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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 295 415 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.44% 6.94% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 9.03% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 297 227
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 24
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £41.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -52.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.20 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £21.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL 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.

1 189 (32.14%) Finance
2 174 (29.59%) Windows
3 158 (26.87%) Service Management
4 117 (19.90%) Microsoft
5 103 (17.52%) Active Directory
6 95 (16.16%) Service Delivery
7 93 (15.82%) PRINCE2
8 87 (14.80%) Project Management
8 87 (14.80%) Banking
9 76 (12.93%) VMware
10 75 (12.76%) SQL
11 73 (12.41%) Cisco
12 72 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
13 68 (11.56%) Linux
14 67 (11.39%) Change Management
14 67 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
15 66 (11.22%) Citrix
16 62 (10.54%) Incident Management
17 61 (10.37%) Oracle
18 60 (10.20%) ITSM
19 59 (10.03%) SQL Server
19 59 (10.03%) LAN
19 59 (10.03%) Degree
20 56 (9.52%) UNIX
21 55 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
22 50 (8.50%) MS Office
22 50 (8.50%) Remedy
23 49 (8.33%) MS Excel
24 48 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
25 46 (7.82%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (6.46%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.08%) IIS
4 19 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.55%) Apache
5 15 (2.55%) Lync
6 13 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.02%) CMS
9 6 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.68%) FileNet
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (8.50%) MS Office
2 49 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.19%) MS Project
6 6 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.51%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 27 (4.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.85%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.51%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.34%) RMDS
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.02%) SaaS
2 6 (1.02%) IaaS
3 5 (0.85%) Office 365
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.51%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.03%) LAN
2 39 (6.63%) WAN
3 35 (5.95%) SAN
4 30 (5.10%) Firewall
5 28 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.42%) DNS
7 24 (4.08%) VPN
8 16 (2.72%) NAS
8 16 (2.72%) Wireless
9 15 (2.55%) SSL
10 13 (2.21%) OSPF
10 13 (2.21%) Internet
11 11 (1.87%) DHCP
11 11 (1.87%) VLAN
12 10 (1.70%) MPLS
13 9 (1.53%) SNMP
13 9 (1.53%) VoIP
13 9 (1.53%) Wireshark
13 9 (1.53%) Multicast
14 8 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.38%) MySQL
6 13 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.85%) QlikView
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.68%) DTS
14 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.53%) Selenium
3 8 (1.36%) JIRA
4 7 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (1.02%) Subversion
5 6 (1.02%) Toad
6 5 (0.85%) Maven
6 5 (0.85%) Introscope
6 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.68%) Ant
8 3 (0.51%) JUnit
8 3 (0.51%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.34%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.34%) WiX
9 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.34%) ERwin
9 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
General
1 189 (32.14%) Finance
2 87 (14.80%) Banking
3 20 (3.40%) Financial Institution
4 19 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.89%) Legal
5 17 (2.89%) Retail
6 15 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.55%) Law
7 14 (2.38%) Front Office
8 11 (1.87%) Back Office
9 8 (1.36%) Local Government
10 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.68%) German Language
11 4 (0.68%) Marketing
11 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.68%) Publishing
12 3 (0.51%) Games
12 3 (0.51%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 164 (27.89%) Analyst
2 47 (7.99%) Service Manager
3 45 (7.65%) Project Manager
4 39 (6.63%) Service Analyst
5 36 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 34 (5.78%) Support Analyst
7 31 (5.27%) Administrator
8 29 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 29 (4.93%) Architect
9 25 (4.25%) Developer
10 24 (4.08%) Consultant
11 20 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (3.06%) Services Delivery Manager
13 17 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (2.55%) Support Engineer
15 14 (2.38%) Incident Manager
15 14 (2.38%) Network Engineer
16 13 (2.21%) Desktop Support
16 13 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (2.04%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.27%) .NET
2 25 (4.25%) Web Services
3 15 (2.55%) HTML
3 15 (2.55%) Middleware
4 10 (1.70%) JSP
5 9 (1.53%) SOAP
5 9 (1.53%) XML
6 8 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (1.19%) MSMQ
7 7 (1.19%) Java EE
8 6 (1.02%) REST
8 6 (1.02%) XMPP
8 6 (1.02%) CSS
8 6 (1.02%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.85%) JMS
10 4 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.68%) Ajax
10 4 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.68%) Servlets
10 4 (0.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.78%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.76%) CMDB
4 26 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 21 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.40%) Clustering
7 17 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (2.21%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.87%) iPad
10 10 (1.70%) Replication
11 9 (1.53%) NHS
11 9 (1.53%) iPhone
12 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.19%) PKI
14 5 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 174 (29.59%) Windows
2 68 (11.56%) Linux
3 56 (9.52%) UNIX
4 48 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (7.31%) Windows 7
6 36 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (4.93%) Solaris
8 28 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 20 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.87%) AIX
12 10 (1.70%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.70%) Android
13 9 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.68%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.51%) Debian
16 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (26.87%) Service Management
2 95 (16.16%) Service Delivery
3 93 (15.82%) PRINCE2
4 87 (14.80%) Project Management
5 67 (11.39%) Change Management
6 62 (10.54%) Incident Management
7 60 (10.20%) ITSM
8 55 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (7.82%) Problem Management
10 44 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 35 (5.95%) Migration
12 35 (5.95%) ITIL V3
13 28 (4.76%) Information Security
13 28 (4.76%) Business Analysis
14 27 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (3.91%) People Management
16 21 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.57%) Risk Management
16 21 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 75 (12.76%) SQL
2 34 (5.78%) Java
3 16 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.38%) Perl
5 13 (2.21%) Python
5 13 (2.21%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.04%) C
7 11 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.19%) PHP
10 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.02%) Ruby
11 5 (0.85%) C#
11 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.68%) Korn
13 3 (0.51%) VBA
13 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.51%) R
14 2 (0.34%) Jython
14 2 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 72 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
2 59 (10.03%) Degree
3 40 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (6.46%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.76%) MCSE
6 21 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 20 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (2.72%) CCNP
9 15 (2.55%) PMI Certification
10 13 (2.21%) CCNA
10 13 (2.21%) ISEB
10 13 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (2.04%) MCITP
11 12 (2.04%) PMP
12 9 (1.53%) CISA
12 9 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.36%) ISTQB
13 8 (1.36%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.36%) CISSP
13 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.31%) SLA
2 23 (3.91%) QA
3 22 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.21%) COBIT
5 11 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.53%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (1.36%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.51%) BS7799
8 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.17%) FATCA
10 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 103 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.89%) vSphere
4 15 (2.55%) XenApp
5 8 (1.36%) VMware Server
6 7 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.68%) NLBS
8 4 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.51%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) KVM
10 2 (0.34%) RHEV
10 2 (0.34%) Varnish
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.34%) Xen
10 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (3.40%) SCCM
2 11 (1.87%) Puppet
3 7 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (1.19%) SCOM
4 6 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.02%) Netcool
4 6 (1.02%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (0.85%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.68%) WSUS
6 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.68%) OPNET
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.51%) OpenView
7 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.51%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 117 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.93%) VMware
3 73 (12.41%) Cisco
4 66 (11.22%) Citrix
5 61 (10.37%) Oracle
6 50 (8.50%) Remedy
7 41 (6.97%) HP
8 36 (6.12%) IBM
9 23 (3.91%) BMC
10 22 (3.74%) CheckPoint
11 21 (3.57%) F5
12 19 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 18 (3.06%) ServiceNow
14 16 (2.72%) EMC
14 16 (2.72%) SAP
15 15 (2.55%) McAfee
16 13 (2.21%) NetApp
17 10 (1.70%) SolarWinds
17 10 (1.70%) Juniper
17 10 (1.70%) Dell
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