The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 33 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1236 1370 1457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.24% 5.65% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 7.38% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 827 812
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 76 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £48.00 £39.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18130 18561 19511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.89% 76.53% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12903 12947
Average daily rate £445 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 371
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.70 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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 0 306 £388 - 108
Uxbridge -1 14 £320 -19.49% 2
Canary Wharf +26 13 £438 +25.00%
Brentford - 9 £265 -
Docklands, London +2 5 £413 +6.45%
Greenwich -2 4 £434 -26.52%
Hammersmith -1 3 £418 +28.46%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £331 -24.71% 2
Chessington +3 2 £115 -4.16% 1
Bromley +2 2 £300 -14.28% 5
Croydon -7 2 £300 -27.71% 3
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Ilford - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 £425 -
Greenford - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Enfield - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 891 (32.84%) Windows
2 681 (25.10%) Service Management
3 618 (22.78%) Microsoft
4 606 (22.34%) Finance
5 518 (19.09%) Active Directory
6 409 (15.08%) Project Management
7 406 (14.96%) MS Office
8 394 (14.52%) Service Delivery
9 390 (14.38%) PRINCE2
10 345 (12.72%) ITIL Certification
11 344 (12.68%) MS Excel
12 341 (12.57%) Banking
13 311 (11.46%) SQL
14 310 (11.43%) Change Management
15 306 (11.28%) Windows 7
16 293 (10.80%) Oracle
17 270 (9.95%) VMware
18 262 (9.66%) Linux
19 240 (8.85%) UNIX
20 236 (8.70%) Security Cleared
21 233 (8.59%) SQL Server
22 230 (8.48%) Cisco
23 229 (8.44%) Citrix
24 225 (8.29%) ITSM
25 212 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
26 198 (7.30%) SLA
27 191 (7.04%) Degree
28 188 (6.93%) Windows XP
28 188 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
29 185 (6.82%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 185 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 168 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 98 (3.61%) IIS
4 91 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 59 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 59 (2.17%) IBM Notes
7 51 (1.88%) Apache
8 44 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 43 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 42 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 38 (1.40%) CMS
12 26 (0.96%) Lync
13 23 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
17 14 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 406 (14.96%) MS Office
2 344 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 87 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 64 (2.36%) MS Project
6 11 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.074%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.037%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.037%) Stata
9 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 73 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.48%) assyst
3 9 (0.33%) SAP SM
3 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (0.29%) Endur
4 8 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.26%) Agresso
5 7 (0.26%) ZaiNet
5 7 (0.26%) HFM
5 7 (0.26%) Aligne
6 6 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.15%) Adaptiv
7 4 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
7 4 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.70%) Office 365
2 34 (1.25%) SaaS
3 10 (0.37%) IaaS
4 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.074%) PaaS
10 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.037%) Force.com
10 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 180 (6.63%) Firewall
2 148 (5.46%) DNS
3 146 (5.38%) LAN
4 121 (4.46%) WAN
5 118 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 113 (4.17%) SAN
7 95 (3.50%) VPN
8 83 (3.06%) DHCP
9 66 (2.43%) MPLS
10 61 (2.25%) Network Security
11 60 (2.21%) Internet
11 60 (2.21%) VoIP
12 51 (1.88%) SSL
13 48 (1.77%) LDAP
13 48 (1.77%) Wireless
14 28 (1.03%) HTTP
15 25 (0.92%) FTP
15 25 (0.92%) IP Telephony
16 24 (0.88%) Intranet
17 23 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 60 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 49 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 41 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 38 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.03%) MySQL
12 26 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.52%) DB2
17 13 (0.48%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (0.44%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 27 (1.00%) JIRA
2 21 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.77%) Subversion
3 15 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.48%) Maven
5 10 (0.37%) Toad
6 9 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.33%) ClearQuest
7 8 (0.29%) ClearCase
7 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.26%) Introscope
8 7 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.18%) Ant
11 4 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.11%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.11%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.11%) MSI
13 2 (0.074%) PVCS
13 2 (0.074%) Hudson
General
1 606 (22.34%) Finance
2 341 (12.57%) Banking
3 126 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 102 (3.76%) Retail
4 102 (3.76%) Legal
5 91 (3.35%) Law
6 78 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 43 (1.58%) Back Office
8 42 (1.55%) Front Office
9 36 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.29%) Advertising
11 28 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (0.96%) Marketing
13 21 (0.77%) Publishing
14 19 (0.70%) Games
15 15 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.55%) Local Government
16 13 (0.48%) Billing
17 9 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 793 (29.23%) Analyst
2 290 (10.69%) Service Analyst
3 242 (8.92%) Project Manager
4 203 (7.48%) Support Analyst
5 188 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 181 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 139 (5.12%) Architect
8 126 (4.64%) Support Engineer
9 125 (4.61%) Consultant
10 111 (4.09%) Administrator
11 90 (3.32%) Applications Support
12 88 (3.24%) Business Analyst
13 82 (3.02%) 1st Line Support
14 75 (2.76%) Desktop Support
15 70 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
16 69 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
17 64 (2.36%) DBA
18 62 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
19 56 (2.06%) Services Delivery Manager
20 55 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (2.76%) XML
2 74 (2.73%) .NET
3 73 (2.69%) Middleware
4 68 (2.51%) Web Services
5 54 (1.99%) HTML
6 30 (1.11%) J2EE
7 28 (1.03%) SOAP
8 25 (0.92%) CSS
9 20 (0.74%) JSP
9 20 (0.74%) REST
10 18 (0.66%) JMS
11 16 (0.59%) WSDL
12 13 (0.48%) ASP.NET
13 11 (0.41%) EJB
13 11 (0.41%) .NET Framework
13 11 (0.41%) WCF
14 10 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (0.33%) LAMP
15 9 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 139 (5.12%) Blackberry
3 75 (2.76%) CMDB
4 56 (2.06%) Clustering
5 50 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 44 (1.62%) NHS
7 43 (1.58%) Replication
8 42 (1.55%) PMI
9 38 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 29 (1.07%) iPhone
11 27 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
12 26 (0.96%) Thin Client
12 26 (0.96%) Fat Client
12 26 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
13 25 (0.92%) Handset
14 23 (0.85%) Open Source
15 22 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 22 (0.81%) iPad
16 21 (0.77%) Fixed Income
17 20 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 891 (32.84%) Windows
2 306 (11.28%) Windows 7
3 262 (9.66%) Linux
4 240 (8.85%) UNIX
5 212 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 188 (6.93%) Windows XP
7 148 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 76 (2.80%) Solaris
9 75 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 36 (1.33%) Android
13 29 (1.07%) Windows Vista
13 29 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 24 (0.88%) Windows 2000
14 24 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 19 (0.70%) CentOS
16 15 (0.55%) AIX
17 10 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (25.10%) Service Management
2 409 (15.08%) Project Management
3 394 (14.52%) Service Delivery
4 390 (14.38%) PRINCE2
5 310 (11.43%) Change Management
6 225 (8.29%) ITSM
7 188 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 184 (6.78%) Incident Management
9 168 (6.19%) Problem Management
10 152 (5.60%) Configuration Management
11 150 (5.53%) Migration
12 142 (5.23%) ITIL V3
13 134 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 103 (3.80%) Release Management
15 101 (3.72%) Risk Management
16 83 (3.06%) TOGAF
17 81 (2.99%) Capacity Management
18 80 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (2.95%) Business Continuity
19 78 (2.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 311 (11.46%) SQL
2 117 (4.31%) PowerShell
3 107 (3.94%) Java
4 74 (2.73%) Perl
5 69 (2.54%) C
6 61 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 58 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 50 (1.84%) PL/SQL
9 42 (1.55%) Python
10 39 (1.44%) VB
11 34 (1.25%) VBScript
12 28 (1.03%) C#
13 27 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 24 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 21 (0.77%) C++
16 13 (0.48%) Korn
17 9 (0.33%) PHP
18 8 (0.29%) VBA
19 7 (0.26%) Ruby
20 6 (0.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 345 (12.72%) ITIL Certification
2 236 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 191 (7.04%) Degree
4 159 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 128 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 94 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (3.39%) PMI Certification
8 81 (2.99%) MCSE
9 80 (2.95%) MCP
10 71 (2.62%) CISSP
10 71 (2.62%) DV Cleared
11 65 (2.40%) CCNA
12 64 (2.36%) PMP
13 54 (1.99%) CCNP
14 53 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 53 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 51 (1.88%) MCITP
16 48 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 39 (1.44%) MCSA
18 29 (1.07%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (7.30%) SLA
2 67 (2.47%) COBIT
3 50 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 46 (1.70%) QA
5 42 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.18%) GxP
10 2 (0.074%) GCP
10 2 (0.074%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.037%) FATCA
11 1 (0.037%) GPG13
11 1 (0.037%) EMIR
11 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 518 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 180 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.73%) vSphere
4 39 (1.44%) XenApp
4 39 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 38 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 26 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.66%) XenServer
9 18 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.66%) Xen
10 15 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 14 (0.52%) vCloud
12 13 (0.48%) NLBS
12 13 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (0.37%) NFS
14 9 (0.33%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 101 (3.72%) SCCM
2 60 (2.21%) SCOM
3 40 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 36 (1.33%) Data Guard
5 32 (1.18%) Puppet
6 20 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (0.74%) Nagios
7 18 (0.66%) WSUS
7 18 (0.66%) HP SIM
8 17 (0.63%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.59%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.55%) Control-M
10 15 (0.55%) OpenView
10 15 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
11 14 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
12 13 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (0.48%) DameWare
13 12 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 618 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 293 (10.80%) Oracle
3 270 (9.95%) VMware
4 230 (8.48%) Cisco
5 229 (8.44%) Citrix
6 185 (6.82%) HP
7 138 (5.09%) Remedy
8 112 (4.13%) ServiceNow
9 82 (3.02%) IBM
10 69 (2.54%) BMC
11 68 (2.51%) CheckPoint
12 67 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 67 (2.47%) SAP
13 60 (2.21%) Lotus
14 58 (2.14%) Juniper
15 47 (1.73%) EMC
16 43 (1.58%) Sybase
17 42 (1.55%) Apple
18 39 (1.44%) NetApp
19 34 (1.25%) CA
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