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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 310 367 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.27% 5.10% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 6.66% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 229 236
Average daily rate
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£380 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.50 £15.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.27 £23.55 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
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 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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.

1 218 (32.54%) Windows
2 185 (27.61%) Finance
3 160 (23.88%) Microsoft
4 154 (22.99%) Service Management
5 127 (18.96%) Banking
6 124 (18.51%) Active Directory
7 100 (14.93%) PRINCE2
8 98 (14.63%) Project Management
9 97 (14.48%) ITIL Certification
10 96 (14.33%) Service Delivery
11 94 (14.03%) Security Cleared
12 89 (13.28%) MS Office
13 88 (13.13%) Oracle
14 78 (11.64%) Linux
14 78 (11.64%) VMware
15 77 (11.49%) MS Excel
16 75 (11.19%) SQL Server
16 75 (11.19%) SQL
17 71 (10.60%) Citrix
18 66 (9.85%) Cisco
18 66 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 65 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (9.10%) ITSM
20 61 (9.10%) Windows 7
21 59 (8.81%) Change Management
22 57 (8.51%) Firewall
23 52 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
24 50 (7.46%) Configuration Management
25 48 (7.16%) Incident Management
26 47 (7.01%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.93%) WebSphere
4 26 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 19 (2.84%) IIS
7 16 (2.39%) GlassFish
7 16 (2.39%) IBM Notes
8 12 (1.79%) CMS
9 10 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.34%) Apache
11 7 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.60%) Lync
13 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (13.28%) MS Office
2 77 (11.49%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.94%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.45%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.45%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.30%) Agresso
4 2 (0.30%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Global One
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.04%) SaaS
2 5 (0.75%) Office 365
3 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.51%) Firewall
2 40 (5.97%) DNS
3 34 (5.07%) LAN
4 33 (4.93%) SAN
5 29 (4.33%) WAN
6 27 (4.03%) TCP/IP
7 26 (3.88%) DHCP
8 24 (3.58%) VPN
9 23 (3.43%) MPLS
10 22 (3.28%) VoIP
11 20 (2.99%) Internet
11 20 (2.99%) Network Security
12 17 (2.54%) SSL
13 14 (2.09%) IP Telephony
14 12 (1.79%) LDAP
15 10 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.49%) HTTP
15 10 (1.49%) BIG-IP
16 9 (1.34%) OSPF
17 8 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.19%) MySQL
6 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.45%) DB2
10 3 (0.45%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.30%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.60%) ClearQuest
2 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.60%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.30%) JIRA
3 2 (0.30%) MSI
3 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.30%) Toad
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 185 (27.61%) Finance
2 127 (18.96%) Banking
3 39 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.03%) Legal
5 23 (3.43%) Law
6 16 (2.39%) Retail
7 11 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.64%) Front Office
8 9 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.19%) International Banking
9 8 (1.19%) Back Office
10 7 (1.04%) Advertising
10 7 (1.04%) Publishing
11 5 (0.75%) Marketing
12 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Billing
13 3 (0.45%) Local Government
13 3 (0.45%) French Language
14 2 (0.30%) German Language
14 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (31.04%) Analyst
2 69 (10.30%) Service Analyst
3 63 (9.40%) Project Manager
4 56 (8.36%) Support Analyst
5 53 (7.91%) Administrator
6 37 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 33 (4.93%) Architect
8 32 (4.78%) Service Manager
9 24 (3.58%) Applications Support
10 23 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (3.13%) Configuration Analyst
12 20 (2.99%) Consultant
13 19 (2.84%) Support Engineer
14 18 (2.69%) DBA
15 17 (2.54%) Business Analyst
16 15 (2.24%) Infrastructure Manager
16 15 (2.24%) Desktop Support
17 14 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
18 13 (1.94%) Team Leader
19 12 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.73%) XML
2 17 (2.54%) Middleware
2 17 (2.54%) SOAP
3 15 (2.24%) Web Services
3 15 (2.24%) JMS
4 14 (2.09%) REST
5 10 (1.49%) HTML
6 8 (1.19%) WSDL
7 7 (1.04%) XMPP
8 6 (0.90%) .NET
9 5 (0.75%) JSP
10 3 (0.45%) LAMP
10 3 (0.45%) EJB
10 3 (0.45%) CSS
10 3 (0.45%) Google Maps API
11 2 (0.30%) jQuery
11 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.30%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.30%) Java EE
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.78%) Blackberry
4 23 (3.43%) CMDB
5 14 (2.09%) Clustering
6 11 (1.64%) Replication
6 11 (1.64%) PMI
6 11 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.49%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.34%) Derivative
8 9 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.34%) iPhone
9 8 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.19%) iPad
9 8 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.04%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.04%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.90%) Kindle
11 6 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 218 (32.54%) Windows
2 78 (11.64%) Linux
3 61 (9.10%) Windows 7
4 52 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (7.01%) UNIX
6 36 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 16 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.19%) Solaris
11 7 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.04%) Android
12 6 (0.90%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.60%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.15%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (22.99%) Service Management
2 100 (14.93%) PRINCE2
3 98 (14.63%) Project Management
4 96 (14.33%) Service Delivery
5 61 (9.10%) ITSM
6 59 (8.81%) Change Management
7 50 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 48 (7.16%) Incident Management
9 46 (6.87%) Problem Management
10 43 (6.42%) Release Management
10 43 (6.42%) ITIL V3
11 41 (6.12%) Migration
11 41 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (5.07%) TOGAF
13 33 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (3.58%) Risk Management
15 24 (3.58%) Information Security
16 21 (3.13%) Asset Management
17 16 (2.39%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.19%) SQL
2 46 (6.87%) PowerShell
3 44 (6.57%) C
4 23 (3.43%) Java
5 22 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.79%) VBScript
7 11 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.49%) Perl
9 9 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.90%) VB
12 4 (0.60%) C#
13 3 (0.45%) PHP
14 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.30%) VBA
14 2 (0.30%) C++
15 1 (0.15%) Jython
15 1 (0.15%) Python
15 1 (0.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 97 (14.48%) ITIL Certification
2 94 (14.03%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 40 (5.97%) Degree
5 38 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (5.52%) DV Cleared
7 32 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (3.88%) MCSE
9 25 (3.73%) CISSP
10 24 (3.58%) PMI Certification
11 20 (2.99%) CCNA
12 19 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (2.39%) MCITP
13 16 (2.39%) CCNP
14 15 (2.24%) PMP
14 15 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (1.49%) MCP
16 9 (1.34%) CISA
16 9 (1.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.42%) ISO 9001
2 36 (5.37%) SLA
3 22 (3.28%) COBIT
4 17 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.49%) QA
7 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) GPG13
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 124 (18.51%) Active Directory
2 66 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (2.39%) XenServer
5 13 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.64%) XenApp
7 7 (1.04%) NLBS
7 7 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.90%) vSphere
8 6 (0.90%) Xen
9 5 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.45%) NFS
11 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.30%) OpenSSH
12 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (4.18%) Tivoli
2 23 (3.43%) SCCM
3 13 (1.94%) SCOM
4 8 (1.19%) WSUS
5 7 (1.04%) OPNET
5 7 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (1.04%) Control-M
5 7 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.75%) Nagios
6 5 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (0.60%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.45%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 160 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.13%) Oracle
3 78 (11.64%) VMware
4 71 (10.60%) Citrix
5 66 (9.85%) Cisco
6 45 (6.72%) HP
7 36 (5.37%) Remedy
8 27 (4.03%) ServiceNow
9 26 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 24 (3.58%) BMC
11 22 (3.28%) IBM
12 20 (2.99%) Juniper
12 20 (2.99%) LANDesk
13 19 (2.84%) JBoss
14 17 (2.54%) Lotus
15 13 (1.94%) Sybase
16 12 (1.79%) F5
16 12 (1.79%) SolarWinds
17 10 (1.49%) Red Hat
18 9 (1.34%) NetApp
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