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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / London
Rank 286 239 272
Rank change year-on-year -47 +33  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 117 192 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 4.97% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 138 91
Median daily rate £403 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £262 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.56%  
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3286 3862 3535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2719 2318
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 49 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in London

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +8 13 £460 +24.32% 2
Croydon +6 3 £485 +29.33%
Bromley +13 2 £400 -11.11%
Hayes - 2 - -
Uxbridge +6 1 - -
West End of London +3 1 - - 1
Feltham +1 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £200 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £325 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 217 (100.00%) ITIL
2 70 (32.26%) Service Management
3 65 (29.95%) Windows
4 56 (25.81%) Finance
5 54 (24.88%) MS Office
6 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
7 49 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 46 (21.20%) MS Excel
9 38 (17.51%) SLA
10 37 (17.05%) Service Delivery
10 37 (17.05%) Security Cleared
11 36 (16.59%) Project Management
12 34 (15.67%) PRINCE2
13 31 (14.29%) Windows 7
14 27 (12.44%) SC Cleared
15 26 (11.98%) ITSM
16 25 (11.52%) Problem Management
17 24 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (11.06%) VMware
18 23 (10.60%) Banking
18 23 (10.60%) ServiceNow
19 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (9.68%) Cisco
19 21 (9.68%) TCP/IP
20 20 (9.22%) Change Management
21 19 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (8.76%) Configuration Management
21 19 (8.76%) Blackberry
22 18 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
22 18 (8.29%) Incident Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related 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 16 (7.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.30%) CMS
4 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.38%) IIS
5 3 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.46%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (24.88%) MS Office
2 46 (21.20%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.99%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.53%) Office 365
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.76%) IaaS
4 5 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.84%) PaaS
5 4 (1.84%) SaaS
6 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.38%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.92%) GitHub
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.45%) Wireless
3 11 (5.07%) Firewall
4 8 (3.69%) LAN
5 6 (2.76%) DHCP
6 5 (2.30%) DNS
7 4 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.84%) Internet
7 4 (1.84%) LDAP
7 4 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.84%) WAN
8 3 (1.38%) BGP
8 3 (1.38%) MPLS
8 3 (1.38%) Network Security
8 3 (1.38%) VPN
8 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.92%) OSPF
9 2 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.38%) GIS
4 2 (0.92%) Big Data
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.46%) Power BI
5 1 (0.46%) QlikView
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (25.81%) Finance
2 23 (10.60%) Banking
3 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.30%) Legal
5 4 (1.84%) Law
6 3 (1.38%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Advertising
7 2 (0.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (28.11%) Analyst
2 34 (15.67%) Service Analyst
3 28 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (11.98%) Support Analyst
5 25 (11.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (11.52%) Project Manager
5 25 (11.52%) Service Manager
6 23 (10.60%) Architect
7 17 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 16 (7.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.91%) Service Desk Support
9 15 (6.91%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 13 (5.99%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (5.99%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (5.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
12 11 (5.07%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.07%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
12 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Technical Support
12 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
12 11 (5.07%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.15%) HTML
2 8 (3.69%) Web Services
3 4 (1.84%) HTML5
4 3 (1.38%) CSS
4 3 (1.38%) SOAP
5 2 (0.92%) .NET
5 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.92%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.46%) OAuth
6 1 (0.46%) REST
6 1 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.76%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.76%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.30%) CESG
5 5 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.38%) CMDB
6 3 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.38%) PKI
6 3 (1.38%) PMI
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.92%) Handset
7 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.92%) Wiki
8 1 (0.46%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.46%) Fintech
8 1 (0.46%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.95%) Windows
2 31 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.83%) Windows 10
3 17 (7.83%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.07%) Mac OS X
5 9 (4.15%) Linux
5 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.76%) Android
9 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.84%) Unix
10 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (100.00%) ITIL
2 70 (32.26%) Service Management
3 37 (17.05%) Service Delivery
4 36 (16.59%) Project Management
5 34 (15.67%) PRINCE2
6 26 (11.98%) ITSM
7 25 (11.52%) Problem Management
8 24 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (9.22%) Change Management
10 19 (8.76%) Configuration Management
10 19 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.29%) Incident Management
12 17 (7.83%) TOGAF
13 16 (7.37%) Service Design
14 15 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (6.45%) Information Security
16 12 (5.53%) Agile Project Management
16 12 (5.53%) Migration
17 11 (5.07%) Business Analysis
18 10 (4.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.23%) C
3 6 (2.76%) Java
3 6 (2.76%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.76%) SQL
4 5 (2.30%) Perl
5 4 (1.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.46%) C#
6 1 (0.46%) Korn
6 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.45%) Degree
4 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.53%) MCSE
6 11 (5.07%) MCP
7 9 (4.15%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.69%) PMP
9 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.30%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.84%) CCNP
11 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.38%) CCNA
13 2 (0.92%) CCDP
13 2 (0.92%) MCSA
14 1 (0.46%) CCDA
14 1 (0.46%) CCIE
14 1 (0.46%) HND
14 1 (0.46%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.51%) SLA
2 8 (3.69%) PMO
3 6 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.30%) QA
5 2 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.46%) EFQM
6 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.07%) Virtual Desktop
3 11 (5.07%) vSphere
4 5 (2.30%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.84%) XenApp
6 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.92%) Docker
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.07%) SCCM
2 6 (2.76%) SCOM
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.84%) Nagios
4 4 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.84%) Puppet
4 4 (1.84%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.38%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.92%) Ansible
6 2 (0.92%) Cacti
7 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.06%) VMware
3 23 (10.60%) ServiceNow
4 21 (9.68%) Cisco
5 16 (7.37%) HP
5 16 (7.37%) LANDesk
6 15 (6.91%) Citrix
7 8 (3.69%) Remedy
8 7 (3.23%) Apple
8 7 (3.23%) Oracle
8 7 (3.23%) SAP
8 7 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.76%) EMC
10 5 (2.30%) Intel
11 4 (1.84%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.84%) BMC
12 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.38%) Reuters
13 2 (0.92%) Dell
13 2 (0.92%) NetApp
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