The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 216 228 259
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +31
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 215 158 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 4.68% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 104 104
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £564 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.90 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £19.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +19.30%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4075 3377 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.46% 15.36% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2033 2316
Average daily rate £413 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 112 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in London

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in London

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 73 £373 -0.66% 18
Uxbridge -8 2 £438 +32.57%
Hounslow - 1 £363 -
Bromley - 1 £325 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 384 (100.00%) ITIL
2 126 (32.81%) Finance
3 98 (25.52%) MS Office
4 91 (23.70%) Service Delivery
5 87 (22.66%) Windows
6 82 (21.35%) Service Management
7 76 (19.79%) MS Excel
8 69 (17.97%) Microsoft
9 59 (15.36%) Banking
10 55 (14.32%) Active Directory
11 54 (14.06%) PRINCE2
12 49 (12.76%) Oracle
13 45 (11.72%) Problem Management
14 40 (10.42%) Incident Management
15 39 (10.16%) Document Management
15 39 (10.16%) SLA
15 39 (10.16%) Law
15 39 (10.16%) Legal
16 37 (9.64%) Change Management
16 37 (9.64%) Project Management
17 35 (9.11%) ITSM
18 34 (8.85%) Blackberry
18 34 (8.85%) SQL
19 33 (8.59%) Management Information System
19 33 (8.59%) Windows 7
20 31 (8.07%) LAN
20 31 (8.07%) WAN
20 31 (8.07%) Citrix
21 30 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 22 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.56%) LiveLink
6 5 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.04%) Drupal
7 4 (1.04%) CMS
7 4 (1.04%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) Lync
8 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.78%) SAS
8 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.78%) IIS
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 98 (25.52%) MS Office
2 76 (19.79%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.78%) MS Project
7 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Endur
1 11 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.60%) Aligne
2 10 (2.60%) ZaiNet
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) HFM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.56%) Office 365
1 6 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.07%) LAN
1 31 (8.07%) WAN
2 22 (5.73%) Firewall
3 14 (3.65%) VoIP
4 13 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.13%) VPN
6 11 (2.86%) DNS
7 10 (2.60%) DHCP
8 9 (2.34%) FTP
8 9 (2.34%) SAN
8 9 (2.34%) MPLS
9 8 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (1.82%) SSL
10 7 (1.82%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.56%) LDAP
12 4 (1.04%) Intranet
12 4 (1.04%) Internet
13 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.52%) VLAN
14 2 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.43%) Oracle Database
2 14 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.56%) MySQL
6 5 (1.30%) EDMS
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.52%) STATISTICA
9 2 (0.52%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.82%) JIRA
3 6 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.56%) Maven
3 6 (1.56%) ClearCase
3 6 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.26%) WebLOAD
General
1 126 (32.81%) Finance
2 59 (15.36%) Banking
3 39 (10.16%) Law
3 39 (10.16%) Legal
4 18 (4.69%) Retail
5 13 (3.39%) Advertising
5 13 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.04%) German Language
8 4 (1.04%) Local Government
9 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.78%) Front Office
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 3 (0.78%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.78%) French Language
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 142 (36.98%) Analyst
2 72 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 55 (14.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 48 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 26 (6.77%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.51%) Incident Manager
7 22 (5.73%) Support Analyst
8 20 (5.21%) Delivery Manager
9 19 (4.95%) Services Delivery Manager
10 18 (4.69%) Problem Manager
11 17 (4.43%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.65%) Applications Support
12 14 (3.65%) Architect
13 12 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
13 12 (3.13%) Consultant
13 12 (3.13%) Incident & Problem Manager
14 11 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
14 11 (2.86%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.34%) Administrator
15 9 (2.34%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.95%) .NET
2 18 (4.69%) XML
3 11 (2.86%) HTML
3 11 (2.86%) Application Packaging
4 7 (1.82%) J2EE
5 5 (1.30%) CSS
5 5 (1.30%) XSL
5 5 (1.30%) XMPP
6 4 (1.04%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.04%) Middleware
7 3 (0.78%) jQuery
8 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.52%) LAMP
8 2 (0.52%) Web Services
8 2 (0.52%) Flash
9 1 (0.26%) JMS
9 1 (0.26%) XSLT
9 1 (0.26%) Ajax
9 1 (0.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.85%) Blackberry
2 33 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.77%) Handset
4 9 (2.34%) Clustering
5 7 (1.82%) CESG
6 6 (1.56%) Statistics
7 5 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (1.30%) CMDB
7 5 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (1.04%) FMCG
9 3 (0.78%) EPoS
9 3 (0.78%) NHS
9 3 (0.78%) PDA
9 3 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 87 (22.66%) Windows
2 33 (8.59%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.03%) Windows XP
4 20 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.91%) UNIX
6 12 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.13%) Linux
7 5 (1.30%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.78%) Android
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.52%) Solaris
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) AIX
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (100.00%) ITIL
2 91 (23.70%) Service Delivery
3 82 (21.35%) Service Management
4 54 (14.06%) PRINCE2
5 45 (11.72%) Problem Management
6 40 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 39 (10.16%) Document Management
8 37 (9.64%) Change Management
8 37 (9.64%) Project Management
9 35 (9.11%) ITSM
10 30 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (6.25%) Migration
12 16 (4.17%) Matrix Management
13 14 (3.65%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (3.13%) Capacity Management
16 11 (2.86%) Software Deployment
16 11 (2.86%) ITIL V3
16 11 (2.86%) CRM
16 11 (2.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.85%) SQL
2 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
2 10 (2.60%) VB
3 9 (2.34%) PL/SQL
3 9 (2.34%) ActionScript
3 9 (2.34%) Perl
3 9 (2.34%) C#
3 9 (2.34%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (1.30%) Java
5 4 (1.04%) C
5 4 (1.04%) PHP
5 4 (1.04%) VBScript
6 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.52%) ABAP
8 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.47%) Degree
3 16 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.65%) MCP
4 14 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.39%) CCNA
5 13 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (3.13%) MCSE
7 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.56%) MCITP
8 5 (1.30%) NCDA
8 5 (1.30%) CISSP
8 5 (1.30%) ISEB
8 5 (1.30%) CISA
8 5 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.04%) MCTS
10 3 (0.78%) MCSA
10 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.16%) SLA
2 5 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.04%) QA
4 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (14.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.30%) XenApp
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.78%) SRDF
4 3 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.52%) NFS
5 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.52%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.60%) SCCM
2 8 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.56%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.30%) SCOM
5 4 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.78%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.52%) Puppet
8 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.76%) Oracle
3 31 (8.07%) Citrix
4 28 (7.29%) Remedy
5 23 (5.99%) Cisco
6 16 (4.17%) VMware
7 14 (3.65%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.86%) SAP
9 9 (2.34%) Sybase
9 9 (2.34%) Apple
10 8 (2.08%) HP
11 7 (1.82%) EMC
11 7 (1.82%) Open Text
12 6 (1.56%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.56%) IBM
12 6 (1.56%) NetApp
12 6 (1.56%) JBoss
12 6 (1.56%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.30%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.30%) OPNET
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