The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 142 168 178
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 73 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 3.69% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 22
Average daily rate £373 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £178 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £583 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £39.51 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.65% +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +19.30%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1194 1003 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.02% 15.90% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 649 656
Average daily rate £418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ITIL Certification
London

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 109 (100.00%) ITIL
2 31 (28.44%) Service Delivery
3 30 (27.52%) Finance
4 25 (22.94%) Service Management
5 21 (19.27%) Windows
6 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
7 18 (16.51%) Problem Management
8 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
9 15 (13.76%) PRINCE2
9 15 (13.76%) MS Office
10 14 (12.84%) LAN
10 14 (12.84%) WAN
10 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
10 14 (12.84%) Banking
11 13 (11.93%) Incident Management
11 13 (11.93%) Change Management
12 12 (11.01%) Firewall
12 12 (11.01%) Project Management
13 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.17%) Law
13 10 (9.17%) Legal
13 10 (9.17%) SLA
13 10 (9.17%) Cisco
13 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
14 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (8.26%) Oracle
14 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.26%) ITSM
14 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
15 8 (7.34%) Remedy

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.83%) Lync
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.92%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.83%) Endur
3 1 (0.92%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.92%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) LAN
1 14 (12.84%) WAN
2 12 (11.01%) Firewall
3 6 (5.50%) VoIP
4 5 (4.59%) VPN
4 5 (4.59%) MPLS
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (4.59%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.83%) Intranet
5 2 (1.83%) FTP
5 2 (1.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) LDAP
6 1 (0.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.92%) NAS
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.92%) EDMS
3 1 (0.92%) QlikView
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
1 1 (0.92%) Maven
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Law
3 10 (9.17%) Legal
4 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.67%) Advertising
6 3 (2.75%) Publishing
6 3 (2.75%) French Language
7 2 (1.83%) Front Office
7 2 (1.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (31.19%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Service Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Service Manager
4 10 (9.17%) Incident Manager
5 7 (6.42%) Administrator
5 7 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Problem Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Consultant
7 5 (4.59%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Network Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Change Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Network Support
8 4 (3.67%) Major Incident Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) XMPP
2 4 (3.67%) XML
3 3 (2.75%) XSL
3 3 (2.75%) XML Schema
4 2 (1.83%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.83%) jQuery
4 2 (1.83%) Flash
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.92%) J2EE
5 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.67%) CESG
3 3 (2.75%) CMDB
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.83%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (1.83%) FMCG
4 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.92%) PMI
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.92%) Informatics
5 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.92%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.50%) UNIX
4 5 (4.59%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) ITIL
2 31 (28.44%) Service Delivery
3 25 (22.94%) Service Management
4 18 (16.51%) Problem Management
5 15 (13.76%) PRINCE2
6 13 (11.93%) Incident Management
6 13 (11.93%) Change Management
7 12 (11.01%) Project Management
8 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.26%) ITSM
10 8 (7.34%) CRM
11 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.50%) Migration
12 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.59%) Document Management
14 4 (3.67%) Data Management
14 4 (3.67%) Resource Management
14 4 (3.67%) Supplier Management
14 4 (3.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.83%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) Perl
4 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.59%) CCNA
2 5 (4.59%) ISEB
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) MCTS
4 2 (1.83%) NCDA
4 2 (1.83%) MCITP
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) MCSA
4 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.83%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.83%) SRDF
2 2 (1.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.75%) SCCM
3 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.92%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Cisco
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle
4 8 (7.34%) Remedy
5 6 (5.50%) Citrix
5 6 (5.50%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.59%) OPNET
6 5 (4.59%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.67%) Lotus
7 4 (3.67%) EMC
7 4 (3.67%) Adobe
7 4 (3.67%) SAP
8 3 (2.75%) NetApp
9 2 (1.83%) Isilon
9 2 (1.83%) VMware
9 2 (1.83%) Capita
9 2 (1.83%) Brocade
9 2 (1.83%) IBM
9 2 (1.83%) Cognos
10 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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