The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 309 389 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.36% 5.49% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 7.22% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 245 234
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£388 £388 £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 20
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.75 £18.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.00 £16.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £51.00 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
ITIL
London

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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.

1 222 (30.45%) Windows
2 206 (28.26%) Finance
3 178 (24.42%) Service Management
4 162 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 151 (20.71%) Banking
6 121 (16.60%) Active Directory
7 112 (15.36%) ITIL Certification
8 111 (15.23%) Service Delivery
9 105 (14.40%) Project Management
10 103 (14.13%) PRINCE2
11 99 (13.58%) MS Office
12 90 (12.35%) Oracle
12 90 (12.35%) Security Cleared
13 82 (11.25%) VMware
14 81 (11.11%) Linux
15 80 (10.97%) MS Excel
16 77 (10.56%) SQL
17 75 (10.29%) Cisco
18 74 (10.15%) ITSM
19 70 (9.60%) Citrix
20 69 (9.47%) SQL Server
21 67 (9.19%) Configuration Management
22 66 (9.05%) UNIX
22 66 (9.05%) Change Management
23 64 (8.78%) Windows 7
24 63 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
25 58 (7.96%) Investment Banking
26 55 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
27 54 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
27 54 (7.41%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 49 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.25%) IBM Notes
4 26 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 24 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (3.02%) CMS
7 21 (2.88%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.92%) GlassFish
10 13 (1.78%) IIS
11 11 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.10%) Apache
13 7 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.41%) Lync
17 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 99 (13.58%) MS Office
2 80 (10.97%) MS Excel
3 39 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (3.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.69%) Agresso
2 5 (0.69%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.41%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.27%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.27%) SAP SM
4 2 (0.27%) Endur
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.14%) Aligne
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Documaker
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.23%) SaaS
2 4 (0.55%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.13%) Firewall
2 43 (5.90%) LAN
3 40 (5.49%) DNS
4 38 (5.21%) SAN
5 36 (4.94%) WAN
6 26 (3.57%) DHCP
7 24 (3.29%) TCP/IP
8 23 (3.16%) VPN
9 22 (3.02%) MPLS
10 21 (2.88%) VoIP
10 21 (2.88%) IP Telephony
11 20 (2.74%) Network Security
12 15 (2.06%) Internet
13 10 (1.37%) SSL
14 9 (1.23%) LDAP
14 9 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
15 8 (1.10%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.10%) OSPF
16 7 (0.96%) BGP
16 7 (0.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.41%) DB2
11 3 (0.41%) MySQL
11 3 (0.41%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (0.69%) JIRA
2 4 (0.55%) ClearQuest
2 4 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.41%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.27%) MSI
4 2 (0.27%) Ant
4 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 206 (28.26%) Finance
2 151 (20.71%) Banking
3 58 (7.96%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.25%) Legal
5 25 (3.43%) Law
6 16 (2.19%) Back Office
7 13 (1.78%) Retail
8 12 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.65%) Front Office
9 11 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.23%) Advertising
11 8 (1.10%) International Banking
12 7 (0.96%) Publishing
13 5 (0.69%) French Language
14 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.55%) Billing
15 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Local Government
15 3 (0.41%) Marketing
16 2 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 243 (33.33%) Analyst
2 81 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 69 (9.47%) Support Analyst
4 61 (8.37%) Project Manager
5 49 (6.72%) Service Manager
6 47 (6.45%) Administrator
7 43 (5.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 39 (5.35%) Architect
9 32 (4.39%) Applications Support
10 30 (4.12%) Configuration Analyst
11 25 (3.43%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (2.88%) Consultant
14 20 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
14 20 (2.74%) Desktop Support
15 18 (2.47%) Business Analyst
16 17 (2.33%) Team Leader
17 16 (2.19%) Services Delivery Manager
17 16 (2.19%) DBA
18 14 (1.92%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.16%) XML
2 18 (2.47%) Middleware
3 16 (2.19%) Web Services
4 15 (2.06%) HTML
5 12 (1.65%) SOAP
5 12 (1.65%) J2EE
6 9 (1.23%) JMS
6 9 (1.23%) REST
6 9 (1.23%) XMPP
7 8 (1.10%) .NET
8 6 (0.82%) CSS
8 6 (0.82%) WSDL
9 5 (0.69%) JSP
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.55%) XSL
10 4 (0.55%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.41%) EJB
11 3 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.04%) Management Information System
2 39 (5.35%) Blackberry
3 33 (4.53%) CMDB
4 16 (2.19%) Clustering
5 14 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 13 (1.78%) iPhone
7 12 (1.65%) iPad
7 12 (1.65%) Replication
8 10 (1.37%) Derivative
9 9 (1.23%) PMI
9 9 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
11 7 (0.96%) NHS
11 7 (0.96%) EMC Centera
11 7 (0.96%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
11 7 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.82%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 222 (30.45%) Windows
2 81 (11.11%) Linux
3 66 (9.05%) UNIX
4 64 (8.78%) Windows 7
5 55 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (5.62%) Windows XP
7 39 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.19%) Solaris
9 15 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.37%) Android
11 7 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.82%) AIX
13 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.27%) HPUX
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (24.42%) Service Management
2 111 (15.23%) Service Delivery
3 105 (14.40%) Project Management
4 103 (14.13%) PRINCE2
5 74 (10.15%) ITSM
6 67 (9.19%) Configuration Management
7 66 (9.05%) Change Management
8 54 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 43 (5.90%) Migration
11 43 (5.90%) Incident Management
12 41 (5.62%) Release Management
13 36 (4.94%) ITIL V3
14 26 (3.57%) TOGAF
15 24 (3.29%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.02%) Information Security
16 22 (3.02%) PRINCE
16 22 (3.02%) Capacity Management
17 21 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.56%) SQL
2 42 (5.76%) C
3 37 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 31 (4.25%) Java
5 19 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.06%) Perl
7 13 (1.78%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.65%) VBScript
9 9 (1.23%) VB
10 7 (0.96%) C++
11 5 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.41%) VBA
12 3 (0.41%) C#
13 2 (0.27%) LotusScript
13 2 (0.27%) Formula Language
13 2 (0.27%) PHP
14 1 (0.14%) Python
14 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 112 (15.36%) ITIL Certification
2 90 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 45 (6.17%) DV Cleared
4 43 (5.90%) Degree
5 35 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 31 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (3.02%) MCSE
7 22 (3.02%) PMI Certification
8 20 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 19 (2.61%) CCNA
10 18 (2.47%) CISSP
11 16 (2.19%) CCNP
12 15 (2.06%) PMP
13 12 (1.65%) MCP
14 11 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (1.23%) CCSE
17 8 (1.10%) MCSA
17 8 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.86%) ISO 9001
2 41 (5.62%) SLA
3 20 (2.74%) COBIT
4 16 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.23%) QA
6 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.14%) GxP
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 121 (16.60%) Active Directory
2 63 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (1.92%) XenServer
5 13 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.65%) XenApp
7 10 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.96%) vSphere
8 7 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.69%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.69%) NLBS
9 5 (0.69%) Xen
10 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.27%) OpenSSH
12 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.27%) RHEV
12 2 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 17 (2.33%) SCCM
3 12 (1.65%) SCOM
4 9 (1.23%) OPNET
4 9 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.96%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.82%) WSUS
7 5 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
7 5 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.55%) Control-M
9 3 (0.41%) Nagios
9 3 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 162 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 90 (12.35%) Oracle
3 82 (11.25%) VMware
4 75 (10.29%) Cisco
5 70 (9.60%) Citrix
6 54 (7.41%) HP
7 44 (6.04%) ServiceNow
8 36 (4.94%) Remedy
9 32 (4.39%) Lotus
10 30 (4.12%) CheckPoint
11 21 (2.88%) BMC
12 19 (2.61%) IBM
13 16 (2.19%) LANDesk
14 15 (2.06%) JBoss
14 15 (2.06%) Sybase
14 15 (2.06%) Juniper
15 14 (1.92%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.92%) EMC
16 13 (1.78%) NetApp
16 13 (1.78%) SolarWinds
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