Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 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.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 253 227
Rank change year-on-year +19 -26 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.056% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.40% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
City of London median daily rate £338 £443 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.73% - -
Central London median daily rate £210 £300 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +10.44% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £11.50 £16.75 £14.76
Central London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £14.04
% change year-on-year -29.03% +10.44% -

ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 879 989 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.14% 13.92% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 697 627
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £304 £309 £274
90th Percentile £688 £700 £668
Central London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 56 22
City of London median hourly rate £31.00 £18.70 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +10.81% -19.22%
10th Percentile £11.90 £14.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £49.40 £31.88 £29.29
Central London median hourly rate £25.97 £18.70 £17.77
% change year-on-year +38.85% +5.23% -18.41%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (30.00%) Skype
6 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) iPad
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Time Management

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
1 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Database Theory
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MOS
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ECDL
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse