The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1221 1350 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.71% 6.03% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 7.68% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 899 701
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 60 71
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £27.08 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -11.11%
ITIL
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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in London

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in London

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in London

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in London

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in London

ITIL
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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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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 +1 300 £425 +9.67% 108
Kingston Upon Thames +5 18 £147 -63.20% 1
Croydon -6 10 £375 +36.36% 6
Bromley +14 8 £375 +7.14% 1
Brentford -5 8 £394 +14.54% 1
Uxbridge -10 8 £375 +15.38% 4
Canary Wharf +2 3 £375 +50.00%
Feltham -2 3 - - 1
Chessington - 2 - - 2
Harrow +2 1 - -
Hammersmith -1 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 5
Hounslow - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Romford - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL 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.

1 771 (31.13%) Windows
2 671 (27.09%) Service Management
3 578 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 568 (22.93%) Finance
5 438 (17.68%) Active Directory
6 420 (16.96%) Service Delivery
7 328 (13.24%) Project Management
8 318 (12.84%) PRINCE2
8 318 (12.84%) MS Office
9 315 (12.72%) SQL
10 306 (12.35%) VMware
11 294 (11.87%) ITIL Certification
12 279 (11.26%) Change Management
13 278 (11.22%) MS Excel
14 275 (11.10%) Degree
15 268 (10.82%) Banking
16 257 (10.38%) Linux
17 256 (10.34%) ITSM
18 250 (10.09%) Citrix
18 250 (10.09%) Security Cleared
19 248 (10.01%) Oracle
20 247 (9.97%) UNIX
21 243 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
22 224 (9.04%) Cisco
23 220 (8.88%) Windows 7
24 205 (8.28%) SQL Server
25 197 (7.95%) SLA
26 196 (7.91%) Incident Management
26 196 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
27 182 (7.35%) Java

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 153 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 122 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 103 (4.16%) IIS
4 77 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 65 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 62 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 53 (2.14%) Apache
7 53 (2.14%) Lync
8 37 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 37 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 29 (1.17%) IBM Notes
10 24 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 23 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
12 22 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
14 20 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
15 16 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
16 13 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 318 (12.84%) MS Office
2 278 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 93 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 73 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (2.46%) MS Project
6 10 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 84 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 25 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.57%) RMDS
4 11 (0.44%) SAP BPC
5 9 (0.36%) Endur
5 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.36%) ZaiNet
6 8 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.32%) SAP GRC
7 7 (0.28%) Agresso
7 7 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.24%) ResourceLink
8 6 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
10 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.16%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.25%) Office 365
2 25 (1.01%) SaaS
3 18 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.48%) IaaS
4 12 (0.48%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.36%) PaaS
7 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 145 (5.85%) Firewall
2 134 (5.41%) LAN
3 124 (5.01%) SAN
4 120 (4.84%) WAN
5 114 (4.60%) VPN
6 104 (4.20%) DNS
7 100 (4.04%) TCP/IP
8 67 (2.70%) DHCP
9 62 (2.50%) Wireless
10 58 (2.34%) NAS
11 57 (2.30%) Network Security
12 51 (2.06%) SSL
13 49 (1.98%) HTTP
14 47 (1.90%) MPLS
15 44 (1.78%) LDAP
16 40 (1.61%) VoIP
17 39 (1.57%) OSPF
18 37 (1.49%) Internet
18 37 (1.49%) BGP
18 37 (1.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 55 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 44 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (1.33%) MySQL
5 33 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 18 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 14 (0.57%) DB2
13 12 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.48%) Big Data
14 11 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.40%) SAP BW
15 10 (0.40%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (2.18%) JIRA
2 52 (2.10%) Subversion
3 39 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 34 (1.37%) Maven
5 33 (1.33%) Ant
6 32 (1.29%) Toad
6 32 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 31 (1.25%) ClearQuest
8 26 (1.05%) ClearCase
9 23 (0.93%) Introscope
10 18 (0.73%) JUnit
10 18 (0.73%) Git (software)
11 15 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.48%) Selenium
13 11 (0.44%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.44%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.40%) JMeter
14 10 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.36%) Gradle
General
1 568 (22.93%) Finance
2 268 (10.82%) Banking
3 89 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 70 (2.83%) Legal
5 66 (2.66%) Law
6 63 (2.54%) Front Office
7 62 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 54 (2.18%) Retail
9 49 (1.98%) Back Office
10 38 (1.53%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.33%) Marketing
12 26 (1.05%) Publishing
13 24 (0.97%) Games
14 23 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.85%) Advertising
16 15 (0.61%) Local Government
17 14 (0.57%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.36%) Electronics
18 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 617 (24.91%) Analyst
2 210 (8.48%) Service Manager
3 178 (7.19%) Project Manager
4 175 (7.06%) Service Analyst
5 165 (6.66%) Support Analyst
6 155 (6.26%) Architect
7 139 (5.61%) Consultant
8 134 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 115 (4.64%) Applications Support
10 104 (4.20%) Support Engineer
11 96 (3.88%) Developer
12 94 (3.79%) Business Analyst
13 91 (3.67%) Desktop Support
14 80 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
15 76 (3.07%) Services Delivery Manager
16 74 (2.99%) Administrator
17 65 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 64 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
19 55 (2.22%) Network Engineer
20 48 (1.94%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (6.10%) .NET
2 116 (4.68%) Web Services
3 86 (3.47%) Middleware
4 84 (3.39%) XML
5 77 (3.11%) HTML
6 43 (1.74%) CSS
7 34 (1.37%) JSP
8 33 (1.33%) J2EE
9 32 (1.29%) Java EE
9 32 (1.29%) Ajax
10 31 (1.25%) .NET Framework
11 25 (1.01%) REST
11 25 (1.01%) SOAP
12 22 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (0.77%) JSON
15 18 (0.73%) Servlets
16 16 (0.65%) Spring
16 16 (0.65%) Struts
16 16 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 243 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 93 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 81 (3.27%) Blackberry
5 64 (2.58%) CMDB
6 55 (2.22%) Clustering
7 45 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 41 (1.66%) Replication
9 38 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 38 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 29 (1.17%) NHS
11 24 (0.97%) iPhone
12 23 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (0.85%) FMCG
14 20 (0.81%) Online Games
15 19 (0.77%) iPad
16 18 (0.73%) PKI
17 16 (0.65%) PMI
18 14 (0.57%) Statistics
18 14 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 771 (31.13%) Windows
2 257 (10.38%) Linux
3 247 (9.97%) UNIX
4 220 (8.88%) Windows 7
5 181 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 105 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (3.19%) Windows XP
9 75 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 62 (2.50%) Solaris
11 53 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (1.33%) AIX
12 33 (1.33%) Android
13 20 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 14 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.52%) SUSE
17 9 (0.36%) CentOS
17 9 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (27.09%) Service Management
2 420 (16.96%) Service Delivery
3 328 (13.24%) Project Management
4 318 (12.84%) PRINCE2
5 279 (11.26%) Change Management
6 256 (10.34%) ITSM
7 196 (7.91%) Incident Management
8 181 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 176 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (6.98%) Problem Management
11 153 (6.18%) Migration
12 143 (5.77%) Configuration Management
13 142 (5.73%) ITIL V3
14 108 (4.36%) Release Management
15 90 (3.63%) Risk Management
16 87 (3.51%) TOGAF
16 87 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
17 84 (3.39%) Business Analysis
18 82 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 76 (3.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 315 (12.72%) SQL
2 182 (7.35%) Java
3 112 (4.52%) PowerShell
4 92 (3.71%) C#
5 81 (3.27%) Perl
6 79 (3.19%) Python
7 66 (2.66%) PL/SQL
8 59 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 49 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 35 (1.41%) VBScript
11 30 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 30 (1.21%) VB
11 30 (1.21%) C
12 27 (1.09%) Ruby
13 26 (1.05%) C++
14 25 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 24 (0.97%) PHP
16 15 (0.61%) VBA
17 13 (0.52%) Korn
18 11 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 294 (11.87%) ITIL Certification
2 275 (11.10%) Degree
3 250 (10.09%) Security Cleared
4 142 (5.73%) SC Cleared
5 128 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 107 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (3.03%) MCSE
8 65 (2.62%) DV Cleared
9 64 (2.58%) CCNA
10 60 (2.42%) PMI Certification
11 55 (2.22%) CCNP
12 50 (2.02%) PMP
12 50 (2.02%) MCITP
13 48 (1.94%) MCP
14 47 (1.90%) CISSP
14 47 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 37 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 35 (1.41%) ISEB
17 34 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 33 (1.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (7.95%) SLA
2 62 (2.50%) QA
3 51 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.57%) COBIT
5 31 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.20%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.081%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.040%) FATCA
12 1 (0.040%) GPG13
12 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.040%) GxP
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.040%) Basel II
System Software
1 438 (17.68%) Active Directory
2 196 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (3.27%) vSphere
4 65 (2.62%) XenApp
5 57 (2.30%) Hyper-V
6 42 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (1.61%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (0.69%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.61%) vCloud
11 15 (0.61%) Xen
12 14 (0.57%) KVM
13 10 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.36%) XenServer
15 8 (0.32%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.28%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.28%) NLBS
17 6 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 110 (4.44%) SCCM
2 74 (2.99%) SCOM
3 44 (1.78%) Puppet
4 29 (1.17%) HP SIM
5 25 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
6 21 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
8 17 (0.69%) EdgeSight
9 16 (0.65%) SCVMM
10 14 (0.57%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.48%) BladeLogic
12 11 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.44%) WSUS
13 10 (0.40%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.40%) SCOrch
14 9 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
14 9 (0.36%) Netcool
15 8 (0.32%) Nagios
15 8 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 578 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 306 (12.35%) VMware
3 250 (10.09%) Citrix
4 248 (10.01%) Oracle
5 224 (9.04%) Cisco
6 165 (6.66%) HP
7 129 (5.21%) Remedy
8 128 (5.17%) IBM
9 97 (3.92%) F5
10 95 (3.84%) ServiceNow
11 75 (3.03%) BMC
12 74 (2.99%) SAP
13 63 (2.54%) Juniper
14 57 (2.30%) Red Hat
14 57 (2.30%) CheckPoint
15 53 (2.14%) Dell
16 46 (1.86%) EMC
17 36 (1.45%) Apple
18 34 (1.37%) TIBCO
19 33 (1.33%) CA
London
Via Resource
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £215 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
asos
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £425 - £475 day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £17.5 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago