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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 15 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.29% 8.99% 10.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.86% 12.31% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £146 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+1.74% -13.31%
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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
84 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 80.00% 73.03% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 41
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.96 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.62% -26.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015, 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 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
5 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 12 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) Service Management
8 9 (27.27%) MS Project
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.21%) Project Planning
11 6 (18.18%) Banking
11 6 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) DNS
12 5 (15.15%) SLA
12 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
12 5 (15.15%) DHCP
12 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
12 5 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
13 4 (12.12%) SQL
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.12%) IIS
13 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 9 (27.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) POP3
4 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Service Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Account Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Planner
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
2 12 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Project Management
5 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 9 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.21%) Project Planning
8 6 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
10 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
11 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
11 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
12 2 (6.06%) Coaching
12 2 (6.06%) Line Management
12 2 (6.06%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCTS
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) HP AIS
6 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.03%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Altiris