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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1310 1393 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.68% 5.74% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 7.40% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 907 665
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 128
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £26.49 £49.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -5 308 £410 +2.50% 97
Kingston Upon Thames +2 20 £320 -1.53% 1
Croydon +5 15 £400 +9.58% 4
Uxbridge -4 9 £196 -54.88% 4
Hounslow +6 7 - -
Canary Wharf -7 5 £475 - 1
Hammersmith +6 3 £413 -32.92%
Chessington +3 3 £150 - 1
Paddington +1 3 - - 1
Westminster - 3 - -
Bromley +8 2 - - 2
Greenford - 2 - -
Docklands, London -8 1 £130 -76.36% 1
Ealing - 1 £400 -
Hayes - 1 - - 2
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Grays - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 867 (32.74%) Windows
2 735 (27.76%) Service Management
3 612 (23.11%) Microsoft
4 539 (20.35%) Active Directory
5 537 (20.28%) Finance
6 427 (16.13%) Service Delivery
7 381 (14.39%) Project Management
8 366 (13.82%) MS Office
9 339 (12.80%) PRINCE2
10 306 (11.56%) MS Excel
11 305 (11.52%) SQL
12 294 (11.10%) ITIL Certification
13 293 (11.06%) Banking
13 293 (11.06%) Security Cleared
14 285 (10.76%) Windows 7
15 284 (10.73%) VMware
16 275 (10.39%) Degree
17 271 (10.23%) Change Management
18 270 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
19 264 (9.97%) Linux
20 259 (9.78%) Oracle
21 257 (9.71%) ITSM
22 246 (9.29%) Cisco
23 244 (9.21%) UNIX
24 230 (8.69%) Citrix
25 213 (8.04%) Incident Management
26 205 (7.74%) SLA
27 204 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
28 198 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
29 192 (7.25%) Firewall

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 183 (6.91%) MS Exchange
2 144 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 109 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 98 (3.70%) IIS
5 83 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 71 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 69 (2.61%) Apache
8 56 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (1.93%) Lync
10 47 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 35 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 34 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 33 (1.25%) JBoss
14 31 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
15 30 (1.13%) IBM Notes
15 30 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
16 25 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
19 21 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 366 (13.82%) MS Office
2 306 (11.56%) MS Excel
3 92 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 85 (3.21%) MS Project
4 85 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.076%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.076%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 93 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.60%) assyst
4 12 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.38%) Agresso
5 10 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 9 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.30%) ZaiNet
7 8 (0.30%) Endur
7 8 (0.30%) SAP GRC
8 7 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.26%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
10 4 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.15%) ResourceLink
11 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.25%) SaaS
2 26 (0.98%) Office 365
3 15 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.38%) PaaS
6 9 (0.34%) IaaS
7 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.076%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.076%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.076%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 192 (7.25%) Firewall
2 170 (6.42%) DNS
3 148 (5.59%) LAN
4 132 (4.98%) WAN
5 120 (4.53%) SAN
6 112 (4.23%) TCP/IP
7 107 (4.04%) DHCP
8 106 (4.00%) VPN
9 89 (3.36%) SSL
10 77 (2.91%) Network Security
11 71 (2.68%) Internet
12 66 (2.49%) MPLS
13 65 (2.45%) HTTP
14 53 (2.00%) LDAP
15 50 (1.89%) VoIP
16 44 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
17 42 (1.59%) Wireless
18 39 (1.47%) BGP
19 37 (1.40%) OSPF
20 32 (1.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 39 (1.47%) MySQL
4 37 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 35 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 15 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 14 (0.53%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.42%) Big Data
13 11 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.42%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.42%) SAP BW
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (1.36%) Subversion
2 35 (1.32%) ClearQuest
3 34 (1.28%) JIRA
4 32 (1.21%) ClearCase
5 28 (1.06%) Toad
6 26 (0.98%) Maven
7 25 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 21 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 20 (0.76%) Git (software)
10 17 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 16 (0.60%) JUnit
12 15 (0.57%) Ant
13 10 (0.38%) Introscope
14 9 (0.34%) MSI
15 8 (0.30%) Artifactory
16 5 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
17 4 (0.15%) LoadRunner
17 4 (0.15%) GDB
General
1 537 (20.28%) Finance
2 293 (11.06%) Banking
3 93 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 90 (3.40%) Law
5 89 (3.36%) Retail
6 79 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 77 (2.91%) Legal
8 61 (2.30%) Front Office
9 41 (1.55%) Games
10 40 (1.51%) Back Office
11 35 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 34 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.28%) Marketing
13 27 (1.02%) Advertising
14 21 (0.79%) Local Government
15 20 (0.76%) Publishing
16 8 (0.30%) French Language
17 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.26%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 703 (26.55%) Analyst
2 236 (8.91%) Service Analyst
3 210 (7.93%) Support Analyst
4 204 (7.70%) Service Manager
5 199 (7.52%) Project Manager
6 173 (6.53%) Architect
7 154 (5.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 129 (4.87%) Consultant
9 111 (4.19%) Support Engineer
10 96 (3.63%) Administrator
11 95 (3.59%) Applications Support
12 87 (3.29%) Business Analyst
12 87 (3.29%) Desktop Support
13 73 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
14 71 (2.68%) Developer
15 66 (2.49%) Transition Manager
16 65 (2.45%) Infrastructure Manager
17 61 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
18 59 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
19 58 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.36%) Web Services
2 87 (3.29%) Middleware
3 82 (3.10%) .NET
4 78 (2.95%) XML
5 47 (1.77%) HTML
6 34 (1.28%) JMS
6 34 (1.28%) REST
7 33 (1.25%) SOAP
8 27 (1.02%) J2EE
9 25 (0.94%) JSP
9 25 (0.94%) CSS
10 23 (0.87%) Java EE
11 18 (0.68%) WSDL
12 17 (0.64%) .NET Framework
12 17 (0.64%) Spring
13 16 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (0.57%) Servlets
14 15 (0.57%) Struts
15 14 (0.53%) Ajax
16 13 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 270 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 112 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 99 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.27%) CMDB
6 51 (1.93%) Clustering
7 44 (1.66%) Replication
8 39 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 37 (1.40%) NHS
10 35 (1.32%) Online Games
11 34 (1.28%) Thin Client
11 34 (1.28%) Fat Client
12 32 (1.21%) Open Source
13 24 (0.91%) User Experience
14 23 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (0.87%) PMI
14 23 (0.87%) CESG
15 22 (0.83%) iPad
16 21 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
17 20 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 867 (32.74%) Windows
2 285 (10.76%) Windows 7
3 264 (9.97%) Linux
4 244 (9.21%) UNIX
5 198 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (6.31%) Windows XP
7 133 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 84 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 46 (1.74%) Solaris
12 38 (1.44%) Android
13 29 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.06%) AIX
15 26 (0.98%) Windows Vista
16 24 (0.91%) CentOS
17 21 (0.79%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 15 (0.57%) Mac OS
20 14 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (27.76%) Service Management
2 427 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 381 (14.39%) Project Management
4 339 (12.80%) PRINCE2
5 271 (10.23%) Change Management
6 257 (9.71%) ITSM
7 213 (8.04%) Incident Management
8 190 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
9 178 (6.72%) Problem Management
10 175 (6.61%) ITIL V3
11 168 (6.34%) Migration
12 152 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 130 (4.91%) Configuration Management
14 126 (4.76%) TOGAF
15 101 (3.81%) Information Security
15 101 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 100 (3.78%) Release Management
17 77 (2.91%) Risk Management
18 75 (2.83%) Business Analysis
19 73 (2.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (11.52%) SQL
2 155 (5.85%) Java
3 123 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 93 (3.51%) Perl
5 78 (2.95%) Python
5 78 (2.95%) Shell Script
6 66 (2.49%) C#
7 56 (2.11%) C
8 54 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 47 (1.77%) JavaScript
10 37 (1.40%) VB
11 31 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.10%) VBScript
13 25 (0.94%) Ruby
14 21 (0.79%) Jython
14 21 (0.79%) C++
15 20 (0.76%) PHP
16 19 (0.72%) Korn
17 15 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.42%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 294 (11.10%) ITIL Certification
2 293 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 275 (10.39%) Degree
4 190 (7.18%) SC Cleared
5 148 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 99 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
7 91 (3.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 86 (3.25%) CISSP
9 82 (3.10%) MCSE
10 61 (2.30%) PMI Certification
11 60 (2.27%) CCNA
12 57 (2.15%) CCNP
13 50 (1.89%) MCP
14 47 (1.77%) PMP
15 46 (1.74%) DV Cleared
16 45 (1.70%) MCITP
17 44 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 39 (1.47%) CISM
19 36 (1.36%) CISA
20 35 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (7.74%) SLA
2 74 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (2.19%) COBIT
4 48 (1.81%) QA
5 31 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.076%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.076%) Basel II
11 2 (0.076%) FATCA
12 1 (0.038%) EMIR
12 1 (0.038%) BS25999
12 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.038%) GxP
System Software
1 539 (20.35%) Active Directory
2 204 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (3.06%) vSphere
4 52 (1.96%) XenApp
5 48 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 29 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 28 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 25 (0.94%) XenServer
10 22 (0.83%) Xen
11 19 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (0.68%) vCloud
13 17 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
13 17 (0.64%) NFS
14 14 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (0.49%) NLBS
16 10 (0.38%) KVM
17 9 (0.34%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 7 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 106 (4.00%) SCCM
2 77 (2.91%) SCOM
3 39 (1.47%) Puppet
4 34 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 30 (1.13%) Nagios
6 25 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.72%) Zenoss
9 19 (0.72%) WSUS
10 18 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 18 (0.68%) Control-M
10 18 (0.68%) HP SIM
11 17 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
12 16 (0.60%) SCVMM
13 15 (0.57%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.53%) NetBackup
15 13 (0.49%) SCOrch
16 12 (0.45%) BladeLogic
17 11 (0.42%) Graphite
Vendors
1 612 (23.11%) Microsoft
2 284 (10.73%) VMware
3 259 (9.78%) Oracle
4 246 (9.29%) Cisco
5 230 (8.69%) Citrix
6 190 (7.18%) HP
7 135 (5.10%) Remedy
8 116 (4.38%) IBM
9 96 (3.63%) BMC
10 93 (3.51%) Juniper
11 88 (3.32%) ServiceNow
12 74 (2.79%) F5
13 66 (2.49%) CheckPoint
14 61 (2.30%) Dell
15 60 (2.27%) Red Hat
16 56 (2.11%) EMC
16 56 (2.11%) SAP
17 42 (1.59%) NetApp
18 39 (1.47%) LANDesk
19 37 (1.40%) Apple
London
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £462.61 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Rate: £Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 2 days ago