The table below looks at the statistics for the ITIL Expert role 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 Expert in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITIL Expert
Rank 411 429 414
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Expert 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.004% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £463 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ITIL Expert
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

ITIL Expert
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Expert in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ITIL Expert Jobs Demand Trend in London

ITIL Expert
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Expert Daily Rate Trend in London

ITIL Expert
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Expert across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ITIL Expert Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL Expert
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited ITIL Expert in their job title 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 with ITIL Expert in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

ITIL Expert
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited ITIL Expert in their job title 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 with ITIL Expert in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy