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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 279 282 275
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 465 433 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 4.07% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 260 263
Median daily rate £386 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £178 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 31
Median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £26.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +75.92%

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
11609 10630 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.88% 18.97% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7262 6198 6147
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 554 499
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 410 £388 +10.71% 76
London +19 151 £450 +20.00% 24
South East +26 96 £375 +7.14% 10
Scotland +7 37 £325 -13.33% 2
North West -36 33 £394 +16.66% 5
South West +22 32 £343 -27.89% 4
Buckinghamshire +33 27 £390 -17.89% 2
East Midlands +29 27 £360 +44.00% 3
Berkshire -2 26 £375 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -4 26 £375 +15.38% 11
Milton Keynes +34 25 £390 -4.00% 1
City of London +33 25 £450 +28.57% 7
Manchester -18 22 £388 +19.23% 5
East of England +2 21 £350 - 2
West Midlands -41 19 £325 +52.94% 15
Hampshire -10 15 £330 -14.83% 4
Renfrewshire - 15 £235 -
Erskine - 15 £235 -
Wiltshire +2 14 £230 -34.28%
West Yorkshire -16 13 £400 +23.07% 5
Northamptonshire +11 11 £338 +35.00%
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £358 +210.86% 2
Nottingham +7 10 £358 +210.86% 2
South Yorkshire +5 9 £384 +27.91% 1
Leeds -16 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Cambridgeshire +24 8 £425 -46.87% 2
Northampton +4 8 £230 -8.00%
Cheshire -1 8 £425 +13.33%
Edinburgh -11 8 £475 -
Bromley - 8 £700 -

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 919 (100.00%) ITIL
2 244 (26.55%) Service Management
3 204 (22.20%) Microsoft
4 175 (19.04%) Finance
5 161 (17.52%) Project Management
6 160 (17.41%) Windows
7 158 (17.19%) Service Delivery
8 152 (16.54%) Security Cleared
9 144 (15.67%) Change Management
10 136 (14.80%) PRINCE2
11 128 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 121 (13.17%) SC Cleared
13 115 (12.51%) ITSM
14 105 (11.43%) Problem Management
15 104 (11.32%) MS Office
16 102 (11.10%) Incident Management
17 99 (10.77%) MS Excel
18 98 (10.66%) Active Directory
19 94 (10.23%) SLA
20 84 (9.14%) Degree
21 83 (9.03%) SQL
22 76 (8.27%) Data Centre
23 74 (8.05%) Cisco
24 70 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
25 69 (7.51%) Linux
26 68 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
27 63 (6.86%) Management Information System
27 63 (6.86%) ServiceNow
28 62 (6.75%) Telecoms
28 62 (6.75%) VMware

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 37 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.20%) CMS
5 11 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 11 (1.20%) IIS
6 10 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 9 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.65%) Apache
10 6 (0.65%) Confluence
10 6 (0.65%) JBoss
10 6 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.44%) Documentum
12 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 104 (11.32%) MS Office
2 99 (10.77%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.50%) MS Project
4 20 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.76%) 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 33 (3.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.76%) RMDS
4 5 (0.54%) assyst
5 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.22%) Maximo
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.83%) Office 365
2 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.33%) IaaS
4 3 (0.33%) SaaS
5 2 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.24%) LAN
2 36 (3.92%) WAN
3 32 (3.48%) Firewall
4 26 (2.83%) SSL
5 25 (2.72%) DNS
6 21 (2.29%) Wireless
7 20 (2.18%) SAN
7 20 (2.18%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.74%) VPN
9 15 (1.63%) IP Telephony
10 13 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (1.31%) HTTP
11 12 (1.31%) Network Security
12 11 (1.20%) 4G
13 10 (1.09%) DHCP
13 10 (1.09%) Extranet
13 10 (1.09%) HTTPS
13 10 (1.09%) Internet
13 10 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.44%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.44%) MySQL
7 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.33%) Informix
8 3 (0.33%) OLAP
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.22%) Ingres
9 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.65%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.44%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.44%) HP UFT
3 4 (0.44%) JIRA
4 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.33%) NUnit
4 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 175 (19.04%) Finance
2 62 (6.75%) Telecoms
3 49 (5.33%) Banking
4 22 (2.39%) Investment Banking
4 22 (2.39%) Law
5 20 (2.18%) Legal
6 19 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.85%) Front Office
8 14 (1.52%) Back Office
9 9 (0.98%) Advertising
9 9 (0.98%) Electronics
9 9 (0.98%) Marketing
10 8 (0.87%) Retail
10 8 (0.87%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.65%) Billing
11 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.65%) Local Government
12 4 (0.44%) French Language
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
12 4 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 195 (21.22%) Analyst
2 151 (16.43%) Service Manager
3 70 (7.62%) Project Manager
4 68 (7.40%) Service Analyst
5 65 (7.07%) ITIL Manager
6 62 (6.75%) Architect
7 52 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 50 (5.44%) Transition Manager
9 45 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
9 45 (4.90%) Services Delivery Manager
10 43 (4.68%) Support Analyst
11 42 (4.57%) Service Transition Manager
12 39 (4.24%) IT Manager
13 36 (3.92%) Incident Manager
14 35 (3.81%) Problem Manager
15 34 (3.70%) ITIL Service Manager
16 30 (3.26%) Administrator
17 28 (3.05%) Service Desk Analyst
18 27 (2.94%) Applications Support
18 27 (2.94%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.61%) Web Services
2 23 (2.50%) .NET
3 14 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 13 (1.41%) Regular Expression
4 13 (1.41%) REST
5 12 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (1.09%) Classic ASP
7 8 (0.87%) HTML
8 7 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.76%) SOAP
9 5 (0.54%) Leaflet
9 5 (0.54%) XML
10 4 (0.44%) CSS
10 4 (0.44%) jQuery
11 3 (0.33%) JSON
11 3 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (0.33%) LAMP
11 3 (0.33%) Middleware
11 3 (0.33%) OCX
11 3 (0.33%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 70 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 19 (2.07%) CMDB
5 19 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.07%) Replication
6 16 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.09%) Clustering
8 10 (1.09%) NHS
9 9 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (0.87%) Derivative
10 8 (0.87%) Equities
10 8 (0.87%) PKI
10 8 (0.87%) User Experience
11 7 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 160 (17.41%) Windows
2 69 (7.51%) Linux
3 52 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 45 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 44 (4.79%) Unix
6 41 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (4.13%) Windows XP
8 31 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.39%) Solaris
10 22 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (2.18%) AIX
12 13 (1.41%) HPUX
12 13 (1.41%) Windows 10
13 11 (1.20%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.54%) Android
17 3 (0.33%) VMS
17 3 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (100.00%) ITIL
2 244 (26.55%) Service Management
3 161 (17.52%) Project Management
4 158 (17.19%) Service Delivery
5 144 (15.67%) Change Management
6 136 (14.80%) PRINCE2
7 128 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 115 (12.51%) ITSM
9 105 (11.43%) Problem Management
10 102 (11.10%) Incident Management
11 68 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (6.31%) Release Management
13 50 (5.44%) ITIL V3
14 49 (5.33%) Migration
15 44 (4.79%) Service Design
16 39 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (3.92%) Business Analysis
18 33 (3.59%) TOGAF
19 31 (3.37%) Configuration Management
19 31 (3.37%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.03%) SQL
2 32 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.50%) Java
4 22 (2.39%) C#
5 16 (1.74%) Perl
5 16 (1.74%) VBScript
6 13 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 12 (1.31%) Bourne shell
7 12 (1.31%) C
7 12 (1.31%) Korn
8 11 (1.20%) VB
8 11 (1.20%) VBA
9 10 (1.09%) VB6
10 9 (0.98%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.44%) C++
12 4 (0.44%) PHP
13 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.33%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 152 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 121 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 84 (9.14%) Degree
4 60 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 37 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.50%) CCNA
7 23 (2.50%) MCP
8 22 (2.39%) CCNP
9 19 (2.07%) MCSE
10 17 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 15 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 15 (1.63%) PMP
12 13 (1.41%) CISSP
13 12 (1.31%) CISM
13 12 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (1.09%) HND
15 8 (0.87%) CCENT
16 7 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.23%) SLA
2 24 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.96%) QA
4 15 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.87%) HL7
5 8 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.65%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.54%) GPG13
7 5 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.44%) COBIT
9 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 98 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (1.41%) vSphere
5 10 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.87%) XenApp
8 7 (0.76%) Docker
9 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.22%) KVM
10 2 (0.22%) NFS
10 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (5.44%) SCCM
2 25 (2.72%) SCOM
3 13 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.31%) Netcool
5 10 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (0.87%) SmoothWall
7 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.54%) SCSM
9 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.44%) DameWare
9 4 (0.44%) vRealize
9 4 (0.44%) WSUS
10 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.33%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 204 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.05%) Cisco
3 63 (6.86%) ServiceNow
4 62 (6.75%) VMware
5 53 (5.77%) Citrix
6 49 (5.33%) Oracle
7 43 (4.68%) SAP
8 37 (4.03%) Remedy
9 34 (3.70%) HP
10 33 (3.59%) BMC
11 28 (3.05%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.94%) IBM
13 15 (1.63%) CA
13 15 (1.63%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.31%) Fidessa
15 11 (1.20%) Lotus
16 10 (1.09%) LANDesk
16 10 (1.09%) Nortel
17 9 (0.98%) Sybase
18 8 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vadis People
Rate: £130 - £160 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago