The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 313 393 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.31% 5.53% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 7.26% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 256 242
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£388 £388 £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £51.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 224 (30.48%) Windows
2 211 (28.71%) Finance
3 179 (24.35%) Service Management
4 162 (22.04%) Microsoft
5 152 (20.68%) Banking
6 117 (15.92%) Active Directory
6 117 (15.92%) ITIL Certification
7 113 (15.37%) Service Delivery
8 104 (14.15%) Project Management
9 103 (14.01%) PRINCE2
10 98 (13.33%) MS Office
11 91 (12.38%) Oracle
12 88 (11.97%) Security Cleared
13 85 (11.56%) VMware
14 81 (11.02%) Linux
15 80 (10.88%) SQL
16 79 (10.75%) MS Excel
17 72 (9.80%) Cisco
17 72 (9.80%) ITSM
18 71 (9.66%) Citrix
19 68 (9.25%) SQL Server
19 68 (9.25%) Change Management
20 67 (9.12%) Configuration Management
21 66 (8.98%) UNIX
22 65 (8.84%) Windows 7
23 64 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
24 58 (7.89%) Investment Banking
25 57 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
26 55 (7.48%) HP
27 53 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (6.80%) MS Exchange
2 49 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 26 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (3.40%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (2.99%) CMS
8 21 (2.86%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.31%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.18%) IIS
11 13 (1.77%) GlassFish
12 12 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.22%) Apache
14 7 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 98 (13.33%) MS Office
2 79 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 38 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (3.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.68%) Agresso
2 5 (0.68%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.41%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.27%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.27%) SAP SM
4 2 (0.27%) Endur
4 2 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.36%) SaaS
2 4 (0.54%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.80%) Firewall
2 43 (5.85%) LAN
3 39 (5.31%) DNS
3 39 (5.31%) SAN
4 36 (4.90%) WAN
5 25 (3.40%) DHCP
6 23 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 22 (2.99%) VPN
8 21 (2.86%) MPLS
8 21 (2.86%) IP Telephony
9 20 (2.72%) VoIP
10 19 (2.59%) Network Security
11 16 (2.18%) Internet
12 9 (1.22%) SSL
12 9 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
13 8 (1.09%) BIG-IP
13 8 (1.09%) OSPF
13 8 (1.09%) LDAP
14 7 (0.95%) BGP
15 6 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.22%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.41%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.41%) DB2
11 3 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.68%) JIRA
2 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.54%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.41%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.27%) Ant
5 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) MSI
5 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 211 (28.71%) Finance
2 152 (20.68%) Banking
3 58 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.49%) Legal
5 26 (3.54%) Law
6 17 (2.31%) Back Office
7 14 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.90%) Retail
8 13 (1.77%) Front Office
9 11 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.22%) Advertising
11 8 (1.09%) International Banking
12 6 (0.82%) Publishing
13 5 (0.68%) French Language
14 4 (0.54%) Marketing
14 4 (0.54%) Billing
14 4 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 245 (33.33%) Analyst
2 80 (10.88%) Service Analyst
3 70 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 62 (8.44%) Project Manager
5 50 (6.80%) Service Manager
6 47 (6.39%) Administrator
7 45 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 38 (5.17%) Architect
9 33 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 30 (4.08%) Configuration Analyst
11 24 (3.27%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (3.13%) Consultant
13 21 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
14 19 (2.59%) Business Analyst
14 19 (2.59%) Desktop Support
15 18 (2.45%) Services Delivery Manager
16 17 (2.31%) Team Leader
17 16 (2.18%) DBA
18 15 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.13%) XML
2 17 (2.31%) Web Services
2 17 (2.31%) Middleware
3 15 (2.04%) HTML
4 13 (1.77%) J2EE
5 12 (1.63%) .NET
6 11 (1.50%) SOAP
7 9 (1.22%) XMPP
8 8 (1.09%) REST
8 8 (1.09%) JMS
9 7 (0.95%) WSDL
10 6 (0.82%) CSS
11 5 (0.68%) JSP
12 4 (0.54%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.54%) XSL
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.41%) EJB
14 2 (0.27%) JDBC
14 2 (0.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 40 (5.44%) Blackberry
3 33 (4.49%) CMDB
4 16 (2.18%) Clustering
5 14 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 13 (1.77%) Replication
6 13 (1.77%) iPhone
7 12 (1.63%) iPad
8 10 (1.36%) PMI
8 10 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.36%) Derivative
9 9 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
11 7 (0.95%) NHS
11 7 (0.95%) EMC Centera
11 7 (0.95%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.82%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 224 (30.48%) Windows
2 81 (11.02%) Linux
3 66 (8.98%) UNIX
4 65 (8.84%) Windows 7
5 57 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (5.58%) Windows XP
7 40 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.31%) Solaris
9 16 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.36%) Android
11 7 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.82%) AIX
13 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.27%) HPUX
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (24.35%) Service Management
2 113 (15.37%) Service Delivery
3 104 (14.15%) Project Management
4 103 (14.01%) PRINCE2
5 72 (9.80%) ITSM
6 68 (9.25%) Change Management
7 67 (9.12%) Configuration Management
8 53 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 49 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 43 (5.85%) Incident Management
12 42 (5.71%) Migration
13 38 (5.17%) Release Management
14 36 (4.90%) ITIL V3
15 26 (3.54%) TOGAF
16 24 (3.27%) Risk Management
17 22 (2.99%) PRINCE
17 22 (2.99%) Capacity Management
18 21 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
18 21 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 80 (10.88%) SQL
2 43 (5.85%) C
3 38 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 33 (4.49%) Java
5 18 (2.45%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.04%) Perl
7 14 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.63%) VBScript
9 9 (1.22%) VB
10 7 (0.95%) C++
11 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.41%) VBA
12 3 (0.41%) C#
12 3 (0.41%) PHP
13 2 (0.27%) LotusScript
13 2 (0.27%) Formula Language
14 1 (0.14%) Python
14 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 117 (15.92%) ITIL Certification
2 88 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 45 (6.12%) DV Cleared
4 44 (5.99%) Degree
5 34 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (4.49%) SC Cleared
7 32 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (3.13%) MCSE
9 22 (2.99%) PMI Certification
10 21 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 20 (2.72%) CCNA
12 17 (2.31%) CISSP
13 16 (2.18%) CCNP
13 16 (2.18%) MCP
14 14 (1.90%) PMP
15 11 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (1.22%) CCSE
16 9 (1.22%) MCSA
16 9 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 45 (6.12%) SLA
3 21 (2.86%) COBIT
4 16 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.22%) QA
6 8 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.14%) GxP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 117 (15.92%) Active Directory
2 64 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.77%) XenApp
4 13 (1.77%) XenServer
5 10 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.95%) vSphere
6 7 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.68%) Xen
7 5 (0.68%) NLBS
7 5 (0.68%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.27%) Samba
9 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (3.54%) Tivoli
2 18 (2.45%) SCCM
3 13 (1.77%) SCOM
4 9 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.22%) OPNET
4 9 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.95%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.95%) WSUS
7 5 (0.68%) HP UCMDB
7 5 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.54%) Control-M
8 4 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.41%) Nagios
10 2 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 162 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 91 (12.38%) Oracle
3 85 (11.56%) VMware
4 72 (9.80%) Cisco
5 71 (9.66%) Citrix
6 55 (7.48%) HP
7 44 (5.99%) ServiceNow
8 37 (5.03%) Remedy
9 31 (4.22%) Lotus
10 30 (4.08%) CheckPoint
11 21 (2.86%) BMC
12 18 (2.45%) IBM
13 15 (2.04%) Sybase
14 14 (1.90%) JBoss
14 14 (1.90%) EMC
14 14 (1.90%) Juniper
14 14 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.90%) LANDesk
15 13 (1.77%) NetApp
15 13 (1.77%) SolarWinds
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