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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 555 535 552
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 83 108 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 49
Median daily rate £325 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £298 £331
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.83 £42.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £18.90 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £74.96 £23.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.92 £43.70 £12.91
% change year-on-year
-36.12% +238.43%

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
11717 10619 10598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 18.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 6201 6095
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 £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 552 495
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -13 79 £325 +6.73% 18
South East +3 26 £363 - 2
London +2 25 £320 +25.49% 5
Milton Keynes +7 9 £263 -12.91% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £263 -12.91% 1
East of England +11 8 £330 +5.60% 1
Berkshire +5 8 £364 -
North West -9 8 £315 +5.00% 3
East Midlands -5 5 £258 -39.41% 1
North East - 5 £385 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £385 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £385 -
City of London +32 4 £234 +3.88% 1
Cambridge +14 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 4 - -
Oxfordshire +13 3 £400 -3.03%
Bedfordshire +6 3 £330 -
Northampton -6 3 £145 -65.88%
Northamptonshire -9 3 £145 -65.88%
Liverpool - 3 £325 -
Oxford - 3 £400 -
Kent - 3 £133 -
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
Lancashire 0 2 - -
Cheshire -6 2 £263 - 1
Surrey - 2 £178 -
Chester - 2 £263 -
Slough - 2 £375 -
Bristol +5 1 £165 +46.66%
Newbury -4 1 £150 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 162 (100.00%) ITIL
2 69 (42.59%) Windows
3 52 (32.10%) Service Management
4 48 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 41 (25.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (25.31%) Security Cleared
7 36 (22.22%) Cisco
8 34 (20.99%) Citrix
9 33 (20.37%) VMware
10 31 (19.14%) Finance
11 27 (16.67%) MS Office
12 26 (16.05%) Degree
13 25 (15.43%) MS Exchange
13 25 (15.43%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (15.43%) Windows 7
14 24 (14.81%) SLA
14 24 (14.81%) Service Delivery
15 22 (13.58%) ITSM
15 22 (13.58%) SC Cleared
16 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.96%) Windows Server
17 20 (12.35%) Data Centre
17 20 (12.35%) Firewall
17 20 (12.35%) Incident Management
17 20 (12.35%) Linux
17 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
18 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (11.11%) SCCM
20 16 (9.88%) CCNA

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 25 (15.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.85%) Apache
6 3 (1.85%) CMS
6 3 (1.85%) IIS
6 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (16.67%) MS Office
2 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) Office 365
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.23%) PaaS
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.35%) Firewall
2 13 (8.02%) Internet
2 13 (8.02%) SAN
2 13 (8.02%) WAN
3 12 (7.41%) LAN
4 11 (6.79%) DNS
5 10 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (6.17%) DHCP
5 10 (6.17%) Ethernet
5 10 (6.17%) FCoE
5 10 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.56%) VPN
7 6 (3.70%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.47%) Intranet
9 3 (1.85%) SMTP
9 3 (1.85%) VoIP
9 3 (1.85%) Wireless
10 2 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) MySQL
3 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 2 (1.23%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 31 (19.14%) Finance
2 12 (7.41%) Legal
3 11 (6.79%) Law
4 10 (6.17%) Banking
5 6 (3.70%) Local Government
6 5 (3.09%) Back Office
6 5 (3.09%) Publishing
6 5 (3.09%) Retail
7 4 (2.47%) French Language
7 4 (2.47%) German Language
7 4 (2.47%) Military
7 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.23%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) Front Office
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (30.86%) Analyst
2 28 (17.28%) Service Analyst
3 23 (14.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (13.58%) Service Manager
5 15 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) ITIL Manager
7 11 (6.79%) ITIL Service Manager
8 9 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Network Support
9 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.94%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Change Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.32%) NetApp Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Services Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Support Technician
11 6 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.09%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) ADO
1 3 (1.85%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.23%) ODBC
2 2 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.62%) LAMP
3 1 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.62%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) REST
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.35%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.88%) Blackberry
4 11 (6.79%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.17%) e-Health
5 10 (6.17%) FlexPod
6 8 (4.94%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.70%) Mainframe
8 5 (3.09%) Replication
9 3 (1.85%) CMDB
9 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.85%) Statistics
9 3 (1.85%) User Experience
9 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.85%) Wiki
10 2 (1.23%) AS400
10 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.23%) iPhone
10 2 (1.23%) NHS
10 2 (1.23%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.59%) Windows
2 25 (15.43%) Windows 7
3 21 (12.96%) Windows Server
4 20 (12.35%) Linux
5 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.17%) Data ONTAP
7 10 (6.17%) Unix
7 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.32%) Mac OS
9 6 (3.70%) AIX
9 6 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.23%) Android
12 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.23%) Solaris
12 2 (1.23%) SUSE
12 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) ITIL
2 52 (32.10%) Service Management
3 24 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 22 (13.58%) ITSM
5 20 (12.35%) Incident Management
6 16 (9.88%) Change Management
7 15 (9.26%) Coaching
8 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.64%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.79%) Document Management
11 10 (6.17%) Project Management
11 10 (6.17%) Service Design
12 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.32%) People Management
13 7 (4.32%) Problem Management
13 7 (4.32%) Release Management
13 7 (4.32%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) SQL
2 3 (1.85%) C
2 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.85%) VBScript
3 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.23%) Korn
3 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) Perl
4 1 (0.62%) PHP
4 1 (0.62%) Python
4 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (25.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 41 (25.31%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.05%) Degree
3 25 (15.43%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (13.58%) SC Cleared
5 16 (9.88%) CCNA
6 15 (9.26%) MCSA
7 12 (7.41%) DV Cleared
8 11 (6.79%) CCNP
8 11 (6.79%) MCDST
8 11 (6.79%) MCSE
9 8 (4.94%) MCITP
10 7 (4.32%) NCDA
11 6 (3.70%) A+ Certification
11 6 (3.70%) MCP
11 6 (3.70%) MOS
12 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (1.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.62%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.81%) SLA
2 10 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) vSphere
3 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (3.09%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (3.09%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.23%) OVSD
3 2 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.62%) Salt
4 1 (0.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.22%) Cisco
3 34 (20.99%) Citrix
4 33 (20.37%) VMware
5 16 (9.88%) HP
6 15 (9.26%) Remedy
7 12 (7.41%) NetApp
8 11 (6.79%) ServiceNow
9 10 (6.17%) CA
9 10 (6.17%) IBM
10 6 (3.70%) Oracle
11 5 (3.09%) SAP
12 4 (2.47%) BMC
13 3 (1.85%) Cognos
13 3 (1.85%) Juniper
14 2 (1.23%) Adobe
14 2 (1.23%) EMC
14 2 (1.23%) Interwoven
14 2 (1.23%) Sybase
14 2 (1.23%) Veritas
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago