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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 273 283 271
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 472 439 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.77% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 4.02% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 266 232
Median daily rate £409 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.07% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 27
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.80 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £35.80 £31.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +81.81%

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
11620 10929 10286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.47% 19.19% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7255 6503 5814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 543 455
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.18 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -5 426 £413 +11.48% 61
London -8 152 £450 +12.50% 22
South East +23 107 £375 - 11
North West -19 38 £381 +3.04% 4
City of London +39 31 £450 +22.44% 8
Buckinghamshire +32 31 £390 -15.67% 1
East Midlands +26 30 £375 +30.43% 2
Manchester -3 29 £375 +17.64% 2
West Midlands -26 29 £325 +61.49% 8
Scotland +16 28 £375 -11.76% 2
Milton Keynes +32 27 £390 -2.98%
Berkshire -2 25 £400 +28.00% 3
Hampshire +8 23 £337 -10.13% 2
Yorkshire -10 22 £375 -11.76% 4
South West +13 21 £380 +1.33% 6
East of England +4 20 £425 +21.42% 3
Birmingham -8 13 £225 +73.07% 1
West Yorkshire -11 13 £400 +23.07% 2
Northamptonshire +6 12 £325 +30.00% 1
Edinburgh -2 12 £425 -10.52%
Wiltshire - 11 £415 - 2
Northampton +4 10 £150 -40.00%
Cambridgeshire +24 9 £425 -
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £358 - 1
Nottingham +5 9 £358 - 1
Bromley - 9 £575 - 1
West Sussex - 9 £473 - 2
North East -37 8 £326 -25.60% 1
Norfolk +7 7 £488 +364.28%
Cheshire 0 7 £425 +13.33% 2

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 946 (100.00%) ITIL
2 257 (27.17%) Service Management
3 202 (21.35%) Microsoft
4 177 (18.71%) Windows
4 177 (18.71%) Finance
5 160 (16.91%) Project Management
6 159 (16.81%) Service Delivery
7 155 (16.38%) Security Cleared
8 152 (16.07%) Change Management
9 145 (15.33%) PRINCE2
10 130 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 119 (12.58%) SC Cleared
12 114 (12.05%) ITSM
13 106 (11.21%) MS Excel
13 106 (11.21%) Active Directory
14 98 (10.36%) Problem Management
15 97 (10.25%) SLA
15 97 (10.25%) MS Office
16 88 (9.30%) Cisco
17 87 (9.20%) Incident Management
18 86 (9.09%) Linux
19 82 (8.67%) VMware
20 80 (8.46%) SQL
20 80 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
21 76 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
22 74 (7.82%) Degree
23 71 (7.51%) Data Centre
24 69 (7.29%) Management Information System
25 66 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
26 65 (6.87%) Telecoms

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 39 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.27%) CMS
7 12 (1.27%) IIS
7 12 (1.27%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.16%) Apache
9 10 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.85%) JBoss
11 8 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
12 6 (0.63%) Confluence
13 5 (0.53%) Documentum
13 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 106 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 97 (10.25%) MS Office
3 24 (2.54%) MS Project
4 16 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.53%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.21%) Simulink
6 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (3.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.74%) RMDS
2 7 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.32%) assyst
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.21%) Maximo
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.85%) Office 365
2 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.63%) SaaS
5 4 (0.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.23%) Firewall
2 38 (4.02%) LAN
2 38 (4.02%) WAN
3 36 (3.81%) DNS
4 32 (3.38%) SAN
4 32 (3.38%) SSL
5 23 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.43%) Wireless
6 18 (1.90%) IP Telephony
7 17 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (1.59%) Network Security
9 13 (1.37%) DHCP
9 13 (1.37%) MPLS
9 13 (1.37%) VPN
10 12 (1.27%) HTTP
11 11 (1.16%) Extranet
12 10 (1.06%) 4G
12 10 (1.06%) BGP
12 10 (1.06%) HTTPS
12 10 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.53%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.32%) Informix
8 3 (0.32%) MySQL
8 3 (0.32%) QlikView
9 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (0.85%) ClearQuest
3 6 (0.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.42%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.32%) JIRA
5 3 (0.32%) NUnit
5 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 177 (18.71%) Finance
2 65 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 51 (5.39%) Banking
4 21 (2.22%) Law
4 21 (2.22%) Legal
5 19 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.59%) Retail
8 14 (1.48%) Front Office
9 12 (1.27%) Back Office
10 8 (0.85%) Marketing
10 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.74%) Electronics
12 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.63%) Local Government
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) German Language
14 4 (0.42%) French Language
14 4 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (20.93%) Analyst
2 142 (15.01%) Service Manager
3 76 (8.03%) Project Manager
4 68 (7.19%) ITIL Manager
4 68 (7.19%) Service Analyst
5 64 (6.77%) Architect
6 57 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 53 (5.60%) Transition Manager
8 46 (4.86%) IT Manager
9 43 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
9 43 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 42 (4.44%) Administrator
10 42 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
11 40 (4.23%) Service Transition Manager
12 34 (3.59%) ITIL Service Manager
13 33 (3.49%) Problem Manager
14 32 (3.38%) Incident Manager
15 29 (3.07%) Change Manager
16 28 (2.96%) IT Services Manager
17 26 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.22%) Web Services
2 20 (2.11%) .NET
3 14 (1.48%) Regular Expression
4 13 (1.37%) REST
5 12 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (0.85%) Classic ASP
8 7 (0.74%) HTML
9 6 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.63%) Middleware
9 6 (0.63%) SOAP
10 5 (0.53%) XML
11 4 (0.42%) CSS
11 4 (0.42%) jQuery
11 4 (0.42%) Leaflet
12 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.32%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.32%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (0.32%) OCX
12 3 (0.32%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 69 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.33%) Replication
6 21 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.01%) CMDB
7 19 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.69%) Clustering
8 16 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.16%) PKI
10 10 (1.06%) NHS
11 8 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (0.85%) User Experience
11 8 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.63%) Derivative
12 6 (0.63%) Equities
12 6 (0.63%) iPhone
12 6 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 177 (18.71%) Windows
2 86 (9.09%) Linux
3 59 (6.24%) Windows Server
4 52 (5.50%) Windows 7
5 49 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (4.86%) Unix
7 39 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (4.02%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.64%) Solaris
10 23 (2.43%) AIX
10 23 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.48%) HPUX
11 14 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 13 (1.37%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.74%) Android
15 3 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (100.00%) ITIL
2 257 (27.17%) Service Management
3 160 (16.91%) Project Management
4 159 (16.81%) Service Delivery
5 152 (16.07%) Change Management
6 145 (15.33%) PRINCE2
7 130 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 114 (12.05%) ITSM
9 98 (10.36%) Problem Management
10 87 (9.20%) Incident Management
11 76 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (6.34%) Release Management
13 56 (5.92%) Migration
14 53 (5.60%) ITIL V3
15 51 (5.39%) Service Design
16 40 (4.23%) Business Analysis
17 39 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (3.91%) Six Sigma
19 35 (3.70%) Risk Management
20 34 (3.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (8.46%) SQL
2 37 (3.91%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.75%) Java
4 19 (2.01%) C#
5 17 (1.80%) Perl
5 17 (1.80%) VBScript
6 13 (1.37%) C
7 12 (1.27%) Bourne shell
7 12 (1.27%) Korn
8 11 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.06%) VBA
10 9 (0.95%) VB
11 8 (0.85%) VB6
12 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.53%) PHP
14 4 (0.42%) C++
14 4 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.32%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 155 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 119 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 74 (7.82%) Degree
4 66 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (3.38%) MCP
8 29 (3.07%) CCNA
9 25 (2.64%) CCNP
10 19 (2.01%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.01%) MCSE
11 15 (1.59%) CISSP
11 15 (1.59%) PMP
12 14 (1.48%) PMI Certification
13 12 (1.27%) CISM
13 12 (1.27%) RHCA
13 12 (1.27%) RHCE
14 10 (1.06%) APMP
14 10 (1.06%) HND
14 10 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.25%) SLA
2 32 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.80%) QA
4 15 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.85%) HL7
6 7 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.53%) GPG13
7 5 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.53%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.42%) COBIT
9 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 106 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 56 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.43%) vSphere
4 18 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.85%) XenApp
8 7 (0.74%) Docker
8 7 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.32%) NFS
11 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.21%) KVM
11 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (5.92%) SCCM
2 36 (3.81%) SCOM
3 13 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 13 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.27%) Netcool
5 11 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
6 10 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (1.06%) WSUS
7 9 (0.95%) vRealize
8 8 (0.85%) SmoothWall
9 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.63%) Puppet
11 5 (0.53%) SCSM
11 5 (0.53%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.42%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.32%) Nagios
13 3 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 202 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.30%) Cisco
3 82 (8.67%) VMware
4 61 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 56 (5.92%) Citrix
6 54 (5.71%) Oracle
7 41 (4.33%) Red Hat
8 40 (4.23%) HP
9 37 (3.91%) Remedy
10 35 (3.70%) SAP
11 34 (3.59%) BMC
12 27 (2.85%) IBM
13 18 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.69%) CA
14 16 (1.69%) Symantec
15 12 (1.27%) EMC
16 10 (1.06%) Apple
16 10 (1.06%) Dell
16 10 (1.06%) Fidessa
16 10 (1.06%) LANDesk
Wolverhampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £11 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £245 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago