The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 April 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 86 98
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 15 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 1.55% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 8.68% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 19
Median daily rate £275 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £9.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.71% -61.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.31 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.98% -6.35%  

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 East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 447 461 489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.07% 17.89% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 245 239
Median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 64
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.65 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% +89.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +33.78%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -6 4 £155 -52.30% 1
Norfolk -9 4 £275 -26.66%
Suffolk +7 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +5 2 £450 +5.88% 4
Essex -12 2 £390 -2.50% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 2
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Service Management
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) XenApp
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (12.00%) MCSA
9 3 (12.00%) Citrix
9 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (12.00%) Legal
9 3 (12.00%) Service Design
10 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Contract Management

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Design
6 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSA
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) APMP
4 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMBOK
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle