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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 396 404 398
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 18 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.068% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
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£400 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £143 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £399 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 £275
% change year-on-year
- +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
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
18668 18664 19051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.27% 79.03% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13353 13049 13235
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 227 267
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 5 £295 -22.62%
Uxbridge - 3 - -
ITIL V2
England

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (65.12%) Service Management
3 22 (51.16%) PRINCE2
4 21 (48.84%) Degree
5 16 (37.21%) Project Management
6 14 (32.56%) VPN
6 14 (32.56%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (30.23%) LDAP
7 13 (30.23%) XML
8 12 (27.91%) COBIT
8 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
9 11 (25.58%) ITSM
9 11 (25.58%) Law
10 10 (23.26%) COM
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.26%) ServiceNow
10 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.93%) IT Asset Management
11 9 (20.93%) HP UCMDB
11 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.93%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (20.93%) SSL
11 9 (20.93%) CSS
11 9 (20.93%) SOAP
11 9 (20.93%) Web Services
11 9 (20.93%) HTML
11 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.93%) CMDB
11 9 (20.93%) Ajax

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (9.30%) MS Project
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) VPN
2 13 (30.23%) LDAP
3 9 (20.93%) SSL
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
4 8 (18.60%) WAN
5 5 (11.63%) DNS
5 5 (11.63%) DSL
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
5 5 (11.63%) IPsec
5 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.30%) Internet
6 4 (9.30%) DDNS
6 4 (9.30%) DHCP
7 3 (6.98%) Network Security
8 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.30%) Spotfire
1 4 (9.30%) QlikView
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (25.58%) Law
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) ITSM Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Developer
2 9 (20.93%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) ServiceNow Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Project Coordinator
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Coordinator
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) XML
2 10 (23.26%) COM
3 9 (20.93%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) SOAP
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
3 9 (20.93%) Ajax
4 8 (18.60%) .NET
5 4 (9.30%) MDX
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.93%) CMDB
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) CESG
3 5 (11.63%) PKI
4 4 (9.30%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) PMI
7 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (65.12%) Service Management
3 22 (51.16%) PRINCE2
4 16 (37.21%) Project Management
5 14 (32.56%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
7 11 (25.58%) ITSM
8 9 (20.93%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (20.93%) IT Asset Management
9 8 (18.60%) Information Security
10 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
11 4 (9.30%) Analytics
11 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (9.30%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 4 (9.30%) Data Security
11 4 (9.30%) Security Management
11 4 (9.30%) Change Management
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) XMLA
3 3 (6.98%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (11.63%) CCSA
4 5 (11.63%) CCSE
5 4 (9.30%) CBAP
6 3 (6.98%) MCITP
6 3 (6.98%) MCSE
6 3 (6.98%) CCNA
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.65%) CAPM
7 2 (4.65%) PMP
7 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Snort
2 5 (11.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (23.26%) ServiceNow
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
4 4 (9.30%) Tableau
4 4 (9.30%) Nokia
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Websense
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
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