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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 348 351 302
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -49
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 65 78 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 73
Average daily rate
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£444 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £626
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £329 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.89
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -8.78%
ITIL V3
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
18791 19557 19479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.57% 77.01% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13104 13695 13102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 364
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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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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 +30 11 £475 -4.76% 6
Croydon +1 1 £438 +75.00% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £425 - 2
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) ITIL
2 76 (50.67%) Service Management
3 41 (27.33%) Security Cleared
4 30 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 30 (20.00%) Windows
4 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (17.33%) Active Directory
5 26 (17.33%) Service Delivery
6 25 (16.67%) Finance
7 23 (15.33%) MS Office
8 22 (14.67%) Change Management
8 22 (14.67%) Project Management
9 21 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 20 (13.33%) Remedy
10 20 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 19 (12.67%) ITSM
11 19 (12.67%) SLA
12 18 (12.00%) Firewall
12 18 (12.00%) Risk Management
12 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
13 17 (11.33%) TOGAF
13 17 (11.33%) Degree
13 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
14 16 (10.67%) Cisco
14 16 (10.67%) CISSP
15 15 (10.00%) Information Security
15 15 (10.00%) ITIL V2
16 13 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (8.67%) DNS
16 13 (8.67%) Vulnerability Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 6 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.33%) IIS
2 5 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (3.33%) CMS
3 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (15.33%) MS Office
2 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.00%) MS Project
5 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.00%) assyst
4 1 (0.67%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) SaaS
1 2 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) Firewall
2 13 (8.67%) DNS
3 10 (6.67%) LDAP
3 10 (6.67%) DHCP
3 10 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (6.00%) VPN
5 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.33%) Internet
7 4 (2.67%) WAN
7 4 (2.67%) LAN
8 3 (2.00%) Wireless
9 2 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.33%) Network Security
9 2 (1.33%) VoIP
10 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.67%) SNMP
10 1 (0.67%) SMS
10 1 (0.67%) ISDN
10 1 (0.67%) MPLS
10 1 (0.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (3.33%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) DB2
3 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.67%) DTS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 25 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Front Office
5 5 (3.33%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (28.00%) Analyst
2 21 (14.00%) Service Analyst
3 17 (11.33%) Consultant
3 17 (11.33%) Service Manager
4 14 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (8.67%) Designer
6 12 (8.00%) Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Designer
8 8 (5.33%) Management Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Coordinator
9 7 (4.67%) Security Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Process Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Process Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Service Management Consultant
11 5 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.33%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
1 5 (3.33%) Web Services
1 5 (3.33%) XML
1 5 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.67%) CESG
4 9 (6.00%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (5.33%) CMDB
5 8 (5.33%) RMADS
6 5 (3.33%) Market Risk
6 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) HACMP
9 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.67%) Open Source
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.67%) UNIX
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.00%) AIX
7 2 (1.33%) Solaris
7 2 (1.33%) Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Android
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (100.00%) ITIL
2 76 (50.67%) Service Management
3 26 (17.33%) Service Delivery
4 22 (14.67%) Change Management
4 22 (14.67%) Project Management
5 21 (14.00%) PRINCE2
6 20 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 19 (12.67%) ITSM
8 18 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 17 (11.33%) TOGAF
10 15 (10.00%) Information Security
10 15 (10.00%) ITIL V2
11 13 (8.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (8.00%) Configuration Management
13 11 (7.33%) Problem Management
14 10 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
16 8 (5.33%) ISMS
17 7 (4.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.00%) SQL
2 5 (3.33%) C#
2 5 (3.33%) C++
2 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (3.33%) Python
3 4 (2.67%) C
4 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (27.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.33%) Degree
4 16 (10.67%) CISSP
5 10 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.00%) MCSA
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.33%) MCP
8 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.67%) CISA
8 4 (2.67%) CISM
8 4 (2.67%) MOS
9 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.33%) CCNP
10 2 (1.33%) MCSE
10 2 (1.33%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.33%) CCDP
10 2 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) SLA
2 13 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.00%) COBIT
4 2 (1.33%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.00%) SCCM
1 3 (2.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.33%) Remedy
3 16 (10.67%) Cisco
4 10 (6.67%) Juniper
5 8 (5.33%) BMC
5 8 (5.33%) HP
6 6 (4.00%) Cognos
6 6 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.33%) Sophos
7 5 (3.33%) Citrix
8 4 (2.67%) Reuters
8 4 (2.67%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.67%) CA
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle
9 3 (2.00%) VMware
9 3 (2.00%) Qualys
9 3 (2.00%) F5
9 3 (2.00%) Apple
10 2 (1.33%) IBM
11 1 (0.67%) JBoss
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