Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 207 193
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 +36
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 25 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 3.16% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 34
City of London median daily rate £450 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -14.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £363 £260 £269
90th Percentile £563 £575 £533
Central London median daily rate £450 £385 £450
% change year-on-year +16.88% -14.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £24.08 - £19.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.68% - +15.15%

ITIL Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 951 949 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.73% 14.16% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 672 771
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 24 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -9.50% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.08 £13.31 £16.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.76 £79.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.01% -6.51% +11.11%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Banking
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (28.00%) Service Management
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (16.00%) WebEx
7 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Change Management
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (12.00%) CCNP
8 3 (12.00%) Remedy
8 3 (12.00%) McAfee
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) WebEx
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (8.00%) ISDN
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) MPLS
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) HSRP
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MOS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PSD2
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.00%) McAfee
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Meraki
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam