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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 141 150
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 12 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.39% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 2.65% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 32
Median daily rate £460 £370 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.32% -8.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 491 852
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.17% 14.64% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 351 632
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in the City of London.

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

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 29 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) ITSM
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) MS Office
7 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.79%) LAN
7 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) IaaS
7 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) User Experience
8 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) SaaS
8 3 (10.34%) PaaS
8 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
8 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010

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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Power BI
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (10.34%) ICT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) CESG
2 2 (6.90%) CMDB
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Android
5 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) ITSM
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
3 3 (10.34%) Apple
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) WorldPay