The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 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 V3 over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 343 293 307
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 47 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.57% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 33
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.18 - £14.50
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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
16501 16971 15029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.77% 78.66% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11685 11633 10573
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 228
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the London region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in London

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the London region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in London

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 -1 13 £500 +33.33% 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
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England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 146 (100.00%) ITIL
2 68 (46.58%) Service Management
3 38 (26.03%) Service Delivery
4 32 (21.92%) Cisco
5 31 (21.23%) Microsoft
6 26 (17.81%) Project Management
7 24 (16.44%) Finance
8 23 (15.75%) ITSM
9 22 (15.07%) Change Management
10 20 (13.70%) Windows
11 19 (13.01%) SLA
12 18 (12.33%) PRINCE2
12 18 (12.33%) Firewall
12 18 (12.33%) Incident Management
13 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (11.64%) Remedy
14 16 (10.96%) UNIX
14 16 (10.96%) Remedy ITSM
15 15 (10.27%) F5
16 14 (9.59%) Management Information System
16 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (9.59%) MS Office
16 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
17 13 (8.90%) BMC
18 12 (8.22%) CheckPoint
19 11 (7.53%) Banking
19 11 (7.53%) HP
19 11 (7.53%) Oracle
19 11 (7.53%) Linux
19 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.37%) Node.js
4 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) MS Office
2 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.74%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) Firewall
2 9 (6.16%) LAN
3 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.48%) Wireless
3 8 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (4.79%) DNS
4 7 (4.79%) WAN
5 6 (4.11%) FWSM
6 5 (3.42%) SAN
7 4 (2.74%) SNMP
7 4 (2.74%) Network Security
7 4 (2.74%) VPN
7 4 (2.74%) OSPF
7 4 (2.74%) BGP
7 4 (2.74%) TACACS
7 4 (2.74%) Multicast
7 4 (2.74%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.05%) HTTP
8 3 (2.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.68%) MS Access
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Toad
2 3 (2.05%) Subversion
2 3 (2.05%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (16.44%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Banking
3 10 (6.85%) Marketing
3 10 (6.85%) Spanish Language
4 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.05%) Local Government
6 3 (2.05%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (21.92%) Analyst
2 20 (13.70%) Architect
3 15 (10.27%) Service Manager
4 12 (8.22%) Service Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.11%) Consultant
7 6 (4.11%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) Release Manager
8 5 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.42%) Administrator
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.74%) Process Consultant
9 4 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (2.74%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.74%) Service Transition Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) HTML
2 3 (2.05%) .NET
2 3 (2.05%) CSS
2 3 (2.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.37%) Struts
3 2 (1.37%) JMS
3 2 (1.37%) Spring
3 2 (1.37%) JavaFX
3 2 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.68%) HTML5
4 1 (0.68%) CSS3
4 1 (0.68%) jQuery
4 1 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) XSLT
4 1 (0.68%) J2EE
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.74%) Derivative
5 4 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.74%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.05%) CESG
6 3 (2.05%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.05%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.05%) Open Source
6 3 (2.05%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.37%) PMI
7 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.70%) Windows
2 16 (10.96%) UNIX
3 11 (7.53%) Linux
4 8 (5.48%) Solaris
5 7 (4.79%) Android
6 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.74%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (100.00%) ITIL
2 68 (46.58%) Service Management
3 38 (26.03%) Service Delivery
4 26 (17.81%) Project Management
5 23 (15.75%) ITSM
6 22 (15.07%) Change Management
7 18 (12.33%) PRINCE2
7 18 (12.33%) Incident Management
8 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.16%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.48%) Release Management
11 7 (4.79%) Information Assurance
11 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.11%) Information Security
12 6 (4.11%) People Management
13 5 (3.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.16%) Perl
1 9 (6.16%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.05%) Java
4 2 (1.37%) Python
4 2 (1.37%) Ruby
4 2 (1.37%) Scala
5 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) C
5 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.85%) CCNP
2 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.16%) CCNA
4 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.79%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.11%) CCSE
5 6 (4.11%) CISSP
6 5 (3.42%) PMP
7 4 (2.74%) MCSE
7 4 (2.74%) VCP4
8 3 (2.05%) MCITP
9 2 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.37%) ISEB
9 2 (1.37%) MCSA
10 1 (0.68%) CCDP
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.01%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.05%) COBIT
3 3 (2.05%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.79%) ProxySG
3 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.05%) vSphere
5 2 (1.37%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Netcool
1 4 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.05%) SCOM
3 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) Cisco
2 31 (21.23%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) Remedy
4 15 (10.27%) F5
5 13 (8.90%) BMC
6 12 (8.22%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.53%) HP
7 11 (7.53%) Oracle
8 9 (6.16%) VMware
9 8 (5.48%) Blue Coat
9 8 (5.48%) EMC
10 6 (4.11%) Business Objects
10 6 (4.11%) SAP
10 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.11%) McAfee
11 4 (2.74%) Ab Initio
11 4 (2.74%) IBM
11 4 (2.74%) Citrix
11 4 (2.74%) Dell
12 3 (2.05%) Juniper
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