Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 228 254
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 16 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.48% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 3.46% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 0
City of London median daily rate £275 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% - -
Central London median daily rate £275 £355 -
% change year-on-year -22.54% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
City of London median hourly rate £17.56 £14.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.43% -0.25% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £13.31
90th Percentile £25.76 £31.13 £14.76
Central London median hourly rate £17.56 £14.00 £14.04
% change year-on-year +25.43% -0.25% -

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 853 982 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.11% 13.77% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 691 750
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £282 £238 £300
90th Percentile £689 £675 £676
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 44 24
City of London median hourly rate £22.93 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.60 £13.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.05 £25.50 £30.08
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% -8.78% +7.89%

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 7 December 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

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the City of London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £263 -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) Azure
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) F5
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Academy Housing
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) OPENContractor
2 1 (6.25%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) AWS
4 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Director
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Runbook
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
6 1 (6.25%) Housing Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) ECDL
2 2 (12.50%) MOS
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCDST
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) Capita
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Polycom
6 1 (6.25%) SAP