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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 299 305 296
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 404 423 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% 3.79% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 279 218
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 25
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £13.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.52 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%

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
11049 11166 11439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 19.52% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6828 6732 6334
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 528 490
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 -3 374 £415 +7.09% 67
London -31 135 £450 +12.50% 27
South East -6 79 £390 - 7
West Midlands +5 45 £330 -17.75% 11
North East +3 34 £472 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 31 £468 - 3
Tyne and Wear 0 31 £468 - 3
North West +6 26 £365 +4.28% 6
City of London +5 21 £450 +9.75% 4
Scotland +8 20 £335 -23.42% 5
Hampshire +6 19 £350 +7.69% 3
Manchester -2 19 £340 +4.61% 5
East of England -1 17 £425 +32.81% 5
Berkshire -2 17 £320 -11.72% 1
Shropshire -13 17 £330 -23.25% 3
Telford -14 17 £330 -23.25% 3
Birmingham +6 15 £325 - 4
East Midlands +2 15 £150 -67.56% 5
Yorkshire 0 15 £291 -10.61% 2
South West +10 13 £320 -8.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £423 -0.41%
Edinburgh +11 10 £413 +43.47% 2
Milton Keynes +2 10 £423 +1.68%
Oxfordshire -3 10 £444 +22.41%
Surrey +11 9 £141 -66.82% 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £320 - 1
Erskine - 9 £320 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 8 £250 -23.07% 1
Reading +20 7 - -
Northamptonshire -2 7 £150 -62.50% 5

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 869 (100.00%) ITIL
2 221 (25.43%) Service Management
3 219 (25.20%) Microsoft
4 185 (21.29%) Windows
5 159 (18.30%) Security Cleared
6 157 (18.07%) PRINCE2
7 144 (16.57%) Finance
8 137 (15.77%) Service Delivery
9 133 (15.30%) Project Management
10 127 (14.61%) Change Management
11 123 (14.15%) SC Cleared
12 122 (14.04%) MS Excel
12 122 (14.04%) Active Directory
13 108 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 96 (11.05%) MS Office
15 94 (10.82%) Linux
15 94 (10.82%) SLA
16 90 (10.36%) Cisco
17 86 (9.90%) Data Centre
18 84 (9.67%) ITSM
19 83 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 79 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
20 79 (9.09%) Problem Management
21 77 (8.86%) Degree
22 74 (8.52%) VMware
23 73 (8.40%) Incident Management
24 65 (7.48%) SQL
25 64 (7.36%) Migration
25 64 (7.36%) Management Information System
26 62 (7.13%) Release 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 37 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.22%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.65%) IIS
4 19 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.50%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.27%) Apache
8 10 (1.15%) CMS
8 10 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.92%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.92%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.58%) JBoss
14 4 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 122 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 96 (11.05%) MS Office
3 20 (2.30%) MS Project
4 18 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 32 (3.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.35%) Maximo
4 3 (0.35%) Primavera
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
6 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.12%) HFM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.45%) Office 365
2 22 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.30%) IaaS
4 19 (2.19%) PaaS
4 19 (2.19%) SaaS
5 12 (1.38%) HP Helion
6 11 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.33%) DNS
2 42 (4.83%) Firewall
3 37 (4.26%) LAN
4 33 (3.80%) WAN
5 32 (3.68%) DHCP
6 31 (3.57%) SSL
7 26 (2.99%) SAN
7 26 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 24 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (2.76%) HTTP
9 18 (2.07%) HTTPS
10 17 (1.96%) Network Security
11 15 (1.73%) IP Telephony
11 15 (1.73%) Wireless
12 13 (1.50%) MPLS
12 13 (1.50%) VPN
13 12 (1.38%) Internet
14 11 (1.27%) BGP
14 11 (1.27%) VoIP
15 9 (1.04%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.92%) Data Mining
4 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.46%) QlikView
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.23%) DB2
10 2 (0.23%) MySQL
10 2 (0.23%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (0.92%) ClearQuest
3 7 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.69%) ClearCase
4 6 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.46%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.46%) JIRA
6 3 (0.35%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.23%) NUnit
7 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.12%) Redmine
8 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) TestPartner
General
1 144 (16.57%) Finance
2 51 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.52%) Banking
4 20 (2.30%) Legal
5 19 (2.19%) Retail
6 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.15%) Back Office
7 10 (1.15%) Law
7 10 (1.15%) Publishing
8 8 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.69%) Local Government
10 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.58%) Marketing
12 4 (0.46%) Electronics
12 4 (0.46%) German Language
13 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.35%) French Language
13 3 (0.35%) Front Office
13 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (20.25%) Analyst
2 120 (13.81%) Service Manager
3 67 (7.71%) Project Manager
4 63 (7.25%) Architect
4 63 (7.25%) Service Analyst
5 59 (6.79%) ITIL Manager
6 53 (6.10%) Transition Manager
7 46 (5.29%) IT Manager
8 44 (5.06%) Administrator
9 42 (4.83%) Service Transition Manager
10 40 (4.60%) Business Analyst
11 36 (4.14%) Services Delivery Manager
12 35 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
13 34 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
14 33 (3.80%) ITIL Service Manager
14 33 (3.80%) Support Analyst
15 29 (3.34%) Infrastructure Manager
16 26 (2.99%) IT Analyst
17 25 (2.88%) Change Manager
18 23 (2.65%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.30%) .NET
2 14 (1.61%) Regular Expression
2 14 (1.61%) Web Services
3 13 (1.50%) .NET Framework
4 12 (1.38%) REST
5 11 (1.27%) HTML
6 8 (0.92%) CSS
6 8 (0.92%) Middleware
7 7 (0.81%) Classic ASP
8 5 (0.58%) XML
9 4 (0.46%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.46%) SOAP
10 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.35%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.35%) jQuery
10 3 (0.35%) Leaflet
10 3 (0.35%) OAuth
10 3 (0.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 60 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.99%) Clustering
6 23 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.84%) CMDB
9 15 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.61%) PKI
10 14 (1.61%) Replication
11 13 (1.50%) NHS
12 10 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.69%) Life Science
14 5 (0.58%) CESG
14 5 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.58%) iPhone
14 5 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 185 (21.29%) Windows
2 94 (10.82%) Linux
3 61 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 55 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 45 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (4.60%) Unix
7 40 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 31 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (2.88%) AIX
11 24 (2.76%) Solaris
12 15 (1.73%) Windows 10
12 15 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 14 (1.61%) HPUX
14 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.69%) Android
16 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 869 (100.00%) ITIL
2 221 (25.43%) Service Management
3 157 (18.07%) PRINCE2
4 137 (15.77%) Service Delivery
5 133 (15.30%) Project Management
6 127 (14.61%) Change Management
7 108 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (9.67%) ITSM
9 79 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 73 (8.40%) Incident Management
11 64 (7.36%) Migration
12 62 (7.13%) Release Management
13 57 (6.56%) Service Design
14 53 (6.10%) ITIL V3
15 47 (5.41%) TOGAF
16 34 (3.91%) Configuration Management
17 33 (3.80%) Business Analysis
18 31 (3.57%) Data Protection
19 29 (3.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.48%) SQL
2 37 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.65%) Java
4 17 (1.96%) Perl
4 17 (1.96%) VBScript
5 16 (1.84%) C#
6 14 (1.61%) C
7 12 (1.38%) Bourne shell
7 12 (1.38%) Korn
8 11 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.04%) VB
9 9 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 8 (0.92%) VB6
10 8 (0.92%) VBA
11 7 (0.81%) PHP
12 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.46%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 159 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 123 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 83 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (8.86%) Degree
5 47 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 46 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (4.14%) MCSE
8 34 (3.91%) MCP
9 30 (3.45%) CCNP
10 29 (3.34%) CCNA
11 26 (2.99%) MCSA
12 24 (2.76%) DV Cleared
13 22 (2.53%) PMI Certification
14 21 (2.42%) PMP
15 17 (1.96%) CISSP
16 15 (1.73%) CISM
16 15 (1.73%) RHCA
16 15 (1.73%) RHCE
17 14 (1.61%) BICSI Certification
17 14 (1.61%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.82%) SLA
2 37 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (1.50%) QA
5 8 (0.92%) HL7
6 7 (0.81%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.58%) GPG13
7 5 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.35%) COBIT
8 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.12%) GxP
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 122 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 61 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.22%) vSphere
4 17 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (1.04%) XenApp
8 8 (0.92%) Docker
9 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.35%) NFS
11 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.35%) Xen
12 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.23%) KVM
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (6.56%) SCCM
2 39 (4.49%) SCOM
3 17 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 12 (1.38%) Netcool
5 12 (1.38%) Tivoli
6 11 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
6 11 (1.27%) Puppet
6 11 (1.27%) SmoothWall
6 11 (1.27%) WSUS
7 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.81%) vRealize
8 6 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.58%) SCSM
10 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.46%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 219 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 90 (10.36%) Cisco
3 74 (8.52%) VMware
4 51 (5.87%) Oracle
5 49 (5.64%) HP
6 39 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 38 (4.37%) Citrix
7 38 (4.37%) Remedy
8 34 (3.91%) ServiceNow
9 29 (3.34%) BMC
9 29 (3.34%) IBM
10 27 (3.11%) SAP
11 24 (2.76%) CheckPoint
12 20 (2.30%) CA
13 13 (1.50%) Symantec
14 12 (1.38%) Clearswift
14 12 (1.38%) LANDesk
15 11 (1.27%) Apple
16 10 (1.15%) Veritas
17 9 (1.04%) Dell
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £342. per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £250 - £297 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Rate: £38,896 to £52,219 a year
Posted: 13 days ago