Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 365 358 391
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 71 99 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 2.15% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 71 181
10th Percentile £272 £150 £135
25th Percentile £345 £213 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £528 £523 £525
90th Percentile £575 £620 £575
England median daily rate £445 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +11.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.68% +24.24% -5.34%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,963 4,611 7,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.29% 18.91% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,723 3,196 4,654
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 118
10th Percentile £19.11 £18.70 £12.85
25th Percentile £26.65 £23.38 £18.21
Median hourly rate £36.50 £43.00 £29.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.12% +48.28% +45.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £50.63 £46.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.30 £53.75
England median hourly rate £38.71 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.76% - +25.00%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL Certification in London over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in London

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. 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
Central London +54 16 £475 -2.56% 2
West London +25 1 £400 +1.27% 1
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 71 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (35.21%) Finance
3 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
4 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
5 19 (26.76%) Azure
5 19 (26.76%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (23.94%) Windows
7 16 (22.54%) Change Management
7 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
7 16 (22.54%) Service Design
8 13 (18.31%) AWS
8 13 (18.31%) Degree
8 13 (18.31%) SLA
9 12 (16.90%) SQL
9 12 (16.90%) ITSM
9 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
9 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
9 12 (16.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.49%) Service Management
10 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.08%) Project Management
11 10 (14.08%) Legal
11 10 (14.08%) Target Operating Model
12 9 (12.68%) DevOps
12 9 (12.68%) Migration
13 8 (11.27%) Validation
13 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Azure
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (18.31%) AWS
3 6 (8.45%) Power Platform
4 4 (5.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) Network Security
3 4 (5.63%) VPN
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.23%) IPv4
4 3 (4.23%) Skype
4 3 (4.23%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.45%) DB2
2 6 (8.45%) Power BI
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) RStudio
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Legal
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
2 10 (14.08%) Business Systems Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Service Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Service Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Support
5 4 (5.63%) Environment Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.63%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) Ajax
1 1 (1.41%) CSS
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) iSeries
3 4 (5.63%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.82%) CESG
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Change Management
2 16 (22.54%) Service Design
3 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.90%) ITSM
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.49%) Service Management
5 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (12.68%) DevOps
6 9 (12.68%) Migration
7 8 (11.27%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.27%) Validation
8 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
8 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.86%) Project Delivery
9 6 (8.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) COBOL
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) Degree
3 12 (16.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) AWS Certification
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.63%) MCITP
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) MBA
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.63%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (4.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.23%) QA
5 2 (2.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.41%) Nessus
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco
3 5 (7.04%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) Centrify
4 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) Facebook
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Instagram
6 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.82%) Twitter
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) Cincom
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) TOWER Software