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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 195 219 224
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.096% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.13% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£220 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £246 -
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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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
4517 5541 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.47% 76.39% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3410 4083 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 89
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
6 3 (21.43%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (21.43%) CMDB
6 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) IIS
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Apache
7 2 (14.29%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Liferay
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) WebTrends
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DTS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Jython
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) C-shell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MOS
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 3 (21.43%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe