The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.89% 13.75% 9.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 18.33% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Average daily rate
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£355 £316 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £142 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £426 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 82.22% 75.00% 61.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 65
Average daily rate £438 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Croydon region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Croydon region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) SCOM
6 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (11.11%) Lync
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Taxonomies
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCSM
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Stonesoft