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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1333 1280 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.71% 5.59% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 7.07% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 869 793
Average daily rate
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£390 £387 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 102 72
Average hourly rate £17.33 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £21.90 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -6 294 £388 +3.33% 85
Croydon +3 25 £356 +21.27% 2
Canary Wharf -5 17 £425 -10.52%
Uxbridge +1 13 £329 +26.44% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 12 £311 -4.23%
Docklands, London -2 8 £450 +9.09% 1
Romford - 7 - - 1
Paddington -4 6 £500 -13.04%
Bromley -1 4 £444 +42.00% 2
Hammersmith -5 4 £288 -50.00% 4
Brentford -4 3 £500 +88.67%
Greenford - 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £448 -
Chessington -3 2 - - 3
Enfield - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £360 - 3
Southall - 2 - -
Welling - 2 £110 -
Wimbledon 0 1 - - 2
Ilford -6 1 £190 -
Wembley - 1 £140 - 1
West Drayton - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £450 -
Lewisham - 1 - - 1
Southwark - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £275 - 4
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 828 (31.57%) Windows
2 664 (25.31%) Service Management
3 653 (24.90%) Microsoft
4 611 (23.29%) Finance
5 520 (19.82%) Active Directory
6 384 (14.64%) PRINCE2
7 375 (14.30%) Project Management
8 374 (14.26%) VMware
9 355 (13.53%) SQL
10 344 (13.11%) Service Delivery
11 340 (12.96%) MS Office
12 324 (12.35%) MS Excel
13 305 (11.63%) Linux
14 303 (11.55%) Citrix
15 296 (11.28%) ITIL Certification
16 292 (11.13%) Change Management
17 279 (10.64%) Oracle
18 265 (10.10%) ITSM
19 264 (10.06%) Degree
20 259 (9.87%) Windows 7
21 249 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
22 248 (9.45%) Cisco
23 247 (9.42%) Banking
24 243 (9.26%) SQL Server
25 233 (8.88%) UNIX
26 228 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
27 223 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
28 207 (7.89%) Incident Management
29 206 (7.85%) Problem Management
30 199 (7.59%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 199 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 166 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 132 (5.03%) IIS
4 84 (3.20%) Tomcat
5 78 (2.97%) Apache
6 72 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 59 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 58 (2.21%) Lync
9 44 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 41 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 29 (1.11%) CMS
12 27 (1.03%) JBoss
13 26 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
14 25 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.84%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.69%) OpenStack
16 18 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
18 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
19 11 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 340 (12.96%) MS Office
2 324 (12.35%) MS Excel
3 101 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 89 (3.39%) MS Project
5 79 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.038%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 82 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.50%) RMDS
3 12 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 12 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.11%) assyst
8 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (1.79%) SaaS
3 41 (1.56%) Office 365
4 18 (0.69%) PaaS
5 13 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.46%) IaaS
7 11 (0.42%) Google Apps
7 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.30%) Heroku
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.15%) Yammer
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.038%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.038%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 183 (6.98%) Firewall
2 177 (6.75%) LAN
3 167 (6.37%) SAN
4 158 (6.02%) WAN
5 146 (5.57%) TCP/IP
6 137 (5.22%) VPN
6 137 (5.22%) DNS
7 94 (3.58%) DHCP
8 76 (2.90%) Network Security
9 67 (2.55%) NAS
9 67 (2.55%) MPLS
10 66 (2.52%) Wireless
10 66 (2.52%) Internet
11 65 (2.48%) SSL
12 64 (2.44%) LDAP
13 46 (1.75%) VLAN
14 44 (1.68%) VoIP
15 38 (1.45%) HTTP
15 38 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.47%) Oracle Database
3 53 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 40 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (1.33%) MySQL
7 29 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 19 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (0.69%) DB2
11 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.57%) NoSQL
14 15 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.53%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.53%) Big Data
16 12 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (2.52%) JIRA
2 53 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 46 (1.75%) Subversion
4 34 (1.30%) Ant
5 31 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 30 (1.14%) Maven
7 28 (1.07%) Introscope
8 21 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 17 (0.65%) Selenium
10 17 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.57%) Mercurial
11 15 (0.57%) MSBuild
11 15 (0.57%) Gradle
12 12 (0.46%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.38%) JMeter
14 7 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.19%) MSI
15 5 (0.19%) Toad
15 5 (0.19%) AdminStudio
General
1 611 (23.29%) Finance
2 247 (9.42%) Banking
3 96 (3.66%) Legal
4 91 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 84 (3.20%) Law
6 77 (2.94%) Retail
7 58 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.64%) Back Office
9 38 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.18%) Front Office
10 31 (1.18%) Publishing
10 31 (1.18%) Marketing
11 21 (0.80%) Spanish Language
12 19 (0.72%) Local Government
13 18 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.53%) Advertising
15 10 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.38%) Billing
15 10 (0.38%) German Language
16 9 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 645 (24.59%) Analyst
2 210 (8.01%) Service Manager
3 192 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 171 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 170 (6.48%) Service Analyst
6 156 (5.95%) Architect
7 127 (4.84%) Consultant
8 120 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 108 (4.12%) Support Engineer
10 100 (3.81%) Desktop Support
11 98 (3.74%) Applications Support
12 92 (3.51%) Administrator
12 92 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 87 (3.32%) Developer
14 79 (3.01%) Incident Manager
15 75 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 75 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
16 71 (2.71%) Services Delivery Manager
17 56 (2.13%) Network Engineer
17 56 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (5.95%) .NET
2 110 (4.19%) Web Services
3 89 (3.39%) Middleware
4 74 (2.82%) HTML
5 62 (2.36%) XML
6 43 (1.64%) CSS
7 39 (1.49%) Java EE
8 35 (1.33%) SOAP
9 27 (1.03%) Ajax
10 23 (0.88%) Django
11 22 (0.84%) REST
12 19 (0.72%) .NET Framework
12 19 (0.72%) J2EE
13 17 (0.65%) ASP.NET
13 17 (0.65%) JSP
14 16 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
15 15 (0.57%) Rendezvous
16 13 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
16 13 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 249 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 119 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 91 (3.47%) Blackberry
5 79 (3.01%) CMDB
6 68 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 56 (2.13%) Clustering
8 36 (1.37%) NHS
9 34 (1.30%) PKI
10 33 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.22%) Replication
12 31 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 31 (1.18%) Fat Client
12 31 (1.18%) iPad
13 30 (1.14%) iPhone
13 30 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 29 (1.11%) Statistics
15 27 (1.03%) PMI
16 23 (0.88%) FMCG
17 21 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 828 (31.57%) Windows
2 305 (11.63%) Linux
3 259 (9.87%) Windows 7
4 233 (8.88%) UNIX
5 228 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 137 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 74 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 70 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 65 (2.48%) Solaris
12 50 (1.91%) Android
13 29 (1.11%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.07%) AIX
15 26 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.46%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.34%) SUSE
20 7 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (25.31%) Service Management
2 384 (14.64%) PRINCE2
3 375 (14.30%) Project Management
4 344 (13.11%) Service Delivery
5 292 (11.13%) Change Management
6 265 (10.10%) ITSM
7 207 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 206 (7.85%) Problem Management
9 182 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
10 176 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 145 (5.53%) Configuration Management
12 124 (4.73%) ITIL V3
13 121 (4.61%) Migration
14 106 (4.04%) Risk Management
15 105 (4.00%) Release Management
16 97 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
17 92 (3.51%) Business Analysis
18 90 (3.43%) Load Balancing
19 86 (3.28%) TOGAF
20 81 (3.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 355 (13.53%) SQL
2 161 (6.14%) Java
3 124 (4.73%) PowerShell
4 92 (3.51%) Python
5 75 (2.86%) Perl
6 72 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 65 (2.48%) C#
8 47 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 42 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 41 (1.56%) VB
11 34 (1.30%) VBScript
12 33 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 33 (1.26%) Ruby
12 33 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.07%) C
14 24 (0.91%) C++
15 21 (0.80%) PHP
16 17 (0.65%) Korn
17 15 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 296 (11.28%) ITIL Certification
2 264 (10.06%) Degree
3 176 (6.71%) Security Cleared
4 173 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (3.66%) MCSE
7 82 (3.13%) PMI Certification
8 79 (3.01%) SC Cleared
9 74 (2.82%) CCNA
10 63 (2.40%) PMP
11 61 (2.33%) MCP
12 60 (2.29%) CCNP
12 60 (2.29%) DV Cleared
13 45 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 42 (1.60%) MCITP
15 41 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 40 (1.52%) CISSP
17 38 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 38 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 37 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (7.47%) SLA
2 79 (3.01%) QA
3 69 (2.63%) COBIT
4 64 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (0.19%) BS7799
12 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.076%) GxP
14 1 (0.038%) Basel II
14 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.038%) GPG13
14 1 (0.038%) COSO
System Software
1 520 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 223 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.13%) XenApp
4 74 (2.82%) vSphere
5 62 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 43 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 31 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 22 (0.84%) vCloud
11 19 (0.72%) NLBS
12 18 (0.69%) NFS
13 17 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.38%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.38%) XenServer
15 10 (0.38%) KVM
16 8 (0.30%) Xen
17 6 (0.23%) Squid
18 5 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 136 (5.18%) SCCM
2 52 (1.98%) SCOM
2 52 (1.98%) Puppet
3 33 (1.26%) BladeLogic
4 31 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
5 26 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 19 (0.72%) WSUS
7 19 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 14 (0.53%) Nagios
8 14 (0.53%) HP SIM
9 12 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
9 12 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (0.46%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.38%) Control-M
11 10 (0.38%) DameWare
11 10 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 653 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 374 (14.26%) VMware
3 303 (11.55%) Citrix
4 279 (10.64%) Oracle
5 248 (9.45%) Cisco
6 174 (6.63%) HP
7 155 (5.91%) Remedy
8 136 (5.18%) ServiceNow
9 121 (4.61%) IBM
10 85 (3.24%) BMC
11 80 (3.05%) F5
12 73 (2.78%) SAP
12 73 (2.78%) CheckPoint
13 72 (2.74%) Red Hat
14 61 (2.33%) Juniper
15 59 (2.25%) NetApp
16 57 (2.17%) Apple
17 55 (2.10%) Dell
18 45 (1.72%) EMC
19 39 (1.49%) Sybase
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £170.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Circa £400
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
City Test Limited
Rate: £600 per day This rate is negotiable for excellent skills match
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 Per Annum Excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £15 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago