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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.24% 11.65% 10.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.17% 14.46% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.47%
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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
127 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.39% 80.58% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 65 71
Average daily rate £450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £514 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 9 (42.86%) MS Office
3 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (33.33%) MS Project
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
9 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (9.52%) Degree

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) POP3
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Planning Manager
3 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Planner
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
7 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (4.76%) Line Management
9 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
9 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Service Management
9 1 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) APMG
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) Remedy
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Altiris
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow