The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills 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 V2 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 393 407 404
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 20 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.054% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £154 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £246
% change year-on-year
- +32.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
ITIL V2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V2 across the London region.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in London

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V2 across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL V2
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the London region.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Trend in London

ITIL V2
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 V2 within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 4 £340 +8.80%
Uxbridge - 3 - -
ITIL V2
England

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (61.11%) Service Management
3 17 (47.22%) Degree
4 15 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (33.33%) VPN
5 12 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (30.56%) LDAP
6 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
7 10 (27.78%) COBIT
8 9 (25.00%) ITSM
8 9 (25.00%) Project Management
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.22%) ServiceNow
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 7 (19.44%) IT Asset Management
10 7 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (19.44%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (19.44%) CMDB
10 7 (19.44%) Law
10 7 (19.44%) Information Security
10 7 (19.44%) Ajax
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) SSL
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
10 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) COM
10 7 (19.44%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) SOAP
10 7 (19.44%) Web Services

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) VPN
2 11 (30.56%) LDAP
3 7 (19.44%) SSL
4 6 (16.67%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) DSL
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) Wireless
5 5 (13.89%) IPsec
5 5 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 4 (11.11%) DDNS
6 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 7 (19.44%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
1 7 (19.44%) Senior Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
1 7 (19.44%) Technical Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) ITSM Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Technical Developer
1 7 (19.44%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) ServiceNow Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 6 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Security Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Service Architect
4 4 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) COM
1 7 (19.44%) CSS
1 7 (19.44%) SOAP
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
1 7 (19.44%) XML
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
1 7 (19.44%) Ajax
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) CMDB
3 5 (13.89%) PKI
4 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.11%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (61.11%) Service Management
3 15 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
6 9 (25.00%) ITSM
6 9 (25.00%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (19.44%) Information Security
7 7 (19.44%) IT Asset Management
8 5 (13.89%) Cyber Security
9 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 4 (11.11%) Data Security
9 4 (11.11%) Security Management
9 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.11%) BCP
9 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) CCSA
4 5 (13.89%) CCSE
4 5 (13.89%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CBAP
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PMP
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CAPM
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Snort
2 5 (13.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.11%) Nokia
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) Websense
6 1 (2.78%) IBM