The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 22 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.78% 1.23% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 4.65% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +39.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
ITIL Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.02% 26.38% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 43
Average daily rate £475 £405 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Escalation Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) FMCG
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Informix
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) MBA
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Client/Server

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Informix
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Release Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Database Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Escalation Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MBA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware