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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK
Rank 341 268 281
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 255 434 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 3.94% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 286 232
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £10.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £36.20 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +35.84%

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
9267 11022 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 21.26% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5970 6816 6054
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 454 504
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.40 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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 -64 237 £411 +13.37% 72
London -57 103 £450 +12.50% 29
South East +4 54 £365 +12.30% 12
Yorkshire +18 19 £400 +6.66% 7
Oxfordshire +2 16 £150 +22.44% 1
Oxford +9 15 £150 +22.44%
East Midlands +3 14 £310 +12.72% 2
West Midlands -4 13 £413 -8.33% 2
North West +21 11 £400 +74.86% 3
Hampshire +15 11 £400 +33.33% 6
West Yorkshire +3 11 £425 +13.33% 7
South West -16 11 £230 -33.33% 6
East of England -14 10 £419 +28.84% 10
City of London +5 9 £475 +35.71% 9
Manchester +18 8 £400 +263.63% 1
Berkshire +10 8 - - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £368 +13.16%
Northamptonshire 0 8 £300 -14.28% 2
Scotland +27 7 £350 +7.69%
Leeds +6 7 £400 +23.07% 4
Northampton -3 6 £300 - 1
Birmingham -6 6 £350 -6.66% 1
Wiltshire -7 6 £600 +73.91% 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
Croydon -3 5 £450 +39.75%
Swindon - 5 - -
Reading +13 4 - - 2
Bradford +9 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes -1 4 £368 +13.16%
Derbyshire -1 4 £315 +180.00%

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 647 (100.00%) ITIL
2 210 (32.46%) Service Management
3 179 (27.67%) Microsoft
4 167 (25.81%) Windows
5 141 (21.79%) Security Cleared
6 126 (19.47%) Active Directory
7 118 (18.24%) SC Cleared
8 116 (17.93%) Finance
9 113 (17.47%) Service Delivery
10 111 (17.16%) Project Management
11 109 (16.85%) PRINCE2
12 100 (15.46%) Change Management
13 98 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 87 (13.45%) MS Office
15 85 (13.14%) Problem Management
16 81 (12.52%) SLA
17 78 (12.06%) ITSM
18 70 (10.82%) VMware
19 69 (10.66%) Degree
20 66 (10.20%) Windows 7
21 64 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 64 (9.89%) Incident Management
22 63 (9.74%) Service Design
23 61 (9.43%) Windows Server
24 59 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
25 57 (8.81%) Configuration Management
25 57 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 55 (8.50%) HP
27 54 (8.35%) Cisco

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 31 (4.79%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.94%) IIS
2 19 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.08%) Apache
8 6 (0.93%) CMS
8 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.62%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.62%) nginx
11 3 (0.46%) JBoss
11 3 (0.46%) Jetty
11 3 (0.46%) Mongrel
12 2 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 98 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 87 (13.45%) MS Office
3 25 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.39%) MS Project
6 4 (0.62%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (4.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) assyst
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.15%) Eikon
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.02%) IaaS
2 25 (3.86%) PaaS
3 19 (2.94%) Office 365
4 16 (2.47%) SaaS
5 15 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.85%) HP Helion
7 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.11%) LAN
2 30 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 30 (4.64%) WAN
3 26 (4.02%) DNS
4 22 (3.40%) Firewall
5 21 (3.25%) DHCP
6 17 (2.63%) HTTP
7 15 (2.32%) Wireless
8 14 (2.16%) Internet
8 14 (2.16%) SSL
8 14 (2.16%) VPN
9 13 (2.01%) Network Security
10 12 (1.85%) HTTPS
11 10 (1.55%) SAN
12 7 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.77%) BGP
13 5 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.77%) IPsec
13 5 (0.77%) LDAP
13 5 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.46%) DB2
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.15%) Power BI
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 9 (1.39%) JIRA
2 8 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.46%) Travis CI
4 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) Redmine
6 1 (0.15%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (17.93%) Finance
2 42 (6.49%) Banking
3 29 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.63%) Military
5 13 (2.01%) Retail
6 11 (1.70%) Legal
7 8 (1.24%) Advertising
8 6 (0.93%) Back Office
9 5 (0.77%) Games
9 5 (0.77%) Law
9 5 (0.77%) Publishing
10 4 (0.62%) German Language
10 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) French Language
11 3 (0.46%) Front Office
11 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (24.57%) Analyst
2 82 (12.67%) Service Manager
3 69 (10.66%) Service Analyst
4 57 (8.81%) Support Analyst
5 53 (8.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 47 (7.26%) Architect
7 35 (5.41%) IT Manager
8 33 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 31 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 30 (4.64%) Transition Manager
11 28 (4.33%) IT Support
12 27 (4.17%) IT Analyst
13 26 (4.02%) ITIL Manager
13 26 (4.02%) Service Transition Manager
14 25 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
15 24 (3.71%) Services Delivery Manager
16 22 (3.40%) Service Architect
17 21 (3.25%) Service Desk Support
18 20 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 20 (3.09%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.32%) .NET
1 15 (2.32%) HTML
2 14 (2.16%) Middleware
3 9 (1.39%) CSS
4 8 (1.24%) Web Services
5 6 (0.93%) SAML
6 5 (0.77%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.62%) HTML5
7 4 (0.62%) Leaflet
7 4 (0.62%) OAuth
7 4 (0.62%) REST
8 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (0.46%) J2EE
8 3 (0.46%) Servlets
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.31%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (0.31%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.34%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.71%) Blackberry
5 22 (3.40%) CMDB
6 20 (3.09%) Clustering
7 13 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.55%) Replication
10 9 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.08%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.77%) NHS
12 5 (0.77%) PMI
13 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.62%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.46%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.46%) iPad
14 3 (0.46%) iPhone
14 3 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 167 (25.81%) Windows
2 66 (10.20%) Windows 7
3 61 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 47 (7.26%) Linux
5 35 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.55%) Unix
9 18 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 16 (2.47%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.55%) Solaris
13 9 (1.39%) AIX
14 8 (1.24%) Android
14 8 (1.24%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.77%) HPUX
16 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.31%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (100.00%) ITIL
2 210 (32.46%) Service Management
3 113 (17.47%) Service Delivery
4 111 (17.16%) Project Management
5 109 (16.85%) PRINCE2
6 100 (15.46%) Change Management
7 85 (13.14%) Problem Management
8 78 (12.06%) ITSM
9 64 (9.89%) Incident Management
10 63 (9.74%) Service Design
11 59 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (8.81%) Configuration Management
13 52 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (7.73%) Release Management
15 34 (5.26%) TOGAF
16 29 (4.48%) ITIL V3
17 28 (4.33%) DevOps
18 24 (3.71%) Information Security
18 24 (3.71%) Mentoring
18 24 (3.71%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 46 (7.11%) SQL
2 18 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.47%) Java
4 14 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.85%) C
6 11 (1.70%) Perl
7 8 (1.24%) C#
8 6 (0.93%) Korn
9 5 (0.77%) Bourne shell
9 5 (0.77%) PHP
9 5 (0.77%) VBScript
10 4 (0.62%) AWK
10 4 (0.62%) VB
10 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.15%) Python
13 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.15%) VB6
13 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 118 (18.24%) SC Cleared
3 69 (10.66%) Degree
4 64 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 39 (6.03%) MCSE
7 27 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 26 (4.02%) MCP
9 25 (3.86%) CCNA
9 25 (3.86%) PMP
10 24 (3.71%) MCSA
10 24 (3.71%) PMI Certification
11 21 (3.25%) BICSI Certification
11 21 (3.25%) BICSI RCDD
12 17 (2.63%) ISEB
13 15 (2.32%) CCNP
14 10 (1.55%) CCDA
15 7 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (12.52%) SLA
2 21 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.24%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.24%) QA
5 6 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.46%) GxP
7 2 (0.31%) GAMP
7 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) EFQM
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 126 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 57 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.64%) vSphere
4 13 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.08%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.77%) Docker
9 5 (0.77%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.77%) XenApp
10 3 (0.46%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) vCloud
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (5.26%) SCCM
2 20 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (2.32%) Puppet
4 9 (1.39%) SCOM
4 9 (1.39%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.93%) Netcool
7 5 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.62%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.62%) vRealize
8 4 (0.62%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.46%) Ansible
9 3 (0.46%) Nagios
9 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.15%) OVSD
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 179 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 70 (10.82%) VMware
3 55 (8.50%) HP
4 54 (8.35%) Cisco
5 44 (6.80%) ServiceNow
6 39 (6.03%) Remedy
7 33 (5.10%) Citrix
8 26 (4.02%) Oracle
9 23 (3.55%) BMC
10 18 (2.78%) LANDesk
11 16 (2.47%) SAP
12 15 (2.32%) IBM
13 11 (1.70%) Apple
13 11 (1.70%) EMC
13 11 (1.70%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.55%) CA
14 10 (1.55%) Sophos
15 8 (1.24%) Juniper
16 6 (0.93%) Forcepoint
16 6 (0.93%) Veritas
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £419 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £20000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £25 - £29 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £170.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £315.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Contingency Team
Posted: 19 days ago