The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Foundation Certificate over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 555 517 542
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +25
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 89 106 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.99% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 51
Median daily rate £325 £291 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.55% -6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £14.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +27.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.92 £13.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.66 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £14.91
% change year-on-year
+110.52% +27.40%

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
11571 10671 10727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.56% 19.37% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6129 6238
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 552
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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 -1 87 £325 +4.58% 20
South East -6 29 £363 +17.31% 5
London +9 24 £314 +32.07% 5
North West -7 14 £194 -38.00%
City of London +49 8 £360 +60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 8 £263 -7.71%
Milton Keynes +8 8 £263 -7.71%
Oxfordshire +7 8 £410 -0.60%
Manchester -7 8 £175 -44.00%
East of England +6 7 £330 +14.78% 1
Berkshire -5 7 £363 - 2
Oxford - 7 £405 -
Tyne and Wear -44 5 £385 -
North East -45 5 £385 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -47 5 £385 -
Cambridgeshire +10 3 - -
Cambridge +2 3 - -
Bedfordshire +1 3 £330 -
Surrey - 3 £300 -
Lancashire +4 2 - -
Hampshire -3 2 £338 -20.58% 2
Northampton -4 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -4 2 - -
West Midlands -12 2 £243 -28.14% 3
South West -16 2 £165 -63.33% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £243 -
Liverpool - 2 £256 -
Basingstoke - 2 £338 -
Hereford - 2 £243 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 165 (100.00%) ITIL
2 69 (41.82%) Windows
3 53 (32.12%) Active Directory
4 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
5 49 (29.70%) Service Management
6 44 (26.67%) Citrix
7 41 (24.85%) Security Cleared
8 36 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (20.00%) Cisco
10 32 (19.39%) MS Exchange
10 32 (19.39%) Finance
10 32 (19.39%) VMware
11 29 (17.58%) ITSM
11 29 (17.58%) SLA
12 28 (16.97%) MS Office
12 28 (16.97%) Windows 7
13 27 (16.36%) Degree
14 26 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (14.55%) Service Delivery
15 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
15 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (13.94%) HP
16 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
17 20 (12.12%) Linux
17 20 (12.12%) Windows Server
18 19 (11.52%) CCNA
18 19 (11.52%) Internet
18 19 (11.52%) Firewall
18 19 (11.52%) Incident Management
19 18 (10.91%) Change Management

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.24%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.03%) CMS
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.82%) Apache
8 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.21%) IIS
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (16.97%) MS Office
2 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.64%) QuarkXPress
4 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.67%) Office 365
2 6 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
3 2 (1.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.52%) Firewall
1 19 (11.52%) Internet
2 13 (7.88%) LAN
2 13 (7.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.88%) WAN
3 12 (7.27%) DNS
4 11 (6.67%) DHCP
5 10 (6.06%) SAN
5 10 (6.06%) VPN
6 7 (4.24%) Wireless
7 6 (3.64%) Intranet
8 5 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (3.03%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.03%) FCoE
8 5 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.82%) VoIP
10 2 (1.21%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.21%) LDAP
10 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) FileMaker
1 6 (3.64%) MySQL
1 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) Big Data
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
1 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 32 (19.39%) Finance
2 15 (9.09%) Law
3 11 (6.67%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Legal
4 8 (4.85%) Local Government
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
5 5 (3.03%) Publishing
6 4 (2.42%) Back Office
6 4 (2.42%) French Language
6 4 (2.42%) German Language
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.82%) Military
8 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.21%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.21%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (27.27%) Analyst
2 26 (15.76%) Service Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Service Manager
4 13 (7.88%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
6 11 (6.67%) Network Support
7 10 (6.06%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) ITIL Service Manager
9 8 (4.85%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.24%) Change Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Services Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Support Technician
11 6 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) ADO
1 3 (1.82%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.21%) SOAP
2 2 (1.21%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.61%) REST
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.70%) Blackberry
3 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.64%) iPad
4 6 (3.64%) iPhone
4 6 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.03%) CMDB
5 5 (3.03%) e-Health
5 5 (3.03%) FlexPod
5 5 (3.03%) Replication
6 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.82%) User Experience
7 3 (1.82%) Wiki
8 2 (1.21%) NHS
8 2 (1.21%) Statistics
8 2 (1.21%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.82%) Windows
2 28 (16.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (12.12%) Linux
3 20 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.09%) Unix
6 10 (6.06%) AIX
6 10 (6.06%) Mac OS X
6 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.45%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.64%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.21%) Android
12 2 (1.21%) Solaris
12 2 (1.21%) SUSE
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) ITIL
2 49 (29.70%) Service Management
3 29 (17.58%) ITSM
4 24 (14.55%) Service Delivery
5 19 (11.52%) Incident Management
6 18 (10.91%) Change Management
7 16 (9.70%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.27%) Coaching
8 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.27%) Document Management
8 12 (7.27%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.45%) Service Design
9 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.85%) Logistics
11 7 (4.24%) Project Management
11 7 (4.24%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.64%) Migration
12 6 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.64%) SQL
2 3 (1.82%) C
3 2 (1.21%) Korn
3 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.21%) VBScript
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (24.85%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (16.36%) Degree
4 26 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
6 19 (11.52%) CCNA
7 13 (7.88%) MCSA
8 11 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 11 (6.67%) MCITP
9 10 (6.06%) A+ Certification
9 10 (6.06%) MCDST
10 9 (5.45%) CCNP
11 7 (4.24%) MCSE
12 6 (3.64%) MCP
12 6 (3.64%) MOS
13 5 (3.03%) NCDA
14 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (1.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.58%) SLA
2 5 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (32.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.64%) vSphere
5 3 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) SCCM
2 9 (5.45%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (5.45%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) OVSD
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Salt
4 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.67%) Citrix
3 33 (20.00%) Cisco
4 32 (19.39%) VMware
5 23 (13.94%) HP
6 13 (7.88%) Remedy
7 9 (5.45%) NetApp
8 8 (4.85%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.64%) Adobe
9 6 (3.64%) Apple
9 6 (3.64%) Wyse
10 5 (3.03%) BMC
10 5 (3.03%) CA
10 5 (3.03%) IBM
10 5 (3.03%) SAP
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle
12 3 (1.82%) Juniper
12 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.21%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.21%) Veritas
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