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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 32 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 296 341 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.07% 5.82% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 7.50% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 247 256
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 34
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £23.05 £51.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -14.66%
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
4534 4544 5400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.65% 77.53% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3408 4061
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -40.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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.

1 199 (33.00%) Finance
2 197 (32.67%) Windows
3 166 (27.53%) Service Management
4 141 (23.38%) Microsoft
5 127 (21.06%) Active Directory
6 96 (15.92%) PRINCE2
7 95 (15.75%) Service Delivery
8 89 (14.76%) Banking
9 88 (14.59%) Project Management
10 83 (13.76%) VMware
11 81 (13.43%) Citrix
12 79 (13.10%) SQL
13 77 (12.77%) Cisco
14 70 (11.61%) Change Management
15 69 (11.44%) SQL Server
15 69 (11.44%) ITIL Certification
16 68 (11.28%) Linux
16 68 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
17 65 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 62 (10.28%) Incident Management
18 62 (10.28%) LAN
19 61 (10.12%) Oracle
20 59 (9.78%) MS Excel
21 58 (9.62%) ITSM
22 55 (9.12%) MS Office
22 55 (9.12%) UNIX
23 53 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
23 53 (8.79%) Degree
23 53 (8.79%) Windows 7
24 52 (8.62%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 49 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.15%) IIS
4 16 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.32%) Lync
6 14 (2.32%) Apache
7 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.16%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.00%) CMS
11 4 (0.66%) FileNet
11 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 59 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.12%) MS Office
3 18 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.16%) MS Project
5 11 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 24 (3.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.33%) SAP BPC
2 8 (1.33%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (1.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.50%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.50%) assyst
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) RMDS
4 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.82%) SaaS
3 8 (1.33%) IaaS
4 7 (1.16%) Office 365
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.28%) LAN
2 47 (7.79%) WAN
3 40 (6.63%) SAN
4 37 (6.14%) Firewall
5 34 (5.64%) DNS
6 28 (4.64%) TCP/IP
7 24 (3.98%) VPN
8 18 (2.99%) DHCP
8 18 (2.99%) SSL
9 15 (2.49%) NAS
10 14 (2.32%) Internet
10 14 (2.32%) MPLS
11 13 (2.16%) Wireless
12 12 (1.99%) OSPF
13 11 (1.82%) VLAN
14 10 (1.66%) DSL
14 10 (1.66%) VoIP
14 10 (1.66%) LDAP
15 8 (1.33%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.33%) MySQL
10 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.83%) QlikView
13 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.66%) DTS
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Selenium
2 8 (1.33%) JIRA
2 8 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.16%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.83%) Introscope
4 5 (0.83%) Subversion
4 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.50%) Ant
5 3 (0.50%) Maven
6 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.33%) ERwin
6 2 (0.33%) WiX
6 2 (0.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.17%) Gradle
7 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 199 (33.00%) Finance
2 89 (14.76%) Banking
3 25 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.48%) Legal
6 17 (2.82%) Law
6 17 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.32%) Retail
8 9 (1.49%) Front Office
8 9 (1.49%) Back Office
9 8 (1.33%) Advertising
10 7 (1.16%) Local Government
11 5 (0.83%) Publishing
11 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.83%) German Language
12 3 (0.50%) Marketing
12 3 (0.50%) French Language
12 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 163 (27.03%) Analyst
2 54 (8.96%) Service Manager
3 44 (7.30%) Project Manager
4 35 (5.80%) Service Analyst
5 34 (5.64%) Support Analyst
6 33 (5.47%) Administrator
7 30 (4.98%) Architect
8 28 (4.64%) Business Analyst
9 24 (3.98%) Consultant
9 24 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (3.48%) Services Delivery Manager
12 20 (3.32%) Developer
13 19 (3.15%) Incident Manager
14 15 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.32%) Network Engineer
16 13 (2.16%) DBA
16 13 (2.16%) Desktop Support
17 12 (1.99%) Systems Administrator
17 12 (1.99%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.80%) .NET
2 22 (3.65%) Web Services
3 14 (2.32%) HTML
3 14 (2.32%) Middleware
4 9 (1.49%) JSP
4 9 (1.49%) SOAP
5 8 (1.33%) XML
6 7 (1.16%) MSMQ
6 7 (1.16%) CSS
6 7 (1.16%) Java EE
7 6 (1.00%) XMPP
7 6 (1.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.00%) REST
8 5 (0.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.83%) JMS
9 4 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.50%) LAMP
10 3 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.50%) JSTL
10 3 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.98%) Blackberry
5 28 (4.64%) CMDB
6 22 (3.65%) Clustering
7 15 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.82%) NHS
9 11 (1.82%) Replication
10 10 (1.66%) iPad
11 9 (1.49%) PKI
12 8 (1.33%) iPhone
13 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 197 (32.67%) Windows
2 68 (11.28%) Linux
3 65 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (9.12%) UNIX
5 53 (8.79%) Windows 7
6 50 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (4.48%) Solaris
9 20 (3.32%) Windows XP
9 20 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.66%) Android
12 9 (1.49%) AIX
13 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.50%) Debian
14 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (27.53%) Service Management
2 96 (15.92%) PRINCE2
3 95 (15.75%) Service Delivery
4 88 (14.59%) Project Management
5 70 (11.61%) Change Management
6 62 (10.28%) Incident Management
7 58 (9.62%) ITSM
8 53 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (7.96%) Problem Management
10 40 (6.63%) Migration
10 40 (6.63%) Configuration Management
11 36 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (4.81%) Information Security
14 26 (4.31%) Risk Management
15 25 (4.15%) ITIL V3
16 23 (3.81%) Business Continuity
16 23 (3.81%) SDLC
17 22 (3.65%) Business Analysis
18 20 (3.32%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.10%) SQL
2 28 (4.64%) Java
3 19 (3.15%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.16%) C
5 13 (2.16%) Python
5 13 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.99%) Perl
7 9 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.16%) PHP
9 6 (1.00%) C#
10 5 (0.83%) Ruby
10 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.66%) Korn
12 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.50%) VBA
12 3 (0.50%) R
13 2 (0.33%) XMLA
13 2 (0.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (11.44%) ITIL Certification
2 53 (8.79%) Degree
3 49 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 33 (5.47%) MCSE
6 21 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (3.32%) DV Cleared
8 19 (3.15%) PMI Certification
9 15 (2.49%) PMP
9 15 (2.49%) CCNP
10 14 (2.32%) CCNA
11 13 (2.16%) MCITP
12 12 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (1.82%) MCSA
14 10 (1.66%) CISA
14 10 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.49%) MCP
15 9 (1.49%) CISSP
16 8 (1.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.62%) SLA
2 25 (4.15%) QA
3 21 (3.48%) COBIT
4 20 (3.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.50%) BS7799
10 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.17%) COSO
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.17%) Basel II
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 127 (21.06%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.32%) XenApp
4 17 (2.82%) vSphere
5 14 (2.32%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.33%) NLBS
6 8 (1.33%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.50%) vCloud
9 3 (0.50%) Snort
9 3 (0.50%) Squid
9 3 (0.50%) Xen
9 3 (0.50%) NFS
9 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (5.31%) SCCM
2 12 (1.99%) SCOM
3 10 (1.66%) Puppet
4 7 (1.16%) WSUS
5 6 (1.00%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.83%) Netcool
6 5 (0.83%) Control-M
6 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.83%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.66%) SCSM
7 4 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.66%) OpenView
7 4 (0.66%) OPNET
Vendors
1 141 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 83 (13.76%) VMware
3 81 (13.43%) Citrix
4 77 (12.77%) Cisco
5 61 (10.12%) Oracle
6 46 (7.63%) Remedy
7 42 (6.97%) HP
8 34 (5.64%) IBM
9 28 (4.64%) CheckPoint
10 23 (3.81%) ServiceNow
11 21 (3.48%) BMC
12 20 (3.32%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.32%) SAP
13 19 (3.15%) F5
14 16 (2.65%) EMC
15 15 (2.49%) McAfee
16 14 (2.32%) Business Objects
16 14 (2.32%) NetApp
17 12 (1.99%) Dell
18 11 (1.82%) Apple
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
City Test Limited
Rate: £600 per day This rate is negotiable for excellent skills match
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 Per Annum Excellent rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £170.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £17.26 - £18.70 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago