Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 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 Foundation Certificate
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 549 400 488
Rank change year-on-year -149 +88 +23
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 32 10 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 22
10th Percentile £108 £319 £136
25th Percentile £166 £341 £153
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £330 £473 £275
Median % change year-on-year -30.16% +71.82% -47.62%
75th Percentile £569 £534 £429
90th Percentile £580 £594 £503
England median daily rate £375 £335 £250
% change year-on-year +11.94% +34.00% -42.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
10th Percentile - - £17.25
25th Percentile - - £21.80
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £24.12
75th Percentile - - £25.76
90th Percentile - - £26.06
England median hourly rate £20.51 £14.89 £13.51
% change year-on-year +37.77% +10.20% -25.97%

ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 5,632 3,372 5,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.05% 19.13% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,732 2,391 3,854
10th Percentile £360 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £665 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 48 88
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.09 £18.36
25th Percentile £26.94 £25.16 £22.32
Median hourly rate £44.50 £35.75 £37.35
Median % change year-on-year +24.48% -4.28% +66.89%
75th Percentile £49.25 £54.25 £50.31
90th Percentile £60.23 £60.00 £52.65
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +23.08% +29.39%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL Foundation Certificate in London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in London

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -41 9 £538 +27.98% 4
West London - 8 £330 - 1
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 32 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Azure
5 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
6 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) MCSA
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (21.88%) Unix
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco
7 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (18.75%) CCNA
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (18.75%) Migration
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
10 4 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (12.50%) MCP

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (31.25%) Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) AWS
4 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.25%) Skype
1 2 (6.25%) Telepresence
1 2 (6.25%) VSAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) IPv4
2 1 (3.13%) IPv6
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) SD-WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) WebEx
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Azure Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
3 3 (9.38%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) DHTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) JAX-WS
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) WebRTC
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
3 1 (3.13%) XHTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) XMPP
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
2 2 (6.25%) Learning Management System
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) HoloLens
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) ITSM
5 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.38%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Market Research
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Presales
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Bash
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
1 7 (21.88%) MCSA
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCNA
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (12.50%) MCP
4 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CCIE
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.25%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) vRealize
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Apple
3 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Mitel
4 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.25%) Polycom
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) ConnectWise
5 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.13%) Okta
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) SnapLogic
5 1 (3.13%) Zscaler