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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 140 182
Rank change year-on-year -16 +42  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 4.49% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 19
Median daily rate £381 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £556 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.18% -2.22%  

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 475 557 769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.32% 16.75% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 416 570
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 18
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.89 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -14.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £93.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 26 June 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 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 26 June 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 26 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) User Experience
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Office 365
5 4 (15.38%) IaaS
5 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) SaaS
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) SLA
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.54%) Banking
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management

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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) IaaS
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Open Source
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITSM
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) VMware