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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Expert
Rank 406 405 405
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Expert 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £540 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +100.00%
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

ITIL Expert Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL Expert
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (50.00%) COBIT
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) SAP

ITIL Expert
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) CMMI
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) COBIT
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds