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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 294 432 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.38% 6.71% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 8.70% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 306 206
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £334
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £81.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -73.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £24.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -10.32%
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
4264 4966 4755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.01% 77.17% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3618 3644
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 52
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 187 (32.41%) Finance
2 171 (29.64%) Windows
3 160 (27.73%) Service Management
4 113 (19.58%) Microsoft
5 97 (16.81%) Active Directory
5 97 (16.81%) Service Delivery
6 93 (16.12%) Banking
7 91 (15.77%) PRINCE2
8 83 (14.38%) Project Management
9 74 (12.82%) SQL
10 73 (12.65%) Cisco
11 71 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
12 70 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (11.79%) Change Management
14 66 (11.44%) Linux
15 64 (11.09%) UNIX
15 64 (11.09%) VMware
16 62 (10.75%) Degree
17 60 (10.40%) LAN
18 58 (10.05%) Citrix
19 57 (9.88%) SQL Server
20 56 (9.71%) MS Office
21 55 (9.53%) Oracle
21 55 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
22 53 (9.19%) MS Excel
22 53 (9.19%) Incident Management
23 52 (9.01%) ITSM
24 48 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (8.32%) Windows 7
25 47 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 35 (6.07%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.81%) IIS
4 20 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.43%) Apache
6 14 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (2.43%) Lync
7 11 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.69%) FileNet
12 4 (0.69%) CMS
12 4 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 56 (9.71%) MS Office
2 53 (9.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.21%) MS Project
6 6 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.87%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.69%) RMDS
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.35%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.04%) IaaS
3 4 (0.69%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.40%) LAN
2 43 (7.45%) WAN
3 37 (6.41%) Firewall
4 30 (5.20%) SAN
4 30 (5.20%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.85%) VPN
6 24 (4.16%) DNS
7 17 (2.95%) Wireless
8 14 (2.43%) SSL
8 14 (2.43%) Internet
9 13 (2.25%) OSPF
9 13 (2.25%) DHCP
10 12 (2.08%) VoIP
10 12 (2.08%) NAS
11 11 (1.91%) Multicast
11 11 (1.91%) VLAN
11 11 (1.91%) MPLS
12 9 (1.56%) SNMP
12 9 (1.56%) LDAP
12 9 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.60%) MySQL
6 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.87%) QlikView
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.69%) DTS
11 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (1.21%) JIRA
2 7 (1.21%) Selenium
3 6 (1.04%) Toad
4 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.87%) Introscope
4 5 (0.87%) Subversion
4 5 (0.87%) Maven
5 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.69%) Ant
5 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.52%) JUnit
6 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.35%) ERwin
7 2 (0.35%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 187 (32.41%) Finance
2 93 (16.12%) Banking
3 24 (4.16%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.12%) Front Office
6 17 (2.95%) Law
6 17 (2.95%) Legal
7 16 (2.77%) Retail
8 15 (2.60%) Back Office
9 13 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.87%) Advertising
11 5 (0.87%) Publishing
11 5 (0.87%) Marketing
12 4 (0.69%) Local Government
12 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.69%) German Language
13 3 (0.52%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) Electronics
14 2 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 169 (29.29%) Analyst
2 44 (7.63%) Project Manager
3 41 (7.11%) Service Analyst
4 39 (6.76%) Service Manager
5 37 (6.41%) Support Analyst
6 36 (6.24%) Business Analyst
7 33 (5.72%) Architect
8 30 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 28 (4.85%) Administrator
10 22 (3.81%) Consultant
11 20 (3.47%) Developer
11 20 (3.47%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.60%) Incident Manager
14 15 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (2.60%) Desktop Support
15 14 (2.43%) Network Engineer
15 14 (2.43%) Services Delivery Manager
16 12 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.20%) .NET
2 19 (3.29%) Web Services
3 16 (2.77%) HTML
4 14 (2.43%) Middleware
5 10 (1.73%) JSP
6 9 (1.56%) SOAP
6 9 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (1.39%) XML
8 7 (1.21%) MSMQ
9 6 (1.04%) JMS
9 6 (1.04%) REST
10 5 (0.87%) XMPP
10 5 (0.87%) CSS
11 4 (0.69%) Servlets
11 4 (0.69%) J2EE
11 4 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.69%) Java EE
11 4 (0.69%) Ajax
12 3 (0.52%) JSTL
12 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.33%) Blackberry
4 20 (3.47%) Clustering
5 18 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.12%) CMDB
5 18 (3.12%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (2.25%) Replication
7 12 (2.08%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.08%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.56%) iPad
9 8 (1.39%) iPhone
9 8 (1.39%) PKI
9 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.87%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 171 (29.64%) Windows
2 66 (11.44%) Linux
3 64 (11.09%) UNIX
4 48 (8.32%) Windows 7
5 47 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (5.20%) Solaris
8 28 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (3.12%) Windows XP
10 16 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.91%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.73%) Android
12 10 (1.73%) AIX
13 8 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.21%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.52%) Debian
16 3 (0.52%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (27.73%) Service Management
2 97 (16.81%) Service Delivery
3 91 (15.77%) PRINCE2
4 83 (14.38%) Project Management
5 68 (11.79%) Change Management
6 55 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (9.19%) Incident Management
8 52 (9.01%) ITSM
9 48 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (7.80%) Problem Management
11 44 (7.63%) Configuration Management
12 38 (6.59%) ITIL V3
13 35 (6.07%) Migration
14 26 (4.51%) Business Analysis
15 24 (4.16%) Information Security
15 24 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (3.81%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.81%) Release Management
16 22 (3.81%) People Management
17 20 (3.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 74 (12.82%) SQL
2 34 (5.89%) Java
3 17 (2.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (2.95%) Perl
4 13 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 12 (2.08%) C
6 10 (1.73%) Python
6 10 (1.73%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.39%) PHP
9 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.69%) Ruby
11 4 (0.69%) Korn
12 3 (0.52%) R
12 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.52%) VBA
13 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.35%) Jython
13 2 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
2 62 (10.75%) Degree
3 37 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (6.07%) Security Cleared
5 25 (4.33%) MCSE
6 22 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.29%) DV Cleared
8 17 (2.95%) CCNP
8 17 (2.95%) PMI Certification
9 16 (2.77%) ISEB
10 14 (2.43%) CCNA
10 14 (2.43%) PMP
11 12 (2.08%) MCITP
12 11 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (1.73%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.73%) ISTQB
14 8 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (1.39%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.39%) MCSA
14 8 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.24%) SLA
2 23 (3.99%) QA
3 18 (3.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.91%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.04%) COBIT
8 3 (0.52%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) FATCA
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 97 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.43%) vSphere
4 11 (1.91%) XenApp
5 7 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.04%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.69%) vCloud
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.52%) NLBS
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.35%) Squid
9 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.35%) KVM
9 2 (0.35%) RHEV
9 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (2.95%) SCCM
2 10 (1.73%) SCOM
3 9 (1.56%) Puppet
4 6 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.04%) Netcool
4 6 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.87%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.69%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.69%) OPNET
7 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.52%) WSUS
7 3 (0.52%) OpenView
7 3 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 113 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 73 (12.65%) Cisco
3 64 (11.09%) VMware
4 58 (10.05%) Citrix
5 55 (9.53%) Oracle
6 39 (6.76%) Remedy
7 37 (6.41%) HP
8 36 (6.24%) IBM
9 24 (4.16%) F5
10 23 (3.99%) CheckPoint
11 20 (3.47%) BMC
12 17 (2.95%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.77%) SAP
13 16 (2.77%) ServiceNow
14 14 (2.43%) McAfee
15 13 (2.25%) EMC
16 12 (2.08%) Juniper
17 11 (1.91%) 3PAR
18 10 (1.73%) Bloomberg
18 10 (1.73%) NetApp
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £11 - £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £21 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago