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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 260 217 253
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 153 214 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 5.49% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 159 104
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £452 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Average hourly rate £22.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £24.20 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
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
3585 3896 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.10% 16.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2620 2045
Average daily rate £413 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -15 41 £425 +14.09% 10
Croydon - 3 £375 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £400 -8.57%
Enfield - 2 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 314 (100.00%) ITIL
2 81 (25.80%) Service Management
3 75 (23.89%) Finance
4 67 (21.34%) Windows
5 65 (20.70%) Service Delivery
6 49 (15.61%) PRINCE2
7 45 (14.33%) Microsoft
8 43 (13.69%) Linux
9 41 (13.06%) UNIX
9 41 (13.06%) Project Management
9 41 (13.06%) Change Management
10 40 (12.74%) SQL
11 39 (12.42%) Degree
12 37 (11.78%) Java
12 37 (11.78%) MS Office
12 37 (11.78%) HP
13 34 (10.83%) SLA
14 33 (10.51%) Active Directory
15 30 (9.55%) Security Cleared
16 29 (9.24%) Oracle
16 29 (9.24%) ITSM
17 27 (8.60%) Banking
18 25 (7.96%) Incident Management
18 25 (7.96%) Problem Management
18 25 (7.96%) VMware
19 24 (7.64%) Configuration Management
19 24 (7.64%) MS Excel
19 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
21 20 (6.37%) Migration

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (3.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.87%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.23%) IIS
4 6 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.91%) JBoss
5 5 (1.59%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.64%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.64%) CMS
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) Lync
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (11.78%) MS Office
2 24 (7.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) MS Project
5 3 (0.96%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (1.27%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.27%) Primavera
3 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) Endur
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.64%) ZaiNet
4 2 (0.64%) Aligne
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) RMDS
5 1 (0.32%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.18%) SaaS
1 10 (3.18%) PaaS
2 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.73%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.10%) LAN
3 15 (4.78%) WAN
4 11 (3.50%) Internet
5 10 (3.18%) DHCP
5 10 (3.18%) VPN
5 10 (3.18%) SAN
6 8 (2.55%) LDAP
6 8 (2.55%) DNS
7 7 (2.23%) Firewall
8 6 (1.91%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.59%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.59%) SSL
10 4 (1.27%) NAS
11 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.96%) Network Security
11 3 (0.96%) Wireless
11 3 (0.96%) VoIP
12 2 (0.64%) Intranet
12 2 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.05%) Oracle Database
2 12 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (2.55%) Big Data
4 7 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.91%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) QlikView
9 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.10%) JIRA
2 14 (4.46%) Maven
3 13 (4.14%) Ant
3 13 (4.14%) ClearCase
4 11 (3.50%) JUnit
5 10 (3.18%) Toad
5 10 (3.18%) Subversion
6 9 (2.87%) ClearQuest
7 7 (2.23%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.91%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.59%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.27%) GDB
11 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.96%) DbUnit
11 3 (0.96%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 75 (23.89%) Finance
2 27 (8.60%) Banking
3 12 (3.82%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.50%) Law
5 10 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.55%) Retail
7 7 (2.23%) Legal
8 4 (1.27%) Back Office
9 3 (0.96%) Local Government
9 3 (0.96%) Front Office
9 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.96%) Publishing
10 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.64%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (17.83%) Service Manager
2 55 (17.52%) Analyst
3 24 (7.64%) Services Delivery Manager
3 24 (7.64%) Delivery Manager
4 20 (6.37%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.73%) Administrator
6 17 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 17 (5.41%) Architect
7 16 (5.10%) Consultant
8 15 (4.78%) Incident Manager
9 13 (4.14%) Applications Support
10 12 (3.82%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.18%) Developer
11 10 (3.18%) IT Services Manager
11 10 (3.18%) Senior Architect
12 9 (2.87%) Problem Manager
13 8 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (2.55%) Release Manager
13 8 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (2.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.05%) Web Services
2 18 (5.73%) .NET
3 17 (5.41%) JSP
4 13 (4.14%) HTML
5 8 (2.55%) XML
6 6 (1.91%) Servlets
6 6 (1.91%) Struts
6 6 (1.91%) J2EE
6 6 (1.91%) Hibernate
6 6 (1.91%) Spring
7 5 (1.59%) Apache CXF
7 5 (1.59%) XSLT
8 4 (1.27%) Java EE
8 4 (1.27%) jQuery
9 3 (0.96%) Middleware
9 3 (0.96%) CSS
10 2 (0.64%) XSL
10 2 (0.64%) XMPP
11 1 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (2.23%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.23%) Clustering
4 7 (2.23%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.59%) Statistics
7 4 (1.27%) NHS
7 4 (1.27%) Replication
7 4 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.27%) CMDB
8 3 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) iPad
8 3 (0.96%) iPhone
9 2 (0.64%) PKI
9 2 (0.64%) FMCG
9 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.64%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.34%) Windows
2 43 (13.69%) Linux
3 41 (13.06%) UNIX
4 17 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.82%) AIX
7 9 (2.87%) Solaris
8 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.91%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.59%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.96%) Android
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (100.00%) ITIL
2 81 (25.80%) Service Management
3 65 (20.70%) Service Delivery
4 49 (15.61%) PRINCE2
5 41 (13.06%) Project Management
5 41 (13.06%) Change Management
6 29 (9.24%) ITSM
7 25 (7.96%) Incident Management
7 25 (7.96%) Problem Management
8 24 (7.64%) Configuration Management
9 22 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (6.37%) Migration
11 18 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
13 15 (4.78%) Validation
14 14 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (3.82%) Workflow
15 12 (3.82%) Release Management
16 11 (3.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.74%) SQL
2 37 (11.78%) Java
3 13 (4.14%) Shell Script
4 12 (3.82%) VB
4 12 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.18%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.18%) C#
6 9 (2.87%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.87%) Perl
7 8 (2.55%) Python
8 6 (1.91%) Korn
9 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.59%) C++
9 5 (1.59%) C
10 4 (1.27%) PHP
10 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.27%) VC++
11 2 (0.64%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (12.42%) Degree
2 30 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.87%) MCSE
6 8 (2.55%) MCP
6 8 (2.55%) Sun Certification
6 8 (2.55%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (2.23%) CISSP
8 6 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.91%) OCPJP
9 5 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.59%) CCNA
9 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.27%) ISEB
10 4 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.64%) MCSA
11 2 (0.64%) CCNP
11 2 (0.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.83%) SLA
2 13 (4.14%) QA
3 9 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.23%) vSphere
4 6 (1.91%) XenApp
5 4 (1.27%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.32%) UAG
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (3.18%) SCCM
2 7 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.59%) Nagios
4 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.27%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.27%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.96%) DameWare
6 2 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.64%) OpenView
6 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.64%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) WMI
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.78%) HP
3 29 (9.24%) Oracle
4 25 (7.96%) VMware
5 19 (6.05%) Cisco
6 14 (4.46%) Citrix
7 11 (3.50%) Remedy
7 11 (3.50%) NetApp
7 11 (3.50%) IBM
8 10 (3.18%) SAP
9 9 (2.87%) 3PAR
10 8 (2.55%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.55%) Dell
11 7 (2.23%) Splunk
11 7 (2.23%) Juniper
12 6 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.91%) EMC
12 6 (1.91%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.59%) Apple
13 5 (1.59%) Cerner
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£35,000 - £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago