The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 256 225 255
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +30
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 396 420 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 4.63% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 239 164
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £151 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 41
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £49.37 £27.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -19.54%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10222 9072 7897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.15% 18.62% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5961 4943 4163
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 428 558
Average hourly rate £19.45 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England -38 366 £400 +14.28% 129
London +4 161 £413 +8.55% 37
South East -85 67 £400 +15.94% 33
City of London +9 31 £400 +6.66% 10
Yorkshire +12 26 £333 +202.27% 10
North West +6 26 £375 +50.00% 16
East of England +18 25 £300 +14.28% 9
South West -18 25 £425 +51.11% 11
West Midlands +10 24 £368 +22.50% 9
Berkshire -22 20 £425 +21.42% 12
Scotland +1 18 £288 +168.69% 1
Hampshire -32 18 £400 +14.28% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 15 £325 +116.66% 6
South Yorkshire +13 13 £328 +197.72%
West Yorkshire +8 12 £400 - 10
Cheshire +13 11 £375 +1.35% 1
Wales -5 11 £315 - 5
Devon -5 10 £518 +195.71% 1
Birmingham +8 9 £413 +17.85% 2
Milton Keynes -2 9 £325 +116.66% 6
Edinburgh -7 9 £294 +174.53%
Croydon +6 8 £400 -
East Midlands +2 8 £350 +150.00% 5
Warwickshire +2 7 £425 - 3
Manchester -5 7 £425 +136.11% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £400 +77.97% 2
Essex - 7 £275 - 2
Leeds -9 6 £325 - 7
Bedfordshire -13 6 £425 +112.50% 4
Surrey -24 6 £425 +22.47% 7

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 787 (100.00%) ITIL
2 199 (25.29%) Windows
3 184 (23.38%) Service Management
4 169 (21.47%) Finance
5 167 (21.22%) Microsoft
6 150 (19.06%) Service Delivery
7 125 (15.88%) Project Management
8 117 (14.87%) PRINCE2
9 114 (14.49%) SLA
10 109 (13.85%) Security Cleared
11 97 (12.33%) MS Office
11 97 (12.33%) VMware
12 92 (11.69%) MS Excel
13 89 (11.31%) Active Directory
14 80 (10.17%) Degree
15 75 (9.53%) SC Cleared
16 74 (9.40%) Change Management
17 66 (8.39%) Linux
18 64 (8.13%) SQL
18 64 (8.13%) Oracle
19 63 (8.01%) ITSM
20 61 (7.75%) HP
21 60 (7.62%) UNIX
22 59 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
23 56 (7.12%) Telecoms
24 55 (6.99%) Incident Management
24 55 (6.99%) Cisco
24 55 (6.99%) Citrix
24 55 (6.99%) Windows 7
25 53 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 49 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.83%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.52%) Apache
6 12 (1.52%) IIS
7 10 (1.27%) Drupal
8 9 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.89%) Lync
11 6 (0.76%) JBoss
11 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (0.64%) CMS
13 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.51%) iPlanet
Applications
1 97 (12.33%) MS Office
2 92 (11.69%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.64%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.51%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.38%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.25%) Endur
6 2 (0.25%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.25%) Aligne
6 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.72%) Firewall
2 40 (5.08%) WAN
3 39 (4.96%) LAN
4 35 (4.45%) TCP/IP
5 34 (4.32%) VPN
6 29 (3.68%) DNS
7 26 (3.30%) DHCP
8 18 (2.29%) Internet
9 16 (2.03%) SAN
10 15 (1.91%) VoIP
11 13 (1.65%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (1.65%) LDAP
12 12 (1.52%) 3G
13 10 (1.27%) SSL
14 8 (1.02%) MPLS
14 8 (1.02%) Network Security
15 7 (0.89%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.89%) Wireless
15 7 (0.89%) Intranet
16 6 (0.76%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.54%) SQL Server
1 20 (2.54%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.40%) Relational Database
2 11 (1.40%) RDBMS
3 10 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (1.14%) Big Data
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.38%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.38%) DB2
9 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.25%) MS Access
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.03%) JIRA
3 13 (1.65%) Maven
3 13 (1.65%) ClearCase
4 12 (1.52%) Ant
5 11 (1.40%) Bitbucket
5 11 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.40%) JUnit
6 10 (1.27%) Subversion
7 9 (1.14%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.76%) Toad
8 6 (0.76%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.64%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.51%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.51%) GDB
11 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.38%) DbUnit
11 3 (0.38%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 169 (21.47%) Finance
2 56 (7.12%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.19%) Banking
4 16 (2.03%) Legal
5 15 (1.91%) Retail
6 14 (1.78%) Law
7 12 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.52%) Back Office
8 7 (0.89%) Front Office
8 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.76%) Electronics
9 6 (0.76%) Local Government
9 6 (0.76%) Billing
9 6 (0.76%) Marketing
10 4 (0.51%) Publishing
10 4 (0.51%) Military
11 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Games
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 162 (20.58%) Analyst
2 123 (15.63%) Service Manager
3 77 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 61 (7.75%) Delivery Manager
5 59 (7.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 58 (7.37%) Service Analyst
7 44 (5.59%) Consultant
8 42 (5.34%) Support Analyst
9 40 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (3.05%) Architect
10 24 (3.05%) Incident Manager
11 23 (2.92%) Transition Manager
12 22 (2.80%) Administrator
12 22 (2.80%) IT Services Manager
12 22 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
13 21 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (2.67%) Release Manager
14 20 (2.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 20 (2.54%) Team Leader
15 19 (2.41%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.30%) Web Services
2 23 (2.92%) XML
3 20 (2.54%) .NET
4 16 (2.03%) JSP
5 11 (1.40%) REST
5 11 (1.40%) LAMP
6 9 (1.14%) HTML
7 8 (1.02%) Middleware
8 7 (0.89%) Hibernate
8 7 (0.89%) J2EE
9 6 (0.76%) Servlets
9 6 (0.76%) Struts
9 6 (0.76%) Spring
10 5 (0.64%) Apache CXF
10 5 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.64%) CSS
11 4 (0.51%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.51%) jQuery
12 3 (0.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.80%) CMDB
4 20 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.03%) NHS
6 16 (2.03%) Thin Client
6 16 (2.03%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.40%) Clustering
8 10 (1.27%) PMI
8 10 (1.27%) Open Source
9 7 (0.89%) FMCG
9 7 (0.89%) iPad
9 7 (0.89%) PDA
10 6 (0.76%) Statistics
11 5 (0.64%) iPhone
12 4 (0.51%) DTV
12 4 (0.51%) Replication
12 4 (0.51%) PKI
12 4 (0.51%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 199 (25.29%) Windows
2 66 (8.39%) Linux
3 60 (7.62%) UNIX
4 55 (6.99%) Windows 7
5 35 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (4.07%) Windows XP
7 28 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (2.67%) Solaris
9 18 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.52%) AIX
11 12 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.76%) Android
14 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.51%) zOS
16 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (100.00%) ITIL
2 184 (23.38%) Service Management
3 150 (19.06%) Service Delivery
4 125 (15.88%) Project Management
5 117 (14.87%) PRINCE2
6 74 (9.40%) Change Management
7 63 (8.01%) ITSM
8 55 (6.99%) Incident Management
9 50 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (6.23%) Problem Management
11 48 (6.10%) Configuration Management
12 37 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (4.57%) Migration
14 29 (3.68%) Release Management
15 24 (3.05%) Risk Management
16 23 (2.92%) Supplier Management
17 22 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (2.54%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (2.54%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (8.13%) SQL
2 42 (5.34%) Java
3 21 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 19 (2.41%) C
5 14 (1.78%) PHP
5 14 (1.78%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.65%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.40%) VB
9 9 (1.14%) Python
9 9 (1.14%) Perl
10 8 (1.02%) C#
11 6 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.64%) VBA
12 5 (0.64%) C++
12 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.51%) VC++
14 2 (0.25%) ABAP
14 2 (0.25%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 109 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 80 (10.17%) Degree
3 75 (9.53%) SC Cleared
4 38 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.05%) DV Cleared
5 24 (3.05%) MCP
6 23 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (2.80%) PMI Certification
8 21 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.29%) CCNA
9 18 (2.29%) MCSE
10 14 (1.78%) PMP
11 13 (1.65%) CISSP
12 11 (1.40%) ISEB
13 10 (1.27%) MCSA
14 9 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.14%) Sun Certification
15 8 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (1.02%) CCNP
15 8 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (14.49%) SLA
2 19 (2.41%) QA
3 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) P3O
7 1 (0.13%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.78%) XenApp
4 10 (1.27%) KVM
5 6 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.76%) UAG
5 6 (0.76%) vSphere
6 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.38%) NFS
9 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (2.67%) SCCM
2 11 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.27%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.27%) Puppet
3 10 (1.27%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.02%) CA SiteMinder
4 8 (1.02%) SCOM
4 8 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.89%) Nagios
6 6 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.51%) WMI
8 4 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 167 (21.22%) Microsoft
2 97 (12.33%) VMware
3 64 (8.13%) Oracle
4 61 (7.75%) HP
5 55 (6.99%) Cisco
5 55 (6.99%) Citrix
6 32 (4.07%) Remedy
7 22 (2.80%) SAP
8 18 (2.29%) CheckPoint
9 15 (1.91%) ServiceNow
9 15 (1.91%) BMC
10 14 (1.78%) IBM
11 13 (1.65%) Juniper
11 13 (1.65%) NetApp
12 10 (1.27%) Sun
12 10 (1.27%) Symantec
13 9 (1.14%) Brocade
14 8 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.89%) McAfee
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