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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 33 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 297 370 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.03% 5.10% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 6.72% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 231 242
Average daily rate
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£379 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £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 14 28 28
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.97 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.58 £27.64 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
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 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (29.97%) Windows
2 185 (26.66%) Finance
3 158 (22.77%) Service Management
4 154 (22.19%) Microsoft
5 133 (19.16%) Banking
6 115 (16.57%) Active Directory
7 105 (15.13%) Project Management
8 103 (14.84%) ITIL Certification
9 102 (14.70%) PRINCE2
10 101 (14.55%) Service Delivery
11 96 (13.83%) Security Cleared
12 89 (12.82%) MS Office
13 85 (12.25%) Oracle
14 79 (11.38%) MS Excel
15 78 (11.24%) SQL Server
16 77 (11.10%) SQL
17 76 (10.95%) Linux
18 74 (10.66%) Cisco
19 71 (10.23%) VMware
20 66 (9.51%) Change Management
21 63 (9.08%) Citrix
22 62 (8.93%) ITSM
23 59 (8.50%) Firewall
23 59 (8.50%) Configuration Management
24 57 (8.21%) UNIX
24 57 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
24 57 (8.21%) Windows 7
25 54 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (6.92%) HP
27 47 (6.77%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.63%) MS Exchange
2 45 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 23 (3.31%) IBM Notes
5 21 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.74%) CMS
7 18 (2.59%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (2.31%) IIS
9 13 (1.87%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.15%) Apache
12 7 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.58%) Lync
15 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 89 (12.82%) MS Office
2 79 (11.38%) MS Excel
3 33 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.73%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.88%) 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 (8.50%) Firewall
2 39 (5.62%) DNS
3 38 (5.48%) LAN
4 35 (5.04%) SAN
5 33 (4.76%) WAN
6 27 (3.89%) DHCP
7 25 (3.60%) VPN
8 22 (3.17%) TCP/IP
8 22 (3.17%) VoIP
8 22 (3.17%) MPLS
9 21 (3.03%) Network Security
10 17 (2.45%) Internet
10 17 (2.45%) SSL
11 15 (2.16%) IP Telephony
12 12 (1.73%) LDAP
13 10 (1.44%) HTTP
14 9 (1.30%) BIG-IP
14 9 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
14 9 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.01%) 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 (0.58%) MySQL
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.43%) DB2
12 3 (0.43%) EDRMS
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 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.43%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.29%) MSI
3 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
3 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.14%) Toad
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 185 (26.66%) Finance
2 133 (19.16%) Banking
3 45 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.89%) Legal
5 24 (3.46%) Law
6 15 (2.16%) Back Office
7 14 (2.02%) Retail
8 11 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.44%) Front Office
10 9 (1.30%) Advertising
11 8 (1.15%) Publishing
11 8 (1.15%) International Banking
12 4 (0.58%) Billing
13 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.43%) Local Government
13 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Marketing
13 3 (0.43%) French Language
14 2 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 209 (30.12%) Analyst
2 68 (9.80%) Service Analyst
3 65 (9.37%) Project Manager
4 59 (8.50%) Support Analyst
5 49 (7.06%) Administrator
6 39 (5.62%) Architect
7 38 (5.48%) Service Manager
8 31 (4.47%) Applications Support
8 31 (4.47%) Service Desk Analyst
9 26 (3.75%) Configuration Analyst
10 24 (3.46%) Support Engineer
11 22 (3.17%) Consultant
12 20 (2.88%) DBA
12 20 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (2.31%) Desktop Support
13 16 (2.31%) Team Leader
14 15 (2.16%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.16%) Business Analyst
15 13 (1.87%) Applications Support Analyst
16 12 (1.73%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.03%) XML
2 20 (2.88%) Middleware
3 17 (2.45%) SOAP
4 16 (2.31%) Web Services
5 15 (2.16%) JMS
6 14 (2.02%) REST
7 11 (1.59%) HTML
7 11 (1.59%) J2EE
8 9 (1.30%) WSDL
8 9 (1.30%) XMPP
9 8 (1.15%) .NET
10 5 (0.72%) CSS
10 5 (0.72%) JSP
11 3 (0.43%) Google Maps API
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.43%) EJB
11 3 (0.43%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.43%) XSL
12 2 (0.29%) ODBC
12 2 (0.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.19%) Management Information System
2 29 (4.18%) Blackberry
3 28 (4.03%) CMDB
4 12 (1.73%) Clustering
5 11 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.30%) PMI
6 9 (1.30%) iPad
7 8 (1.15%) Replication
7 8 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
8 7 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.01%) iPhone
9 6 (0.86%) Derivative
9 6 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.86%) NHS
9 6 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 208 (29.97%) Windows
2 76 (10.95%) Linux
3 57 (8.21%) UNIX
3 57 (8.21%) Windows 7
4 54 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (4.47%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.73%) Solaris
10 7 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.86%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.72%) Android
13 4 (0.58%) AIX
13 4 (0.58%) 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 (22.77%) Service Management
2 105 (15.13%) Project Management
3 102 (14.70%) PRINCE2
4 101 (14.55%) Service Delivery
5 66 (9.51%) Change Management
6 62 (8.93%) ITSM
7 59 (8.50%) Configuration Management
8 46 (6.63%) Migration
8 46 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (6.34%) Incident Management
9 44 (6.34%) Problem Management
9 44 (6.34%) Release Management
10 42 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (5.48%) ITIL V3
12 34 (4.90%) TOGAF
13 30 (4.32%) Risk Management
14 23 (3.31%) Information Security
15 22 (3.17%) PRINCE
16 19 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (2.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (11.10%) SQL
2 39 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 36 (5.19%) C
4 33 (4.76%) Java
5 18 (2.59%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.73%) VBScript
8 11 (1.59%) Perl
9 10 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.15%) VB
12 4 (0.58%) C#
12 4 (0.58%) C++
13 2 (0.29%) VBA
13 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.14%) C-shell
14 1 (0.14%) Python
14 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.14%) Jython
14 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (14.84%) ITIL Certification
2 96 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.20%) DV Cleared
3 43 (6.20%) Degree
4 37 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 32 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.60%) CISSP
8 24 (3.46%) PMI Certification
9 21 (3.03%) MCSE
10 19 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (2.59%) CCNA
12 17 (2.45%) CCNP
12 17 (2.45%) PMP
13 12 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (1.59%) MCITP
14 11 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (1.44%) CISM
16 9 (1.30%) CISA
16 9 (1.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.77%) ISO 9001
2 36 (5.19%) SLA
3 19 (2.74%) COBIT
4 18 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.30%) 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 (16.57%) Active Directory
2 57 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.87%) XenServer
5 9 (1.30%) XenApp
6 7 (1.01%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.86%) NLBS
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.72%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.72%) Xen
8 5 (0.72%) vSphere
9 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.29%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.29%) Samba
11 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (3.75%) Tivoli
2 20 (2.88%) SCCM
3 14 (2.02%) SCOM
4 9 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.30%) OPNET
5 7 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.01%) 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 (0.58%) Nagios
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
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 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.25%) Oracle
3 74 (10.66%) Cisco
4 71 (10.23%) VMware
5 63 (9.08%) Citrix
6 48 (6.92%) HP
7 34 (4.90%) ServiceNow
8 30 (4.32%) CheckPoint
9 29 (4.18%) Remedy
10 24 (3.46%) Lotus
11 21 (3.03%) Juniper
12 20 (2.88%) IBM
13 18 (2.59%) BMC
14 16 (2.31%) JBoss
14 16 (2.31%) LANDesk
15 15 (2.16%) Sybase
16 14 (2.02%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.73%) F5
18 11 (1.59%) Red Hat
19 10 (1.44%) NetApp
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £485 - £540 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £160 - £205 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago