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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 507 524 483
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 87 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.71% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 43
Average daily rate
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£302 £329 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% -17.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £222 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
-3.23% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.14 £12.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -35.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.57 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £23.14 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £12.83 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -41.70%

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
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +3 77 £323 -3.00% 24
South East +10 21 £295 -4.83% 4
London +10 18 £238 -44.05% 9
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £295 +15.12%
South West -16 12 £475 +46.15% 5
Milton Keynes +5 11 £290 +13.17%
Wiltshire +20 9 £475 - 4
East Midlands +13 9 £425 -
East of England +26 8 £90 -77.50% 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £423 -
East Sussex - 7 £100 - 1
Brighton - 6 - -
Bedfordshire +2 5 - -
Northampton - 5 £423 -
City of London +16 4 £363 -23.68% 2
Wales -4 4 £145 -34.68%
Yorkshire -18 4 £140 -62.66% 2
Scotland - 4 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £90 -
Chelmsford - 3 £90 -
West Yorkshire -12 2 £216 -42.33% 1
Leeds -16 2 £216 -42.33% 1
North West -24 2 £225 -32.33% 1
West Wales - 2 £125 -
South Wales - 2 £170 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £443 - 1
Corsham - 2 £433 -
Livingston - 2 - -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 172 (100.00%) ITIL
2 92 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 75 (43.60%) Service Management
4 70 (40.70%) Security Cleared
5 60 (34.88%) MS Office
6 57 (33.14%) SC Cleared
7 56 (32.56%) MS Excel
8 55 (31.98%) Windows
9 46 (26.74%) Active Directory
10 45 (26.16%) ITSM
10 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (21.51%) Management Information System
11 37 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (16.28%) Service Delivery
13 25 (14.53%) Coaching
14 24 (13.95%) SQL
15 23 (13.37%) DNS
16 22 (12.79%) C
16 22 (12.79%) VMware
17 21 (12.21%) Finance
17 21 (12.21%) SLA
17 21 (12.21%) Citrix
17 21 (12.21%) Degree
18 20 (11.63%) Windows 7
18 20 (11.63%) HP
19 19 (11.05%) MCSE
20 18 (10.47%) PRINCE2
20 18 (10.47%) MS Exchange
21 17 (9.88%) DHCP
21 17 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.74%) Lync
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (34.88%) MS Office
2 56 (32.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.65%) MS Project
5 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.37%) DNS
2 17 (9.88%) DHCP
3 11 (6.40%) Internet
4 9 (5.23%) LAN
4 9 (5.23%) WAN
5 8 (4.65%) VPN
5 8 (4.65%) SAN
6 7 (4.07%) IP Telephony
7 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.33%) Firewall
9 3 (1.74%) SMTP
9 3 (1.74%) VoIP
9 3 (1.74%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.74%) FTP
9 3 (1.74%) Wireless
9 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.74%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.16%) PABX
10 2 (1.16%) RTSP
10 2 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) MS Access
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.07%) Subversion
3 2 (1.16%) MSI
4 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.58%) Ant
4 1 (0.58%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Legal
3 7 (4.07%) German Language
4 4 (2.33%) Law
5 3 (1.74%) Local Government
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (40.12%) Analyst
2 41 (23.84%) Service Analyst
3 38 (22.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (20.93%) 1st Line Support
5 25 (14.53%) Support Analyst
6 19 (11.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 17 (9.88%) Service Manager
8 9 (5.23%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
9 8 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Support Technician
9 8 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.49%) Software Support Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Consultant
12 5 (2.91%) Configuration Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (2.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) .NET
1 8 (4.65%) XML
2 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.16%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (21.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.91%) NHS
4 5 (2.91%) CMDB
4 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.33%) Clustering
5 4 (2.33%) Replication
5 4 (2.33%) Statistics
6 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.74%) PDA
6 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.16%) iSeries
7 2 (1.16%) AS400
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) CESG
8 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.98%) Windows
2 20 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 17 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.40%) Windows XP
4 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.07%) UNIX
6 6 (3.49%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.91%) Linux
7 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.74%) Solaris
8 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.74%) Android
9 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) ITIL
2 75 (43.60%) Service Management
3 45 (26.16%) ITSM
4 28 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 25 (14.53%) Coaching
6 18 (10.47%) PRINCE2
7 17 (9.88%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.56%) Change Management
9 12 (6.98%) CRM
10 11 (6.40%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.81%) Project Management
11 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.23%) Business Continuity
12 9 (5.23%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.07%) Migration
14 7 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (4.07%) Time Management
14 7 (4.07%) Problem Management
14 7 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) SQL
2 22 (12.79%) C
3 9 (5.23%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.07%) C#
5 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.16%) VB
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) Java
7 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.58%) PHP
7 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (40.70%) Security Cleared
2 57 (33.14%) SC Cleared
3 37 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (12.21%) Degree
5 19 (11.05%) MCSE
6 12 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.23%) MCP
7 9 (5.23%) MCITP
8 8 (4.65%) MCSA
8 8 (4.65%) CCNA
9 3 (1.74%) MCTS
10 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.16%) ISEB
10 2 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.16%) OCP
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.58%) ECDL
11 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) SLA
2 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.74%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 46 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.33%) XenApp
4 3 (1.74%) NFS
4 3 (1.74%) Samba
4 3 (1.74%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) OVSD
2 9 (5.23%) SCCM
3 3 (1.74%) SCOM
3 3 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.79%) VMware
3 21 (12.21%) Citrix
4 20 (11.63%) HP
5 12 (6.98%) Cisco
6 8 (4.65%) Oracle
7 5 (2.91%) Remedy
7 5 (2.91%) NetApp
7 5 (2.91%) Apple
8 4 (2.33%) Symantec
9 3 (1.74%) McAfee
9 3 (1.74%) BMC
9 3 (1.74%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.74%) IBM
9 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.74%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.16%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.16%) Verint
10 2 (1.16%) Mitel
10 2 (1.16%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago