Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 119 204
Rank change year-on-year -59 +85 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 3 3 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.075% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.84% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £420 £275
Median % change year-on-year +30.95% +52.73% -3.51%
Central London median daily rate £550 £420 £275
% change year-on-year +30.95% +52.73% -22.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £21.25 " £10.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £11.00
75th Percentile £23.75 " £18.63
90th Percentile " " £22.91
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £11.00

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 543 357 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.50% 17.93% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 245 678
10th Percentile £325 £298 £288
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £594 £613
90th Percentile £700 £663 £694
Central London median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
10th Percentile £19.65 £24.30 £10.50
25th Percentile £21.25 £27.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +75.61% +9.63%
75th Percentile £51.75 £39.25 £38.51
90th Percentile £63.35 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +60.00% +20.32%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ITIL Foundation Certificate as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) MOS
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SD-WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MOS
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) VMware