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 3 months to 26 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 285 292
Rank change year-on-year -54 +7  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 278 411 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.84% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 3.90% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 257 242
Median daily rate £406 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £259 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 22
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.50% -17.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £51.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.18% -2.22%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8358 10527 9571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.36% 21.60% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 6658 5658
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 363 482
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +19.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 June 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
London -26 126 £425 -5.55% 21
South East 0 65 £425 +13.33% 18
Yorkshire +19 20 £350 -6.66% 3
West Midlands +22 18 £448 +37.69% 3
North West +5 15 £319 -19.04% 1
South West -15 12 £488 +42.33% 6
East of England -15 12 £405 +15.71% 6
East Midlands -27 8 £288 -20.13% 1
Midlands - 1 - - 4
ITIL Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 525 (100.00%) ITIL
2 179 (34.10%) Service Management
3 128 (24.38%) Finance
3 128 (24.38%) Microsoft
4 104 (19.81%) Windows
5 96 (18.29%) Project Management
6 88 (16.76%) ITSM
6 88 (16.76%) Change Management
7 79 (15.05%) PRINCE2
8 78 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
8 78 (14.86%) Active Directory
9 71 (13.52%) SLA
9 71 (13.52%) Service Delivery
10 67 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (10.48%) Degree
12 55 (10.48%) Security Cleared
13 54 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (9.52%) Incident Management
15 48 (9.14%) Problem Management
16 46 (8.76%) Service Design
17 45 (8.57%) Cisco
18 43 (8.19%) Telecoms
19 39 (7.43%) SC Cleared
20 38 (7.24%) Data Centre
21 36 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (6.67%) Release Management
22 35 (6.67%) Office 365
23 33 (6.29%) Remedy
24 32 (6.10%) HP

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 20 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.57%) Confluence
8 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.57%) JBoss
9 2 (0.38%) CMS
9 2 (0.38%) SAS
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 78 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.67%) Office 365
2 24 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.29%) SaaS
4 7 (1.33%) IaaS
4 7 (1.33%) PaaS
5 4 (0.76%) BPaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.38%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) G Suite
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.57%) Firewall
1 24 (4.57%) WAN
2 23 (4.38%) LAN
3 16 (3.05%) Wireless
4 15 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.29%) VPN
6 11 (2.10%) SAN
7 10 (1.90%) DNS
8 7 (1.33%) BGP
8 7 (1.33%) DHCP
9 6 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.14%) Internet
9 6 (1.14%) LDAP
9 6 (1.14%) NAS
10 5 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.95%) OSPF
10 5 (0.95%) VLAN
10 5 (0.95%) VoIP
11 4 (0.76%) Network Security
11 4 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.57%) GIS
5 2 (0.38%) Big Data
5 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
6 1 (0.19%) Power BI
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.33%) JIRA
3 3 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.38%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 128 (24.38%) Finance
2 43 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.10%) Banking
4 13 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.29%) Retail
6 10 (1.90%) Advertising
7 9 (1.71%) Legal
8 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.14%) Back Office
9 6 (1.14%) Publishing
10 5 (0.95%) Front Office
10 5 (0.95%) Law
11 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Military
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
13 2 (0.38%) Local Government
13 2 (0.38%) Marketing
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (25.71%) Analyst
2 91 (17.33%) Service Manager
3 68 (12.95%) Service Analyst
4 55 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 47 (8.95%) Architect
6 44 (8.38%) Support Analyst
7 40 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (5.14%) ITIL Manager
9 24 (4.57%) IT Analyst
10 22 (4.19%) Delivery Manager
10 22 (4.19%) IT Manager
11 21 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (3.81%) Applications Support
13 19 (3.62%) Services Delivery Manager
14 16 (3.05%) Change Analyst
14 16 (3.05%) ITIL Service Manager
15 15 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 15 (2.86%) Service Desk Support
15 15 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
16 14 (2.67%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.05%) Web Services
2 7 (1.33%) HTML
3 5 (0.95%) CSS
3 5 (0.95%) REST
4 4 (0.76%) .NET
4 4 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.57%) Middleware
6 2 (0.38%) SAML
6 2 (0.38%) SOAP
6 2 (0.38%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.38%) XMPP
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.24%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.29%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.71%) Public Cloud
5 9 (1.71%) Replication
6 8 (1.52%) Clustering
6 8 (1.52%) User Experience
7 7 (1.33%) CMDB
7 7 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.33%) PKI
8 5 (0.95%) CESG
8 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.95%) PMI
9 4 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.76%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.76%) NHS
10 3 (0.57%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (19.81%) Windows
2 32 (6.10%) Windows 7
3 26 (4.95%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.57%) Windows 10
5 19 (3.62%) Linux
6 18 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.10%) Unix
10 9 (1.71%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.76%) Android
14 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.57%) Solaris
14 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.38%) AIX
15 2 (0.38%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (100.00%) ITIL
2 179 (34.10%) Service Management
3 96 (18.29%) Project Management
4 88 (16.76%) Change Management
4 88 (16.76%) ITSM
5 79 (15.05%) PRINCE2
6 71 (13.52%) Service Delivery
7 63 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 48 (9.14%) Problem Management
11 46 (8.76%) Service Design
12 35 (6.67%) Release Management
13 29 (5.52%) Migration
14 26 (4.95%) TOGAF
15 24 (4.57%) Configuration Management
15 24 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (3.81%) Agile Project Management
16 20 (3.81%) Business Analysis
17 19 (3.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.52%) SQL
2 16 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.76%) C
4 4 (0.76%) Java
5 3 (0.57%) C#
5 3 (0.57%) Perl
6 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.19%) Jython
7 1 (0.19%) Korn
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) VB
7 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (10.48%) Degree
1 55 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.62%) MCSE
5 17 (3.24%) PMI Certification
6 16 (3.05%) MCP
7 13 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.48%) PMP
8 12 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.52%) CCNP
10 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.95%) MCSA
12 5 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.76%) ISEB
13 4 (0.76%) MCDST
14 3 (0.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (13.52%) SLA
2 16 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.29%) QA
4 10 (1.90%) PMO
5 6 (1.14%) COBIT
5 6 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.57%) GAMP
7 3 (0.57%) GxP
7 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.38%) HL7
8 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) EFQM
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 78 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.86%) vSphere
4 10 (1.90%) XenApp
5 8 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.95%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.76%) Docker
8 4 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.38%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (4.95%) SCCM
2 11 (2.10%) SCOM
3 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.95%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.57%) Puppet
5 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.38%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.19%) Cacti
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 128 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.57%) Cisco
3 33 (6.29%) Remedy
4 32 (6.10%) HP
5 30 (5.71%) ServiceNow
5 30 (5.71%) VMware
6 24 (4.57%) Citrix
7 16 (3.05%) BMC
8 13 (2.48%) Oracle
9 12 (2.29%) LANDesk
10 10 (1.90%) SolarWinds
11 9 (1.71%) SAP
12 7 (1.33%) EMC
13 6 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.14%) Dell
13 6 (1.14%) Intel
13 6 (1.14%) NetApp
14 5 (0.95%) Google
15 4 (0.76%) Apple
15 4 (0.76%) Fortinet
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