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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
Rank 524 542 544
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 72 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 20
Median daily rate £225 £255 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £253 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 25
Median hourly rate £21.25 £13.17 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.35% -17.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £10.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £16.21
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.90%

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
9429 10881 10552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.79% 21.28% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6082 6726 6034
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 445 499
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +42 63 £250 -22.66% 15
South East +20 25 £173 -52.73% 2
London -10 17 £250 -19.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £140 -66.26%
Milton Keynes +7 12 £140 -66.26%
South Wales +14 8 £170 +23.63%
Wales +6 8 £170 +23.63%
Yorkshire - 7 £350 -
Sheffield - 7 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £350 -
Berkshire +24 5 £238 - 2
Cardiff +16 4 £170 +23.63%
Caerphilly - 4 £173 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £488 -
North East - 4 £488 -
Oxford - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £488 -
North West +13 3 £255 +1.90%
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
West Sussex - 3 £151 -
Reading - 3 £180 -
Slough +11 2 £290 -
South West +7 2 - - 5
City of London +1 2 £160 -74.29% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £200 -
Surrey +8 1 - -
Devon -1 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 - -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 44 (37.29%) Microsoft
3 34 (28.81%) Windows
4 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
4 32 (27.12%) Service Delivery
5 31 (26.27%) ITSM
6 29 (24.58%) Service Management
7 27 (22.88%) ServiceNow
8 23 (19.49%) Change Management
8 23 (19.49%) Cisco
9 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
10 18 (15.25%) Problem Management
10 18 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
11 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
11 17 (14.41%) Windows 7
12 15 (12.71%) Citrix
12 15 (12.71%) CCNA
12 15 (12.71%) MS Office
13 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
13 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
14 13 (11.02%) Data Centre
14 13 (11.02%) Degree
14 13 (11.02%) Firewall
15 12 (10.17%) Finance
15 12 (10.17%) Incident Management
15 12 (10.17%) HP
15 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (9.32%) Avaya

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 9 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.71%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) VPN
2 9 (7.63%) WAN
2 9 (7.63%) Wireless
3 7 (5.93%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (5.08%) DHCP
4 6 (5.08%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.24%) Internet
5 5 (4.24%) LAN
5 5 (4.24%) Network Security
5 5 (4.24%) Skype
5 5 (4.24%) WLAN
6 4 (3.39%) LDAP
6 4 (3.39%) Telepresence
6 4 (3.39%) VoIP
7 3 (2.54%) 3G
7 3 (2.54%) NAS
7 3 (2.54%) SAN
7 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) MySQL
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Analyst
2 16 (13.56%) Service Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Network Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) ServiceNow Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Administrator
8 7 (5.93%) Change Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Business Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) IT Trainer
11 4 (3.39%) ITIL Manager
11 4 (3.39%) ITIL Service Manager
11 4 (3.39%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) HTML
2 4 (3.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.85%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.85%) LAMP
3 1 (0.85%) LINQ
3 1 (0.85%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (0.85%) REST
3 1 (0.85%) SOAP
3 1 (0.85%) WCF
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.39%) Replication
5 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) CMDB
7 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.69%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.81%) Windows
2 17 (14.41%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.78%) Linux
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) Solaris
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 32 (27.12%) Service Delivery
3 31 (26.27%) ITSM
4 29 (24.58%) Service Management
5 23 (19.49%) Change Management
6 18 (15.25%) Problem Management
7 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
8 12 (10.17%) Incident Management
9 10 (8.47%) Project Management
9 10 (8.47%) Release Management
9 10 (8.47%) Service Design
10 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.93%) Web Design
12 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
12 6 (5.08%) Data Security
12 6 (5.08%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.93%) C++
3 4 (3.39%) SQL
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.85%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VB
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (12.71%) CCNA
5 13 (11.02%) Degree
6 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (8.47%) CCNP
8 8 (6.78%) ISEB
8 8 (6.78%) MCSE
9 5 (4.24%) CCDA
9 5 (4.24%) CCSA
9 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.24%) EXIN
9 5 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.24%) MCSA
10 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.54%) MCITP
12 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.24%) ISO22301
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.85%) UAG
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.54%) OVSD
2 3 (2.54%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.88%) ServiceNow
3 23 (19.49%) Cisco
4 15 (12.71%) Citrix
5 12 (10.17%) HP
6 11 (9.32%) Avaya
7 10 (8.47%) VMware
8 6 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.24%) Nortel
9 5 (4.24%) Talend
10 4 (3.39%) Apigee
10 4 (3.39%) Apple
10 4 (3.39%) Intel
10 4 (3.39%) Remedy
11 3 (2.54%) Dell
11 3 (2.54%) EMC
11 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.54%) Symantec
12 2 (1.69%) Juniper
12 2 (1.69%) webMethods