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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK
Rank 330 279 268
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 289 410 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 3.91% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 260 240
Median daily rate £400 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 21
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.28 £22.75 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +1.49%

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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -61 258 £400 +6.66% 68
London -41 95 £450 +5.88% 33
South East -13 52 £415 +14.55% 7
South West +4 27 £230 -4.16% 2
West Midlands -8 22 £425 -5.55% 4
East Midlands +17 21 £300 +20.00% 3
Hampshire +28 18 £400 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +6 17 £400 +6.66% 3
Wiltshire +5 17 £230 +1.09% 1
Scotland +32 13 £338 +75.32% 4
City of London 0 13 £419 -16.25% 9
North West +10 11 £400 -13.51% 9
Birmingham 0 10 £356 +31.94% 3
Northamptonshire -8 10 £205 - 2
East of England -26 10 £400 +14.28% 6
Milton Keynes +3 9 £418 +9.86% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £418 +9.86% 1
Northampton -6 9 £205 -
Manchester +19 8 £400 -15.78% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 8 £320 - 1
Nottingham +6 8 £320 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 8 £350 - 2
Oxford -3 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire -10 8 - - 2
Swindon +13 7 £325 -
Wales +5 7 £187 +3.45%
Warwickshire -1 7 £413 -
Berkshire -6 7 £250 -35.48% 1
Leeds -6 6 £363 +11.53% 1
Glasgow +13 5 £300 - 3

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 679 (100.00%) ITIL
2 201 (29.60%) Service Management
3 180 (26.51%) Windows
4 178 (26.22%) Microsoft
5 141 (20.77%) Security Cleared
6 131 (19.29%) Active Directory
7 121 (17.82%) SC Cleared
8 118 (17.38%) Finance
9 117 (17.23%) Service Delivery
10 115 (16.94%) PRINCE2
11 111 (16.35%) Project Management
12 103 (15.17%) MS Excel
13 95 (13.99%) Change Management
14 90 (13.25%) MS Office
15 87 (12.81%) Problem Management
16 81 (11.93%) SLA
17 73 (10.75%) ITSM
18 70 (10.31%) Windows 7
19 69 (10.16%) Degree
20 67 (9.87%) VMware
21 66 (9.72%) Cisco
22 62 (9.13%) Windows Server
23 60 (8.84%) Service Design
23 60 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
25 58 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
26 56 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
26 56 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
27 55 (8.10%) Linux
28 54 (7.95%) Configuration Management

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 30 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.80%) IIS
4 15 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.03%) Apache
9 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.88%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.74%) CMS
12 4 (0.59%) nginx
12 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.44%) JBoss
13 3 (0.44%) Mongrel
13 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 103 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 90 (13.25%) MS Office
3 22 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.91%) MS Project
5 12 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.59%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (2.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) assyst
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Primavera
4 1 (0.15%) Eikon
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.12%) IaaS
2 27 (3.98%) PaaS
3 19 (2.80%) Office 365
4 18 (2.65%) SaaS
5 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.77%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.07%) LAN
2 38 (5.60%) DNS
3 34 (5.01%) WAN
4 33 (4.86%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.27%) DHCP
6 26 (3.83%) Firewall
7 18 (2.65%) HTTP
8 17 (2.50%) SSL
9 15 (2.21%) Internet
9 15 (2.21%) Network Security
10 14 (2.06%) Wireless
11 12 (1.77%) HTTPS
12 11 (1.62%) SAN
12 11 (1.62%) VPN
13 10 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.03%) LDAP
15 6 (0.88%) VoIP
16 5 (0.74%) BGP
16 5 (0.74%) IPsec
16 5 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.03%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.44%) DB2
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.44%) QlikView
7 2 (0.29%) Big Data
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (1.47%) JIRA
2 9 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.44%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.44%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.44%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.15%) Redmine
7 1 (0.15%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 118 (17.38%) Finance
2 41 (6.04%) Banking
3 32 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.50%) Military
5 16 (2.36%) Legal
6 15 (2.21%) Retail
7 8 (1.18%) Law
8 7 (1.03%) Advertising
8 7 (1.03%) Back Office
8 7 (1.03%) Publishing
9 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.74%) Games
11 4 (0.59%) German Language
11 4 (0.59%) Local Government
11 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 156 (22.97%) Analyst
2 84 (12.37%) Service Manager
3 73 (10.75%) Service Analyst
4 52 (7.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 44 (6.48%) Architect
6 42 (6.19%) Support Analyst
7 41 (6.04%) Project Manager
8 39 (5.74%) IT Manager
9 32 (4.71%) IT Analyst
10 31 (4.57%) IT Support
10 31 (4.57%) Transition Manager
11 27 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (3.98%) Service Transition Manager
12 25 (3.68%) ITIL Manager
12 25 (3.68%) Service Desk Support
13 23 (3.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 21 (3.09%) Administrator
14 21 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
15 20 (2.95%) Services Delivery Manager
16 19 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.36%) HTML
2 14 (2.06%) .NET
3 13 (1.91%) Middleware
4 10 (1.47%) CSS
5 6 (0.88%) Web Services
6 5 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.59%) Leaflet
7 4 (0.59%) OAuth
7 4 (0.59%) SAML
8 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.44%) Core Data
8 3 (0.44%) HTML5
8 3 (0.44%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (0.44%) J2EE
8 3 (0.44%) Servlets
8 3 (0.44%) XMPP
9 2 (0.29%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (0.29%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 36 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.09%) Blackberry
4 21 (3.09%) CMDB
5 19 (2.80%) Clustering
6 13 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.62%) Replication
9 10 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.33%) NHS
11 8 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.18%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.03%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.74%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.59%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.59%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.59%) PMI
15 3 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 180 (26.51%) Windows
2 70 (10.31%) Windows 7
3 62 (9.13%) Windows Server
4 55 (8.10%) Linux
5 34 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (3.98%) Unix
9 19 (2.80%) Windows XP
10 16 (2.36%) Windows 10
11 15 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.77%) AIX
12 12 (1.77%) Android
13 11 (1.62%) Solaris
14 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.18%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.74%) HPUX
17 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.29%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (100.00%) ITIL
2 201 (29.60%) Service Management
3 117 (17.23%) Service Delivery
4 115 (16.94%) PRINCE2
5 111 (16.35%) Project Management
6 95 (13.99%) Change Management
7 87 (12.81%) Problem Management
8 73 (10.75%) ITSM
9 60 (8.84%) Service Design
10 59 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (7.95%) Configuration Management
13 53 (7.81%) Incident Management
14 47 (6.92%) Release Management
15 35 (5.15%) ITIL V3
16 34 (5.01%) TOGAF
17 31 (4.57%) Migration
18 26 (3.83%) Mentoring
19 25 (3.68%) DevOps
19 25 (3.68%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.92%) SQL
2 17 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.36%) Java
4 13 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.77%) C
6 10 (1.47%) Perl
7 8 (1.18%) C#
8 6 (0.88%) Korn
9 5 (0.74%) Bourne shell
9 5 (0.74%) PHP
9 5 (0.74%) VBScript
10 4 (0.59%) AWK
10 4 (0.59%) VB
10 4 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.29%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.29%) VB6
12 2 (0.29%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) Jython
13 1 (0.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 141 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 121 (17.82%) SC Cleared
3 69 (10.16%) Degree
4 58 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 36 (5.30%) MCSE
7 35 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (4.42%) CCNA
9 26 (3.83%) DV Cleared
9 26 (3.83%) PMP
10 23 (3.39%) CCNP
10 23 (3.39%) MCSA
11 22 (3.24%) PMI Certification
12 21 (3.09%) BICSI Certification
12 21 (3.09%) BICSI RCDD
13 18 (2.65%) ISEB
14 17 (2.50%) MCP
15 11 (1.62%) CCIE
16 9 (1.33%) CCDA
16 9 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.93%) SLA
2 19 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.18%) JSP 440
5 7 (1.03%) QA
6 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) GxP
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 131 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 56 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.83%) vSphere
4 13 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.59%) Docker
10 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.44%) Xen
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.29%) XenApp
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (4.27%) SCCM
2 20 (2.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (2.06%) Puppet
4 9 (1.33%) SCOM
4 9 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.88%) Netcool
6 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.59%) vRealize
8 4 (0.59%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.44%) Ansible
9 3 (0.44%) Nagios
9 3 (0.44%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 178 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.87%) VMware
3 66 (9.72%) Cisco
4 51 (7.51%) HP
5 48 (7.07%) ServiceNow
6 37 (5.45%) Oracle
7 32 (4.71%) Citrix
8 30 (4.42%) Remedy
9 19 (2.80%) IBM
10 17 (2.50%) LANDesk
10 17 (2.50%) SAP
11 14 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.62%) BMC
12 11 (1.62%) CA
13 10 (1.47%) Apple
13 10 (1.47%) EMC
13 10 (1.47%) Sophos
14 9 (1.33%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.18%) Juniper
16 7 (1.03%) Symantec
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