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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 16 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.56% 15.56% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.49% 20.00% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
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£400 £263 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -43.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.07% -11.11%
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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
97 70 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 82.20% 77.78% 68.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 41 34
Average daily rate £400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% -22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
4 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 11 (33.33%) Service Management
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) MS Project
8 9 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
10 7 (21.21%) Project Planning
11 6 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) SLA
12 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.15%) Windows
12 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
12 5 (15.15%) Banking
12 5 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
13 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
13 4 (12.12%) DNS
13 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.12%) VMware
14 3 (9.09%) Front Office
14 3 (9.09%) Change Management
14 3 (9.09%) DHCP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (27.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
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 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Account Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Planner
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.03%) PC Support
4 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
1 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
2 11 (33.33%) Service Management
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.21%) Project Planning
7 6 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
8 5 (15.15%) Lean Six Sigma
9 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
11 2 (6.06%) Coaching
11 2 (6.06%) Line Management
11 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCTS
5 2 (6.06%) 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%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) HP AIS
6 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.03%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
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