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 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 306 298 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.68% 5.04% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 6.52% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 212 232
Average daily rate
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£408 £388 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 28
Average hourly rate £17.24 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £16.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £32.58 £27.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
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
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 209 (35.54%) Windows
2 190 (32.31%) Finance
3 155 (26.36%) Service Management
4 154 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 133 (22.62%) Active Directory
6 105 (17.86%) Project Management
7 91 (15.48%) PRINCE2
8 90 (15.31%) Banking
9 84 (14.29%) SQL
10 80 (13.61%) Service Delivery
11 79 (13.44%) VMware
12 78 (13.27%) Citrix
13 73 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (12.07%) Cisco
15 70 (11.90%) MS Office
16 68 (11.56%) ITIL Certification
17 65 (11.05%) MS Excel
17 65 (11.05%) Windows 7
18 64 (10.88%) Oracle
19 61 (10.37%) Linux
20 59 (10.03%) Change Management
21 58 (9.86%) SQL Server
21 58 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
22 55 (9.35%) LAN
23 54 (9.18%) MS Exchange
24 52 (8.84%) WAN
25 51 (8.67%) ITSM
26 50 (8.50%) SLA
27 49 (8.33%) Incident Management
28 48 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 54 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 36 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.25%) IIS
4 24 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.04%) Lync
7 10 (1.70%) Apache
8 9 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.36%) CMS
10 7 (1.19%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.68%) JBoss
14 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.51%) Node.js
14 3 (0.51%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (11.90%) MS Office
2 65 (11.05%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.04%) MS Project
6 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 19 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (1.19%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.19%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.51%) assyst
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.34%) RMDS
5 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.21%) Office 365
2 11 (1.87%) SaaS
3 10 (1.70%) IaaS
4 7 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
7 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.35%) LAN
2 52 (8.84%) WAN
3 48 (8.16%) Firewall
4 42 (7.14%) DNS
5 35 (5.95%) TCP/IP
6 34 (5.78%) SAN
7 26 (4.42%) DHCP
8 20 (3.40%) VPN
9 17 (2.89%) MPLS
10 14 (2.38%) OSPF
11 13 (2.21%) Internet
11 13 (2.21%) SSL
12 11 (1.87%) DSL
13 10 (1.70%) BGP
13 10 (1.70%) BIG-IP
13 10 (1.70%) Network Security
14 9 (1.53%) Wireless
14 9 (1.53%) NAS
14 9 (1.53%) VoIP
15 8 (1.36%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 25 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.68%) DTS
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (1.70%) JIRA
2 8 (1.36%) Subversion
3 5 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.51%) Toad
6 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.34%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.17%) Ant
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.17%) Introscope
General
1 190 (32.31%) Finance
2 90 (15.31%) Banking
3 27 (4.59%) Legal
4 23 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.40%) Law
6 17 (2.89%) Retail
7 13 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.19%) Advertising
10 6 (1.02%) Publishing
10 6 (1.02%) Front Office
11 5 (0.85%) Local Government
11 5 (0.85%) German Language
12 4 (0.68%) Marketing
13 3 (0.51%) French Language
13 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (23.81%) Analyst
2 50 (8.50%) Project Manager
3 43 (7.31%) Service Manager
4 33 (5.61%) Support Analyst
5 30 (5.10%) Service Analyst
6 29 (4.93%) Architect
7 27 (4.59%) Administrator
8 23 (3.91%) Consultant
9 21 (3.57%) DBA
10 20 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 20 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (2.72%) Desktop Support
12 15 (2.55%) Developer
12 15 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.38%) SQL DBA
14 13 (2.21%) Applications Support
14 13 (2.21%) Services Delivery Manager
14 13 (2.21%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.57%) Web Services
2 19 (3.23%) .NET
3 17 (2.89%) HTML
3 17 (2.89%) Middleware
4 11 (1.87%) SOAP
5 9 (1.53%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.53%) XML
6 8 (1.36%) JSP
6 8 (1.36%) REST
7 7 (1.19%) JMS
8 6 (1.02%) CSS
9 5 (0.85%) XMPP
9 5 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.85%) Java EE
10 4 (0.68%) HTML5
10 4 (0.68%) jQuery
10 4 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.34%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 37 (6.29%) Blackberry
4 31 (5.27%) CMDB
5 23 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.06%) Clustering
7 13 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.04%) Replication
9 10 (1.70%) iPad
10 9 (1.53%) NHS
10 9 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.53%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.36%) PKI
11 8 (1.36%) Statistics
11 8 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (1.02%) iPhone
13 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 209 (35.54%) Windows
2 65 (11.05%) Windows 7
3 61 (10.37%) Linux
4 58 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (7.48%) UNIX
7 23 (3.91%) Windows XP
7 23 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (3.74%) Solaris
9 14 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 14 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.21%) Android
11 10 (1.70%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.53%) AIX
13 6 (1.02%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (26.36%) Service Management
2 105 (17.86%) Project Management
3 91 (15.48%) PRINCE2
4 80 (13.61%) Service Delivery
5 59 (10.03%) Change Management
6 51 (8.67%) ITSM
7 49 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 46 (7.82%) Problem Management
9 41 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (5.61%) ITIL V3
12 31 (5.27%) Migration
12 31 (5.27%) Information Security
13 30 (5.10%) Change Control
14 28 (4.76%) Configuration Management
15 27 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (3.91%) Risk Management
17 20 (3.40%) BCP
18 19 (3.23%) Business Continuity
19 18 (3.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 84 (14.29%) SQL
2 37 (6.29%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.06%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.72%) Java
6 12 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.53%) Perl
8 9 (1.53%) C#
9 7 (1.19%) C
9 7 (1.19%) Python
10 5 (0.85%) Ruby
11 4 (0.68%) Korn
11 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.68%) VBScript
12 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.34%) VBA
14 1 (0.17%) XPath
14 1 (0.17%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (11.56%) ITIL Certification
2 48 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (7.48%) Degree
4 42 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 30 (5.10%) MCSE
6 25 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.23%) CCNP
8 17 (2.89%) MCSA
8 17 (2.89%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (2.55%) MCP
11 13 (2.21%) CCNA
11 13 (2.21%) CISSP
11 13 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (2.21%) SC Cleared
12 12 (2.04%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.53%) PMP
15 8 (1.36%) CISA
15 8 (1.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.50%) SLA
2 20 (3.40%) COBIT
3 16 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.55%) QA
5 14 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.53%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.68%) BS7799
7 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.34%) COSO
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 133 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.42%) XenApp
4 20 (3.40%) vSphere
5 16 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.87%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.53%) NLBS
7 9 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.85%) Squid
9 5 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.85%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.68%) NFS
10 4 (0.68%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.51%) Xen
11 3 (0.51%) Snort
11 3 (0.51%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (7.82%) SCCM
2 16 (2.72%) SCOM
3 10 (1.70%) Puppet
4 9 (1.53%) WSUS
5 6 (1.02%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.02%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.02%) Control-M
5 6 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.85%) Netcool
6 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (0.68%) SCSM
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.51%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 154 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 79 (13.44%) VMware
3 78 (13.27%) Citrix
4 71 (12.07%) Cisco
5 64 (10.88%) Oracle
6 47 (7.99%) HP
7 43 (7.31%) Remedy
8 35 (5.95%) CheckPoint
9 30 (5.10%) ServiceNow
10 23 (3.91%) IBM
11 20 (3.40%) F5
12 17 (2.89%) BMC
13 15 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.55%) Apple
13 15 (2.55%) Dell
13 15 (2.55%) EMC
13 15 (2.55%) SAP
13 15 (2.55%) McAfee
14 12 (2.04%) Juniper
15 11 (1.87%) NetApp
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