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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1360 1226 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.80% 5.21% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 6.61% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 795 803
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 99 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £22.50 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -11.80%
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
18570 18537 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.20% 78.82% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13198 12938 13200
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 259
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.50 £51.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -4 322 £400 +3.22% 84
Canary Wharf -3 17 £425 -2.85%
Croydon -2 16 £369 +22.91% 5
Docklands, London 0 11 £450 +9.09%
Bromley +6 9 £255 -15.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 9 £290 -12.45% 1
Uxbridge -4 9 £273 -14.84%
Paddington - 9 £500 -
Hammersmith -4 4 £288 -31.13%
Chessington -2 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £448 -
Romford - 3 - -
Hayes +5 2 £360 -
Brentford -6 2 £373 +40.56%
Greenford +10 1 - -
Hounslow 0 1 £275 -35.29%
Ilford -6 1 £190 -
Southall - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £450 -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 - - 1
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 824 (31.47%) Windows
2 684 (26.13%) Service Management
3 645 (24.64%) Microsoft
4 609 (23.26%) Finance
5 517 (19.75%) Active Directory
6 403 (15.39%) PRINCE2
7 402 (15.36%) Project Management
8 370 (14.13%) VMware
9 356 (13.60%) SQL
10 352 (13.45%) MS Office
11 327 (12.49%) MS Excel
12 324 (12.38%) Service Delivery
13 310 (11.84%) Citrix
14 304 (11.61%) ITIL Certification
15 298 (11.38%) Linux
16 288 (11.00%) Change Management
17 286 (10.92%) ITSM
18 269 (10.28%) Oracle
19 262 (10.01%) Degree
19 262 (10.01%) Windows 7
19 262 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
20 252 (9.63%) Cisco
21 246 (9.40%) Banking
22 239 (9.13%) SQL Server
23 233 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
24 215 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
25 214 (8.17%) SLA
26 211 (8.06%) UNIX
27 196 (7.49%) Problem Management
28 195 (7.45%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 184 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 171 (6.53%) MS Exchange
3 125 (4.77%) IIS
4 74 (2.83%) Apache
5 67 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 56 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 54 (2.06%) Lync
8 53 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 48 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 34 (1.30%) CMS
11 31 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 29 (1.11%) JBoss
12 29 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 25 (0.95%) IBM Notes
14 24 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
15 16 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.53%) Node.js
18 13 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 352 (13.45%) MS Office
2 327 (12.49%) MS Excel
3 102 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 93 (3.55%) MS Project
5 82 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.076%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.038%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 87 (3.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.50%) SAP FI
2 13 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (0.50%) SAP CO
2 13 (0.50%) RMDS
3 12 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.19%) Maximo
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Agresso
8 4 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 4 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
8 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.68%) SaaS
2 44 (1.68%) Office 365
3 20 (0.76%) PaaS
4 14 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.50%) Google Apps
6 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.31%) Heroku
7 8 (0.31%) IaaS
8 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.15%) Yammer
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.038%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 188 (7.18%) Firewall
2 182 (6.95%) LAN
3 171 (6.53%) WAN
4 162 (6.19%) SAN
5 151 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 137 (5.23%) DNS
7 128 (4.89%) VPN
8 100 (3.82%) DHCP
9 77 (2.94%) Network Security
10 71 (2.71%) MPLS
11 68 (2.60%) NAS
11 68 (2.60%) Wireless
12 65 (2.48%) Internet
13 63 (2.41%) SSL
14 56 (2.14%) LDAP
15 49 (1.87%) VLAN
16 48 (1.83%) VoIP
17 37 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (1.34%) OSPF
19 34 (1.30%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 48 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 45 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (0.95%) MySQL
9 23 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 18 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.57%) Big Data
14 15 (0.57%) NoSQL
14 15 (0.57%) QlikView
15 13 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (2.48%) JIRA
2 44 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 35 (1.34%) Subversion
4 30 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 28 (1.07%) Ant
6 25 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (0.88%) Maven
8 21 (0.80%) Introscope
9 14 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.53%) MSBuild
10 13 (0.50%) Gradle
10 13 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 13 (0.50%) Selenium
10 13 (0.50%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.38%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.27%) Toad
12 7 (0.27%) JMeter
13 6 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.19%) AdminStudio
14 5 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 609 (23.26%) Finance
2 246 (9.40%) Banking
3 113 (4.32%) Legal
4 95 (3.63%) Law
5 86 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 82 (3.13%) Retail
7 53 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.34%) Back Office
10 31 (1.18%) Publishing
11 30 (1.15%) Marketing
12 27 (1.03%) Front Office
13 21 (0.80%) Spanish Language
14 20 (0.76%) Local Government
15 15 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.57%) Advertising
16 14 (0.53%) Billing
17 12 (0.46%) French Language
18 11 (0.42%) German Language
19 8 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 632 (24.14%) Analyst
2 215 (8.21%) Service Manager
3 190 (7.26%) Project Manager
4 180 (6.88%) Service Analyst
5 161 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 152 (5.81%) Architect
7 125 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 124 (4.74%) Consultant
9 108 (4.13%) Support Engineer
10 95 (3.63%) Desktop Support
10 95 (3.63%) Administrator
11 92 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 86 (3.28%) Developer
13 78 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
14 75 (2.86%) Applications Support
15 72 (2.75%) Services Delivery Manager
16 69 (2.64%) Incident Manager
17 68 (2.60%) Business Analyst
18 65 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support
19 55 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (4.93%) .NET
2 97 (3.71%) Web Services
3 87 (3.32%) Middleware
4 77 (2.94%) HTML
5 68 (2.60%) XML
6 39 (1.49%) SOAP
6 39 (1.49%) CSS
7 27 (1.03%) Java EE
8 23 (0.88%) REST
9 22 (0.84%) Django
9 22 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 22 (0.84%) Ajax
10 19 (0.73%) jQuery
11 17 (0.65%) J2EE
12 15 (0.57%) JSP
12 15 (0.57%) .NET Framework
13 13 (0.50%) Rendezvous
13 13 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (0.46%) XSLT
14 12 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 183 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 122 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 100 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 90 (3.44%) CMDB
6 70 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 48 (1.83%) Clustering
8 37 (1.41%) NHS
9 33 (1.26%) iPad
10 32 (1.22%) Fat Client
10 32 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 32 (1.22%) Fixed Income
11 31 (1.18%) PKI
11 31 (1.18%) Statistics
11 31 (1.18%) iPhone
12 30 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
13 29 (1.11%) Replication
14 27 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
15 25 (0.95%) PMI
16 24 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 824 (31.47%) Windows
2 298 (11.38%) Linux
3 262 (10.01%) Windows 7
4 233 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 211 (8.06%) UNIX
6 142 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 124 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (3.09%) Windows XP
9 62 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 59 (2.25%) Android
12 54 (2.06%) Solaris
13 30 (1.15%) Mac OS X
14 27 (1.03%) AIX
15 25 (0.95%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
17 12 (0.46%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (26.13%) Service Management
2 403 (15.39%) PRINCE2
3 402 (15.36%) Project Management
4 324 (12.38%) Service Delivery
5 288 (11.00%) Change Management
6 286 (10.92%) ITSM
7 196 (7.49%) Problem Management
8 195 (7.45%) Incident Management
9 183 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 142 (5.42%) Configuration Management
12 136 (5.19%) ITIL V3
13 118 (4.51%) Migration
14 100 (3.82%) Risk Management
15 94 (3.59%) Information Security
16 91 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
17 86 (3.28%) Asset Management
18 84 (3.21%) Release Management
19 83 (3.17%) Change Control
20 82 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 356 (13.60%) SQL
2 144 (5.50%) PowerShell
3 137 (5.23%) Java
4 80 (3.06%) Python
5 75 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 67 (2.56%) Perl
7 46 (1.76%) VB
8 45 (1.72%) C#
9 42 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.18%) Ruby
12 29 (1.11%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.03%) C++
14 26 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 25 (0.95%) C
15 25 (0.95%) VBScript
16 14 (0.53%) PHP
17 12 (0.46%) Jython
17 12 (0.46%) Korn
18 11 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 304 (11.61%) ITIL Certification
2 262 (10.01%) Degree
3 188 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 184 (7.03%) Security Cleared
5 123 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (4.05%) MCSE
7 82 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 78 (2.98%) CCNA
9 71 (2.71%) PMI Certification
10 63 (2.41%) MCP
11 62 (2.37%) CCNP
12 57 (2.18%) CISSP
13 55 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 52 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 51 (1.95%) PMP
16 45 (1.72%) MCSA
17 43 (1.64%) DV Cleared
18 41 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 39 (1.49%) CISA
20 38 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (8.17%) SLA
2 82 (3.13%) QA
3 81 (3.09%) COBIT
4 76 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (1.07%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.27%) BS7799
9 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.23%) COSO
10 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.038%) GxP
13 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.038%) Basel II
13 1 (0.038%) GPG13
13 1 (0.038%) P3O
13 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 517 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 215 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (3.09%) XenApp
4 66 (2.52%) vSphere
5 56 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 45 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 29 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.03%) VMware ESX
10 22 (0.84%) NLBS
11 18 (0.69%) NFS
11 18 (0.69%) vCloud
12 16 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 11 (0.42%) KVM
15 10 (0.38%) Xen
15 10 (0.38%) XenServer
16 9 (0.34%) Squid
17 8 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 138 (5.27%) SCCM
2 45 (1.72%) SCOM
3 43 (1.64%) Puppet
4 37 (1.41%) BladeLogic
5 28 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
6 26 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 24 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 23 (0.88%) WSUS
9 20 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
11 13 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 13 (0.50%) Data Guard
12 12 (0.46%) Ansible
13 11 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (0.42%) DameWare
13 11 (0.42%) Nagios
14 10 (0.38%) Control-M
14 10 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
14 10 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 645 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 370 (14.13%) VMware
3 310 (11.84%) Citrix
4 269 (10.28%) Oracle
5 252 (9.63%) Cisco
6 179 (6.84%) HP
7 162 (6.19%) Remedy
8 146 (5.58%) ServiceNow
9 107 (4.09%) IBM
10 94 (3.59%) BMC
11 88 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 80 (3.06%) F5
13 71 (2.71%) SAP
14 63 (2.41%) NetApp
14 63 (2.41%) Apple
15 62 (2.37%) Juniper
15 62 (2.37%) Dell
16 60 (2.29%) Red Hat
17 46 (1.76%) EMC
18 42 (1.60%) Sybase
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