The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 238 262 243
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 174 161 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 4.45% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 111 118
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £180 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
ITIL Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3859 3615 3777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.22% 17.05% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2418 2362
Average daily rate £450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 78
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.20
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 London

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in London

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 12 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
City of London +12 11 £445 +13.80% 9
Croydon -14 7 £322 -14.13%
Bromley 0 6 £425 +13.33%
Chessington - 3 £195 -
Brentford +7 1 £350 -22.65%
Feltham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £350 -
Paddington - 1 £575 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 306 (100.00%) ITIL
2 88 (28.76%) Windows
3 78 (25.49%) Service Management
4 73 (23.86%) Microsoft
5 71 (23.20%) Finance
6 46 (15.03%) MS Office
7 45 (14.71%) ITSM
8 44 (14.38%) Project Management
9 43 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (13.73%) Change Management
10 42 (13.73%) Banking
10 42 (13.73%) Active Directory
11 40 (13.07%) ServiceNow
12 39 (12.75%) Service Delivery
13 35 (11.44%) SLA
13 35 (11.44%) SQL
14 34 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 34 (11.11%) Problem Management
15 33 (10.78%) PRINCE2
16 32 (10.46%) Windows Server
17 27 (8.82%) VMware
18 26 (8.50%) Law
19 25 (8.17%) Degree
19 25 (8.17%) Windows 7
20 24 (7.84%) Linux
20 24 (7.84%) Cisco
20 24 (7.84%) Citrix
21 23 (7.52%) PowerShell
22 22 (7.19%) Security Cleared
22 22 (7.19%) Release Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (7.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.61%) IIS
4 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.31%) Documentum
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.31%) JBoss
5 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (15.03%) MS Office
2 34 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (1.63%) RMDS
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) ACBS
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (3.92%) Office 365
2 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.61%) SAN
3 6 (1.96%) WAN
3 6 (1.96%) Wireless
4 5 (1.63%) Firewall
4 5 (1.63%) LAN
4 5 (1.63%) SSL
5 4 (1.31%) NAS
6 3 (0.98%) DNS
6 3 (0.98%) Intranet
6 3 (0.98%) Skype
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.65%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.65%) MPLS
7 2 (0.65%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) WebEx
7 2 (0.65%) WLAN
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.31%) EDRMS
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.98%) MySQL
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Ingres
6 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.98%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (23.20%) Finance
2 42 (13.73%) Banking
3 26 (8.50%) Law
4 19 (6.21%) Legal
5 16 (5.23%) Front Office
6 14 (4.58%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.96%) Retail
7 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.63%) Back Office
9 4 (1.31%) Marketing
10 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) International Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (33.33%) Analyst
2 52 (16.99%) Service Manager
3 39 (12.75%) Service Analyst
4 24 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 21 (6.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (6.86%) Transition Manager
6 19 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.88%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 16 (5.23%) Applications Support
8 16 (5.23%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (5.23%) Service Transition Manager
9 15 (4.90%) Service Desk Manager
10 14 (4.58%) Consultant
10 14 (4.58%) Service Desk Support
10 14 (4.58%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 13 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.92%) Services Delivery Manager
13 11 (3.59%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (1.96%) Web Services
3 5 (1.63%) CSS
3 5 (1.63%) HTML
4 4 (1.31%) .NET
5 3 (0.98%) Ajax
6 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.65%) XML
7 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.33%) Leaflet
7 1 (0.33%) Middleware
7 1 (0.33%) SOAP
7 1 (0.33%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.21%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.94%) Clustering
5 8 (2.61%) Equities
6 7 (2.29%) Derivative
7 6 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.96%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.63%) BYOD
8 5 (1.63%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.63%) FMCG
8 5 (1.63%) Replication
9 4 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.31%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.98%) NHS
10 3 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.76%) Windows
2 32 (10.46%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.17%) Windows 7
4 24 (7.84%) Linux
5 18 (5.88%) Unix
6 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.29%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.96%) Android
10 6 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.63%) Solaris
12 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (100.00%) ITIL
2 78 (25.49%) Service Management
3 45 (14.71%) ITSM
4 44 (14.38%) Project Management
5 43 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (13.73%) Change Management
7 39 (12.75%) Service Delivery
8 34 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 33 (10.78%) PRINCE2
10 22 (7.19%) Release Management
11 20 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (5.88%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.25%) Business Analysis
13 13 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (3.92%) ITIL V3
14 12 (3.92%) Migration
15 10 (3.27%) Change Control
15 10 (3.27%) ERP
15 10 (3.27%) Six Sigma
16 9 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.44%) SQL
2 23 (7.52%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.29%) C
4 7 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.63%) VBA
6 4 (1.31%) C#
7 3 (0.98%) Java
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (8.17%) Degree
2 22 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.94%) MCP
5 9 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.94%) PMP
6 5 (1.63%) CISSP
6 5 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.63%) MCSE
7 4 (1.31%) BICSI Certification
7 4 (1.31%) BICSI RCDD
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.98%) CITP
8 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.65%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.65%) CLAS
9 2 (0.65%) IISP
9 2 (0.65%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.44%) SLA
2 13 (4.25%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.65%) P3O
5 2 (0.65%) RMADS
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.31%) XenApp
4 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.31%) XenServer
5 3 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (6.86%) SCCM
2 7 (2.29%) SCOM
3 4 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.31%) Nagios
3 4 (1.31%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Salt
5 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 73 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.07%) ServiceNow
3 27 (8.82%) VMware
4 24 (7.84%) Cisco
4 24 (7.84%) Citrix
5 18 (5.88%) Oracle
6 14 (4.58%) HP
6 14 (4.58%) SAP
7 13 (4.25%) Remedy
8 11 (3.59%) Bloomberg
8 11 (3.59%) Reuters
9 8 (2.61%) Fidessa
9 8 (2.61%) NetApp
10 5 (1.63%) BMC
10 5 (1.63%) Sybase
11 4 (1.31%) Apple
11 4 (1.31%) FactSet
11 4 (1.31%) iManage
11 4 (1.31%) Trayport
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