Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 208 207
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 31 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 4.02% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 36
City of London median daily rate £250 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.06% -14.44% +11.11%
10th Percentile £134 £258 £223
90th Percentile £530 £538 £518
Central London median daily rate £425 £385 £450
% change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
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 955 996 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.62% 14.17% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 710 736
City of London median daily rate £475 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.80% +9.72% +1.12%
10th Percentile £238 £300 £276
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% +3.54%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.64 £29.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +5.56%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (22.58%) Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Office 365
7 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (12.90%) F5
9 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) ITSM
9 4 (12.90%) ProxySG
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) WAN

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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.45%) DMZ
3 2 (6.45%) ISDN
3 2 (6.45%) MPLS
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) WLAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Service Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) IT Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Support
7 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XMPP
2 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.68%) iPhone
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Chat Support
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MOS
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.23%) PSD2
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) ProxySG
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Wyse
7 2 (6.45%) Apple
7 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) Meraki
7 2 (6.45%) Reuters
7 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) McAfee
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) Splunk