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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 33 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 296 365 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.02% 4.96% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 6.48% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 227 243
Average daily rate
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£395 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.97 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £27.64 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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
4472 5631 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.89% 76.51% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 4195 4373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 88
Average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.70 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 208 (29.84%) Windows
2 185 (26.54%) Finance
3 158 (22.67%) Service Management
4 154 (22.09%) Microsoft
5 134 (19.23%) Banking
6 115 (16.50%) Active Directory
7 106 (15.21%) Project Management
8 104 (14.92%) Service Delivery
9 102 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
9 102 (14.63%) PRINCE2
10 99 (14.20%) Security Cleared
11 88 (12.63%) MS Office
12 86 (12.34%) Oracle
13 79 (11.33%) SQL Server
14 78 (11.19%) MS Excel
15 77 (11.05%) Linux
15 77 (11.05%) SQL
16 74 (10.62%) Cisco
17 73 (10.47%) VMware
18 67 (9.61%) Change Management
19 64 (9.18%) Citrix
20 62 (8.90%) ITSM
21 59 (8.46%) Firewall
22 58 (8.32%) Configuration Management
22 58 (8.32%) UNIX
22 58 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
22 58 (8.32%) Windows 7
23 53 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
24 48 (6.89%) HP
25 47 (6.74%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.16%) IBM Notes
5 21 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 19 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.58%) CMS
7 18 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (2.30%) IIS
9 14 (2.01%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.15%) Apache
12 7 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.57%) Lync
15 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 88 (12.63%) MS Office
2 78 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.72%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.72%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.43%) Agresso
3 3 (0.43%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.29%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.29%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.29%) Endur
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Global One
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Aligne
5 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.15%) SaaS
2 5 (0.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) PaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.46%) Firewall
2 40 (5.74%) DNS
3 37 (5.31%) LAN
4 36 (5.16%) SAN
5 32 (4.59%) WAN
6 28 (4.02%) DHCP
7 25 (3.59%) VPN
8 24 (3.44%) MPLS
9 23 (3.30%) TCP/IP
9 23 (3.30%) VoIP
10 22 (3.16%) Network Security
11 17 (2.44%) Internet
11 17 (2.44%) SSL
12 15 (2.15%) IP Telephony
13 13 (1.87%) LDAP
14 10 (1.43%) HTTP
14 10 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.29%) BIG-IP
15 9 (1.29%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (1.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.59%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.43%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.43%) MySQL
12 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.72%) ClearCase
1 5 (0.72%) ClearQuest
1 5 (0.72%) JIRA
1 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.43%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.29%) MSI
4 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.29%) Ant
4 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 185 (26.54%) Finance
2 134 (19.23%) Banking
3 46 (6.60%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.02%) Legal
5 25 (3.59%) Law
6 15 (2.15%) Back Office
7 14 (2.01%) Retail
8 12 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.43%) Front Office
11 9 (1.29%) Advertising
12 8 (1.15%) Publishing
12 8 (1.15%) International Banking
13 4 (0.57%) Billing
14 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.43%) Local Government
14 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.43%) Marketing
14 3 (0.43%) French Language
15 2 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 206 (29.56%) Analyst
2 66 (9.47%) Project Manager
3 65 (9.33%) Service Analyst
4 59 (8.46%) Support Analyst
5 51 (7.32%) Administrator
6 39 (5.60%) Service Manager
6 39 (5.60%) Architect
7 31 (4.45%) Applications Support
7 31 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (3.59%) Configuration Analyst
9 24 (3.44%) Support Engineer
10 23 (3.30%) Consultant
11 20 (2.87%) DBA
11 20 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (2.30%) Desktop Support
12 16 (2.30%) Team Leader
13 15 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (2.15%) Business Analyst
14 13 (1.87%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (1.72%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.87%) XML
2 20 (2.87%) Middleware
3 17 (2.44%) SOAP
4 16 (2.30%) Web Services
5 15 (2.15%) JMS
6 14 (2.01%) REST
7 11 (1.58%) J2EE
8 10 (1.43%) HTML
9 9 (1.29%) WSDL
9 9 (1.29%) XMPP
10 7 (1.00%) .NET
11 5 (0.72%) JSP
12 4 (0.57%) CSS
13 3 (0.43%) EJB
13 3 (0.43%) XML Schema
13 3 (0.43%) XSL
13 3 (0.43%) Google Maps API
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
14 2 (0.29%) Kafka
14 2 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.16%) Management Information System
2 29 (4.16%) Blackberry
3 27 (3.87%) CMDB
4 12 (1.72%) Clustering
5 11 (1.58%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.29%) PMI
6 9 (1.29%) iPad
7 8 (1.15%) Replication
7 8 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
8 7 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 7 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.00%) iPhone
9 6 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.86%) Derivative
9 6 (0.86%) NHS
9 6 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 208 (29.84%) Windows
2 77 (11.05%) Linux
3 58 (8.32%) UNIX
3 58 (8.32%) Windows 7
4 53 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (4.45%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.72%) Solaris
10 7 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.86%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.72%) Android
12 5 (0.72%) AIX
13 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (22.67%) Service Management
2 106 (15.21%) Project Management
3 104 (14.92%) Service Delivery
4 102 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 67 (9.61%) Change Management
6 62 (8.90%) ITSM
7 58 (8.32%) Configuration Management
8 46 (6.60%) Migration
9 45 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (6.46%) Release Management
10 44 (6.31%) Incident Management
11 43 (6.17%) Problem Management
12 42 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (5.74%) ITIL V3
14 37 (5.31%) TOGAF
15 31 (4.45%) Risk Management
16 24 (3.44%) Information Security
17 22 (3.16%) PRINCE
18 19 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (2.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (11.05%) SQL
2 40 (5.74%) PowerShell
3 37 (5.31%) C
4 32 (4.59%) Java
5 19 (2.73%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.72%) VBScript
6 12 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.43%) Perl
7 10 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.15%) VB
10 4 (0.57%) C#
11 3 (0.43%) C++
12 2 (0.29%) VBA
12 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.14%) C-shell
13 1 (0.14%) Python
13 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.14%) Jython
13 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
2 99 (14.20%) Security Cleared
3 44 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 43 (6.17%) Degree
5 40 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 32 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (3.73%) CISSP
8 24 (3.44%) PMI Certification
9 21 (3.01%) MCSE
10 20 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (2.58%) CCNP
11 18 (2.58%) CCNA
12 17 (2.44%) PMP
13 11 (1.58%) MCITP
13 11 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.43%) CISM
15 9 (1.29%) CISA
15 9 (1.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.74%) ISO 9001
2 38 (5.45%) SLA
3 21 (3.01%) COBIT
4 18 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.29%) QA
7 8 (1.15%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 115 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (2.01%) XenServer
5 13 (1.87%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.29%) XenApp
7 7 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.86%) NLBS
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.72%) Xen
9 5 (0.72%) vSphere
10 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.29%) OpenSSH
12 2 (0.29%) Samba
12 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (3.87%) Tivoli
2 20 (2.87%) SCCM
3 14 (2.01%) SCOM
4 9 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.29%) OPNET
5 7 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.00%) WSUS
6 5 (0.72%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.72%) Control-M
7 4 (0.57%) Nagios
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.43%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.43%) Puppet
8 3 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 154 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 86 (12.34%) Oracle
3 74 (10.62%) Cisco
4 73 (10.47%) VMware
5 64 (9.18%) Citrix
6 48 (6.89%) HP
7 32 (4.59%) ServiceNow
8 30 (4.30%) CheckPoint
8 30 (4.30%) Remedy
9 23 (3.30%) Lotus
9 23 (3.30%) Juniper
10 21 (3.01%) IBM
11 19 (2.73%) BMC
12 17 (2.44%) JBoss
12 17 (2.44%) LANDesk
13 15 (2.15%) Sybase
14 14 (2.01%) SolarWinds
15 12 (1.72%) F5
16 11 (1.58%) Red Hat
17 10 (1.43%) NetApp
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TRG
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day please send CV
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