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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 36 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1201 1352 1454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.04% 5.39% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 7.04% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 829 829
Average daily rate
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£378 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 95
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £27.50 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +9.37%
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
18326 19215 19765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.56% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12760 13440 13274
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 364
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.34 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 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 -4 289 £376 -2.90% 88
Uxbridge 0 16 £400 -10.11% 3
Canary Wharf +8 8 £450 +156.41%
Docklands, London +2 5 £413 +10.00%
Hounslow - 5 £425 - 1
Greenwich -2 4 £434 -26.52%
Hayes - 4 - - 4
Croydon -7 3 £369 +9.25% 4
Brentford - 3 £249 -
Greenford - 3 - -
Chessington +3 2 £130 +8.33%
Bromley -1 2 £300 -25.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £165 -60.00% 1
Ilford - 2 - -
Hackney +1 1 - -
Hammersmith -1 1 £260 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Orpington - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Westminster - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 885 (33.43%) Windows
2 655 (24.74%) Service Management
3 618 (23.35%) Microsoft
4 551 (20.82%) Finance
5 531 (20.06%) Active Directory
6 394 (14.88%) Project Management
7 389 (14.70%) MS Office
8 371 (14.02%) Service Delivery
9 368 (13.90%) PRINCE2
10 336 (12.69%) MS Excel
11 315 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
12 312 (11.79%) Banking
13 304 (11.48%) SQL
13 304 (11.48%) Windows 7
14 296 (11.18%) Change Management
15 290 (10.96%) Oracle
16 263 (9.94%) Linux
17 255 (9.63%) VMware
18 249 (9.41%) Security Cleared
19 234 (8.84%) UNIX
19 234 (8.84%) Cisco
20 232 (8.76%) SQL Server
21 221 (8.35%) Citrix
22 208 (7.86%) ITSM
23 199 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
24 198 (7.48%) Windows XP
25 195 (7.37%) SLA
26 191 (7.22%) Firewall
27 186 (7.03%) Degree
28 185 (6.99%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.99%) MS Exchange
2 170 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 102 (3.85%) IIS
4 91 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 77 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 66 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 58 (2.19%) Apache
8 57 (2.15%) IBM Notes
9 48 (1.81%) Tomcat
10 43 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (1.47%) CMS
12 35 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 30 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 30 (1.13%) Lync
14 24 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
15 21 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
16 20 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
17 19 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
18 14 (0.53%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 389 (14.70%) MS Office
2 336 (12.69%) MS Excel
3 79 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (2.61%) MS Project
5 65 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.076%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.038%) Stata
10 1 (0.038%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 66 (2.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.64%) assyst
3 9 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.30%) Endur
4 8 (0.30%) SAP SM
4 8 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.26%) Aligne
5 7 (0.26%) Agresso
5 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.26%) ZaiNet
5 7 (0.26%) HFM
6 5 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.15%) Adaptiv
7 4 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
7 4 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.70%) Office 365
2 33 (1.25%) SaaS
3 11 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.38%) IaaS
4 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.19%) GitHub
7 4 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.076%) PaaS
10 1 (0.038%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.038%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 191 (7.22%) Firewall
2 146 (5.52%) DNS
3 143 (5.40%) LAN
4 120 (4.53%) WAN
5 109 (4.12%) TCP/IP
6 108 (4.08%) SAN
7 100 (3.78%) VPN
8 83 (3.14%) DHCP
9 70 (2.64%) SSL
10 66 (2.49%) Internet
11 64 (2.42%) MPLS
12 63 (2.38%) Network Security
13 56 (2.12%) VoIP
14 51 (1.93%) LDAP
15 43 (1.62%) Wireless
16 41 (1.55%) HTTP
17 29 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (1.10%) Intranet
18 26 (0.98%) BIG-IP
19 25 (0.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.89%) Oracle Database
3 57 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 42 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 33 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (1.21%) Relational Database
10 29 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (0.94%) MySQL
13 24 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (0.60%) MongoDB
16 16 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (0.57%) DB2
18 14 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
19 12 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (1.02%) JIRA
2 20 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.64%) Subversion
4 15 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.57%) Maven
5 12 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (0.38%) Toad
7 9 (0.34%) ClearCase
8 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.30%) Introscope
8 8 (0.30%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.23%) Ant
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.15%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.15%) MSI
11 3 (0.11%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.076%) PVCS
12 2 (0.076%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 551 (20.82%) Finance
2 312 (11.79%) Banking
3 108 (4.08%) Retail
4 106 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 90 (3.40%) Legal
6 88 (3.32%) Law
7 79 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.55%) Back Office
9 39 (1.47%) Front Office
10 35 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.06%) Advertising
12 24 (0.91%) Marketing
12 24 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 24 (0.91%) Publishing
12 24 (0.91%) Games
13 17 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.64%) Local Government
14 13 (0.49%) Billing
15 9 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 794 (30.00%) Analyst
2 282 (10.65%) Service Analyst
3 232 (8.76%) Project Manager
4 209 (7.90%) Support Analyst
5 180 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 168 (6.35%) Service Manager
7 148 (5.59%) Architect
8 134 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 110 (4.16%) Administrator
10 109 (4.12%) Consultant
11 99 (3.74%) Applications Support
12 86 (3.25%) Business Analyst
13 84 (3.17%) Desktop Support
14 83 (3.14%) 1st Line Support
15 69 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
16 60 (2.27%) DBA
17 56 (2.12%) Infrastructure Manager
18 55 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
19 51 (1.93%) Network Engineer
19 51 (1.93%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.25%) Middleware
2 75 (2.83%) XML
3 71 (2.68%) .NET
4 61 (2.30%) Web Services
5 44 (1.66%) HTML
6 33 (1.25%) SOAP
7 32 (1.21%) JMS
8 29 (1.10%) REST
9 27 (1.02%) J2EE
10 24 (0.91%) WSDL
11 20 (0.76%) JSP
12 19 (0.72%) CSS
13 14 (0.53%) ASP.NET
14 13 (0.49%) WCF
14 13 (0.49%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.42%) EJB
16 10 (0.38%) Java EE
16 10 (0.38%) LAMP
17 9 (0.34%) Application Packaging
17 9 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 147 (5.55%) Management Information System
2 133 (5.02%) Blackberry
3 74 (2.80%) CMDB
4 48 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 42 (1.59%) NHS
5 42 (1.59%) PMI
5 42 (1.59%) Clustering
6 36 (1.36%) Replication
7 33 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
8 28 (1.06%) Open Source
9 26 (0.98%) iPhone
10 25 (0.94%) Fat Client
10 25 (0.94%) Thin Client
11 24 (0.91%) iPad
12 22 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.83%) Fixed Income
12 22 (0.83%) Handset
13 21 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
14 20 (0.76%) Freedom of Information Act
14 20 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 885 (33.43%) Windows
2 304 (11.48%) Windows 7
3 263 (9.94%) Linux
4 234 (8.84%) UNIX
5 199 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 198 (7.48%) Windows XP
7 147 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (2.23%) Solaris
11 38 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 35 (1.32%) Android
13 33 (1.25%) Windows Vista
14 27 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 23 (0.87%) Windows 2000
16 22 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 22 (0.83%) CentOS
17 18 (0.68%) AIX
18 13 (0.49%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (24.74%) Service Management
2 394 (14.88%) Project Management
3 371 (14.02%) Service Delivery
4 368 (13.90%) PRINCE2
5 296 (11.18%) Change Management
6 208 (7.86%) ITSM
7 185 (6.99%) Incident Management
8 162 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 161 (6.08%) Problem Management
10 154 (5.82%) Migration
11 144 (5.44%) ITIL V3
12 137 (5.18%) Configuration Management
13 127 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 108 (4.08%) Release Management
15 100 (3.78%) Risk Management
15 100 (3.78%) TOGAF
16 82 (3.10%) Business Continuity
16 82 (3.10%) Scrum
17 76 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
18 75 (2.83%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (11.48%) SQL
2 116 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 113 (4.27%) Java
4 70 (2.64%) Perl
5 65 (2.46%) C
6 57 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 55 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 47 (1.78%) Python
9 46 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 39 (1.47%) VB
11 33 (1.25%) VBScript
11 33 (1.25%) C#
12 28 (1.06%) T-SQL
13 24 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 17 (0.64%) C++
15 13 (0.49%) Korn
16 11 (0.42%) Jython
17 8 (0.30%) PHP
18 7 (0.26%) VBA
18 7 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 315 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
2 249 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 186 (7.03%) Degree
4 150 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 141 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 90 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (3.40%) PMI Certification
7 85 (3.21%) MCSE
8 78 (2.95%) CISSP
9 75 (2.83%) MCP
10 68 (2.57%) DV Cleared
11 62 (2.34%) PMP
12 58 (2.19%) CCNA
13 54 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 53 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 52 (1.96%) CCNP
16 49 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 47 (1.78%) MCITP
18 38 (1.44%) MCSA
19 28 (1.06%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (7.37%) SLA
2 59 (2.23%) COBIT
3 52 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 47 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (1.66%) QA
6 43 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.19%) GxP
10 2 (0.076%) GCP
10 2 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.038%) EMIR
11 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.038%) GPG13
11 1 (0.038%) FATCA
System Software
1 531 (20.06%) Active Directory
2 177 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.85%) vSphere
4 38 (1.44%) XenApp
4 38 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 28 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.68%) Xen
9 18 (0.68%) XenServer
9 18 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.64%) vCloud
11 15 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.57%) ISA Server
11 15 (0.57%) NLBS
12 13 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.34%) NFS
14 7 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 99 (3.74%) SCCM
2 54 (2.04%) SCOM
3 40 (1.51%) Tivoli
4 36 (1.36%) Puppet
5 27 (1.02%) Data Guard
6 23 (0.87%) Nagios
7 20 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 19 (0.72%) OpenView
9 18 (0.68%) WSUS
9 18 (0.68%) Control-M
10 17 (0.64%) NetBackup
11 16 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
12 15 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (0.53%) HP UCMDB
13 14 (0.53%) HP SIM
13 14 (0.53%) Zenoss
14 13 (0.49%) DameWare
14 13 (0.49%) BladeLogic
15 12 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 618 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 290 (10.96%) Oracle
3 255 (9.63%) VMware
4 234 (8.84%) Cisco
5 221 (8.35%) Citrix
6 185 (6.99%) HP
7 130 (4.91%) Remedy
8 103 (3.89%) ServiceNow
9 82 (3.10%) IBM
10 71 (2.68%) Juniper
11 66 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 64 (2.42%) BMC
13 63 (2.38%) Red Hat
14 58 (2.19%) Lotus
15 57 (2.15%) SAP
16 43 (1.62%) Sybase
16 43 (1.62%) Apple
17 41 (1.55%) EMC
18 38 (1.44%) Dell
19 34 (1.28%) NetApp
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 to £12 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Upon Application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Network ITR
Rate: 550 to 550 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hudson
Salary: excellent benefits including final salary Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: negotiable day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago