The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 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 V3 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 177 177 165
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 19 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.68% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 17
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £223 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-80.00% +415.62%
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the City of London region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the City of London region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (56.10%) Service Management
3 16 (39.02%) Service Delivery
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) Finance
5 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.07%) SLA
7 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
7 6 (14.63%) DNS
7 6 (14.63%) Windows
7 6 (14.63%) Firewall
7 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (12.20%) People Management
8 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.20%) Information Security
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 5 (12.20%) CISSP
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.76%) Juniper
9 4 (9.76%) WAN
9 4 (9.76%) DHCP
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.76%) UNIX
9 4 (9.76%) MS Office
9 4 (9.76%) LDAP
9 4 (9.76%) CESG
9 4 (9.76%) Risk Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.88%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
2 4 (9.76%) LDAP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.44%) Multicast
5 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.44%) SNMP
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) TACACS
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Toad
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Architect
1 6 (14.63%) Designer
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (12.20%) Release Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Service Transition Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Head of IT
5 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Service Design Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) CESG
3 3 (7.32%) RMADS
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.88%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (56.10%) Service Management
3 16 (39.02%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (12.20%) People Management
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.32%) ISMS
7 3 (7.32%) Release Management
7 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.88%) Workflow
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Perl
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) CISSP
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 2 (4.88%) CCNA
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) MCDST
7 1 (2.44%) MOS
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (2.44%) MCSA
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.44%) PMP
7 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Juniper
4 3 (7.32%) F5
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.32%) BMC
4 3 (7.32%) Remedy
5 2 (4.88%) McAfee
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint