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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 308 386 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.46% 5.68% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 7.35% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 259 177
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.85 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 198 (32.04%) Windows
2 180 (29.13%) Finance
3 151 (24.43%) Service Management
4 137 (22.17%) Microsoft
5 117 (18.93%) Active Directory
6 111 (17.96%) Banking
7 95 (15.37%) Service Delivery
8 82 (13.27%) MS Office
9 81 (13.11%) PRINCE2
10 79 (12.78%) Project Management
11 74 (11.97%) Oracle
12 71 (11.49%) MS Excel
13 70 (11.33%) SQL
14 68 (11.00%) ITIL Certification
15 64 (10.36%) Citrix
15 64 (10.36%) Linux
15 64 (10.36%) VMware
16 56 (9.06%) Change Management
17 55 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (8.74%) Security Cleared
18 54 (8.74%) Windows 7
18 54 (8.74%) UNIX
19 53 (8.58%) Cisco
20 52 (8.41%) ITSM
21 51 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (7.77%) Problem Management
23 47 (7.61%) Degree
23 47 (7.61%) Incident Management
24 46 (7.44%) Firewall
24 46 (7.44%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (5.18%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.69%) IIS
3 28 (4.53%) WebSphere
4 27 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.37%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (2.59%) GlassFish
9 15 (2.43%) JBoss
10 12 (1.94%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.94%) Apache
11 9 (1.46%) Lync
12 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.81%) CMS
13 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 3 (0.49%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 82 (13.27%) MS Office
2 71 (11.49%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.78%) MS Project
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (3.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.81%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.49%) Agresso
4 3 (0.49%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.49%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.49%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.32%) RMDS
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.13%) Google Apps
2 6 (0.97%) SaaS
3 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.49%) PaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.44%) Firewall
2 44 (7.12%) DNS
3 33 (5.34%) LAN
4 27 (4.37%) DHCP
5 25 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.05%) WAN
6 23 (3.72%) VPN
7 21 (3.40%) SAN
8 18 (2.91%) Network Security
9 16 (2.59%) Internet
10 15 (2.43%) MPLS
11 14 (2.27%) VoIP
11 14 (2.27%) SSL
12 13 (2.10%) OSPF
13 12 (1.94%) Multicast
13 12 (1.94%) BGP
14 11 (1.78%) Wireless
15 10 (1.62%) HTTP
15 10 (1.62%) LDAP
16 9 (1.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.07%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.43%) MySQL
4 13 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.81%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.49%) SQLPlus
13 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.29%) MSI
2 7 (1.13%) ClearCase
2 7 (1.13%) Toad
3 5 (0.81%) ClearQuest
3 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.65%) JIRA
4 4 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.32%) Hudson
6 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.32%) Subversion
6 2 (0.32%) Maven
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.16%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.16%) Ant
General
1 180 (29.13%) Finance
2 111 (17.96%) Banking
3 35 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.05%) Legal
5 24 (3.88%) Law
6 13 (2.10%) Front Office
6 13 (2.10%) Retail
7 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.46%) Back Office
9 8 (1.29%) Advertising
10 6 (0.97%) Marketing
11 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.65%) Local Government
12 4 (0.65%) Publishing
13 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.49%) Electronics
14 2 (0.32%) International Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 168 (27.18%) Analyst
2 58 (9.39%) Service Analyst
3 57 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 43 (6.96%) Support Analyst
5 37 (5.99%) Administrator
6 36 (5.83%) Architect
7 33 (5.34%) Support Engineer
8 32 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
9 27 (4.37%) Service Manager
10 25 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
12 22 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (3.24%) Consultant
14 18 (2.91%) Desktop Support
14 18 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.75%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.75%) Developer
16 13 (2.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (2.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 12 (1.94%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.07%) Middleware
1 19 (3.07%) XML
2 14 (2.27%) Web Services
3 12 (1.94%) SOAP
4 11 (1.78%) JMS
5 10 (1.62%) REST
5 10 (1.62%) .NET
6 9 (1.46%) HTML
7 7 (1.13%) WSDL
8 5 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.81%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.49%) Rendezvous
9 3 (0.49%) CSS
9 3 (0.49%) LAMP
9 3 (0.49%) Google Maps API
9 3 (0.49%) WCF
10 2 (0.32%) MCollective
10 2 (0.32%) Java EE
10 2 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.02%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.59%) CMDB
6 13 (2.10%) Clustering
7 11 (1.78%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.62%) iPad
8 10 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.62%) Replication
9 9 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.46%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.46%) iPhone
10 8 (1.29%) Kindle
11 7 (1.13%) NHS
12 6 (0.97%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.97%) Derivative
12 6 (0.97%) CESG
13 5 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 198 (32.04%) Windows
2 64 (10.36%) Linux
3 54 (8.74%) Windows 7
3 54 (8.74%) UNIX
4 37 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.85%) Windows XP
6 26 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.78%) Solaris
7 11 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.46%) Android
9 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.65%) AIX
11 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (24.43%) Service Management
2 95 (15.37%) Service Delivery
3 81 (13.11%) PRINCE2
4 79 (12.78%) Project Management
5 56 (9.06%) Change Management
6 52 (8.41%) ITSM
7 48 (7.77%) Problem Management
8 47 (7.61%) Incident Management
9 46 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (6.15%) ITIL V3
11 37 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (5.66%) Release Management
13 34 (5.50%) TOGAF
14 33 (5.34%) Migration
15 31 (5.02%) Configuration Management
16 27 (4.37%) Information Security
17 25 (4.05%) Asset Management
18 23 (3.72%) Business Analysis
18 23 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (3.24%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 70 (11.33%) SQL
2 42 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.69%) Shell Script
4 28 (4.53%) Java
5 21 (3.40%) C
6 20 (3.24%) Perl
7 13 (2.10%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.29%) VB
10 5 (0.81%) PHP
10 5 (0.81%) C#
11 4 (0.65%) Ruby
11 4 (0.65%) ABAP
12 3 (0.49%) Python
12 3 (0.49%) VBScript
12 3 (0.49%) C++
12 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.16%) Jython
Qualifications
1 68 (11.00%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 47 (7.61%) Degree
4 32 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (3.72%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.56%) CISSP
7 19 (3.07%) MCSE
8 14 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.27%) CCNP
8 14 (2.27%) CCNA
9 13 (2.10%) PMI Certification
9 13 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (1.78%) PMP
10 11 (1.78%) CISA
10 11 (1.78%) MCITP
11 10 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (1.46%) ISEB
12 9 (1.46%) CISM
12 9 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.18%) SLA
2 30 (4.85%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.94%) QA
4 12 (1.94%) COBIT
5 8 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 117 (18.93%) Active Directory
2 55 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.75%) vSphere
4 15 (2.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (2.27%) XenServer
6 11 (1.78%) XenApp
7 9 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.65%) NLBS
11 3 (0.49%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.49%) NFS
11 3 (0.49%) Xen
12 2 (0.32%) vCloud
12 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (4.21%) Tivoli
2 21 (3.40%) SCCM
3 20 (3.24%) SCOM
4 9 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (1.46%) Control-M
5 6 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.81%) WSUS
6 5 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.49%) Nagios
8 3 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.49%) DameWare
8 3 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 137 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.97%) Oracle
3 64 (10.36%) Citrix
3 64 (10.36%) VMware
4 53 (8.58%) Cisco
5 32 (5.18%) Remedy
6 26 (4.21%) HP
7 25 (4.05%) LANDesk
8 24 (3.88%) BMC
9 22 (3.56%) F5
10 21 (3.40%) Juniper
10 21 (3.40%) CheckPoint
11 19 (3.07%) IBM
12 18 (2.91%) ServiceNow
13 14 (2.27%) SAP
13 14 (2.27%) NetApp
14 12 (1.94%) Lotus
15 11 (1.78%) Bloomberg
15 11 (1.78%) Sybase
15 11 (1.78%) Business Objects
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £462.61 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €800 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £430 - £470 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 18 days ago