Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an ITIL Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 878 856
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 0
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Consultant 20 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.008% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 26
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +3.54% +19.93%
10th Percentile £310 £333 £363
90th Percentile £481 £595 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £459
% change year-on-year -15.79% +3.54% +22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

ITIL Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured ITIL Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Consultant in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Consultant in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Consultant over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Consultant in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Consultant in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England +6 20 £425 -5.56% 6
UK excluding London +45 17 £400 -15.79% 5
North of England +64 9 £375 -13.04% 3
South East +8 5 £400 -31.03%
Yorkshire - 5 £338 -
North West +31 4 £431 - 2
London -9 3 £475 -18.10% 1
East of England - 2 £425 -
Midlands +30 1 - - 1
West Midlands +20 1 - - 1

ITIL Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, ITIL Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring ITIL Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (15.00%) Service Design
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.00%) SMS
7 2 (10.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Big Data
7 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
7 2 (10.00%) Kafka

ITIL Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Service Design
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft