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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 294 288 263
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 418 382 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.69% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 3.64% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 214 223
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 32
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £9.00 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £31.56 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -25.64%

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
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -4 390 £375 - 88
London +52 160 £400 - 36
South East -24 92 £375 -1.96% 19
North West -17 41 £350 -12.50% 10
City of London +3 33 £398 -0.62% 7
East of England +8 27 £325 -7.14% 6
Berkshire -15 26 £360 -12.46% 6
Hampshire +9 25 £325 -11.86% 4
Yorkshire -15 25 £325 +6.12% 5
Scotland -5 20 £419 +19.64% 5
Manchester -11 20 £325 +8.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £425 +17.24% 4
West Midlands -21 18 £388 -3.12% 1
South West -15 16 £363 +107.14% 4
Bedfordshire - 15 £325 -
Edinburgh -10 12 £463 +32.14% 5
West Yorkshire -17 12 £300 -11.76% 2
Cheshire -2 11 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes -6 11 £420 +20.00% 1
Leeds -20 11 £300 -11.76% 2
Luton - 11 £325 -
Surrey +1 10 £425 +8.28% 3
East Midlands -9 8 £394 +15.63% 7
Southampton +6 7 £315 -21.25% 2
Warrington - 7 £388 -
High Wycombe +6 6 £475 - 2
Cambridge -4 6 £550 +83.33% 1
Telford -5 6 £430 +760.00%
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £550 +83.33% 1
Shropshire -7 6 £430 -4.44%

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 881 (100.00%) ITIL
2 217 (24.63%) Service Management
3 201 (22.81%) Finance
4 179 (20.32%) Microsoft
5 174 (19.75%) Service Delivery
6 169 (19.18%) Windows
7 155 (17.59%) PRINCE2
8 139 (15.78%) Project Management
9 116 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 111 (12.60%) Change Management
11 109 (12.37%) Active Directory
11 109 (12.37%) SLA
12 100 (11.35%) MS Office
13 91 (10.33%) Data Centre
14 90 (10.22%) MS Excel
15 89 (10.10%) VMware
16 84 (9.53%) Security Cleared
17 82 (9.31%) ITSM
18 78 (8.85%) HP
19 73 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 73 (8.29%) Degree
20 70 (7.95%) SQL
21 68 (7.72%) Cisco
22 67 (7.60%) WAN
23 65 (7.38%) Citrix
24 60 (6.81%) Incident Management
24 60 (6.81%) SC Cleared
25 59 (6.70%) Firewall
26 55 (6.24%) Windows 7
27 52 (5.90%) LAN

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.93%) IIS
4 14 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.48%) Lync
6 11 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.91%) Apache
8 7 (0.79%) CMS
8 7 (0.79%) WorkSite
9 6 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.45%) JBoss
11 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 100 (11.35%) MS Office
2 90 (10.22%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.86%) MS Project
4 23 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.57%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.68%) assyst
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.57%) Primavera
4 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Agresso
6 2 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.70%) SaaS
2 13 (1.48%) Office 365
3 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.14%) PaaS
5 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.60%) WAN
2 59 (6.70%) Firewall
3 52 (5.90%) LAN
4 35 (3.97%) SSL
5 31 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (3.29%) SAN
7 27 (3.06%) Network Security
8 24 (2.72%) DNS
9 21 (2.38%) VPN
10 20 (2.27%) TCP/IP
11 14 (1.59%) DHCP
12 11 (1.25%) Internet
13 10 (1.14%) Intranet
14 8 (0.91%) HTTP
14 8 (0.91%) VoIP
14 8 (0.91%) MPLS
14 8 (0.91%) Wireless
15 6 (0.68%) 3G
15 6 (0.68%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.79%) MySQL
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.57%) SAP HANA
7 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.45%) Big Data
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.34%) MS Access
10 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.68%) PVCS
3 5 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.57%) Subversion
3 5 (0.57%) JIRA
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.34%) Toad
6 2 (0.23%) Ant
6 2 (0.23%) JUnit
6 2 (0.23%) Selenium
6 2 (0.23%) Maven
6 2 (0.23%) JMeter
6 2 (0.23%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.11%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.11%) MSI
7 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
General
1 201 (22.81%) Finance
2 39 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.20%) Banking
4 23 (2.61%) Legal
5 22 (2.50%) Law
6 18 (2.04%) Retail
7 14 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.36%) Automotive
9 11 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.14%) Marketing
11 8 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.91%) Electronics
12 7 (0.79%) Local Government
13 6 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.45%) Front Office
14 4 (0.45%) Back Office
15 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.34%) Billing
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 197 (22.36%) Analyst
2 150 (17.03%) Service Manager
3 80 (9.08%) Project Manager
4 71 (8.06%) Service Analyst
5 55 (6.24%) Delivery Manager
6 53 (6.02%) Services Delivery Manager
7 33 (3.75%) Transition Manager
8 32 (3.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 32 (3.63%) Architect
9 31 (3.52%) Consultant
9 31 (3.52%) Support Analyst
9 31 (3.52%) Support Engineer
9 31 (3.52%) Incident Manager
10 30 (3.41%) Administrator
11 28 (3.18%) IT Services Manager
12 24 (2.72%) Change Manager
13 23 (2.61%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (2.50%) Applications Support
14 22 (2.50%) Business Analyst
15 20 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.25%) HTML
2 10 (1.14%) .NET
3 8 (0.91%) Web Services
3 8 (0.91%) XML
4 7 (0.79%) CSS
4 7 (0.79%) EDI
4 7 (0.79%) Java EE
5 6 (0.68%) Middleware
6 5 (0.57%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.57%) Drools
7 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.34%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.23%) CGI
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.11%) Spring
9 1 (0.11%) Ajax
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.11%) jQuery
9 1 (0.11%) SOAP
9 1 (0.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.29%) PKI
5 15 (1.70%) Fat Client
5 15 (1.70%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.59%) CMDB
7 12 (1.36%) Clustering
8 11 (1.25%) PMI
9 10 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.02%) NHS
11 7 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.68%) Statistics
12 6 (0.68%) PDA
12 6 (0.68%) DTV
13 5 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 169 (19.18%) Windows
2 55 (6.24%) Windows 7
3 43 (4.88%) Linux
4 42 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (4.31%) UNIX
5 38 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.02%) Solaris
8 9 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.57%) AIX
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.23%) Android
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.11%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (100.00%) ITIL
2 217 (24.63%) Service Management
3 174 (19.75%) Service Delivery
4 155 (17.59%) PRINCE2
5 139 (15.78%) Project Management
6 116 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (12.60%) Change Management
8 82 (9.31%) ITSM
9 60 (6.81%) Incident Management
10 51 (5.79%) Migration
10 51 (5.79%) Problem Management
11 45 (5.11%) Release Management
12 39 (4.43%) Configuration Management
13 35 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
15 30 (3.41%) Business Analysis
16 27 (3.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (2.95%) Supplier Management
17 26 (2.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (7.95%) SQL
2 30 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.61%) Shell Script
4 17 (1.93%) PL/SQL
5 16 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.59%) Java
7 13 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.14%) C#
8 10 (1.14%) VBA
8 10 (1.14%) Python
9 9 (1.02%) C++
9 9 (1.02%) Perl
10 6 (0.68%) C
10 6 (0.68%) Ruby
11 5 (0.57%) Korn
12 3 (0.34%) VB
13 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.11%) C-shell
14 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (9.53%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.29%) Degree
2 73 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 39 (4.43%) MCSE
5 36 (4.09%) PMI Certification
6 33 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (3.75%) CISSP
7 32 (3.63%) MCP
8 28 (3.18%) PMP
8 28 (3.18%) CISM
9 24 (2.72%) CISMP
10 21 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.48%) ISEB
12 13 (1.48%) CCENT
13 12 (1.36%) CCNA
14 11 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.25%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (12.37%) SLA
2 51 (5.79%) QA
3 45 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) TickIT
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 51 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.48%) XenApp
3 13 (1.48%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.02%) Terminal Services
4 9 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.57%) vSphere
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.45%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.11%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) Squid
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (2.84%) SCCM
2 7 (0.79%) OpenView
2 7 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.68%) SCOM
4 5 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.45%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.34%) DameWare
6 3 (0.34%) Nagios
7 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.23%) Netcool
7 2 (0.23%) Nessus
7 2 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 179 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.10%) VMware
3 78 (8.85%) HP
4 68 (7.72%) Cisco
5 65 (7.38%) Citrix
6 48 (5.45%) Oracle
7 45 (5.11%) Remedy
8 33 (3.75%) CheckPoint
9 29 (3.29%) ServiceNow
10 28 (3.18%) SAP
11 26 (2.95%) Kaspersky
12 25 (2.84%) Clearswift
13 18 (2.04%) NetApp
14 16 (1.82%) Planview
14 16 (1.82%) LANDesk
15 15 (1.70%) BMC
16 11 (1.25%) IBM
17 10 (1.14%) Red Hat
18 9 (1.02%) Dell
18 9 (1.02%) EMC
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £21500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Salt
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £412.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
CPS Group
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - 675 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 26 days ago