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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 306 318 305
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 400 406 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 3.67% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 258 215
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.20 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +46.55%

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
11050 11072 10669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 19.25% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6887 6638 6075
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 529 450
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 367 £400 +6.66% 60
London -46 126 £450 +12.50% 18
South East +17 90 £375 -3.22% 13
West Midlands -9 41 £325 -16.12% 5
City of London +21 26 £450 +16.88% 3
East Midlands +17 26 £354 -10.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 25 £388 -8.76% 1
North West -1 24 £375 +4.16% 7
Yorkshire -6 23 £325 - 10
Hampshire +3 22 £344 -8.26% 5
Milton Keynes +21 21 £388 -7.67% 1
Scotland +12 20 £425 +1.49% 4
Manchester -3 20 £375 +15.38% 6
Birmingham +10 19 £325 +71.05% 2
East of England +8 18 £425 +30.76% 1
Berkshire -7 16 £320 -11.11% 3
Edinburgh +6 15 £425 -8.10%
Northamptonshire +10 13 £150 -40.00% 1
South West +9 13 £394 +8.62% 4
Northampton +11 12 £150 -40.00%
West Yorkshire -2 11 £325 +8.33% 7
Oxfordshire 0 10 £444 +22.41%
Reading +18 8 - -
Telford -16 8 £390 -9.30%
Shropshire -19 8 £390 -9.30%
Cambridgeshire +22 7 £425 -22.72% 1
Wiltshire +6 6 £415 +50.90%
North Yorkshire +3 6 £270 -16.92% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 6 £358 -
Surrey 0 6 £141 -66.82% 1

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 856 (100.00%) ITIL
2 227 (26.52%) Service Management
3 190 (22.20%) Microsoft
4 166 (19.39%) Windows
5 149 (17.41%) Finance
6 146 (17.06%) Service Delivery
7 135 (15.77%) Security Cleared
8 129 (15.07%) PRINCE2
9 128 (14.95%) Project Management
10 119 (13.90%) Change Management
11 113 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 109 (12.73%) MS Excel
13 104 (12.15%) Active Directory
13 104 (12.15%) SC Cleared
14 99 (11.57%) MS Office
15 93 (10.86%) SLA
16 89 (10.40%) ITSM
17 88 (10.28%) Cisco
18 80 (9.35%) Linux
19 79 (9.23%) Incident Management
20 73 (8.53%) Data Centre
21 72 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
22 70 (8.18%) Problem Management
23 68 (7.94%) Degree
24 66 (7.71%) Migration
24 66 (7.71%) SQL
25 62 (7.24%) VMware
25 62 (7.24%) Management Information System
25 62 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
26 61 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (4.09%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.40%) IIS
5 12 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.29%) CMS
7 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.05%) Apache
8 9 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.82%) JBoss
11 4 (0.47%) Documentum
12 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 109 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 99 (11.57%) MS Office
3 22 (2.57%) MS Project
4 11 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.35%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.23%) Simulink
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (3.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) assyst
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Primavera
3 3 (0.35%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.23%) Maximo
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.12%) HFM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.62%) Office 365
2 17 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.58%) IaaS
6 4 (0.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.91%) DNS
2 40 (4.67%) Firewall
3 32 (3.74%) WAN
4 29 (3.39%) SSL
5 28 (3.27%) LAN
6 27 (3.15%) SAN
7 21 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (2.45%) TCP/IP
8 19 (2.22%) DHCP
9 18 (2.10%) Wireless
10 16 (1.87%) IP Telephony
10 16 (1.87%) Network Security
11 15 (1.75%) HTTP
12 12 (1.40%) MPLS
13 11 (1.29%) VoIP
14 10 (1.17%) BGP
14 10 (1.17%) HTTPS
14 10 (1.17%) VPN
15 9 (1.05%) Internet
15 9 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.47%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.47%) QlikView
8 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.35%) Informix
8 3 (0.35%) MySQL
8 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.23%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (1.05%) ClearQuest
3 7 (0.82%) ClearCase
4 6 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.47%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.35%) JIRA
6 3 (0.35%) NUnit
6 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.12%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) TestPartner
General
1 149 (17.41%) Finance
2 58 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.79%) Banking
4 20 (2.34%) Legal
5 16 (1.87%) Retail
6 15 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.64%) Law
8 10 (1.17%) Back Office
9 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.82%) Local Government
9 7 (0.82%) Marketing
10 6 (0.70%) Electronics
10 6 (0.70%) Publishing
11 5 (0.58%) Advertising
11 5 (0.58%) Front Office
11 5 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.35%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (20.68%) Analyst
2 131 (15.30%) Service Manager
3 65 (7.59%) Project Manager
3 65 (7.59%) Service Analyst
4 64 (7.48%) ITIL Manager
5 62 (7.24%) Architect
6 49 (5.72%) Transition Manager
7 46 (5.37%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.14%) Administrator
9 43 (5.02%) IT Manager
10 40 (4.67%) Services Delivery Manager
11 38 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
11 38 (4.44%) Service Transition Manager
12 34 (3.97%) ITIL Service Manager
13 32 (3.74%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.27%) Change Manager
14 28 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
15 27 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
16 26 (3.04%) IT Analyst
17 24 (2.80%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.45%) .NET
2 18 (2.10%) Web Services
3 14 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 14 (1.64%) Regular Expression
4 13 (1.52%) REST
5 12 (1.40%) HTML
6 8 (0.93%) CSS
7 7 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.82%) Classic ASP
8 6 (0.70%) Middleware
8 6 (0.70%) XML
9 5 (0.58%) SOAP
10 4 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (0.47%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.47%) jQuery
11 3 (0.35%) Core Data
11 3 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.35%) JSON
11 3 (0.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.53%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 20 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.87%) CMDB
7 14 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.64%) PKI
7 14 (1.64%) Replication
8 13 (1.52%) Clustering
9 12 (1.40%) NHS
10 9 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.93%) User Experience
12 6 (0.70%) Life Science
13 5 (0.58%) CESG
13 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.58%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 166 (19.39%) Windows
2 80 (9.35%) Linux
3 54 (6.31%) Windows 7
4 50 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 45 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (4.56%) Unix
8 36 (4.21%) Windows XP
9 35 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (2.92%) AIX
11 23 (2.69%) Solaris
12 16 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (1.64%) HPUX
13 14 (1.64%) Windows 10
14 12 (1.40%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.70%) Android
16 6 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (100.00%) ITIL
2 227 (26.52%) Service Management
3 146 (17.06%) Service Delivery
4 129 (15.07%) PRINCE2
5 128 (14.95%) Project Management
6 119 (13.90%) Change Management
7 113 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 89 (10.40%) ITSM
9 79 (9.23%) Incident Management
10 72 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (8.18%) Problem Management
12 66 (7.71%) Migration
13 55 (6.43%) ITIL V3
14 53 (6.19%) Release Management
15 49 (5.72%) Service Design
16 36 (4.21%) Business Analysis
17 33 (3.86%) TOGAF
18 32 (3.74%) Risk Management
19 30 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
20 29 (3.39%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.71%) SQL
2 33 (3.86%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.92%) Java
4 19 (2.22%) C#
5 17 (1.99%) VBScript
6 16 (1.87%) Perl
7 14 (1.64%) C
8 13 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.40%) Bourne shell
9 12 (1.40%) Korn
10 11 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.93%) VB
11 8 (0.93%) VBA
12 7 (0.82%) VB6
13 6 (0.70%) PHP
14 5 (0.58%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.47%) C++
15 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.35%) Jython
16 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (15.77%) Security Cleared
2 104 (12.15%) SC Cleared
3 68 (7.94%) Degree
4 61 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (3.74%) MCP
8 31 (3.62%) CCNP
9 28 (3.27%) CCNA
10 19 (2.22%) MCSE
11 18 (2.10%) CISSP
12 16 (1.87%) CISM
12 16 (1.87%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.75%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.75%) PMP
14 14 (1.64%) RHCA
14 14 (1.64%) RHCE
15 10 (1.17%) CCIE
15 10 (1.17%) HND
16 9 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.86%) SLA
2 37 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.75%) QA
4 10 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.93%) HL7
6 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.58%) GPG13
7 5 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.35%) COBIT
9 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 104 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.10%) vSphere
4 11 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (0.93%) XenApp
6 7 (0.82%) Docker
6 7 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.35%) NFS
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.12%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (5.96%) SCCM
2 38 (4.44%) SCOM
3 13 (1.52%) NetBackup
3 13 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.40%) Netcool
5 11 (1.29%) HP SiteScope
5 11 (1.29%) SmoothWall
5 11 (1.29%) WSUS
6 10 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.82%) vRealize
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (0.70%) Puppet
10 5 (0.58%) SCSM
10 5 (0.58%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.35%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 190 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 88 (10.28%) Cisco
3 62 (7.24%) VMware
4 52 (6.07%) Oracle
5 41 (4.79%) HP
6 40 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 39 (4.56%) ServiceNow
8 38 (4.44%) Remedy
9 36 (4.21%) Citrix
10 32 (3.74%) IBM
11 30 (3.50%) BMC
11 30 (3.50%) SAP
12 23 (2.69%) CheckPoint
13 17 (1.99%) CA
14 14 (1.64%) Symantec
15 12 (1.40%) Clearswift
16 10 (1.17%) Apple
16 10 (1.17%) LANDesk
17 9 (1.05%) Dell
17 9 (1.05%) Veritas
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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