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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 220 326 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.46% 5.50% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.57% 6.82% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 240 213
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -10.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+38.70% -2.10%
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
2908 4779 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.45% 80.70% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 3787 3469
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 152 (35.60%) Finance
2 131 (30.68%) Microsoft
3 111 (26.00%) Windows
4 91 (21.31%) Active Directory
5 88 (20.61%) Linux
6 87 (20.37%) Service Management
7 77 (18.03%) Change Management
8 75 (17.56%) Unix
9 71 (16.63%) Oracle
9 71 (16.63%) Banking
10 70 (16.39%) DNS
11 66 (15.46%) Project Management
12 59 (13.82%) VMware
12 59 (13.82%) ITIL V3
13 54 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (12.65%) MS Excel
14 49 (11.48%) Firewall
15 48 (11.24%) Migration
15 48 (11.24%) PRINCE2
15 48 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
16 47 (11.01%) ITSM
16 47 (11.01%) Windows Server
17 46 (10.77%) Security Cleared
18 44 (10.30%) Red Hat
18 44 (10.30%) MS Office
18 44 (10.30%) Citrix
19 43 (10.07%) Cisco
19 43 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 42 (9.84%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.68%) IIS
4 16 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.28%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.34%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.87%) Apache
10 6 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.94%) JBoss
11 4 (0.94%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.70%) Confluence
12 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 44 (10.30%) MS Office
3 13 (3.04%) MS Project
4 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.11%) Documaker
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.23%) Faxination
4 1 (0.23%) HFM
4 1 (0.23%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.68%) Office 365
2 16 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.70%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.70%) IaaS
6 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.70%) PaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 70 (16.39%) DNS
2 49 (11.48%) Firewall
3 34 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.85%) SAN
5 23 (5.39%) LDAP
6 22 (5.15%) DHCP
7 21 (4.92%) WAN
8 19 (4.45%) Internet
8 19 (4.45%) LAN
9 14 (3.28%) HTTP
9 14 (3.28%) SSL
10 13 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (3.04%) Wireless
11 12 (2.81%) VPN
12 11 (2.58%) Network Security
13 10 (2.34%) MPLS
14 9 (2.11%) BGP
14 9 (2.11%) OSPF
15 8 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.87%) DB2
4 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.94%) MySQL
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.70%) SSDT
8 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) BODI
9 1 (0.23%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (3.75%) JIRA
2 14 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.41%) Artifactory
5 6 (1.41%) Subversion
6 5 (1.17%) Introscope
6 5 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.17%) Selenium
7 4 (0.94%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.94%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.94%) Hudson
7 4 (0.94%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.94%) Xcode
8 3 (0.70%) MSI
8 3 (0.70%) WiX
9 2 (0.47%) InstallShield
General
1 152 (35.60%) Finance
2 71 (16.63%) Banking
3 24 (5.62%) Financial Institution
4 23 (5.39%) Legal
5 17 (3.98%) Law
6 15 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.28%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.58%) Retail
9 9 (2.11%) Advertising
10 7 (1.64%) Front Office
10 7 (1.64%) Publishing
11 6 (1.41%) German Language
12 5 (1.17%) French Language
13 4 (0.94%) Back Office
13 4 (0.94%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.94%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.47%) Billing
14 2 (0.47%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.23%) Marketing
15 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (18.50%) Analyst
2 45 (10.54%) Administrator
3 33 (7.73%) Consultant
4 21 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
4 21 (4.92%) Service Analyst
5 20 (4.68%) Architect
5 20 (4.68%) Project Manager
5 20 (4.68%) Support Analyst
6 19 (4.45%) IT Manager
7 17 (3.98%) Network Engineer
8 16 (3.75%) Service Manager
9 15 (3.51%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 15 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 14 (3.28%) IT Analyst
11 12 (2.81%) Desktop Support
11 12 (2.81%) Security Manager
12 11 (2.58%) Implementation Specialist
12 11 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.32%) Middleware
2 17 (3.98%) HTML
3 16 (3.75%) XML
4 11 (2.58%) .NET
5 9 (2.11%) Ajax
5 9 (2.11%) CSS
5 9 (2.11%) WebCenter
6 7 (1.64%) Java EE
7 5 (1.17%) J2EE
7 5 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.94%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.94%) Gherkin
8 4 (0.94%) JSON
8 4 (0.94%) LAMP
8 4 (0.94%) Web Services
9 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.70%) CGI
9 3 (0.70%) JMS
9 3 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.67%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.68%) Hedge funds
5 17 (3.98%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.04%) Clustering
6 13 (3.04%) Replication
7 10 (2.34%) CMDB
7 10 (2.34%) Derivative
7 10 (2.34%) Equities
7 10 (2.34%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.34%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.11%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.64%) iSeries
10 7 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.41%) NHS
11 6 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.00%) Windows
2 88 (20.61%) Linux
3 75 (17.56%) Unix
4 47 (11.01%) Windows Server
5 43 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (6.09%) Windows 7
7 19 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (3.98%) AIX
9 17 (3.98%) Solaris
10 15 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (2.81%) Android
12 11 (2.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 10 (2.34%) Apple iOS
13 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.64%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.41%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.41%) SUSE
16 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.37%) Service Management
2 77 (18.03%) Change Management
3 66 (15.46%) Project Management
4 59 (13.82%) ITIL V3
5 54 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (11.24%) Migration
6 48 (11.24%) PRINCE2
7 47 (11.01%) ITSM
8 39 (9.13%) Incident Management
9 36 (8.43%) Configuration Management
10 34 (7.96%) Problem Management
10 34 (7.96%) Service Delivery
11 30 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (5.85%) SDLC
13 23 (5.39%) Data Protection
14 22 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.92%) Scrum
16 18 (4.22%) High Availability
17 17 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.84%) SQL
2 35 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 33 (7.73%) Java
4 31 (7.26%) Perl
5 30 (7.03%) Shell Script
6 26 (6.09%) Python
7 21 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.28%) C
9 12 (2.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.87%) PHP
11 5 (1.17%) C++
11 5 (1.17%) Ruby
11 5 (1.17%) SystemTap
11 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.94%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.70%) C#
13 3 (0.70%) Jython
13 3 (0.70%) Korn
14 2 (0.47%) VB
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
2 46 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.13%) Degree
4 26 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (5.85%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (4.45%) CISSP
7 19 (4.45%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.98%) MCSE
8 17 (3.98%) RHCE
9 15 (3.51%) CCNP
9 15 (3.51%) PMI Certification
10 14 (3.28%) PMP
11 13 (3.04%) RHCA
12 12 (2.81%) CISM
13 11 (2.58%) MCP
14 10 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (2.11%) ISEB
16 8 (1.87%) IISP
17 7 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.92%) SLA
3 15 (3.51%) COBIT
4 10 (2.34%) QA
5 7 (1.64%) GPG13
6 4 (0.94%) COSO
6 4 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.94%) ISO27005
6 4 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) SEPA
7 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 91 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 43 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.22%) XenApp
4 10 (2.34%) Terminal Services
4 10 (2.34%) vSphere
5 9 (2.11%) KVM
5 9 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.94%) UAG
10 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.70%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.70%) RHEV
12 2 (0.47%) Docker
12 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (5.85%) Puppet
2 19 (4.45%) SCCM
3 18 (4.22%) SCOM
4 17 (3.98%) Ansible
5 14 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.04%) Control-M
7 8 (1.87%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.87%) Nagios
7 8 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (1.64%) BladeLogic
8 7 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.41%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (1.17%) RSA Archer
10 5 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.94%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.94%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.94%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (0.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 131 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.63%) Oracle
3 59 (13.82%) VMware
4 44 (10.30%) Citrix
4 44 (10.30%) Red Hat
5 43 (10.07%) Cisco
6 37 (8.67%) HP
7 35 (8.20%) IBM
8 21 (4.92%) Remedy
9 15 (3.51%) CheckPoint
10 14 (3.28%) NetApp
10 14 (3.28%) Symantec
11 12 (2.81%) Dell
11 12 (2.81%) Juniper
12 11 (2.58%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.34%) BMC
13 10 (2.34%) Sun
14 9 (2.11%) EMC
14 9 (2.11%) F5
14 9 (2.11%) Palo Alto
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