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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 276 258 249
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 467 467 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.86% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 4.41% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 271 285
Median daily rate £384 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £40.90 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +55.17%

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
11781 10580 10416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.60% 19.44% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7313 6064 6080
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 541 533
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -28 415 £388 +10.71% 71
London -6 159 £450 +7.46% 21
South East -7 89 £375 +11.11% 12
North West -36 38 £400 +20.75% 4
South West +6 37 £305 -26.06% 5
Scotland +2 34 £230 -34.28% 1
East of England +6 33 £350 -5.08% 10
Berkshire -10 28 £375 +20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +25 21 £403 -8.00% 2
Yorkshire -5 21 £384 +2.33% 4
Manchester -36 20 £331 +1.92% 2
Milton Keynes +20 19 £403 +12.98% 2
East Midlands +23 18 £360 +140.00% 5
City of London +14 16 £450 - 8
West Midlands -37 15 £350 +84.21% 5
Norfolk +12 14 £375 +257.14%
Wiltshire +4 14 £230 -34.28% 2
Renfrewshire - 13 £235 -
Erskine - 13 £235 -
West Yorkshire -19 11 £525 +23.52% 3
Cheshire -5 9 £413 -8.33% 1
Corsham - 9 £230 -
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £313 -60.93% 2
Gloucestershire +7 8 £375 -31.81%
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £275 +139.13%
Nottingham +6 8 £275 +139.13%
South Yorkshire -1 8 £335 +11.66% 1
Hampshire -16 8 £351 -6.53% 2
Bromley - 8 £625 - 1
Croydon - 8 £388 -

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 912 (100.00%) ITIL
2 246 (26.97%) Service Management
3 204 (22.37%) Microsoft
4 172 (18.86%) Windows
5 171 (18.75%) Finance
6 154 (16.89%) Service Delivery
7 148 (16.23%) Security Cleared
8 147 (16.12%) Project Management
9 142 (15.57%) Change Management
10 122 (13.38%) ITSM
10 122 (13.38%) PRINCE2
11 117 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 110 (12.06%) MS Office
12 110 (12.06%) SC Cleared
13 109 (11.95%) Active Directory
14 108 (11.84%) Problem Management
15 100 (10.96%) Incident Management
15 100 (10.96%) MS Excel
16 91 (9.98%) SLA
17 89 (9.76%) Degree
18 79 (8.66%) SQL
19 78 (8.55%) Data Centre
20 76 (8.33%) Cisco
21 73 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
21 73 (8.00%) ServiceNow
22 61 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (6.69%) Linux
23 60 (6.58%) Windows 7
24 58 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
24 58 (6.36%) Management Information System

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 43 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.43%) IIS
6 12 (1.32%) IBM Notes
6 12 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.21%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.77%) CMS
10 6 (0.66%) Apache
10 6 (0.66%) Confluence
10 6 (0.66%) Documentum
10 6 (0.66%) JBoss
11 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.33%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 110 (12.06%) MS Office
2 100 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.41%) MS Project
5 16 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.32%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.22%) Simulink
8 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.77%) RMDS
4 5 (0.55%) assyst
5 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.22%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.85%) Office 365
2 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.93%) LAN
2 38 (4.17%) WAN
3 29 (3.18%) Firewall
4 22 (2.41%) SSL
5 21 (2.30%) DNS
5 21 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.97%) SAN
6 18 (1.97%) VPN
6 18 (1.97%) Wireless
7 17 (1.86%) IP Telephony
8 14 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.32%) Internet
10 11 (1.21%) Extranet
10 11 (1.21%) HTTP
11 10 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.10%) Network Security
12 9 (0.99%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.88%) MPLS
13 8 (0.88%) VoIP
14 7 (0.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.66%) EDRMS
4 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.44%) OLAP
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.33%) Informix
7 3 (0.33%) MySQL
7 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.44%) JIRA
4 3 (0.33%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.22%) NUnit
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.11%) MSI
6 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 171 (18.75%) Finance
2 57 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 53 (5.81%) Banking
4 29 (3.18%) Law
5 25 (2.74%) Legal
6 22 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.86%) Front Office
9 13 (1.43%) Advertising
9 13 (1.43%) Back Office
10 9 (0.99%) Billing
10 9 (0.99%) Retail
11 8 (0.88%) Electronics
11 8 (0.88%) Marketing
11 8 (0.88%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.77%) Local Government
13 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.44%) French Language
14 4 (0.44%) German Language
14 4 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 215 (23.57%) Analyst
2 153 (16.78%) Service Manager
3 87 (9.54%) Service Analyst
4 70 (7.68%) ITIL Manager
5 59 (6.47%) Project Manager
6 51 (5.59%) Business Analyst
6 51 (5.59%) Transition Manager
7 48 (5.26%) Architect
8 44 (4.82%) Service Transition Manager
8 44 (4.82%) Support Analyst
9 41 (4.50%) Delivery Manager
9 41 (4.50%) IT Manager
10 40 (4.39%) Incident Manager
10 40 (4.39%) Services Delivery Manager
11 39 (4.28%) ITIL Service Manager
12 36 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
13 35 (3.84%) Problem Manager
14 28 (3.07%) Consultant
15 27 (2.96%) Applications Support
15 27 (2.96%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.41%) Web Services
2 19 (2.08%) .NET
3 12 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (1.21%) Regular Expression
4 11 (1.21%) REST
5 10 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.99%) HTML
6 9 (0.99%) Leaflet
7 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.66%) Classic ASP
7 6 (0.66%) CSS
8 4 (0.44%) Ajax
8 4 (0.44%) SOAP
8 4 (0.44%) XML
9 3 (0.33%) LAMP
9 3 (0.33%) Middleware
9 3 (0.33%) OCX
10 2 (0.22%) jQuery
10 2 (0.22%) JSON
10 2 (0.22%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 73 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.40%) Blackberry
5 23 (2.52%) Replication
6 20 (2.19%) CMDB
7 17 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.54%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.10%) Clustering
10 10 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.99%) NHS
12 8 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (0.88%) Derivative
12 8 (0.88%) Equities
13 7 (0.77%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.77%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.77%) User Experience
14 6 (0.66%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 172 (18.86%) Windows
2 61 (6.69%) Linux
3 60 (6.58%) Windows 7
4 50 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 45 (4.93%) Unix
6 43 (4.71%) Windows XP
7 40 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.19%) Solaris
11 14 (1.54%) AIX
11 14 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.21%) HPUX
13 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.55%) Android
16 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.33%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 912 (100.00%) ITIL
2 246 (26.97%) Service Management
3 154 (16.89%) Service Delivery
4 147 (16.12%) Project Management
5 142 (15.57%) Change Management
6 122 (13.38%) ITSM
6 122 (13.38%) PRINCE2
7 117 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (11.84%) Problem Management
9 100 (10.96%) Incident Management
10 58 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (5.48%) ITIL V3
12 47 (5.15%) Release Management
13 46 (5.04%) Service Design
14 43 (4.71%) Migration
15 37 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (3.84%) Six Sigma
17 32 (3.51%) Business Analysis
18 28 (3.07%) Configuration Management
18 28 (3.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 79 (8.66%) SQL
2 26 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.19%) Java
4 16 (1.75%) C#
5 13 (1.43%) C
5 13 (1.43%) Perl
6 11 (1.21%) VBScript
7 10 (1.10%) Bourne shell
7 10 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.10%) Korn
7 10 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.77%) VB
9 7 (0.77%) VBA
10 6 (0.66%) VB6
11 4 (0.44%) C++
11 4 (0.44%) PHP
12 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.22%) Jython
13 2 (0.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 148 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 110 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 89 (9.76%) Degree
4 61 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 31 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (2.74%) MCP
8 20 (2.19%) CCNA
9 18 (1.97%) CCNP
9 18 (1.97%) MCSE
10 14 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.54%) PMP
11 13 (1.43%) PMI Certification
12 12 (1.32%) CISSP
13 11 (1.21%) BICSI Certification
13 11 (1.21%) BICSI RCDD
14 10 (1.10%) CISM
15 8 (0.88%) CCENT
15 8 (0.88%) MCDST
16 7 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (9.98%) SLA
2 19 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.97%) QA
4 15 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (1.21%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.66%) HL7
8 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.44%) COBIT
10 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.33%) GPG13
10 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.22%) RMADS
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.11%) P3O
12 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (11.95%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (1.43%) vSphere
5 8 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.77%) XenApp
7 6 (0.66%) Docker
8 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.22%) KVM
9 2 (0.22%) NFS
9 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (5.48%) SCCM
2 19 (2.08%) SCOM
3 11 (1.21%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.10%) Netcool
5 9 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
5 9 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.55%) SmoothWall
8 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.44%) DameWare
8 4 (0.44%) Nagios
8 4 (0.44%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.44%) vRealize
8 4 (0.44%) WSUS
9 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.22%) Piwik
9 2 (0.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 204 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.33%) Cisco
3 73 (8.00%) ServiceNow
4 56 (6.14%) VMware
5 55 (6.03%) Citrix
6 46 (5.04%) Oracle
7 44 (4.82%) SAP
8 36 (3.95%) Remedy
9 34 (3.73%) HP
10 32 (3.51%) BMC
11 23 (2.52%) Red Hat
12 20 (2.19%) IBM
13 15 (1.64%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.32%) CA
14 12 (1.32%) Fidessa
14 12 (1.32%) Lotus
14 12 (1.32%) Nortel
15 9 (0.99%) Siemens
15 9 (0.99%) Sybase
16 8 (0.88%) NetApp
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18.00 - £20.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent day rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £15.00 - £19.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago