The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills 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 V2 over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 205 190 215
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.20% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.26% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.92% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4532 4585 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.64% 77.54% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3453 4007
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 100
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -44.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITIL V2
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 V2 across the City of London region.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL V2
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 V2 across the City of London region.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Law
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) COBIT
4 2 (40.00%) MDX
4 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (40.00%) QlikView
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) R
4 2 (40.00%) Tableau
4 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) R
1 2 (40.00%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix