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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 267 212 254
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +42
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 377 459 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 4.66% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 255 188
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.54 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.84 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +9.37%

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
11306 9847 8223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6538 5305 4364
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 465 493
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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
England -64 348 £375 +7.14% 123
London -25 143 £375 +2.38% 49
South East -94 68 £400 +14.28% 34
City of London +7 29 £388 +7.63% 18
Yorkshire +13 28 £330 +200.00% 13
Berkshire -16 27 £425 +13.33% 10
North West -12 26 £420 +13.51% 5
East of England +9 24 £363 +5.45% 1
South West -36 21 £413 +32.00% 11
West Midlands -7 19 £368 +5.00% 8
Wales - 16 £315 - 1
South Yorkshire +11 14 £319 +189.77% 2
East Midlands +5 14 £150 -41.74% 2
Hampshire -29 14 £375 +7.14% 7
Sheffield +11 12 £313 +184.09% 2
West Yorkshire -4 12 £400 - 10
Croydon +5 11 £375 -
Scotland -3 11 £375 +250.46% 2
Cheshire -2 10 £375 -3.84% 1
Hertfordshire +12 9 £220 -46.66%
Slough 0 9 £500 -
Merseyside -6 9 £448 - 1
Oxfordshire -10 9 £436 +31.69%
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £325 - 4
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £400 +77.97% 1
Oxford -13 7 £450 +38.46%
Staines +8 6 £475 - 2
Birmingham -1 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Leeds -2 6 £400 - 9
Bedfordshire -3 6 £350 +27.27%

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 788 (100.00%) ITIL
2 188 (23.86%) Service Management
3 182 (23.10%) Windows
4 168 (21.32%) Service Delivery
5 167 (21.19%) Finance
6 153 (19.42%) Microsoft
7 118 (14.97%) Project Management
8 116 (14.72%) SLA
9 112 (14.21%) PRINCE2
10 107 (13.58%) Security Cleared
11 97 (12.31%) MS Office
12 91 (11.55%) MS Excel
13 85 (10.79%) Active Directory
14 84 (10.66%) VMware
15 82 (10.41%) SQL
16 78 (9.90%) Degree
17 73 (9.26%) ITSM
18 71 (9.01%) SC Cleared
19 69 (8.76%) Change Management
20 67 (8.50%) Configuration Management
20 67 (8.50%) UNIX
21 65 (8.25%) Oracle
22 64 (8.12%) Linux
23 61 (7.74%) HP
23 61 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (7.11%) Incident Management
25 55 (6.98%) Problem Management
26 49 (6.22%) Citrix
27 48 (6.09%) Java
28 47 (5.96%) Telecoms

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.03%) IIS
6 8 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.02%) Apache
6 8 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.76%) CMS
8 6 (0.76%) iPlanet
8 6 (0.76%) JBoss
8 6 (0.76%) Lync
8 6 (0.76%) Drupal
9 5 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 97 (12.31%) MS Office
2 91 (11.55%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.76%) MS Project
6 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
7 4 (0.51%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.25%) ZaiNet
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.25%) Aligne
8 2 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.25%) Endur
8 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.13%) Maximo
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.44%) LAN
1 35 (4.44%) WAN
1 35 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.81%) Firewall
3 25 (3.17%) DNS
4 24 (3.05%) VPN
4 24 (3.05%) DHCP
5 17 (2.16%) LDAP
5 17 (2.16%) SAN
6 14 (1.78%) Internet
7 13 (1.65%) VoIP
8 9 (1.14%) 3G
9 8 (1.02%) SSL
9 8 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (1.02%) Network Security
10 7 (0.89%) Wireless
11 6 (0.76%) MPLS
11 6 (0.76%) Intranet
12 5 (0.63%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.28%) Oracle Database
2 16 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.14%) Big Data
4 9 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (0.63%) DB2
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.51%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.38%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.25%) MS Access
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.16%) JIRA
2 16 (2.03%) Maven
3 15 (1.90%) Ant
4 14 (1.78%) ClearCase
5 13 (1.65%) Subversion
5 13 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (1.40%) Toad
6 11 (1.40%) JUnit
7 9 (1.14%) ClearQuest
8 7 (0.89%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.63%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.51%) GDB
11 4 (0.51%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.38%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.38%) PVCS
12 3 (0.38%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.38%) DbUnit
General
1 167 (21.19%) Finance
2 47 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.08%) Banking
4 17 (2.16%) Retail
4 17 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.78%) Law
6 13 (1.65%) Legal
7 8 (1.02%) Back Office
7 8 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 7 (0.89%) Local Government
8 7 (0.89%) Front Office
9 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.76%) Military
10 5 (0.63%) Billing
11 4 (0.51%) Publishing
11 4 (0.51%) Electronics
12 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.25%) Marketing
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 163 (20.69%) Analyst
2 129 (16.37%) Service Manager
3 77 (9.77%) Project Manager
4 59 (7.49%) Delivery Manager
5 58 (7.36%) Services Delivery Manager
6 57 (7.23%) Service Analyst
7 47 (5.96%) Consultant
8 44 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 39 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 26 (3.30%) Transition Manager
11 25 (3.17%) Incident Manager
11 25 (3.17%) Team Leader
12 22 (2.79%) Release Manager
12 22 (2.79%) Administrator
12 22 (2.79%) IT Services Manager
13 21 (2.66%) Service Transition Manager
14 20 (2.54%) Change Manager
14 20 (2.54%) Applications Support
15 18 (2.28%) Architect
16 17 (2.16%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.17%) XML
2 24 (3.05%) .NET
3 23 (2.92%) Web Services
4 18 (2.28%) JSP
5 13 (1.65%) HTML
6 10 (1.27%) J2EE
7 8 (1.02%) Spring
8 7 (0.89%) Hibernate
8 7 (0.89%) LAMP
8 7 (0.89%) REST
9 6 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.76%) Middleware
9 6 (0.76%) Servlets
9 6 (0.76%) Struts
10 5 (0.63%) CSS
10 5 (0.63%) Apache CXF
10 5 (0.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (0.51%) jQuery
11 4 (0.51%) Java EE
11 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.79%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.54%) CMDB
5 18 (2.28%) NHS
6 14 (1.78%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.40%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.27%) Clustering
9 7 (0.89%) Replication
9 7 (0.89%) PDA
9 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.76%) Open Source
10 6 (0.76%) Statistics
10 6 (0.76%) FMCG
11 5 (0.63%) iPhone
12 4 (0.51%) SecurID
12 4 (0.51%) iPad
12 4 (0.51%) New Media
12 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 182 (23.10%) Windows
2 67 (8.50%) UNIX
3 64 (8.12%) Linux
4 43 (5.46%) Windows 7
5 28 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.05%) Windows XP
7 22 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (2.54%) Solaris
9 15 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.65%) AIX
12 9 (1.14%) Android
12 9 (1.14%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.76%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.51%) zOS
18 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (100.00%) ITIL
2 188 (23.86%) Service Management
3 168 (21.32%) Service Delivery
4 118 (14.97%) Project Management
5 112 (14.21%) PRINCE2
6 73 (9.26%) ITSM
7 69 (8.76%) Change Management
8 67 (8.50%) Configuration Management
9 56 (7.11%) Incident Management
10 55 (6.98%) Problem Management
11 46 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (4.70%) Migration
15 29 (3.68%) Release Management
16 26 (3.30%) Risk Management
17 22 (2.79%) Workflow
18 21 (2.66%) Supplier Management
19 20 (2.54%) Validation
19 20 (2.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (10.41%) SQL
2 48 (6.09%) Java
3 23 (2.92%) PL/SQL
4 22 (2.79%) Shell Script
5 20 (2.54%) C
6 18 (2.28%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.03%) VB
8 15 (1.90%) C#
9 11 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.27%) PHP
10 10 (1.27%) Python
11 9 (1.14%) VBA
11 9 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.14%) Perl
12 5 (0.63%) C++
13 4 (0.51%) VC++
14 3 (0.38%) ABAP
15 2 (0.25%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 107 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 78 (9.90%) Degree
3 71 (9.01%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.54%) MCP
6 19 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 18 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (2.28%) PMI Certification
8 17 (2.16%) MCSE
9 15 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.90%) PMP
9 15 (1.90%) VCP4
10 14 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (1.65%) CCNA
12 12 (1.52%) CISSP
13 10 (1.27%) Sun Certification
14 9 (1.14%) ISEB
15 8 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
16 7 (0.89%) MCSA
16 7 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (14.72%) 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 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) P3O
6 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 85 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.52%) XenApp
4 6 (0.76%) KVM
5 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.63%) vSphere
5 5 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.38%) NFS
6 3 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.38%) UAG
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.52%) SCCM
2 10 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.27%) NetBackup
2 10 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
3 7 (0.89%) Puppet
3 7 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.76%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.63%) SCOM
6 4 (0.51%) WMI
6 4 (0.51%) OpenView
6 4 (0.51%) Nagios
6 4 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.25%) Control-M
8 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 153 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 84 (10.66%) VMware
3 65 (8.25%) Oracle
4 61 (7.74%) HP
5 49 (6.22%) Citrix
6 43 (5.46%) Cisco
7 29 (3.68%) Remedy
8 26 (3.30%) SAP
9 17 (2.16%) IBM
10 16 (2.03%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.65%) Sun
11 13 (1.65%) NetApp
12 12 (1.52%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.27%) Symantec
13 10 (1.27%) Juniper
13 10 (1.27%) BMC
14 9 (1.14%) Splunk
15 8 (1.02%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.89%) CA
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £185 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Explore Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: €430 - €450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
QA Limited
Rate: £221.25 per week
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £221.25 per week
Posted: 18 days ago