Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 321 367 374
Rank change year-on-year +46 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 38 215 279
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 3.49% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 139 182
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £265 £124 £150
90th Percentile £563 £556 £575
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.47 £24.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.81% -19.03% +26.53%
England median hourly rate £21.05 £19.64 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.18% +22.75% +6.67%

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 2,853 6,160 7,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.26% 15.76% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,801 4,055 4,789
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £310 £281
90th Percentile £660 £694 £675
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 104 199
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +61.15% +7.69%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.88 £14.65
90th Percentile £47.83 £55.50 £49.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.70 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +48.75% -12.73%

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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 +73 7 £475 - 1
South London +33 2 £400 -5.88%
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 38 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) Data Protection
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 14 (36.84%) SAN
7 13 (34.21%) HP
7 13 (34.21%) DNS
8 12 (31.58%) DHCP
8 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
8 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) High Availability
8 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
9 11 (28.95%) Government Security Classifications
9 11 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (28.95%) NCSC
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
9 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
10 10 (26.32%) Patch Management
10 10 (26.32%) HP StoreVirtual
10 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
11 9 (23.68%) IIS

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 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Azure
2 4 (10.53%) AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 13 (34.21%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) IPv4
5 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.53%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) Power BI
4 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Support
2 7 (18.42%) Support Officer
2 7 (18.42%) Technical Support Officer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) D3.js
1 1 (2.63%) JDBC
1 1 (2.63%) ODBC
1 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (26.32%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) AS400
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) iSeries
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) Data Protection
3 12 (31.58%) High Availability
4 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 10 (26.32%) Patch Management
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Network Management
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.16%) Service Management
8 4 (10.53%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) ITSM
9 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) Information Management
9 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) ABAP
3 4 (10.53%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Go
4 1 (2.63%) Korn
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Certification
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.63%) NCDA
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) Government Security Classifications
1 11 (28.95%) NCSC
2 6 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
2 11 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (15.79%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Terraform
4 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) HP
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) Lumension
4 6 (15.79%) Sophos
4 6 (15.79%) Symantec
5 5 (13.16%) SAP
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
8 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.63%) EMC
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) Sybase