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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 345 350 300
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -50
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 69 81 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 73
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £277 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £544 £626
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £329 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
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 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 9 £463 +6.62% 6
Croydon +3 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 29 August 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.

1 151 (100.00%) ITIL
2 75 (49.67%) Service Management
3 43 (28.48%) Security Cleared
4 32 (21.19%) SC Cleared
5 30 (19.87%) Microsoft
6 29 (19.21%) Windows
7 26 (17.22%) Service Delivery
8 25 (16.56%) Finance
9 24 (15.89%) Active Directory
10 23 (15.23%) MS Office
10 23 (15.23%) Change Management
11 22 (14.57%) Project Management
12 21 (13.91%) PRINCE2
13 20 (13.25%) SLA
13 20 (13.25%) Remedy
14 19 (12.58%) ITSM
14 19 (12.58%) Incident Management
15 18 (11.92%) Management Information System
16 17 (11.26%) Risk Management
16 17 (11.26%) Firewall
16 17 (11.26%) Degree
16 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
17 16 (10.60%) TOGAF
18 15 (9.93%) CISSP
18 15 (9.93%) ITIL V2
19 14 (9.27%) Cisco
19 14 (9.27%) Information Security
20 13 (8.61%) Banking
21 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
21 12 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.97%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.31%) IIS
2 5 (3.31%) MQSeries
2 5 (3.31%) CMS
3 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (15.23%) MS Office
2 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.97%) MS Project
5 5 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.31%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.99%) assyst
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.26%) Firewall
2 12 (7.95%) DNS
3 9 (5.96%) LDAP
3 9 (5.96%) DHCP
3 9 (5.96%) VPN
3 9 (5.96%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.31%) Internet
6 4 (2.65%) WAN
6 4 (2.65%) LAN
7 3 (1.99%) Wireless
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.32%) Network Security
8 2 (1.32%) VoIP
9 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.66%) SNMP
9 1 (0.66%) SMS
9 1 (0.66%) ISDN
9 1 (0.66%) MPLS
9 1 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (3.31%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) DB2
3 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.66%) DTS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
3 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Front Office
5 5 (3.31%) Back Office
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (27.81%) Analyst
2 21 (13.91%) Service Analyst
3 17 (11.26%) Consultant
3 17 (11.26%) Service Manager
4 15 (9.93%) Architect
5 14 (9.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (9.27%) Designer
6 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Management Consultant
7 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Designer
8 7 (4.64%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.64%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Process Consultant
9 6 (3.97%) Process Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Service Management Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.31%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) .NET
1 5 (3.31%) Web Services
1 5 (3.31%) XML
1 5 (3.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.96%) CESG
4 8 (5.30%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (5.30%) CMDB
5 7 (4.64%) RMADS
6 5 (3.31%) Market Risk
6 5 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) HACMP
9 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.66%) Open Source
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.21%) Windows
2 10 (6.62%) Windows XP
3 9 (5.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.99%) UNIX
6 3 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.32%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 2 (1.32%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (100.00%) ITIL
2 75 (49.67%) Service Management
3 26 (17.22%) Service Delivery
4 23 (15.23%) Change Management
5 22 (14.57%) Project Management
6 21 (13.91%) PRINCE2
7 19 (12.58%) ITSM
7 19 (12.58%) Incident Management
8 17 (11.26%) Risk Management
9 16 (10.60%) TOGAF
10 15 (9.93%) ITIL V2
11 14 (9.27%) Information Security
12 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
12 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
12 12 (7.95%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (5.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (4.64%) Migration
15 7 (4.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.97%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) C#
2 5 (3.31%) C++
2 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
2 5 (3.31%) Python
3 4 (2.65%) C
4 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (28.48%) Security Cleared
2 32 (21.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.26%) Degree
4 15 (9.93%) CISSP
5 10 (6.62%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.97%) MCSA
8 5 (3.31%) MCP
9 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.65%) CISA
9 4 (2.65%) CISM
9 4 (2.65%) MOS
10 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.32%) CCNP
11 2 (1.32%) MCSE
11 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.32%) CCDP
11 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.25%) SLA
2 12 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.96%) COBIT
4 2 (1.32%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.99%) XenApp
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.99%) SCCM
1 3 (1.99%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.25%) Remedy
3 14 (9.27%) Cisco
4 9 (5.96%) Juniper
5 8 (5.30%) BMC
5 8 (5.30%) HP
6 6 (3.97%) Cognos
6 6 (3.97%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.31%) Sophos
7 5 (3.31%) Citrix
8 4 (2.65%) Reuters
8 4 (2.65%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.65%) CA
9 3 (1.99%) Apple
9 3 (1.99%) Oracle
9 3 (1.99%) Qualys
9 3 (1.99%) F5
10 2 (1.32%) VMware
11 1 (0.66%) Veeam
11 1 (0.66%) Open Text
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