The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 205 298 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.06% 5.38% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 6.71% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 219 286
Median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.90 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.60 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.25%
ITIL
London

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
2874 4439 4783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.16% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3493 3602
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITIL
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 across the City of London region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ITIL
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 across the City of London region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 142 (37.67%) Finance
2 110 (29.18%) Windows
3 96 (25.46%) Microsoft
4 87 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 72 (19.10%) Service Management
6 69 (18.30%) Linux
7 65 (17.24%) Change Management
8 61 (16.18%) Oracle
9 60 (15.92%) Banking
10 57 (15.12%) Citrix
11 55 (14.59%) Unix
11 55 (14.59%) Project Management
12 54 (14.32%) MS Office
13 52 (13.79%) DNS
14 49 (13.00%) MS Excel
14 49 (13.00%) VMware
15 46 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (11.67%) SQL
17 42 (11.14%) ITIL V3
18 41 (10.88%) ITSM
19 39 (10.34%) PRINCE2
19 39 (10.34%) Windows 7
20 38 (10.08%) Windows Server
20 38 (10.08%) Firewall
21 36 (9.55%) Security Cleared
21 36 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 36 (9.55%) PowerShell
22 34 (9.02%) Cisco
22 34 (9.02%) Migration
23 33 (8.75%) HP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 27 (7.16%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.51%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.71%) IIS
3 14 (3.71%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.39%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.86%) Apache
7 7 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.06%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.80%) CMS
11 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 54 (14.32%) MS Office
2 49 (13.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.39%) MS Project
5 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.80%) assyst
2 3 (0.80%) Documaker
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.27%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.27%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.45%) Office 365
3 10 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.79%) DNS
2 38 (10.08%) Firewall
3 20 (5.31%) SAN
3 20 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.04%) DHCP
5 17 (4.51%) Internet
6 16 (4.24%) WAN
7 14 (3.71%) LDAP
7 14 (3.71%) SSL
7 14 (3.71%) VPN
8 13 (3.45%) LAN
8 13 (3.45%) Wireless
9 10 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.12%) BGP
10 8 (2.12%) HTTP
10 8 (2.12%) OSPF
10 8 (2.12%) VoIP
11 7 (1.86%) Network Security
12 6 (1.59%) ISDN
12 6 (1.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.39%) DB2
4 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.59%) Pentaho
6 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.80%) MySQL
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.53%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.18%) JIRA
2 11 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.59%) Artifactory
3 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.59%) Subversion
4 5 (1.33%) Introscope
4 5 (1.33%) MSI
5 4 (1.06%) Hudson
5 4 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.80%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.53%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.53%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.53%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.53%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.53%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) Selenium
7 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 142 (37.67%) Finance
2 60 (15.92%) Banking
3 27 (7.16%) Legal
4 20 (5.31%) Law
5 17 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.12%) Advertising
7 8 (2.12%) Publishing
8 7 (1.86%) French Language
9 6 (1.59%) Front Office
10 5 (1.33%) Back Office
10 5 (1.33%) Retail
11 4 (1.06%) German Language
11 4 (1.06%) Italian Language
11 4 (1.06%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.53%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (19.36%) Analyst
2 35 (9.28%) Administrator
3 25 (6.63%) Consultant
4 22 (5.84%) Desktop Support
4 22 (5.84%) Support Analyst
5 21 (5.57%) Project Manager
6 19 (5.04%) Service Analyst
7 17 (4.51%) Service Manager
8 16 (4.24%) Architect
9 15 (3.98%) Applications Support
9 15 (3.98%) Developer
9 15 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (3.45%) IT Manager
10 13 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (3.45%) Network Engineer
10 13 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.18%) IT Analyst
11 12 (3.18%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.92%) Business Analyst
12 11 (2.92%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.24%) Middleware
2 14 (3.71%) HTML
3 10 (2.65%) XML
4 8 (2.12%) .NET
5 7 (1.86%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.06%) Web Services
8 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.80%) Ajax
8 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.80%) CGI
8 3 (0.80%) CSS
8 3 (0.80%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.53%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.53%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.53%) HTML5
9 2 (0.53%) Java EE
9 2 (0.53%) JSON
9 2 (0.53%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.10%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.71%) Smartphone
5 13 (3.45%) Replication
5 13 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.92%) Clustering
7 9 (2.39%) CMDB
7 9 (2.39%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.12%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.12%) Derivative
8 8 (2.12%) NHS
8 8 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.86%) Equities
9 7 (1.86%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.86%) iSeries
9 7 (1.86%) Statistics
9 7 (1.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (29.18%) Windows
2 69 (18.30%) Linux
3 55 (14.59%) Unix
4 39 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 38 (10.08%) Windows Server
6 29 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.98%) AIX
8 15 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.45%) Solaris
10 13 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (2.92%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (2.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (2.39%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.59%) Android
14 6 (1.59%) SUSE
14 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.10%) Service Management
2 65 (17.24%) Change Management
3 55 (14.59%) Project Management
4 46 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.14%) ITIL V3
6 41 (10.88%) ITSM
7 39 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 34 (9.02%) Migration
9 32 (8.49%) Configuration Management
10 29 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 27 (7.16%) Problem Management
11 27 (7.16%) Service Delivery
12 24 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.84%) SDLC
14 21 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.51%) Document Management
15 17 (4.51%) High Availability
15 17 (4.51%) Release Management
16 16 (4.24%) Scrum
17 15 (3.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.67%) SQL
2 36 (9.55%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.63%) Perl
4 24 (6.37%) Python
4 24 (6.37%) Shell Script
5 23 (6.10%) Java
6 21 (5.57%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.71%) C
8 10 (2.65%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.12%) PHP
10 5 (1.33%) C++
10 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.33%) VBScript
11 4 (1.06%) C#
11 4 (1.06%) Korn
11 4 (1.06%) Ruby
12 3 (0.80%) Jython
12 3 (0.80%) SystemTap
12 3 (0.80%) VBA
13 2 (0.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 36 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.69%) Degree
2 29 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 29 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.57%) MCSE
4 19 (5.04%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.77%) MCP
6 17 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (4.24%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.98%) CISSP
9 14 (3.71%) CCNP
10 13 (3.45%) MCDST
11 11 (2.92%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.65%) PMP
13 9 (2.39%) CISM
13 9 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (2.39%) RHCE
14 6 (1.59%) ISEB
15 5 (1.33%) OCP
15 5 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.63%) SLA
2 17 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.24%) COBIT
4 8 (2.12%) QA
5 5 (1.33%) COSO
5 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.06%) GPG13
6 4 (1.06%) ISO27005
6 4 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 87 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.96%) XenApp
4 10 (2.65%) vSphere
4 10 (2.65%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.12%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.86%) KVM
6 7 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.06%) Xen
9 3 (0.80%) NFS
9 3 (0.80%) RHEV
9 3 (0.80%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.80%) XenServer
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (7.96%) SCCM
2 23 (6.10%) Puppet
3 15 (3.98%) Ansible
4 13 (3.45%) Control-M
4 13 (3.45%) SCOM
5 11 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.86%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (1.86%) Nagios
7 6 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.33%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.06%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (1.06%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.06%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.06%) OpenView
9 4 (1.06%) RSA Archer
9 4 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 96 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 61 (16.18%) Oracle
3 57 (15.12%) Citrix
4 49 (13.00%) VMware
5 34 (9.02%) Cisco
6 33 (8.75%) HP
7 31 (8.22%) IBM
8 28 (7.43%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.04%) ServiceNow
10 18 (4.77%) Remedy
11 10 (2.65%) Dell
11 10 (2.65%) NetApp
11 10 (2.65%) Symantec
12 9 (2.39%) BMC
12 9 (2.39%) Juniper
12 9 (2.39%) Sun
13 8 (2.12%) Palo Alto
13 8 (2.12%) Polycom
13 8 (2.12%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.86%) Sybase
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