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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 291 302 293
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 368 416 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 3.65% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 267 237
Median daily rate £350 £392 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 32
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.50 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £42.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.97 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.20% +6.25%

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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -20 324 £375 -4.45% 57
London -15 108 £450 +5.88% 19
South East -17 63 £400 +4.91% 8
West Midlands +16 45 £344 -20.69% 7
South West +8 36 £286 +10.09% 2
Scotland +22 25 £331 -5.35% 2
Hampshire +29 24 £400 +21.21% 4
Wiltshire +11 24 £230 - 2
Shropshire +15 20 £330 -
Telford +10 20 £330 -
East Midlands +12 19 £150 -65.21% 5
North West -12 19 £395 -1.25% 5
North East -11 17 £375 -58.33% 2
Tyne and Wear -16 16 £363 -59.72%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 16 £363 -59.72%
City of London -9 15 £375 -21.05% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £418 +0.54%
Milton Keynes +11 13 £418 +4.89%
Yorkshire +5 13 £275 -15.38% 5
Wales - 12 £319 -
Erskine +14 10 £341 +36.40%
Renfrewshire +10 10 £341 +36.40%
West Yorkshire +3 10 £275 -15.38% 1
Manchester +3 10 £333 -11.33% 3
Northamptonshire -8 10 £110 -72.50% 3
East of England -33 10 £400 +13.47% 4
Warwickshire +4 9 £388 -
Birmingham +1 9 - -
Berkshire -7 8 £250 -42.85% 2
Corsham -8 8 £230 -

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 771 (100.00%) ITIL
2 205 (26.59%) Windows
2 205 (26.59%) Microsoft
3 200 (25.94%) Service Management
4 159 (20.62%) Security Cleared
5 144 (18.68%) Active Directory
6 141 (18.29%) Service Delivery
7 139 (18.03%) PRINCE2
8 131 (16.99%) SC Cleared
9 125 (16.21%) Finance
10 121 (15.69%) Project Management
11 116 (15.05%) MS Excel
12 111 (14.40%) Change Management
13 92 (11.93%) MS Office
14 90 (11.67%) VMware
15 85 (11.02%) SLA
16 83 (10.77%) Problem Management
17 79 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 79 (10.25%) Windows Server
18 78 (10.12%) Linux
19 75 (9.73%) ITSM
20 74 (9.60%) Cisco
20 74 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
21 70 (9.08%) Windows 7
21 70 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
21 70 (9.08%) Service Design
22 68 (8.82%) Degree
22 68 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
23 67 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
24 62 (8.04%) Data Centre

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 32 (4.15%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.72%) IIS
4 17 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.56%) Apache
8 11 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.78%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
13 5 (0.65%) JBoss
14 4 (0.52%) CMS
14 4 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 116 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 92 (11.93%) MS Office
3 18 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.08%) MS Project
5 13 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.52%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Primavera
4 2 (0.26%) assyst
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Eikon
5 1 (0.13%) HFM
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.50%) IaaS
2 25 (3.24%) PaaS
3 23 (2.98%) Office 365
4 19 (2.46%) SaaS
5 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (1.56%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.26%) GitHub
10 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.13%) DNS
2 43 (5.58%) LAN
3 37 (4.80%) Firewall
4 33 (4.28%) DHCP
5 32 (4.15%) TCP/IP
6 30 (3.89%) WAN
7 28 (3.63%) SSL
8 26 (3.37%) SAN
9 19 (2.46%) HTTP
9 19 (2.46%) Network Security
10 18 (2.33%) Internet
11 17 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.69%) HTTPS
13 12 (1.56%) VPN
14 10 (1.30%) Wireless
15 9 (1.17%) MPLS
15 9 (1.17%) VoIP
16 8 (1.04%) BGP
16 8 (1.04%) NAS
16 8 (1.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.52%) QlikView
6 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.39%) DB2
8 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.26%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.91%) JIRA
3 6 (0.78%) ClearQuest
4 5 (0.65%) ClearCase
4 5 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.39%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.13%) Redmine
8 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 125 (16.21%) Finance
2 46 (5.97%) Banking
3 32 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.72%) Retail
5 19 (2.46%) Legal
6 17 (2.20%) Military
7 10 (1.30%) Back Office
8 9 (1.17%) Law
9 7 (0.91%) Advertising
9 7 (0.91%) Publishing
10 6 (0.78%) Games
10 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.65%) German Language
11 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Local Government
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (21.79%) Analyst
2 95 (12.32%) Service Manager
3 68 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 52 (6.74%) Project Manager
5 49 (6.36%) Architect
6 48 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 41 (5.32%) IT Manager
7 41 (5.32%) Transition Manager
8 32 (4.15%) Administrator
8 32 (4.15%) Service Transition Manager
9 31 (4.02%) Support Analyst
10 29 (3.76%) Business Analyst
10 29 (3.76%) IT Analyst
11 28 (3.63%) IT Support
11 28 (3.63%) ITIL Manager
12 26 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
12 26 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
13 23 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
14 21 (2.72%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.08%) .NET
2 14 (1.82%) Middleware
3 11 (1.43%) HTML
4 9 (1.17%) CSS
5 8 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.91%) Regular Expression
6 7 (0.91%) Web Services
7 4 (0.52%) Classic ASP
7 4 (0.52%) Leaflet
7 4 (0.52%) OAuth
7 4 (0.52%) SAML
8 3 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.39%) Core Data
8 3 (0.39%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (0.39%) J2EE
8 3 (0.39%) Servlets
8 3 (0.39%) XMPP
9 2 (0.26%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (0.26%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (8.04%) Data Centre
3 41 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.24%) Clustering
5 21 (2.72%) Blackberry
6 18 (2.33%) CMDB
7 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.95%) Replication
9 14 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.43%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.17%) NHS
12 9 (1.17%) PKI
13 8 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.65%) iPhone
14 5 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 205 (26.59%) Windows
2 79 (10.25%) Windows Server
3 78 (10.12%) Linux
4 70 (9.08%) Windows 7
5 45 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (4.02%) Unix
9 25 (3.24%) Windows XP
10 18 (2.33%) AIX
11 16 (2.08%) Solaris
11 16 (2.08%) Windows 10
12 13 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 11 (1.43%) Android
14 7 (0.91%) HPUX
15 5 (0.65%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (100.00%) ITIL
2 200 (25.94%) Service Management
3 141 (18.29%) Service Delivery
4 139 (18.03%) PRINCE2
5 121 (15.69%) Project Management
6 111 (14.40%) Change Management
7 83 (10.77%) Problem Management
8 79 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (9.73%) ITSM
10 70 (9.08%) Service Design
11 67 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (7.13%) Incident Management
13 51 (6.61%) Release Management
14 46 (5.97%) Configuration Management
15 44 (5.71%) Migration
16 38 (4.93%) ITIL V3
17 35 (4.54%) TOGAF
18 27 (3.50%) DevOps
19 26 (3.37%) Mentoring
20 25 (3.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.61%) SQL
2 31 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.20%) Java
4 11 (1.43%) C
4 11 (1.43%) C#
5 10 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.30%) VBScript
6 8 (1.04%) Perl
7 7 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.78%) Bourne shell
8 6 (0.78%) Korn
8 6 (0.78%) VB
9 5 (0.65%) VB6
9 5 (0.65%) VBA
10 4 (0.52%) AWK
10 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.13%) Jython
13 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 159 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 131 (16.99%) SC Cleared
3 68 (8.82%) Degree
3 68 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 41 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (4.93%) MCSE
7 34 (4.41%) DV Cleared
8 32 (4.15%) CCNA
9 29 (3.76%) MCP
10 28 (3.63%) CCNP
11 27 (3.50%) PMP
12 26 (3.37%) MCSA
13 22 (2.85%) ISEB
13 22 (2.85%) PMI Certification
14 21 (2.72%) BICSI Certification
14 21 (2.72%) BICSI RCDD
15 12 (1.56%) CISSP
16 10 (1.30%) RHCA
16 10 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (11.02%) SLA
2 25 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.43%) QA
5 8 (1.04%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) GPG13
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 144 (18.68%) Active Directory
2 74 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.15%) vSphere
4 13 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (1.04%) XenApp
9 4 (0.52%) Docker
10 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.39%) Xen
11 2 (0.26%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.26%) vCloud
11 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (5.97%) SCCM
2 27 (3.50%) SCOM
3 21 (2.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (2.33%) Puppet
5 16 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.17%) vRealize
8 8 (1.04%) Zenoss
9 7 (0.91%) Netcool
9 7 (0.91%) WSUS
10 6 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.78%) SmoothWall
11 4 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.52%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.39%) Ansible
12 3 (0.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 205 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 90 (11.67%) VMware
3 74 (9.60%) Cisco
4 53 (6.87%) HP
5 43 (5.58%) Oracle
6 42 (5.45%) Citrix
7 38 (4.93%) ServiceNow
8 29 (3.76%) Red Hat
9 28 (3.63%) Remedy
10 24 (3.11%) IBM
11 22 (2.85%) SAP
12 18 (2.33%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.20%) EMC
14 16 (2.08%) Symantec
15 14 (1.82%) CA
16 13 (1.69%) Apple
16 13 (1.69%) BMC
17 12 (1.56%) LANDesk
18 11 (1.43%) Sophos
18 11 (1.43%) Veritas
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £800 - £875 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £200 to £275 per day
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