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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 32 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 157 289 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.99% 5.62% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 6.95% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 215 202
Average daily rate £400 £410 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £204 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £20.20 £28.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (35.80%) Finance
2 117 (33.24%) Windows
3 88 (25.00%) Service Management
4 67 (19.03%) Active Directory
5 62 (17.61%) Microsoft
6 55 (15.63%) Project Management
7 53 (15.06%) Service Delivery
8 52 (14.77%) Banking
9 51 (14.49%) SQL
10 49 (13.92%) MS Office
11 48 (13.64%) Citrix
11 48 (13.64%) ITSM
12 44 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 44 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (11.93%) Windows 7
14 41 (11.65%) Windows Server
15 40 (11.36%) Oracle
16 39 (11.08%) VMware
17 38 (10.80%) SCCM
17 38 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (10.51%) Change Management
18 37 (10.51%) Cisco
18 37 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (9.94%) MS Excel
19 35 (9.94%) Data Centre
20 33 (9.38%) Linux
21 32 (9.09%) SQL Server
21 32 (9.09%) SLA
21 32 (9.09%) Degree
22 31 (8.81%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.41%) IIS
4 11 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.99%) CMS
6 7 (1.99%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.85%) Node.js
9 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.57%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 49 (13.92%) MS Office
2 35 (9.94%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
5 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.42%) assyst
3 2 (0.57%) Documaker
3 2 (0.57%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Relativity
4 1 (0.28%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.27%) Office 365
2 5 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) IaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.57%) PaaS
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.95%) WAN
2 21 (5.97%) DNS
3 20 (5.68%) Firewall
3 20 (5.68%) LAN
4 18 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.26%) SAN
6 13 (3.69%) VPN
7 12 (3.41%) Wireless
8 11 (3.13%) DHCP
9 10 (2.84%) Internet
9 10 (2.84%) MPLS
10 8 (2.27%) BGP
10 8 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.27%) OSPF
11 6 (1.70%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.42%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (1.42%) NAS
12 5 (1.42%) Network Security
12 5 (1.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.40%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.70%) Pentaho
9 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.85%) DB2
11 3 (0.85%) DTS
11 3 (0.85%) GIS
11 3 (0.85%) MySQL
11 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.13%) JIRA
2 4 (1.14%) Subversion
3 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.85%) MSI
4 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) Ant
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) Hudson
5 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 126 (35.80%) Finance
2 52 (14.77%) Banking
3 25 (7.10%) Legal
4 24 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.97%) Law
6 11 (3.13%) Front Office
7 7 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.70%) Back Office
8 6 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.14%) Advertising
10 3 (0.85%) French Language
10 3 (0.85%) Publishing
10 3 (0.85%) Retail
11 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 92 (26.14%) Analyst
2 36 (10.23%) Support Analyst
3 35 (9.94%) Service Manager
4 30 (8.52%) Desktop Support
5 21 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.68%) Desktop Analyst
7 19 (5.40%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 19 (5.40%) Service Analyst
8 18 (5.11%) Applications Support
9 16 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 15 (4.26%) Architect
11 14 (3.98%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.13%) Consultant
13 11 (3.13%) DBA
14 10 (2.84%) ITIL Manager
14 10 (2.84%) Network Engineer
14 10 (2.84%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.13%) HTML
2 9 (2.56%) Middleware
2 9 (2.56%) Web Services
3 6 (1.70%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.42%) .NET
4 5 (1.42%) HTML5
4 5 (1.42%) XML
5 4 (1.14%) jQuery
6 3 (0.85%) SOAP
6 3 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.57%) Ajax
7 2 (0.57%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.57%) JRules
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.57%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.57%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.94%) Data Centre
3 27 (7.67%) Blackberry
4 18 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (3.69%) CMDB
7 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (2.27%) NHS
9 8 (2.27%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.99%) Clustering
11 6 (1.70%) BYOD
11 6 (1.70%) Equities
11 6 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.70%) PKI
11 6 (1.70%) Social Media
12 5 (1.42%) Derivative
12 5 (1.42%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.42%) Replication
12 5 (1.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 117 (33.24%) Windows
2 42 (11.93%) Windows 7
3 41 (11.65%) Windows Server
4 38 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (9.38%) Linux
6 26 (7.39%) Unix
7 21 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.27%) Solaris
12 7 (1.99%) Android
13 6 (1.70%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.14%) AIX
15 4 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.00%) Service Management
2 55 (15.63%) Project Management
3 53 (15.06%) Service Delivery
4 48 (13.64%) ITSM
5 44 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 37 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (10.51%) Change Management
7 31 (8.81%) Problem Management
8 29 (8.24%) ITIL V3
9 28 (7.95%) Incident Management
10 23 (6.53%) Configuration Management
10 23 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (5.40%) Release Management
12 15 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.26%) SDLC
13 14 (3.98%) Scrum
13 14 (3.98%) Workflow
14 13 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (3.41%) Business Analysis
15 12 (3.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.49%) SQL
2 27 (7.67%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.69%) Java
6 8 (2.27%) C
7 7 (1.99%) Perl
8 6 (1.70%) VBScript
9 5 (1.42%) C#
10 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.14%) VBA
11 3 (0.85%) C++
11 3 (0.85%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) Korn
12 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (9.09%) Degree
2 29 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.97%) MCSE
5 18 (5.11%) CCNP
6 16 (4.55%) MCP
7 14 (3.98%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.69%) MCDST
9 12 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.99%) MCSA
10 7 (1.99%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.99%) PMP
10 7 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.42%) CCIE
11 5 (1.42%) CCNA
11 5 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.09%) SLA
2 7 (1.99%) COBIT
2 7 (1.99%) QA
3 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) COSO
6 1 (0.28%) P3O
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (19.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.53%) XenApp
4 12 (3.41%) vSphere
5 11 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.42%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.14%) NFS
8 3 (0.85%) Xen
8 3 (0.85%) XenServer
9 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.57%) Docker
9 2 (0.57%) Firmware
9 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.28%) UAG
10 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (10.80%) SCCM
2 10 (2.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (2.84%) Puppet
3 9 (2.56%) SCOM
4 7 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.99%) Control-M
4 7 (1.99%) Nagios
5 5 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.14%) Ansible
6 4 (1.14%) DatAdvantage
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.85%) WSUS
8 2 (0.57%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.57%) Kibana
8 2 (0.57%) logstash
8 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.57%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Xymon
Vendors
1 62 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.64%) Citrix
3 40 (11.36%) Oracle
4 39 (11.08%) VMware
5 37 (10.51%) Cisco
6 29 (8.24%) ServiceNow
7 26 (7.39%) Remedy
8 24 (6.82%) HP
9 14 (3.98%) Dell
10 13 (3.69%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.84%) IBM
12 9 (2.56%) BMC
12 9 (2.56%) EMC
12 9 (2.56%) Reuters
12 9 (2.56%) Sybase
13 8 (2.27%) Apple
13 8 (2.27%) Juniper
13 8 (2.27%) Polycom
13 8 (2.27%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.27%) SAP
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
DCV Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dome Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £317.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £645.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago