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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 207 281 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.93% 5.14% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 6.37% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 206 302
Average daily rate £425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £326
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.40 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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
2957 4410 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.70% 80.65% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3433 3638
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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
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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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.

1 131 (36.19%) Finance
2 112 (30.94%) Windows
3 83 (22.93%) Microsoft
4 80 (22.10%) Active Directory
5 70 (19.34%) Service Management
6 66 (18.23%) Change Management
7 57 (15.75%) Citrix
8 51 (14.09%) Unix
8 51 (14.09%) MS Office
9 50 (13.81%) Linux
9 50 (13.81%) Project Management
10 47 (12.98%) Oracle
11 46 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (12.15%) Banking
12 44 (12.15%) VMware
12 44 (12.15%) MS Excel
13 42 (11.60%) SQL
13 42 (11.60%) DNS
14 41 (11.33%) Windows Server
15 38 (10.50%) Cisco
15 38 (10.50%) PRINCE2
15 38 (10.50%) ITSM
16 36 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (9.67%) Windows 7
18 34 (9.39%) Firewall
18 34 (9.39%) HP
19 33 (9.12%) ITIL V3
19 33 (9.12%) Data Centre
20 32 (8.84%) Security Cleared
20 32 (8.84%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 23 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.87%) IIS
2 14 (3.87%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.59%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.49%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.66%) Apache
5 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.38%) CMS
6 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.10%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.10%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.55%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (14.09%) MS Office
2 44 (12.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.49%) MS Project
5 5 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.83%) assyst
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.28%) Documaker
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.31%) Office 365
2 10 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.60%) DNS
2 34 (9.39%) Firewall
3 23 (6.35%) SAN
4 22 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.08%) WAN
5 21 (5.80%) Internet
6 19 (5.25%) DHCP
7 17 (4.70%) Wireless
8 16 (4.42%) LAN
9 13 (3.59%) VPN
10 12 (3.31%) SSL
11 9 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (2.49%) LDAP
11 9 (2.49%) MPLS
11 9 (2.49%) Network Security
11 9 (2.49%) VoIP
12 8 (2.21%) BGP
12 8 (2.21%) ISDN
12 8 (2.21%) OSPF
13 7 (1.93%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.04%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.76%) DB2
4 6 (1.66%) Pentaho
5 5 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.83%) MySQL
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.55%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.31%) JIRA
2 8 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.21%) Subversion
3 5 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.38%) MSI
4 4 (1.10%) Hudson
4 4 (1.10%) Introscope
4 4 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.55%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.55%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.55%) Maven
6 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 131 (36.19%) Finance
2 44 (12.15%) Banking
3 24 (6.63%) Legal
4 19 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.25%) Law
5 12 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.21%) Advertising
6 8 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.93%) Front Office
8 5 (1.38%) Back Office
8 5 (1.38%) French Language
8 5 (1.38%) Publishing
9 3 (0.83%) Retail
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.55%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (22.10%) Analyst
2 25 (6.91%) Support Analyst
3 24 (6.63%) Desktop Support
4 23 (6.35%) Consultant
5 22 (6.08%) Service Analyst
6 21 (5.80%) Administrator
6 21 (5.80%) Service Manager
7 18 (4.97%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (4.42%) Applications Support
9 16 (4.42%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.14%) Architect
10 15 (4.14%) Network Engineer
11 12 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.31%) Developer
12 11 (3.04%) Desktop Analyst
12 11 (3.04%) IT Manager
12 11 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.76%) Citrix Analyst
13 10 (2.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.14%) Middleware
2 11 (3.04%) HTML
3 9 (2.49%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.93%) .NET
5 6 (1.66%) XML
6 5 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.10%) Web Services
8 3 (0.83%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.83%) CGI
9 2 (0.55%) Ajax
9 2 (0.55%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.55%) HTML5
9 2 (0.55%) J2EE
9 2 (0.55%) LAMP
9 2 (0.55%) SAX
9 2 (0.55%) WAP
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.12%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.63%) Blackberry
3 24 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.70%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.49%) Replication
6 8 (2.21%) Clustering
6 8 (2.21%) Derivative
6 8 (2.21%) Equities
6 8 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.21%) NHS
6 8 (2.21%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.93%) CMDB
7 7 (1.93%) iSeries
8 6 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.38%) Statistics
10 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 112 (30.94%) Windows
2 51 (14.09%) Unix
3 50 (13.81%) Linux
4 41 (11.33%) Windows Server
5 36 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (9.67%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.42%) AIX
7 16 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (3.59%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (3.04%) Solaris
10 11 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.93%) SUSE
12 7 (1.93%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.66%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.10%) Android
15 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.34%) Service Management
2 66 (18.23%) Change Management
3 50 (13.81%) Project Management
4 46 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (10.50%) ITSM
5 38 (10.50%) PRINCE2
6 33 (9.12%) ITIL V3
7 30 (8.29%) Configuration Management
8 29 (8.01%) Incident Management
8 29 (8.01%) Problem Management
9 24 (6.63%) Service Delivery
10 22 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.80%) Migration
11 21 (5.80%) SDLC
11 21 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (5.25%) Release Management
13 18 (4.97%) Scrum
14 17 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (4.42%) Workflow
16 15 (4.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.60%) SQL
2 32 (8.84%) PowerShell
3 21 (5.80%) Shell Script
4 20 (5.52%) Perl
5 19 (5.25%) Python
6 18 (4.97%) Java
7 17 (4.70%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.59%) C
9 9 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.49%) PHP
10 6 (1.66%) C++
10 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.38%) C#
11 5 (1.38%) VBScript
12 4 (1.10%) Korn
12 4 (1.10%) Ruby
13 3 (0.83%) VBA
14 2 (0.55%) Jython
14 2 (0.55%) VB
14 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 32 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.91%) Degree
4 23 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (6.08%) MCSE
6 21 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (4.70%) CCNP
7 17 (4.70%) MCP
8 16 (4.42%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.59%) MCDST
11 10 (2.76%) CISSP
12 7 (1.93%) CISM
12 7 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.93%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.93%) PMP
13 6 (1.66%) ISEB
13 6 (1.66%) MCSA
14 5 (1.38%) CCNA
15 4 (1.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.01%) SLA
2 13 (3.59%) COBIT
3 12 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.49%) QA
5 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.55%) COSO
6 2 (0.55%) GPG13
6 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 80 (22.10%) Active Directory
2 31 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.29%) XenApp
4 10 (2.76%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.49%) vSphere
6 7 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.66%) KVM
8 5 (1.38%) NFS
8 5 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.38%) Xen
9 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.83%) RHEV
10 3 (0.83%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.83%) XenServer
11 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.55%) Firmware
11 2 (0.55%) Snort
11 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (8.84%) SCCM
2 21 (5.80%) Puppet
3 13 (3.59%) Control-M
4 12 (3.31%) SCOM
5 11 (3.04%) Ansible
6 10 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (2.21%) Nagios
8 6 (1.66%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.10%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (1.10%) DatAdvantage
9 4 (1.10%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.10%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.83%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 83 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.75%) Citrix
3 47 (12.98%) Oracle
4 44 (12.15%) VMware
5 38 (10.50%) Cisco
6 34 (9.39%) HP
7 25 (6.91%) IBM
8 21 (5.80%) ServiceNow
9 15 (4.14%) Dell
9 15 (4.14%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.59%) Remedy
11 11 (3.04%) Symantec
12 10 (2.76%) NetApp
12 10 (2.76%) Polycom
13 9 (2.49%) EMC
14 8 (2.21%) Juniper
14 8 (2.21%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.21%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.21%) Sybase
15 7 (1.93%) Riverbed
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + 12 month term
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £440.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago