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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 283 326 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.58% 5.42% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 6.99% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 202 164
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £24.71 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+1.59% -13.31%
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
3981 4663 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.54% 77.52% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3416 3272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 182 (30.49%) Windows
2 176 (29.48%) Finance
3 170 (28.48%) Service Management
4 115 (19.26%) Microsoft
5 113 (18.93%) Service Delivery
6 103 (17.25%) Banking
7 100 (16.75%) Active Directory
8 80 (13.40%) PRINCE2
9 76 (12.73%) MS Office
10 75 (12.56%) Project Management
11 65 (10.89%) Linux
12 63 (10.55%) Oracle
13 61 (10.22%) ITIL Certification
13 61 (10.22%) VMware
13 61 (10.22%) Degree
14 60 (10.05%) MS Excel
15 58 (9.72%) Change Management
16 57 (9.55%) UNIX
17 56 (9.38%) Incident Management
18 54 (9.05%) SQL
18 54 (9.05%) ITSM
19 52 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (8.38%) Cisco
21 47 (7.87%) Citrix
21 47 (7.87%) Problem Management
21 47 (7.87%) Security Cleared
22 45 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (7.54%) Windows 7
23 44 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
24 42 (7.04%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.52%) IIS
4 26 (4.36%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.68%) Lync
9 10 (1.68%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.68%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.51%) JBoss
10 9 (1.51%) Apache
11 8 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.84%) CMS
13 5 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.67%) FileNet
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 76 (12.73%) MS Office
2 60 (10.05%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.01%) MS Project
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (4.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.84%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.34%) RMDS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Global One
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.17%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.67%) IaaS
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.20%) DNS
2 36 (6.03%) Firewall
3 33 (5.53%) LAN
4 28 (4.69%) WAN
5 25 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.52%) VPN
6 21 (3.52%) DHCP
7 20 (3.35%) SAN
8 16 (2.68%) Internet
9 13 (2.18%) VoIP
9 13 (2.18%) Network Security
10 12 (2.01%) SSL
11 11 (1.84%) Wireless
11 11 (1.84%) Multicast
12 10 (1.68%) MPLS
13 8 (1.34%) BGP
13 8 (1.34%) OSPF
13 8 (1.34%) HTTP
14 7 (1.17%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.35%) MySQL
3 17 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.84%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.84%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.34%) MSI
2 7 (1.17%) Toad
2 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.01%) JIRA
3 6 (1.01%) ClearCase
4 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.84%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.50%) Subversion
6 3 (0.50%) Maven
6 3 (0.50%) JUnit
6 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.34%) Hudson
7 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.17%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 176 (29.48%) Finance
2 103 (17.25%) Banking
3 26 (4.36%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.69%) Law
5 19 (3.18%) Legal
6 16 (2.68%) Front Office
6 16 (2.68%) Retail
7 14 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.01%) Back Office
8 12 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.17%) Marketing
10 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.84%) Publishing
12 4 (0.67%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 2 (0.34%) Games
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (26.47%) Analyst
2 53 (8.88%) Project Manager
3 51 (8.54%) Service Analyst
4 36 (6.03%) Service Manager
5 35 (5.86%) Architect
6 32 (5.36%) Administrator
6 32 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 27 (4.52%) Support Analyst
8 27 (4.52%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
9 24 (4.02%) Consultant
10 21 (3.52%) Developer
11 19 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.68%) Desktop Support
14 15 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.51%) Services Delivery Manager
15 12 (2.01%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.85%) Web Services
2 15 (2.51%) Middleware
3 14 (2.35%) XML
4 13 (2.18%) .NET
5 11 (1.84%) HTML
6 8 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (1.34%) JMS
6 8 (1.34%) SOAP
7 7 (1.17%) REST
8 5 (0.84%) JSP
8 5 (0.84%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.67%) Ajax
9 4 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.67%) WSDL
9 4 (0.67%) Servlets
9 4 (0.67%) CSS
9 4 (0.67%) LAMP
10 3 (0.50%) JSTL
11 2 (0.34%) MCollective
11 2 (0.34%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.36%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.02%) CMDB
6 15 (2.51%) Clustering
7 12 (2.01%) Replication
8 11 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.34%) iPad
10 8 (1.34%) Kindle
10 8 (1.34%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.34%) Derivative
11 7 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.17%) iPhone
12 6 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.01%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 182 (30.49%) Windows
2 65 (10.89%) Linux
3 57 (9.55%) UNIX
4 45 (7.54%) Windows 7
5 38 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (4.52%) Windows XP
7 22 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (3.18%) Solaris
9 14 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.51%) Android
11 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.17%) AIX
13 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.34%) CentOS
17 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (28.48%) Service Management
2 113 (18.93%) Service Delivery
3 80 (13.40%) PRINCE2
4 75 (12.56%) Project Management
5 58 (9.72%) Change Management
6 56 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 54 (9.05%) ITSM
8 47 (7.87%) Problem Management
9 44 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (7.04%) ITIL V3
11 37 (6.20%) Configuration Management
12 34 (5.70%) Migration
12 34 (5.70%) TOGAF
12 34 (5.70%) Release Management
13 25 (4.19%) Risk Management
14 22 (3.69%) Business Analysis
14 22 (3.69%) Asset Management
14 22 (3.69%) Information Security
15 21 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.05%) SQL
2 30 (5.03%) Java
3 29 (4.86%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.69%) Shell Script
5 20 (3.35%) Perl
6 18 (3.02%) C
7 11 (1.84%) PHP
8 10 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.34%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.01%) Python
11 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.67%) Ruby
11 4 (0.67%) ABAP
12 3 (0.50%) VBA
13 2 (0.34%) VBScript
13 2 (0.34%) VB
13 2 (0.34%) C#
13 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 61 (10.22%) ITIL Certification
1 61 (10.22%) Degree
2 47 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.18%) PMI Certification
6 19 (3.18%) MCSE
7 18 (3.02%) CISSP
8 15 (2.51%) PMP
9 13 (2.18%) MCITP
10 12 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (2.01%) CCNP
10 12 (2.01%) CCNA
11 11 (1.84%) ISEB
11 11 (1.84%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.51%) CISA
13 9 (1.51%) CISM
14 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.53%) SLA
2 29 (4.86%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.35%) QA
3 14 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.01%) COBIT
5 9 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 100 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 45 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.68%) vSphere
4 9 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (1.34%) XenApp
5 8 (1.34%) XenServer
5 8 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.50%) NFS
8 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.50%) RHEV
8 3 (0.50%) KVM
9 2 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.34%) NLBS
9 2 (0.34%) Squid
9 2 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 18 (3.02%) SCCM
1 18 (3.02%) SCOM
2 16 (2.68%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (1.17%) Control-M
3 7 (1.17%) Puppet
4 6 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.84%) Nagios
5 5 (0.84%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.50%) DameWare
7 3 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (0.50%) WSUS
7 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 115 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.55%) Oracle
3 61 (10.22%) VMware
4 50 (8.38%) Cisco
5 47 (7.87%) Citrix
6 34 (5.70%) Remedy
7 25 (4.19%) BMC
7 25 (4.19%) IBM
8 24 (4.02%) HP
9 19 (3.18%) LANDesk
10 18 (3.02%) F5
10 18 (3.02%) ServiceNow
10 18 (3.02%) Juniper
11 16 (2.68%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.35%) NetApp
12 14 (2.35%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.01%) SAP
14 11 (1.84%) Symantec
15 10 (1.68%) Google
15 10 (1.68%) Lotus
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TalentFlow
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
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Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day £400 per day
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Experis Ltd
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