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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 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 Certification
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 401 421 406
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 412 262 164
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.49% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 186 101
10th Percentile £241 £231 £175
25th Percentile £375 £301 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £401
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.99% +0.25%
75th Percentile £579 £514 £500
90th Percentile £638 £575 £551
UK median daily rate £475 £422 £406
% change year-on-year +12.56% +4.07% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 2
10th Percentile £20.14 £16.25 £20.98
25th Percentile £20.75 - £22.06
Median hourly rate £30.96 £21.05 £24.25
Median % change year-on-year +47.08% -13.20% +46.97%
75th Percentile £32.60 £24.76 £26.56
90th Percentile £34.16 £59.59 £27.73
UK median hourly rate £30.96 £21.05 £28.00
% change year-on-year +47.08% -24.82% +69.70%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 14,528 10,510 8,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.17% 20.11% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,809 6,737 5,804
10th Percentile £345 £305 £300
25th Percentile £428 £400 £397
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 536 310
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.25 £15.00
25th Percentile £19.06 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.47 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.29% +25.35% -16.67%
75th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £48.17
90th Percentile £70.00 £63.75 £59.78
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £32.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +35.88% +9.17% -10.18%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL Certification in England.

Daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL Certification in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL Certification in England.

Hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ITIL Certification in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -12 177 £493 +15.88% 26
South East -14 71 £475 +2.70% 13
North of England -35 60 £450 +12.50% 21
North West -32 37 £429 -2.83% 12
Midlands -22 29 £425 -10.53% 15
South West -18 27 £438 +1.38% 6
West Midlands -20 21 £500 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire -24 20 £450 +16.13% 9
East of England -13 19 £500 +8.70% 2
East Midlands -7 8 £169 -62.71% 7
North East -5 3 £550 +388.89%
ITIL Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 England region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 412 (100.00%) ITIL
2 144 (34.95%) Social Skills
3 117 (28.40%) Service Management
4 93 (22.57%) ITSM
5 92 (22.33%) Microsoft
6 84 (20.39%) Finance
7 79 (19.17%) Agile
7 79 (19.17%) Windows
8 70 (16.99%) Change Management
9 67 (16.26%) Security Cleared
10 58 (14.08%) Microsoft 365
11 57 (13.83%) Service Delivery
12 56 (13.59%) SLA
13 53 (12.86%) SC Cleared
14 49 (11.89%) Active Directory
14 49 (11.89%) Project Delivery
15 48 (11.65%) Public Sector
15 48 (11.65%) Cisco
16 47 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (11.17%) Project Management
18 45 (10.92%) Degree
19 42 (10.19%) Problem Management
19 42 (10.19%) Service Design
20 41 (9.95%) PRINCE2
21 40 (9.71%) Azure
21 40 (9.71%) ServiceNow
22 38 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
23 35 (8.50%) VMware
24 33 (8.01%) Windows Server
25 31 (7.52%) Banking

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 19 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.16%) Confluence
4 6 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.21%) IIS
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
1 5 (1.21%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.97%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) HFM
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) assyst
5 1 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.08%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (9.71%) Azure
3 22 (5.34%) AWS
4 7 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.21%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.21%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.97%) IaaS
7 4 (0.97%) PaaS
7 4 (0.97%) SaaS
8 3 (0.73%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.49%) Serverless
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.34%) DNS
2 16 (3.88%) Firewall
3 15 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.40%) LAN
4 14 (3.40%) VoIP
4 14 (3.40%) WAN
5 12 (2.91%) VPN
6 9 (2.18%) SAN
7 8 (1.94%) DHCP
8 7 (1.70%) Skype
9 5 (1.21%) SNMP
10 4 (0.97%) WebEx
11 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.73%) WLAN
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.49%) Internet
12 2 (0.49%) MPLS
12 2 (0.49%) NAS
12 2 (0.49%) Network Security
12 2 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.21%) Power BI
3 2 (0.49%) Big Data
3 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.49%) KDB
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.24%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.24%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.24%) SSDT
4 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (5.58%) JIRA
2 8 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.46%) Balsamiq
4 5 (1.21%) GitLab
4 5 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.49%) JMeter
6 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.49%) Selenium
6 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.24%) JUnit
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.24%) MSI
7 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 144 (34.95%) Social Skills
2 84 (20.39%) Finance
3 48 (11.65%) Public Sector
4 31 (7.52%) Banking
5 29 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (6.07%) Presentation Skills
7 22 (5.34%) Telecoms
8 16 (3.88%) Organisational Skills
9 12 (2.91%) Influencing Skills
10 10 (2.43%) Legal
10 10 (2.43%) Local Government
11 6 (1.46%) Back Office
11 6 (1.46%) Law
12 5 (1.21%) Automotive
12 5 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.97%) Games
13 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.73%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (20.39%) Service Manager
2 67 (16.26%) Analyst
3 32 (7.77%) Delivery Manager
4 29 (7.04%) IT Manager
5 25 (6.07%) Service Analyst
6 22 (5.34%) Architect
6 22 (5.34%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.10%) Service Delivery Manager
7 21 (5.10%) Service Transition Manager
7 21 (5.10%) Transition Manager
8 20 (4.85%) IT Services Manager
9 19 (4.61%) ITIL Manager
10 16 (3.88%) Developer
10 16 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (3.64%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (2.91%) Incident Manager
13 11 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.18%) AngularJS
1 9 (2.18%) CSS
1 9 (2.18%) HTML
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.97%) Web Services
4 3 (0.73%) LDAP
5 2 (0.49%) Middleware
5 2 (0.49%) Velocity
5 2 (0.49%) XMPP
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.24%) Django
6 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) JDBC
6 1 (0.24%) Kafka
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (6.55%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.58%) NHS
4 20 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.91%) CMDB
6 11 (2.67%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.43%) PMI
8 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.46%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.73%) Life Science
10 3 (0.73%) PKI
10 3 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.73%) Replication
10 3 (0.73%) User Experience
11 2 (0.49%) Clustering
11 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 79 (19.17%) Windows
2 33 (8.01%) Windows Server
3 30 (7.28%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.88%) Linux
5 13 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.91%) Unix
7 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.73%) Android
9 3 (0.73%) Solaris
10 2 (0.49%) HPUX
10 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (100.00%) ITIL
2 117 (28.40%) Service Management
3 93 (22.57%) ITSM
4 79 (19.17%) Agile
5 70 (16.99%) Change Management
6 57 (13.83%) Service Delivery
7 49 (11.89%) Project Delivery
8 47 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (11.17%) Project Management
10 42 (10.19%) Problem Management
10 42 (10.19%) Service Design
11 41 (9.95%) PRINCE2
12 31 (7.52%) Incident Management
13 30 (7.28%) Risk Management
14 27 (6.55%) Acceptance Criteria
15 26 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (5.83%) DevOps
17 23 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 22 (5.34%) Business Analysis
19 21 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.83%) SQL
2 15 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.18%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.70%) C
5 5 (1.21%) ABAP
6 4 (0.97%) Java
6 4 (0.97%) Python
6 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.73%) R
8 1 (0.24%) Bash
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.24%) Perl
8 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (16.26%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 45 (10.92%) Degree
4 20 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.64%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.91%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.18%) MCSA
9 8 (1.94%) MCITP
9 8 (1.94%) MCSE
10 7 (1.70%) PMP
10 7 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.46%) CCNA
11 6 (1.46%) IIBA
12 4 (0.97%) CCNP
13 3 (0.73%) CISSP
13 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.59%) SLA
2 11 (2.67%) QA
3 10 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.18%) PMO
5 7 (1.70%) GRC
5 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.73%) COBIT
7 2 (0.49%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.49%) NIST
7 2 (0.49%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 49 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (2.18%) vSphere
6 8 (1.94%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.49%) Docker
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.13%) SCCM
2 14 (3.40%) SCOM
3 9 (2.18%) Terraform
4 8 (1.94%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.70%) Ansible
6 5 (1.21%) WSUS
7 3 (0.73%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.49%) Kibana
9 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.24%) Grafana
9 1 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.24%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.65%) Cisco
3 40 (9.71%) ServiceNow
4 35 (8.50%) VMware
5 24 (5.83%) Oracle
6 16 (3.88%) Citrix
7 13 (3.16%) Apple
8 12 (2.91%) SAP
9 7 (1.70%) Remedy
10 6 (1.46%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.21%) Ivanti
11 5 (1.21%) Meraki
12 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.97%) Civica
12 4 (0.97%) Okta
12 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.73%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.73%) Veeam
14 2 (0.49%) Polycom