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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1240 1496 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.56% 6.18% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 7.91% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 1023 780
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 79
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £29.40 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.69%
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
17434 18911 16969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.16% 78.08% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12202 13316 11848
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 237 233
Average hourly rate £20.31 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.69% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -9 290 £413 +10.00% 67
Kingston Upon Thames +8 17 £204 -35.80% 2
Uxbridge -7 14 £375 +15.38% 2
Croydon -10 13 £350 +21.73% 3
Brentford -1 7 £375 +9.09%
Feltham +2 5 £370 +23.33%
Bromley +9 3 £343 +1.48%
Romford +3 2 - -
Chessington -5 2 - - 1
Southwark - 2 - - 1
Harrow +3 1 - -
Canary Wharf -7 1 - -
Docklands, London -9 1 £450 +12.50%
Greenwich - - - - 3
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 3
Rainham - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 768 (30.54%) Windows
2 660 (26.24%) Service Management
3 596 (23.70%) Microsoft
4 584 (23.22%) Finance
5 450 (17.89%) Active Directory
6 405 (16.10%) Service Delivery
7 336 (13.36%) Project Management
8 334 (13.28%) PRINCE2
9 333 (13.24%) SQL
10 329 (13.08%) MS Office
11 323 (12.84%) VMware
12 306 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
13 285 (11.33%) MS Excel
13 285 (11.33%) Change Management
14 279 (11.09%) Degree
15 266 (10.58%) Citrix
16 262 (10.42%) Linux
16 262 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
17 255 (10.14%) Banking
18 253 (10.06%) Oracle
19 252 (10.02%) UNIX
20 246 (9.78%) ITSM
21 243 (9.66%) Security Cleared
22 240 (9.54%) Cisco
23 234 (9.30%) Windows 7
24 212 (8.43%) SQL Server
25 209 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
26 199 (7.91%) SLA
27 197 (7.83%) Java
28 196 (7.79%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 157 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 126 (5.01%) MS Exchange
3 106 (4.21%) IIS
4 88 (3.50%) WebSphere
5 73 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 61 (2.43%) Apache
7 56 (2.23%) Lync
7 56 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 44 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 38 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 25 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
11 25 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 22 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
14 16 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 329 (13.08%) MS Office
2 285 (11.33%) MS Excel
3 97 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 77 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (2.74%) MS Project
6 16 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 80 (3.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.56%) RMDS
4 10 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 9 (0.36%) Endur
5 9 (0.36%) ZaiNet
6 8 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.32%) SAP GRC
7 7 (0.28%) Agresso
8 6 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
8 6 (0.24%) ResourceLink
8 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
8 6 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.23%) Office 365
3 30 (1.19%) SaaS
4 17 (0.68%) PaaS
5 12 (0.48%) IaaS
6 11 (0.44%) Google Apps
7 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.080%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 168 (6.68%) Firewall
2 153 (6.08%) LAN
3 138 (5.49%) WAN
4 133 (5.29%) SAN
5 129 (5.13%) VPN
6 112 (4.45%) TCP/IP
7 104 (4.14%) DNS
8 67 (2.66%) DHCP
8 67 (2.66%) Network Security
9 62 (2.47%) NAS
9 62 (2.47%) Wireless
10 60 (2.39%) SSL
11 56 (2.23%) MPLS
12 53 (2.11%) HTTP
13 50 (1.99%) LDAP
14 47 (1.87%) VoIP
15 44 (1.75%) NetScaler
16 42 (1.67%) OSPF
17 40 (1.59%) BGP
18 36 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.58%) Oracle Database
3 55 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 39 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 35 (1.39%) MySQL
6 34 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (0.64%) DB2
11 16 (0.64%) Big Data
12 13 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.52%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.44%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 58 (2.31%) JIRA
2 56 (2.23%) Subversion
3 43 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 39 (1.55%) Ant
5 37 (1.47%) Maven
6 34 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 26 (1.03%) Introscope
7 26 (1.03%) ClearCase
8 25 (0.99%) ClearQuest
9 24 (0.95%) Toad
10 21 (0.83%) Git (software)
11 18 (0.72%) JUnit
12 15 (0.60%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.56%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.56%) Mercurial
14 12 (0.48%) MSBuild
14 12 (0.48%) Gradle
14 12 (0.48%) Selenium
15 11 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (0.40%) JMeter
General
1 584 (23.22%) Finance
2 255 (10.14%) Banking
3 81 (3.22%) Investment Banking
4 71 (2.82%) Law
4 71 (2.82%) Legal
5 60 (2.39%) Retail
6 59 (2.35%) Front Office
6 59 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.91%) Back Office
8 36 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.15%) Marketing
10 26 (1.03%) Publishing
11 24 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.83%) Games
13 17 (0.68%) Advertising
14 14 (0.56%) Local Government
15 12 (0.48%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.40%) French Language
17 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 633 (25.17%) Analyst
2 200 (7.95%) Service Manager
3 173 (6.88%) Support Analyst
4 172 (6.84%) Project Manager
5 168 (6.68%) Service Analyst
6 161 (6.40%) Architect
7 142 (5.65%) Consultant
8 127 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 111 (4.41%) Applications Support
10 105 (4.17%) Developer
11 104 (4.14%) Support Engineer
12 99 (3.94%) Business Analyst
13 92 (3.66%) Desktop Support
14 78 (3.10%) Administrator
15 77 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
16 74 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
17 73 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 61 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
19 60 (2.39%) Network Engineer
20 52 (2.07%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (6.44%) .NET
2 127 (5.05%) Web Services
3 98 (3.90%) Middleware
4 93 (3.70%) HTML
5 92 (3.66%) XML
6 51 (2.03%) CSS
7 39 (1.55%) JSP
8 37 (1.47%) Ajax
9 35 (1.39%) Java EE
9 35 (1.39%) J2EE
9 35 (1.39%) SOAP
10 33 (1.31%) .NET Framework
11 31 (1.23%) REST
12 22 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
13 21 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (0.76%) COM
14 19 (0.76%) JSON
15 18 (0.72%) Servlets
16 16 (0.64%) Struts
16 16 (0.64%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 90 (3.58%) Blackberry
4 89 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 70 (2.78%) CMDB
6 59 (2.35%) Clustering
7 45 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 41 (1.63%) Replication
9 35 (1.39%) Thin Client
9 35 (1.39%) Fat Client
10 30 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
11 28 (1.11%) iPhone
12 27 (1.07%) PKI
13 26 (1.03%) NHS
14 21 (0.83%) FMCG
14 21 (0.83%) iPad
15 19 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.68%) Statistics
17 16 (0.64%) PMI
17 16 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 768 (30.54%) Windows
2 262 (10.42%) Linux
3 252 (10.02%) UNIX
4 234 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 183 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 120 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (3.10%) Windows 8
9 70 (2.78%) Windows XP
10 64 (2.54%) Solaris
11 60 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (1.59%) AIX
13 36 (1.43%) Android
14 18 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 18 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 14 (0.56%) SUSE
17 11 (0.44%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.40%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (26.24%) Service Management
2 405 (16.10%) Service Delivery
3 336 (13.36%) Project Management
4 334 (13.28%) PRINCE2
5 285 (11.33%) Change Management
6 246 (9.78%) ITSM
7 196 (7.79%) Incident Management
8 188 (7.48%) Problem Management
9 184 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 181 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
11 151 (6.00%) Migration
12 147 (5.84%) Configuration Management
13 138 (5.49%) ITIL V3
14 109 (4.33%) Release Management
15 97 (3.86%) Business Analysis
16 93 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
17 90 (3.58%) Risk Management
18 86 (3.42%) Load Balancing
19 85 (3.38%) TOGAF
20 83 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 333 (13.24%) SQL
2 197 (7.83%) Java
3 105 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 92 (3.66%) C#
5 82 (3.26%) Python
6 78 (3.10%) Perl
7 76 (3.02%) JavaScript
8 58 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 42 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 41 (1.63%) VBScript
11 33 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.19%) VB
13 28 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.07%) C
15 26 (1.03%) C++
15 26 (1.03%) Ruby
16 23 (0.91%) PHP
17 16 (0.64%) VBA
18 15 (0.60%) Korn
19 14 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 306 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
2 279 (11.09%) Degree
3 243 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 135 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 134 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 117 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (3.18%) MCSE
8 69 (2.74%) DV Cleared
9 66 (2.62%) CCNA
10 64 (2.54%) CCNP
11 62 (2.47%) PMI Certification
12 52 (2.07%) PMP
13 50 (1.99%) MCP
14 49 (1.95%) MCITP
15 44 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 43 (1.71%) CISSP
17 37 (1.47%) ISEB
18 36 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 33 (1.31%) A+ Certification
20 32 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (7.91%) SLA
2 70 (2.78%) QA
3 56 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.71%) COBIT
5 33 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.080%) GxP
11 2 (0.080%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.040%) FATCA
12 1 (0.040%) GPG13
12 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.040%) Basel II
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 450 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 209 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (3.30%) vSphere
4 70 (2.78%) XenApp
5 66 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 43 (1.71%) XenDesktop
7 41 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (0.80%) vCloud
10 20 (0.80%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.52%) Xen
11 13 (0.52%) KVM
12 11 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.40%) NLBS
14 8 (0.32%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.28%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.28%) XenServer
16 6 (0.24%) NFS
16 6 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 115 (4.57%) SCCM
2 68 (2.70%) SCOM
3 46 (1.83%) Puppet
4 27 (1.07%) HP SIM
5 25 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
6 23 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
8 19 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (0.72%) EdgeSight
9 18 (0.72%) SCVMM
10 16 (0.64%) BladeLogic
11 12 (0.48%) WSUS
11 12 (0.48%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.40%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.40%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.36%) Netcool
13 9 (0.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 9 (0.36%) CA Wily
13 9 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (0.36%) RANCID
Vendors
1 596 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 323 (12.84%) VMware
3 266 (10.58%) Citrix
4 253 (10.06%) Oracle
5 240 (9.54%) Cisco
6 169 (6.72%) HP
7 143 (5.69%) IBM
8 126 (5.01%) Remedy
9 107 (4.25%) ServiceNow
10 100 (3.98%) F5
11 79 (3.14%) SAP
12 77 (3.06%) BMC
13 75 (2.98%) Juniper
14 63 (2.50%) CheckPoint
15 61 (2.43%) Dell
16 60 (2.39%) Red Hat
17 46 (1.83%) EMC
18 42 (1.67%) NetApp
19 41 (1.63%) Apple
20 37 (1.47%) Lotus
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