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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 564 521 525
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 86 124 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.14% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 74 34
Median daily rate £325 £294 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £288 £319
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £20.83 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.56% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £65.00 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.92 £42.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-34.31% +209.09%

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
11556 10913 10459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.40% 19.16% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7210 6502 5915
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 542 457
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -43 82 £325 +3.17% 16
London +7 28 £325 - 6
South East +7 27 £308 -23.12% 3
East of England +18 10 £230 -23.33%
Milton Keynes +6 8 £248 -19.51%
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £248 -19.51%
East Midlands -1 7 £358 -20.55%
Kent - 7 £348 -
City of London +48 6 £360 -30.60% 1
Berkshire +1 6 £370 +8.82% 1
Cambridge +12 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 £360 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £360 -
Hertfordshire +17 3 £230 -
Bedfordshire +5 3 £330 -
North West -7 3 £220 -26.66% 3
West Midlands -32 3 £300 -22.58%
North East - 3 £360 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £360 -
Herefordshire - 3 £300 -
Surrey - 3 £130 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £360 -
Hereford - 3 £300 -
Hampshire -5 2 £275 -34.52% 2
Northampton -6 2 £145 -69.47%
Northamptonshire -9 2 £145 -69.47%
Slough - 2 £375 -
Watford - 2 £230 -
Cheshire +3 1 £220 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 164 (100.00%) ITIL
2 74 (45.12%) Windows
3 59 (35.98%) Service Management
4 47 (28.66%) Microsoft
5 44 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 43 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (23.78%) Security Cleared
8 35 (21.34%) Finance
9 33 (20.12%) Cisco
10 29 (17.68%) ITSM
11 28 (17.07%) MS Office
12 27 (16.46%) Citrix
13 26 (15.85%) VMware
14 25 (15.24%) Service Delivery
14 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
15 23 (14.02%) Degree
16 22 (13.41%) SC Cleared
17 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (12.20%) Data Centre
17 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (12.20%) MS Exchange
18 19 (11.59%) MCSA
18 19 (11.59%) MS Excel
18 19 (11.59%) Remedy
18 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
19 18 (10.98%) ServiceNow
19 18 (10.98%) WAN
19 18 (10.98%) SLA
19 18 (10.98%) 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 20 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.44%) IIS
5 4 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.83%) CMS
6 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (17.07%) MS Office
2 19 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.22%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) Office 365
2 3 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) PaaS
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) WAN
2 15 (9.15%) Firewall
3 12 (7.32%) DNS
3 12 (7.32%) LAN
4 11 (6.71%) DHCP
4 11 (6.71%) Ethernet
4 11 (6.71%) SAN
5 10 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (6.10%) FCoE
5 10 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.49%) Internet
6 9 (5.49%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.88%) VPN
8 6 (3.66%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.44%) Intranet
9 4 (2.44%) Wireless
10 3 (1.83%) MPLS
10 3 (1.83%) SMTP
10 3 (1.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) MySQL
1 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.22%) Big Data
3 2 (1.22%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
1 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 35 (21.34%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Legal
4 10 (6.10%) Law
5 7 (4.27%) Local Government
6 6 (3.66%) Retail
7 5 (3.05%) Back Office
7 5 (3.05%) Military
7 5 (3.05%) Publishing
8 4 (2.44%) French Language
8 4 (2.44%) German Language
8 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.22%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Front Office
10 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (33.54%) Analyst
2 28 (17.07%) Service Analyst
3 23 (14.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (14.02%) Service Manager
4 12 (7.32%) ITIL Manager
5 11 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) ITIL Service Manager
7 9 (5.49%) Change Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) IT Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.88%) Incident Manager
8 8 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) NetApp Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.66%) Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) Middleware
2 3 (1.83%) ADO
2 3 (1.83%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.22%) ODBC
3 2 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.61%) LAMP
4 1 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.61%) REST
4 1 (0.61%) SOAP
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.54%) Blackberry
3 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.10%) e-Health
4 10 (6.10%) FlexPod
5 8 (4.88%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.66%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.05%) Replication
8 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.83%) CMDB
8 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.83%) Statistics
8 3 (1.83%) User Experience
8 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.22%) AS400
9 2 (1.22%) iPad
9 2 (1.22%) iPhone
9 2 (1.22%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 74 (45.12%) Windows
2 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
3 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.54%) Linux
7 10 (6.10%) Data ONTAP
7 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.88%) Unix
9 7 (4.27%) Mac OS
9 7 (4.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.05%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.22%) Android
12 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.61%) VMS
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (100.00%) ITIL
2 59 (35.98%) Service Management
3 29 (17.68%) ITSM
4 25 (15.24%) Service Delivery
5 18 (10.98%) Change Management
6 15 (9.15%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.54%) Coaching
7 14 (8.54%) Configuration Management
7 14 (8.54%) ITIL V3
8 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.32%) Service Design
10 10 (6.10%) Project Management
11 9 (5.49%) Document Management
11 9 (5.49%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.49%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.88%) Change Control
12 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) SQL
2 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.44%) C
3 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (23.78%) Security Cleared
3 23 (14.02%) Degree
4 22 (13.41%) SC Cleared
5 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (11.59%) MCSA
7 14 (8.54%) DV Cleared
8 12 (7.32%) MCSE
9 11 (6.71%) CCNA
9 11 (6.71%) CCNP
9 11 (6.71%) MCDST
10 8 (4.88%) MCITP
11 7 (4.27%) MCP
11 7 (4.27%) NCDA
12 6 (3.66%) A+ Certification
12 6 (3.66%) MOS
13 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (1.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.61%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) SLA
2 10 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) GxP
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.71%) vSphere
3 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.05%) XenApp
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.37%) SCCM
2 4 (2.44%) OVSD
3 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Salt
4 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (28.66%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.12%) Cisco
3 27 (16.46%) Citrix
4 26 (15.85%) VMware
5 19 (11.59%) Remedy
6 18 (10.98%) ServiceNow
7 14 (8.54%) HP
8 12 (7.32%) NetApp
9 10 (6.10%) CA
9 10 (6.10%) IBM
10 6 (3.66%) BMC
11 5 (3.05%) SAP
12 4 (2.44%) Oracle
13 3 (1.83%) Adobe
13 3 (1.83%) Apple
13 3 (1.83%) Cognos
13 3 (1.83%) Juniper
13 3 (1.83%) Symantec
14 2 (1.22%) Interwoven
14 2 (1.22%) Sybase
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