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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 328 405 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.59% 5.73% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 7.45% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 268 188
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £247 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £18.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.60 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
4559 5435 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.69% 76.91% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3564 4025 3624
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 215 (34.51%) Windows
2 175 (28.09%) Finance
3 149 (23.92%) Microsoft
4 146 (23.43%) Service Management
5 125 (20.06%) Active Directory
6 116 (18.62%) Banking
7 90 (14.45%) MS Office
8 86 (13.80%) Service Delivery
9 82 (13.16%) Project Management
10 81 (13.00%) PRINCE2
11 77 (12.36%) MS Excel
12 76 (12.20%) Oracle
13 74 (11.88%) VMware
14 72 (11.56%) Citrix
15 70 (11.24%) SQL
16 69 (11.08%) ITIL Certification
17 64 (10.27%) Linux
18 63 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 59 (9.47%) Windows 7
20 57 (9.15%) Change Management
21 54 (8.67%) SQL Server
21 54 (8.67%) Cisco
21 54 (8.67%) Security Cleared
22 52 (8.35%) PowerShell
22 52 (8.35%) ITSM
23 51 (8.19%) UNIX
24 50 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (7.87%) Firewall
26 47 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
27 46 (7.38%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 37 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 31 (4.98%) WebSphere
4 30 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 27 (4.33%) IIS
6 22 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 20 (3.21%) GlassFish
8 20 (3.21%) JBoss
9 19 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (2.25%) IBM Notes
11 12 (1.93%) Apache
12 7 (1.12%) Lync
13 6 (0.96%) CMS
14 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 90 (14.45%) MS Office
2 77 (12.36%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.93%) MS Project
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.48%) Agresso
3 3 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.48%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.48%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.32%) RMDS
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.16%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.12%) Google Apps
2 6 (0.96%) SaaS
3 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.87%) Firewall
2 46 (7.38%) DNS
3 32 (5.14%) LAN
4 29 (4.65%) DHCP
5 27 (4.33%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.17%) WAN
7 25 (4.01%) SAN
8 22 (3.53%) VPN
9 19 (3.05%) Network Security
10 16 (2.57%) SSL
10 16 (2.57%) MPLS
11 15 (2.41%) VoIP
12 14 (2.25%) Internet
13 11 (1.77%) OSPF
13 11 (1.77%) LDAP
14 10 (1.61%) HTTP
14 10 (1.61%) BGP
15 9 (1.44%) Wireless
15 9 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.09%) MySQL
4 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.28%) MSI
2 7 (1.12%) ClearCase
3 5 (0.80%) ClearQuest
3 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.64%) Toad
5 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.16%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.16%) JUnit
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.16%) Subversion
7 1 (0.16%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.16%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 175 (28.09%) Finance
2 116 (18.62%) Banking
3 34 (5.46%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.85%) Legal
5 23 (3.69%) Law
6 13 (2.09%) Retail
7 11 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.44%) Front Office
10 8 (1.28%) Back Office
10 8 (1.28%) Advertising
11 6 (0.96%) Marketing
12 5 (0.80%) International Banking
13 4 (0.64%) Local Government
13 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.64%) Publishing
14 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.32%) Billing
15 2 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 170 (27.29%) Analyst
2 61 (9.79%) Project Manager
3 58 (9.31%) Service Analyst
4 45 (7.22%) Support Analyst
4 45 (7.22%) Administrator
5 36 (5.78%) Architect
6 29 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 29 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 26 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 22 (3.53%) Business Analyst
8 22 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (3.05%) Applications Support
10 18 (2.89%) Consultant
10 18 (2.89%) Desktop Support
10 18 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
11 16 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (2.25%) DBA
13 13 (2.09%) Team Leader
13 13 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.37%) XML
2 19 (3.05%) Middleware
3 15 (2.41%) SOAP
4 14 (2.25%) JMS
5 13 (2.09%) REST
6 12 (1.93%) Web Services
7 9 (1.44%) .NET
8 8 (1.28%) WSDL
9 7 (1.12%) HTML
10 5 (0.80%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.48%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.48%) CSS
11 3 (0.48%) LAMP
11 3 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.48%) WCF
11 3 (0.48%) Google Maps API
12 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.32%) Java EE
12 2 (0.32%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.14%) Blackberry
3 22 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.41%) Clustering
4 15 (2.41%) CMDB
5 12 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.77%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.77%) Replication
7 10 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.61%) iPad
7 10 (1.61%) iPhone
7 10 (1.61%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.28%) Kindle
9 8 (1.28%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.12%) NHS
10 7 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.96%) Derivative
11 6 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.96%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 215 (34.51%) Windows
2 64 (10.27%) Linux
3 59 (9.47%) Windows 7
4 51 (8.19%) UNIX
5 47 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (5.14%) Windows XP
8 16 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.28%) Android
11 7 (1.12%) Solaris
11 7 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.48%) AIX
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.43%) Service Management
2 86 (13.80%) Service Delivery
3 82 (13.16%) Project Management
4 81 (13.00%) PRINCE2
5 57 (9.15%) Change Management
6 52 (8.35%) ITSM
7 45 (7.22%) Problem Management
8 43 (6.90%) Release Management
8 43 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 41 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (6.26%) Migration
11 37 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (5.94%) TOGAF
12 32 (5.14%) Configuration Management
12 32 (5.14%) ITIL V3
13 28 (4.49%) Information Security
14 22 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (3.37%) Risk Management
16 20 (3.21%) Business Analysis
16 20 (3.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (11.24%) SQL
2 52 (8.35%) PowerShell
3 34 (5.46%) Shell Script
4 28 (4.49%) C
5 23 (3.69%) Java
6 19 (3.05%) Perl
7 13 (2.09%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.44%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.28%) VB
11 5 (0.80%) PHP
11 5 (0.80%) C#
11 5 (0.80%) VBScript
12 3 (0.48%) C++
12 3 (0.48%) Python
12 3 (0.48%) Ruby
13 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.32%) ABAP
14 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.16%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (11.08%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.74%) Degree
4 37 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (3.69%) CISSP
6 22 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.53%) MCSE
6 22 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.57%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.25%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.25%) CCNP
9 13 (2.09%) PMP
9 13 (2.09%) CCNA
9 13 (2.09%) MCITP
9 13 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.77%) CISA
12 10 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.28%) CISM
13 8 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.94%) ISO 9001
2 32 (5.14%) SLA
3 15 (2.41%) COBIT
4 13 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.77%) QA
6 7 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (20.06%) Active Directory
2 63 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (3.05%) XenServer
5 17 (2.73%) vSphere
6 12 (1.93%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.93%) XenApp
7 10 (1.61%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.96%) NLBS
9 6 (0.96%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.80%) Xen
11 4 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.48%) NFS
12 3 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.32%) vCloud
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (4.98%) Tivoli
2 23 (3.69%) SCCM
3 22 (3.53%) SCOM
4 10 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (1.44%) Control-M
6 6 (0.96%) WSUS
6 6 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.80%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.48%) Nagios
9 3 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 149 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.20%) Oracle
3 74 (11.88%) VMware
4 72 (11.56%) Citrix
5 54 (8.67%) Cisco
6 32 (5.14%) HP
7 30 (4.82%) LANDesk
8 27 (4.33%) Remedy
9 21 (3.37%) BMC
9 21 (3.37%) Juniper
9 21 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 19 (3.05%) IBM
10 19 (3.05%) F5
11 18 (2.89%) ServiceNow
12 14 (2.25%) NetApp
12 14 (2.25%) Lotus
13 12 (1.93%) Sybase
14 11 (1.77%) Bloomberg
14 11 (1.77%) SAP
14 11 (1.77%) Business Objects
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £335.00 - £365.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £460.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago