 (3.96%) Migration
14 28 (3.26%) Asset Management
15 26 (3.03%) PRINCE
16 25 (2.91%) Supplier Management
17 24 (2.80%) Release Management
17 24 (2.80%) Change Control
17 24 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
18 23 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 75 (8.74%) SQL
2 20 (2.33%) Java
3 16 (1.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (1.86%) C#
3 16 (1.86%) VB
4 14 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 13 (1.52%) Perl
6 12 (1.40%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.40%) C
7 10 (1.17%) PHP
8 9 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (1.05%) ActionScript
9 4 (0.47%) VBScript
10 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.23%) ABAP
11 2 (0.23%) Jython
11 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.12%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.93%) Degree
3 51 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (2.91%) MCP
7 21 (2.45%) MCSE
8 16 (1.86%) ISEB
8 16 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.63%) CCNA
10 13 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.28%) MCITP
12 11 (1.28%) PMP
13 9 (1.05%) HNC
14 8 (0.93%) CISA
14 8 (0.93%) CISSP
14 8 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.82%) MCSA
16 6 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (13.52%) SLA
2 22 (2.56%) QA
3 8 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.05%) XenApp
6 8 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.47%) vSphere
9 3 (0.35%) SRDF
9 3 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.23%) NFS
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (2.33%) BladeLogic
2 19 (2.21%) SCCM
3 15 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.17%) SCOM
5 9 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (0.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 6 (0.70%) WMI
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.35%) AppDNA
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.35%) OVSD
10 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.23%) Nagios
11 2 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 90 (10.49%) Oracle
3 71 (8.28%) VMware
4 69 (8.04%) Cisco
4 69 (8.04%) Citrix
5 54 (6.29%) Remedy
6 41 (4.78%) HP
7 28 (3.26%) SAP
8 27 (3.15%) IBM
9 21 (2.45%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.98%) Sybase
10 17 (1.98%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.52%) BMC
11 13 (1.52%) Apple
12 11 (1.28%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.17%) NetApp
13 10 (1.17%) EMC
13 10 (1.17%) Avaya
13 10 (1.17%) JBoss
14 8 (0.93%) Informatica
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £310 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
X4 Group
Rate: £120 - 140 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates - neg on exp
Posted: 14 days ago
BEDFORD
Provisio Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 26 days ago