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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 210 289 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.32% 4.96% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 6.20% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 210 258
Median daily rate £450 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -8.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.59 £36.10 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.67 £15.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
+37.76% -5.00%
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
2818 4659 4801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.83% 80.04% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3662 3609
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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.

1 139 (36.10%) Finance
2 107 (27.79%) Microsoft
3 102 (26.49%) Windows
4 85 (22.08%) Active Directory
5 79 (20.52%) Linux
6 73 (18.96%) Service Management
7 72 (18.70%) Change Management
8 69 (17.92%) Unix
9 67 (17.40%) Oracle
10 62 (16.10%) Banking
11 60 (15.58%) Project Management
12 56 (14.55%) DNS
13 53 (13.77%) ITIL V3
14 52 (13.51%) MS Excel
14 52 (13.51%) VMware
15 50 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (12.99%) MS Office
16 49 (12.73%) Citrix
17 44 (11.43%) PRINCE2
18 42 (10.91%) SQL
19 41 (10.65%) Firewall
19 41 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (10.39%) ITSM
21 39 (10.13%) Migration
22 38 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
22 38 (9.87%) Red Hat
23 37 (9.61%) Degree
24 36 (9.35%) Security Cleared
24 36 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 35 (9.09%) PowerShell

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 31 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.90%) IIS
4 14 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.82%) Apache
7 7 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.04%) JBoss
10 4 (1.04%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.52%) CloudStack
Applications
1 52 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 50 (12.99%) MS Office
3 11 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.86%) MS Project
4 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.34%) Documaker
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.52%) assyst
4 2 (0.52%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.26%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.38%) Office 365
3 10 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.82%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.78%) IaaS
5 3 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.55%) DNS
2 41 (10.65%) Firewall
3 25 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.19%) LDAP
4 20 (5.19%) SAN
5 19 (4.94%) Internet
6 18 (4.68%) DHCP
7 17 (4.42%) LAN
7 17 (4.42%) WAN
8 14 (3.64%) SSL
9 13 (3.38%) VPN
10 12 (3.12%) HTTP
10 12 (3.12%) Wireless
11 8 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.08%) Network Security
11 8 (2.08%) VoIP
12 7 (1.82%) BGP
12 7 (1.82%) OSPF
13 6 (1.56%) EIGRP
13 6 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.42%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.34%) DB2
4 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.78%) MySQL
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (4.42%) JIRA
2 11 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.56%) Artifactory
3 6 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.56%) Subversion
4 5 (1.30%) Introscope
4 5 (1.30%) MSI
5 4 (1.04%) Hudson
5 4 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.52%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.52%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.52%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.52%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.52%) Maven
7 2 (0.52%) Selenium
7 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 139 (36.10%) Finance
2 62 (16.10%) Banking
3 27 (7.01%) Legal
4 21 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 19 (4.94%) Law
6 17 (4.42%) Investment Banking
7 16 (4.16%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.34%) Publishing
9 7 (1.82%) Advertising
9 7 (1.82%) French Language
9 7 (1.82%) Front Office
10 6 (1.56%) German Language
10 6 (1.56%) Retail
11 5 (1.30%) Back Office
12 4 (1.04%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.04%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.52%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.26%) Military
14 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (17.66%) Analyst
2 38 (9.87%) Administrator
3 32 (8.31%) Consultant
4 20 (5.19%) Project Manager
4 20 (5.19%) Support Analyst
5 19 (4.94%) Architect
6 16 (4.16%) Applications Support
6 16 (4.16%) Linux Administrator
6 16 (4.16%) Service Analyst
7 15 (3.90%) Service Manager
8 14 (3.64%) Desktop Support
8 14 (3.64%) IT Manager
8 14 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.38%) IT Analyst
9 13 (3.38%) Network Engineer
10 12 (3.12%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (2.60%) Developer
11 10 (2.60%) Security Manager
11 10 (2.60%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 10 (2.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.49%) Middleware
2 17 (4.42%) HTML
3 13 (3.38%) XML
4 9 (2.34%) WebCenter
5 8 (2.08%) .NET
6 7 (1.82%) Ajax
6 7 (1.82%) CSS
6 7 (1.82%) Java EE
7 5 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.04%) 802.1X
8 4 (1.04%) J2EE
8 4 (1.04%) SOAP
8 4 (1.04%) Web Services
9 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.78%) CGI
9 3 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.52%) JMS
10 2 (0.52%) SAX
10 2 (0.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.68%) Hedge funds
5 17 (4.42%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.38%) Replication
7 12 (3.12%) Clustering
8 9 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.08%) Derivative
9 8 (2.08%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.08%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.82%) CMDB
10 7 (1.82%) Equities
10 7 (1.82%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.82%) iSeries
10 7 (1.82%) NHS
10 7 (1.82%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (26.49%) Windows
2 79 (20.52%) Linux
3 69 (17.92%) Unix
4 36 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 33 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.16%) AIX
8 16 (4.16%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (3.90%) Solaris
10 13 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (2.08%) Android
12 8 (2.08%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.82%) SUSE
13 7 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.56%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.96%) Service Management
2 72 (18.70%) Change Management
3 60 (15.58%) Project Management
4 53 (13.77%) ITIL V3
5 50 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 40 (10.39%) ITSM
8 39 (10.13%) Migration
9 35 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 31 (8.05%) Configuration Management
11 30 (7.79%) Problem Management
12 27 (7.01%) Service Delivery
13 24 (6.23%) SDLC
13 24 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (5.19%) Scrum
16 19 (4.94%) Data Protection
17 17 (4.42%) Document Management
17 17 (4.42%) High Availability
17 17 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.91%) SQL
2 35 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 30 (7.79%) Perl
4 29 (7.53%) Java
5 28 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.23%) Python
7 21 (5.45%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.64%) C
9 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.08%) PHP
11 5 (1.30%) C++
11 5 (1.30%) Ruby
11 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.30%) VBScript
12 4 (1.04%) C#
12 4 (1.04%) Korn
12 4 (1.04%) SystemTap
13 3 (0.78%) Jython
13 3 (0.78%) VBA
14 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
2 37 (9.61%) Degree
3 36 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.68%) CISSP
7 17 (4.42%) MCSE
8 16 (4.16%) DV Cleared
8 16 (4.16%) PMI Certification
9 15 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (3.90%) PMP
10 12 (3.12%) CCNP
10 12 (3.12%) RHCE
11 11 (2.86%) CISM
11 11 (2.86%) MCP
12 8 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (2.08%) RHCA
13 7 (1.82%) IISP
14 6 (1.56%) CRISC
14 6 (1.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.97%) SLA
2 20 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.16%) COBIT
4 9 (2.34%) QA
5 6 (1.56%) GPG13
6 4 (1.04%) COSO
6 4 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (1.04%) ISO27005
6 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 85 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.97%) XenApp
4 10 (2.60%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.34%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.08%) KVM
6 8 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.08%) vSphere
7 6 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.04%) Xen
10 3 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.78%) RHEV
10 3 (0.78%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.78%) UAG
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (6.49%) Puppet
2 23 (5.97%) SCCM
3 16 (4.16%) Ansible
4 15 (3.90%) SCOM
5 13 (3.38%) Control-M
6 12 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (1.82%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.82%) Nagios
9 6 (1.56%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.30%) RSA Archer
10 5 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.04%) AppDNA
11 4 (1.04%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.04%) OpenView
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 107 (27.79%) Microsoft
2 67 (17.40%) Oracle
3 52 (13.51%) VMware
4 49 (12.73%) Citrix
5 38 (9.87%) Red Hat
6 34 (8.83%) HP
7 33 (8.57%) Cisco
8 32 (8.31%) IBM
9 19 (4.94%) Remedy
10 11 (2.86%) Symantec
11 10 (2.60%) BMC
11 10 (2.60%) Dell
11 10 (2.60%) NetApp
11 10 (2.60%) Sun
12 9 (2.34%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.08%) Juniper
14 7 (1.82%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.82%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.82%) Siebel
14 7 (1.82%) Sybase
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: Attractive based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: £150 - £186 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: £150 - £186 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago