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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK / England
Rank 344 268 273
Rank change year-on-year -76 +5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 250 421 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 4.10% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 282 208
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £222 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 25
Median hourly rate £16.55 £17.42 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.99% +16.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £14.30 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.91 £24.10 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

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 8635 10261 9623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.92% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5425 6473 5556
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 375 428
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +57.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in England

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 -31 118 £400 -5.88% 16
South East -1 54 £406 +15.87% 11
North West +17 18 £400 +68.42% 3
East Midlands -5 17 £300 +14.28% 5
West Midlands +1 14 £381 -4.68% 4
Yorkshire +7 13 £400 -4.47% 5
East of England -21 12 £303 -6.73% 7
South West -24 3 £230 -38.66% 7
ITIL Certification
UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 543 (100.00%) ITIL
2 186 (34.25%) Service Management
3 135 (24.86%) Windows
4 128 (23.57%) Microsoft
5 107 (19.71%) Finance
6 101 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 98 (18.05%) Project Management
8 97 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 93 (17.13%) Service Delivery
10 84 (15.47%) SC Cleared
11 78 (14.36%) Change Management
11 78 (14.36%) MS Office
12 73 (13.44%) MS Excel
13 72 (13.26%) PRINCE2
14 66 (12.15%) Problem Management
15 65 (11.97%) ITSM
16 64 (11.79%) SLA
17 60 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
18 54 (9.94%) Incident Management
19 53 (9.76%) VMware
19 53 (9.76%) Windows 7
20 50 (9.21%) Cisco
21 49 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
22 48 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
23 47 (8.66%) HP
24 46 (8.47%) Configuration Management
24 46 (8.47%) Service Design
25 41 (7.55%) Degree
26 39 (7.18%) Windows Server
26 39 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL Certification
Top Related 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 30 (5.52%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.10%) CMS
6 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.74%) Apache
7 4 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.55%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) JBoss
8 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (14.36%) MS Office
2 73 (13.44%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (4.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Eikon
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.50%) Office 365
2 12 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.21%) IaaS
3 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.66%) PaaS
5 5 (0.92%) SaaS
6 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.55%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.08%) LAN
2 25 (4.60%) WAN
3 24 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.05%) Firewall
5 18 (3.31%) Wireless
6 14 (2.58%) Network Security
7 11 (2.03%) DNS
8 9 (1.66%) Internet
8 9 (1.66%) SAN
9 8 (1.47%) SSL
9 8 (1.47%) VPN
10 7 (1.29%) BGP
10 7 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.29%) DHCP
11 5 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.92%) LDAP
11 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.74%) SMTP
12 4 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.74%) GIS
3 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.37%) Big Data
5 2 (0.37%) DB2
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) MS Access
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.18%) Power BI
6 1 (0.18%) QlikView
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.47%) JIRA
2 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (19.71%) Finance
2 33 (6.08%) Banking
3 30 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.13%) Military
5 11 (2.03%) Legal
5 11 (2.03%) Retail
6 6 (1.10%) Advertising
6 6 (1.10%) Back Office
7 5 (0.92%) Games
7 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.92%) Law
8 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) Front Office
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (25.78%) Analyst
2 70 (12.89%) Service Manager
3 62 (11.42%) Service Analyst
4 49 (9.02%) Support Analyst
5 44 (8.10%) Service Desk Analyst
6 43 (7.92%) Project Manager
7 42 (7.73%) Architect
8 26 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (4.79%) IT Manager
9 24 (4.42%) IT Analyst
10 22 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (3.87%) ITIL Manager
12 20 (3.68%) Problem Manager
13 19 (3.50%) Services Delivery Manager
13 19 (3.50%) Transition Manager
14 18 (3.31%) Service Architect
15 17 (3.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 17 (3.13%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
15 17 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 17 (3.13%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.03%) Middleware
2 10 (1.84%) HTML
2 10 (1.84%) Web Services
3 9 (1.66%) .NET
4 5 (0.92%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.74%) CSS
5 4 (0.74%) HTML5
6 3 (0.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.55%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (0.55%) REST
6 3 (0.55%) SAML
6 3 (0.55%) SOAP
6 3 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.18%) OAuth
8 1 (0.18%) Velocity
8 1 (0.18%) WinForms
8 1 (0.18%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.13%) CMDB
6 10 (1.84%) Replication
7 6 (1.10%) Clustering
7 6 (1.10%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.92%) CESG
8 5 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.92%) PKI
9 4 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.55%) PMI
10 3 (0.55%) User Experience
11 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.37%) Handset
11 2 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (24.86%) Windows
2 53 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 39 (7.18%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.08%) Linux
5 22 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (3.87%) Unix
6 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.31%) Windows 10
8 15 (2.76%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.03%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.84%) Android
11 9 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.66%) Solaris
11 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.47%) AIX
13 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.92%) HPUX
14 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.37%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (100.00%) ITIL
2 186 (34.25%) Service Management
3 98 (18.05%) Project Management
4 93 (17.13%) Service Delivery
5 78 (14.36%) Change Management
6 72 (13.26%) PRINCE2
7 66 (12.15%) Problem Management
8 65 (11.97%) ITSM
9 54 (9.94%) Incident Management
10 49 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (8.47%) Configuration Management
12 46 (8.47%) Service Design
13 36 (6.63%) Release Management
14 23 (4.24%) ITIL V3
15 22 (4.05%) Information Security
15 22 (4.05%) Migration
15 22 (4.05%) TOGAF
16 21 (3.87%) Change Control
17 20 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.81%) SQL
2 18 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.39%) Java
4 11 (2.03%) C
5 10 (1.84%) Perl
6 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.10%) Korn
7 5 (0.92%) Bourne shell
7 5 (0.92%) C#
7 5 (0.92%) VBScript
8 4 (0.74%) AWK
8 4 (0.74%) PHP
8 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) Python
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 84 (15.47%) SC Cleared
3 41 (7.55%) Degree
4 32 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (3.68%) CCNA
7 20 (3.68%) DV Cleared
7 20 (3.68%) MCP
7 20 (3.68%) MCSE
8 17 (3.13%) PMP
9 16 (2.95%) CCNP
10 14 (2.58%) PMI Certification
11 10 (1.84%) CCDA
11 10 (1.84%) ISEB
11 10 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.47%) BICSI Certification
12 8 (1.47%) BICSI RCDD
13 7 (1.29%) CCDP
14 6 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (11.79%) SLA
2 13 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.84%) PMO
4 9 (1.66%) QA
5 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.55%) GAMP
7 3 (0.55%) GxP
8 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.37%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) EFQM
9 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 97 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.13%) vSphere
4 11 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (1.47%) BitLocker
5 8 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.10%) XenApp
8 5 (0.92%) Docker
9 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.13%) SCCM
2 12 (2.21%) SCOM
2 12 (2.21%) Tivoli
3 11 (2.03%) Puppet
4 10 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.10%) Netcool
7 5 (0.92%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.74%) Nagios
8 4 (0.74%) vRealize
8 4 (0.74%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.37%) Ansible
10 2 (0.37%) Cacti
11 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.18%) OVSD
11 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.76%) VMware
3 50 (9.21%) Cisco
4 47 (8.66%) HP
5 39 (7.18%) ServiceNow
6 33 (6.08%) Remedy
7 27 (4.97%) Citrix
8 16 (2.95%) LANDesk
8 16 (2.95%) Oracle
9 14 (2.58%) BMC
10 13 (2.39%) EMC
10 13 (2.39%) SAP
11 9 (1.66%) Apple
11 9 (1.66%) IBM
11 9 (1.66%) Intel
11 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.29%) Dell
12 7 (1.29%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.10%) CA
13 6 (1.10%) Juniper
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Rate: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago