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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1527 1230 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.31% 5.69% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 7.49% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 773 924
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 76 99
Average hourly rate £14.52 £18.50 £18.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £135.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 432 £375 -8.53% 112
Uxbridge +1 38 £325 -38.09% 3
Croydon +2 20 £288 -34.28% 3
Docklands, London -5 15 £400 -
Canary Wharf +26 7 £250 +42.04%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £318 - 1
Chessington +1 3 £98 +2.63% 2
Feltham -5 3 £300 -10.44%
Hounslow +12 2 £363 +26.08%
Brentford +2 2 £344 -
Romford -4 2 £425 -5.55%
Bromley - 2 £338 - 1
Paddington - 2 £575 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £325 -
Harrow -2 1 - -
Hammersmith -6 1 - -
Chiswick -12 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Lewisham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 872 (31.37%) Windows
2 706 (25.40%) Service Management
3 639 (22.99%) Finance
4 567 (20.40%) Microsoft
5 490 (17.63%) Active Directory
6 427 (15.36%) PRINCE2
7 418 (15.04%) Service Delivery
8 400 (14.39%) Project Management
9 395 (14.21%) MS Office
10 379 (13.63%) ITIL Certification
11 358 (12.88%) MS Excel
12 327 (11.76%) Banking
13 321 (11.55%) SQL
14 320 (11.51%) Change Management
15 304 (10.94%) Oracle
16 295 (10.61%) Windows 7
17 287 (10.32%) VMware
18 252 (9.06%) Citrix
19 250 (8.99%) UNIX
20 241 (8.67%) Security Cleared
21 226 (8.13%) HP
22 225 (8.09%) Degree
23 220 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
24 218 (7.84%) Linux
25 217 (7.81%) Cisco
26 214 (7.70%) ITSM
27 211 (7.59%) SLA
28 200 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
28 200 (7.19%) Incident Management
29 197 (7.09%) Windows XP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 188 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 181 (6.51%) MS Exchange
3 94 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 92 (3.31%) IIS
5 81 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 63 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 55 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 46 (1.65%) IBM Notes
9 43 (1.55%) Apache
10 39 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 37 (1.33%) CMS
12 32 (1.15%) Lync
13 29 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (0.86%) Tomcat
16 22 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
17 17 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
17 17 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 395 (14.21%) MS Office
2 358 (12.88%) MS Excel
3 110 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (3.06%) MS Project
5 81 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.036%) SPSS
9 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.036%) Stata
Business Applications
1 102 (3.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.43%) Endur
4 11 (0.40%) ZaiNet
4 11 (0.40%) SAP SM
4 11 (0.40%) Aligne
5 10 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.29%) Temenos T24
6 8 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.25%) assyst
7 7 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.18%) Agresso
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
9 4 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.90%) SaaS
2 20 (0.72%) Office 365
3 11 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.29%) IaaS
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.072%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.036%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (6.04%) DNS
2 151 (5.43%) SAN
3 149 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 133 (4.78%) Firewall
5 127 (4.57%) LAN
6 120 (4.32%) DHCP
7 119 (4.28%) WAN
8 84 (3.02%) Internet
9 77 (2.77%) VPN
10 72 (2.59%) Wireless
11 61 (2.19%) Network Security
12 56 (2.01%) VoIP
13 50 (1.80%) LDAP
14 43 (1.55%) MPLS
15 30 (1.08%) FTP
16 27 (0.97%) Unified Communications
17 26 (0.94%) IP Telephony
18 22 (0.79%) NetScaler
19 21 (0.76%) SSL
20 20 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.14%) Oracle Database
3 69 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 64 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 62 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 28 (1.01%) MySQL
12 24 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (0.79%) DB2
14 21 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
15 18 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (0.61%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.54%) SAP BW
18 15 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (0.50%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 33 (1.19%) JIRA
2 28 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.72%) Subversion
4 12 (0.43%) MSI
5 11 (0.40%) ClearCase
5 11 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.40%) ClearQuest
5 11 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.32%) Maven
6 9 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.32%) Toad
7 8 (0.29%) Hudson
8 7 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.14%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.14%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.11%) Ant
12 2 (0.072%) FishEye
General
1 639 (22.99%) Finance
2 327 (11.76%) Banking
3 128 (4.60%) Legal
4 126 (4.53%) Law
5 124 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 84 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 79 (2.84%) Retail
8 49 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.33%) Advertising
10 31 (1.12%) Back Office
11 27 (0.97%) Front Office
12 25 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.72%) Marketing
14 13 (0.47%) Local Government
14 13 (0.47%) Games
15 11 (0.40%) Publishing
16 9 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.29%) French Language
17 8 (0.29%) German Language
18 7 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 768 (27.63%) Analyst
2 295 (10.61%) Service Analyst
3 221 (7.95%) Project Manager
4 200 (7.19%) Service Manager
5 184 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 183 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 168 (6.04%) Consultant
8 160 (5.76%) Architect
9 128 (4.60%) Administrator
10 102 (3.67%) Business Analyst
11 90 (3.24%) Applications Support
12 89 (3.20%) Support Engineer
13 85 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
14 79 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
15 72 (2.59%) Services Delivery Manager
16 70 (2.52%) Desktop Support
17 67 (2.41%) DBA
18 64 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
19 59 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
20 55 (1.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.20%) .NET
2 71 (2.55%) Web Services
3 69 (2.48%) XML
4 59 (2.12%) HTML
5 47 (1.69%) Middleware
6 42 (1.51%) J2EE
7 36 (1.29%) Application Packaging
8 29 (1.04%) CSS
9 16 (0.58%) SOAP
10 15 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (0.47%) WSDL
12 10 (0.36%) JSP
12 10 (0.36%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.32%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.29%) XMPP
15 7 (0.25%) Spring
15 7 (0.25%) Ajax
15 7 (0.25%) XSL
16 6 (0.22%) jQuery
16 6 (0.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 173 (6.22%) Management Information System
2 170 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 79 (2.84%) CMDB
4 76 (2.73%) Clustering
5 41 (1.47%) Replication
6 40 (1.44%) NHS
6 40 (1.44%) Symmetrix DMX
7 39 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 37 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 36 (1.29%) PMI
10 33 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
11 32 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
12 30 (1.08%) Statistics
12 30 (1.08%) iPhone
13 29 (1.04%) Handset
14 22 (0.79%) iPad
15 20 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (0.68%) Thin Client
16 19 (0.68%) Fat Client
17 17 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 872 (31.37%) Windows
2 295 (10.61%) Windows 7
3 250 (8.99%) UNIX
4 220 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 218 (7.84%) Linux
6 197 (7.09%) Windows XP
7 156 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 116 (4.17%) Solaris
9 81 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (1.33%) Windows 8
12 30 (1.08%) Windows Vista
12 30 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 29 (1.04%) AIX
14 27 (0.97%) Android
15 24 (0.86%) Windows 2000
16 22 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
17 21 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
18 11 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (25.40%) Service Management
2 427 (15.36%) PRINCE2
3 418 (15.04%) Service Delivery
4 400 (14.39%) Project Management
5 320 (11.51%) Change Management
6 214 (7.70%) ITSM
7 200 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 200 (7.19%) Incident Management
8 192 (6.91%) Problem Management
9 184 (6.62%) ITIL V3
10 147 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 145 (5.22%) Configuration Management
12 139 (5.00%) Migration
13 106 (3.81%) TOGAF
14 95 (3.42%) Capacity Management
15 93 (3.35%) PRINCE
16 90 (3.24%) Business Continuity
17 89 (3.20%) Risk Management
18 85 (3.06%) Release Management
19 84 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 321 (11.55%) SQL
2 131 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 98 (3.53%) Java
4 66 (2.37%) C
5 65 (2.34%) Perl
6 59 (2.12%) PL/SQL
7 49 (1.76%) JavaScript
7 49 (1.76%) VB
8 42 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 26 (0.94%) VBScript
10 25 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 25 (0.90%) Python
11 22 (0.79%) C#
12 20 (0.72%) C++
13 18 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.58%) Korn
15 15 (0.54%) PHP
16 9 (0.32%) ActionScript
16 9 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
17 7 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 379 (13.63%) ITIL Certification
2 241 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 225 (8.09%) Degree
4 188 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 126 (4.53%) SC Cleared
6 118 (4.24%) MCSE
7 104 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
8 90 (3.24%) DV Cleared
9 88 (3.17%) MCP
10 79 (2.84%) CCNA
11 67 (2.41%) PMI Certification
12 60 (2.16%) CCNP
12 60 (2.16%) CISSP
13 56 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 49 (1.76%) MCSA
15 41 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 41 (1.47%) PMP
16 39 (1.40%) MCITP
17 35 (1.26%) CISA
18 31 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (7.59%) SLA
2 75 (2.70%) COBIT
3 54 (1.94%) QA
4 39 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 39 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.18%) GxP
9 5 (0.18%) HL7
10 2 (0.072%) GCP
11 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.036%) COSO
11 1 (0.036%) BS25999
11 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 490 (17.63%) Active Directory
2 188 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.48%) XenApp
4 49 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 48 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
6 45 (1.62%) vSphere
7 42 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 34 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 32 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 30 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (0.90%) SRDF
12 18 (0.65%) NFS
13 16 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 11 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 10 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 9 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 8 (0.29%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 130 (4.68%) SCCM
2 69 (2.48%) SCOM
3 43 (1.55%) Data Guard
4 31 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 31 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 29 (1.04%) Puppet
6 22 (0.79%) Backup Exec
7 17 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 17 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.54%) OpenView
8 15 (0.54%) Nagios
9 14 (0.50%) HP SIM
9 14 (0.50%) WSUS
10 13 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (0.43%) Cobbler
12 11 (0.40%) BladeLogic
12 11 (0.40%) Legato
13 10 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 10 (0.36%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 567 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 304 (10.94%) Oracle
3 287 (10.32%) VMware
4 252 (9.06%) Citrix
5 226 (8.13%) HP
6 217 (7.81%) Cisco
7 180 (6.47%) Remedy
8 133 (4.78%) ServiceNow
9 91 (3.27%) EMC
10 90 (3.24%) BMC
11 85 (3.06%) SAP
12 82 (2.95%) NetApp
13 76 (2.73%) IBM
14 68 (2.45%) Red Hat
15 57 (2.05%) CA
16 53 (1.91%) Juniper
17 49 (1.76%) Veritas
18 47 (1.69%) Lotus
19 43 (1.55%) Symantec
19 43 (1.55%) Apple
London
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £425.00 - £467.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £13 to £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 - £404.98 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago