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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 396 394 391
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 18 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 27
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £310 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £395 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £246 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -38.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 2 £220 -41.33% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ITIL V2
England

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (57.50%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) HP
5 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 14 (35.00%) Apache
6 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (35.00%) Project Management
6 14 (35.00%) ITIL V3
7 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
7 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) IIS
8 12 (30.00%) MS Project
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle
8 12 (30.00%) Quality Management
9 11 (27.50%) Jython
9 11 (27.50%) Korn
9 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
9 11 (27.50%) MS Office
9 11 (27.50%) Web Services
9 11 (27.50%) JBoss
9 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
9 11 (27.50%) JMS
9 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
9 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
9 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (27.50%) C-shell
9 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.00%) Apache
2 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
2 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (32.50%) IIS
3 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
4 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (17.50%) Documentum
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (17.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.00%) Liferay
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.00%) MS Project
3 11 (27.50%) MS Office
4 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) WebTrends
1 3 (7.50%) assyst
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
1 7 (17.50%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
1 11 (27.50%) JMS
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
3 7 (17.50%) Middleware
3 7 (17.50%) Java EE
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) CMDB
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) UNIX
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 14 (35.00%) ITIL V3
3 12 (30.00%) Quality Management
4 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.00%) Service Management
6 9 (22.50%) Change Management
7 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (10.00%) OO
10 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Management
11 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
11 2 (5.00%) Use Case
11 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (5.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Jython
1 11 (27.50%) Korn
1 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
1 11 (27.50%) C-shell
1 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.00%) Scala
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MOS
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (2.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.50%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) HP
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 11 (27.50%) JBoss
4 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
5 7 (17.50%) IBM
6 6 (15.00%) ServiceNow
7 4 (10.00%) Remedy
8 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
9 2 (5.00%) Adobe
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) Northgate