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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 281 266 265
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 384 384 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.73% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 4.16% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 222 212
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.68 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.84 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £36.85 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +20.00%

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
10658 9240 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.53% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 5067 5208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 479 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -21 358 £375 +25.00% 100
London -37 122 £400 +37.93% 29
South East -21 98 £383 +9.28% 28
West Midlands +19 39 £400 +31.14% 4
Berkshire +6 37 £411 +37.08% 7
City of London +15 34 £400 -5.88% 10
North West +5 27 £400 +33.33% 12
East of England -19 22 £350 +37.25% 7
South West -36 21 £175 -33.33% 7
Scotland 0 19 £350 - 4
Devon +1 15 £175 +6.06% 3
Oxfordshire +11 14 £375 - 4
Exeter -4 14 £175 +6.06% 3
Birmingham +4 12 £425 +41.66% 2
Manchester -3 12 £300 - 9
Yorkshire +5 11 £306 +17.78% 11
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £363 -44.23% 4
East Midlands +5 10 £341 +143.21% 1
West Sussex +7 9 £455 -
Milton Keynes 0 9 £350 -46.15% 1
Hertfordshire -13 9 £385 -37.39% 1
Slough +4 8 £313 -34.21% 1
East Sussex 0 8 £413 - 2
Hampshire -19 8 £369 +3.72% 4
West Yorkshire +5 7 £340 +30.76% 9
Essex -1 7 £350 -30.00% 2
Reading -6 7 £444 +61.27% 2
Edinburgh -7 7 £350 -
Maidenhead - 7 £165 -
Brighton - 7 £425 - 2

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 826 (100.00%) ITIL
2 208 (25.18%) Windows
3 187 (22.64%) Finance
4 173 (20.94%) Service Management
5 157 (19.01%) Microsoft
6 152 (18.40%) PRINCE2
7 138 (16.71%) Service Delivery
8 128 (15.50%) Project Management
9 111 (13.44%) SLA
10 108 (13.08%) MS Office
11 101 (12.23%) Security Cleared
12 95 (11.50%) MS Excel
13 89 (10.77%) Active Directory
14 88 (10.65%) VMware
15 85 (10.29%) SQL
16 83 (10.05%) Oracle
17 77 (9.32%) Cisco
18 75 (9.08%) Change Management
19 71 (8.60%) Degree
20 70 (8.47%) SC Cleared
20 70 (8.47%) SharePoint
21 66 (7.99%) Migration
21 66 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
22 62 (7.51%) Firewall
23 61 (7.38%) ITSM
24 59 (7.14%) HP
24 59 (7.14%) Windows 7
25 56 (6.78%) Problem Management
26 53 (6.42%) Telecoms
27 52 (6.30%) SQL Server

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 70 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.63%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (1.94%) IIS
5 14 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.97%) Apache
7 7 (0.85%) Lync
7 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.48%) Drupal
11 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 108 (13.08%) MS Office
2 95 (11.50%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.21%) assyst
4 7 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.85%) Endur
4 7 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.85%) HFM
5 6 (0.73%) ZaiNet
5 6 (0.73%) Aligne
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.36%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.24%) Maximo
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.82%) SaaS
2 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) Office 365
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.51%) Firewall
2 50 (6.05%) VPN
3 42 (5.08%) LAN
4 41 (4.96%) WAN
5 35 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.15%) VoIP
7 24 (2.91%) SAN
8 22 (2.66%) DNS
9 18 (2.18%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (1.69%) DHCP
11 13 (1.57%) MPLS
12 12 (1.45%) SSL
12 12 (1.45%) 3G
12 12 (1.45%) Internet
13 11 (1.33%) Network Security
13 11 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
13 11 (1.33%) FTP
13 11 (1.33%) IP Telephony
14 8 (0.97%) 2G
14 8 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.97%) MySQL
8 7 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.85%) Essbase
9 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.85%) StarTeam
3 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.48%) Subversion
4 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.48%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.12%) GCC
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 187 (22.64%) Finance
2 53 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 43 (5.21%) Banking
4 35 (4.24%) Legal
5 23 (2.78%) Law
6 22 (2.66%) Retail
7 14 (1.69%) Local Government
8 13 (1.57%) Marketing
9 11 (1.33%) Billing
10 10 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.21%) Back Office
11 8 (0.97%) Advertising
11 8 (0.97%) Front Office
11 8 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.73%) Publishing
14 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.48%) Electronics
16 3 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 219 (26.51%) Analyst
2 97 (11.74%) Service Manager
3 93 (11.26%) Service Analyst
4 72 (8.72%) Project Manager
5 57 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 47 (5.69%) Support Analyst
7 38 (4.60%) Administrator
8 33 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
9 31 (3.75%) Consultant
9 31 (3.75%) Services Delivery Manager
10 28 (3.39%) Architect
10 28 (3.39%) Incident Manager
11 26 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (2.91%) Applications Support
13 22 (2.66%) Business Analyst
14 19 (2.30%) Transition Manager
15 17 (2.06%) Service Transition Manager
15 17 (2.06%) Team Leader
15 17 (2.06%) Change Analyst
16 16 (1.94%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.30%) .NET
2 18 (2.18%) Web Services
3 17 (2.06%) XML
4 11 (1.33%) Middleware
5 9 (1.09%) XMPP
6 6 (0.73%) LAMP
6 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.61%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.48%) XSL
8 4 (0.48%) REST
9 3 (0.36%) jQuery
9 3 (0.36%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.36%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.36%) Spring
10 2 (0.24%) HTML
10 2 (0.24%) JSP
10 2 (0.24%) Drools
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.15%) Fat Client
2 26 (3.15%) Thin Client
3 22 (2.66%) Blackberry
4 20 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.94%) PMI
6 14 (1.69%) Statistics
6 14 (1.69%) CMDB
7 12 (1.45%) Replication
8 11 (1.33%) Clustering
9 9 (1.09%) Handset
10 8 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.85%) NHS
12 6 (0.73%) iPad
12 6 (0.73%) FMCG
13 5 (0.61%) Open Source
13 5 (0.61%) Wiki
13 5 (0.61%) GIS
14 4 (0.48%) DTV
14 4 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 208 (25.18%) Windows
2 59 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 41 (4.96%) Linux
4 32 (3.87%) UNIX
5 31 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.75%) Windows XP
6 26 (3.15%) Solaris
7 22 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.61%) AIX
12 3 (0.36%) Android
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (100.00%) ITIL
2 173 (20.94%) Service Management
3 152 (18.40%) PRINCE2
4 138 (16.71%) Service Delivery
5 128 (15.50%) Project Management
6 75 (9.08%) Change Management
7 66 (7.99%) Migration
7 66 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (7.38%) ITSM
9 56 (6.78%) Problem Management
10 52 (6.30%) Incident Management
11 38 (4.60%) Configuration Management
12 36 (4.36%) Asset Management
13 32 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (3.39%) PRINCE
14 28 (3.39%) Workflow
14 28 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (3.27%) Release Management
16 26 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.29%) SQL
2 18 (2.18%) VB
3 17 (2.06%) Java
4 16 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 15 (1.82%) C
6 14 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.57%) C#
8 12 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.21%) PHP
10 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.73%) VBA
11 6 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.48%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.36%) ABAP
13 3 (0.36%) Perl
13 3 (0.36%) C++
13 3 (0.36%) Jython
14 2 (0.24%) Python
15 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 101 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 71 (8.60%) Degree
3 70 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (4.12%) MCP
6 30 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (3.15%) PMI Certification
7 26 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (3.03%) CCNA
9 21 (2.54%) DV Cleared
10 17 (2.06%) ISEB
11 15 (1.82%) MCITP
12 13 (1.57%) PMP
12 13 (1.57%) MCSE
13 12 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.09%) CCNP
14 9 (1.09%) MCSA
15 5 (0.61%) HND
15 5 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (13.44%) SLA
2 30 (3.63%) QA
3 11 (1.33%) COBIT
4 10 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) BS7799
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.97%) XenApp
4 7 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.48%) KVM
7 3 (0.36%) vSphere
7 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.36%) UAG
8 2 (0.24%) NFS
8 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (3.15%) SCCM
2 14 (1.69%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (1.09%) OPNET
5 7 (0.85%) WMI
5 7 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.73%) SCOM
7 5 (0.61%) Nagios
8 4 (0.48%) Puppet
8 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.24%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.24%) WSUS
10 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 157 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 88 (10.65%) VMware
3 83 (10.05%) Oracle
4 77 (9.32%) Cisco
5 59 (7.14%) HP
6 51 (6.17%) Citrix
7 36 (4.36%) Remedy
8 35 (4.24%) SAP
9 24 (2.91%) CheckPoint
9 24 (2.91%) ServiceNow
10 18 (2.18%) SolarWinds
11 14 (1.69%) BMC
12 13 (1.57%) Apple
13 11 (1.33%) Serena
14 10 (1.21%) IBM
15 9 (1.09%) Juniper
15 9 (1.09%) Dell
15 9 (1.09%) EMC
15 9 (1.09%) Sybase
16 8 (0.97%) NetApp
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hudson - London
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified -Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £17.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £25 - £28 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: daily "all in" rate in Euro
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 20 days ago