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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1253 1256 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.97% 5.75% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 7.35% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 783 616
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£403 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 111
Average hourly rate £14.63 £16.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% -2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £24.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -13.31%
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
16355 17081 15030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.93% 78.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11712 11808 10440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 234 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 288 £413 +3.12% 102
Kingston Upon Thames +3 23 £290 -7.36% 1
Croydon +1 16 £400 +60.00% 3
Bromley +13 8 £325 +30.00% 4
Canary Wharf +4 7 £413 +6.45%
Hounslow +5 6 - -
Hammersmith +2 4 - - 1
Uxbridge -6 4 £225 -50.00%
Westminster - 4 - -
Chessington +2 3 £150 - 2
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Hackney - 1 £450 -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Beckenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 818 (31.68%) Windows
2 736 (28.51%) Service Management
3 587 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 549 (21.26%) Finance
5 479 (18.55%) Active Directory
6 451 (17.47%) Service Delivery
7 347 (13.44%) MS Office
8 337 (13.05%) Project Management
9 322 (12.47%) PRINCE2
10 303 (11.74%) Degree
11 298 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 294 (11.39%) VMware
13 293 (11.35%) MS Excel
14 291 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
15 279 (10.81%) Banking
16 277 (10.73%) SQL
17 267 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
18 265 (10.26%) Change Management
19 258 (9.99%) ITSM
20 250 (9.68%) Oracle
20 250 (9.68%) Windows 7
21 247 (9.57%) Linux
22 241 (9.33%) UNIX
23 238 (9.22%) Cisco
24 226 (8.75%) Incident Management
25 221 (8.56%) Citrix
26 205 (7.94%) SLA
27 204 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
28 189 (7.32%) SC Cleared
29 187 (7.24%) Agile Software Development

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 161 (6.24%) SharePoint
1 161 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 96 (3.72%) IIS
3 94 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 66 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 53 (2.05%) Apache
7 52 (2.01%) Lync
8 46 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 36 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 35 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 34 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 32 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 27 (1.05%) OpenStack
14 26 (1.01%) JBoss
15 23 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
15 23 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 347 (13.44%) MS Office
2 293 (11.35%) MS Excel
3 98 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 84 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 77 (2.98%) MS Project
6 7 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.077%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 91 (3.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 29 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.43%) assyst
3 11 (0.43%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.35%) ZaiNet
4 9 (0.35%) Endur
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.31%) SAP GRC
5 8 (0.31%) Agresso
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.15%) ResourceLink
8 4 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
8 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.16%) SaaS
2 25 (0.97%) Office 365
3 23 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.50%) IaaS
5 12 (0.46%) Google Apps
6 8 (0.31%) PaaS
7 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.077%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.077%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.039%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (6.12%) Firewall
2 142 (5.50%) DNS
3 134 (5.19%) LAN
4 125 (4.84%) WAN
5 122 (4.73%) SAN
6 106 (4.11%) TCP/IP
7 101 (3.91%) VPN
8 93 (3.60%) DHCP
9 69 (2.67%) SSL
10 67 (2.59%) Network Security
11 63 (2.44%) HTTP
12 62 (2.40%) Internet
13 49 (1.90%) MPLS
14 48 (1.86%) VoIP
15 46 (1.78%) Wireless
16 43 (1.67%) LDAP
17 41 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (1.43%) NAS
19 35 (1.36%) BGP
20 34 (1.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 68 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 50 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 47 (1.82%) MySQL
5 37 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 26 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 12 (0.46%) SAP BW
11 12 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.43%) DB2
13 10 (0.39%) Big Data
13 10 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.35%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.27%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 37 (1.43%) JIRA
1 37 (1.43%) ClearQuest
2 36 (1.39%) Subversion
3 33 (1.28%) ClearCase
4 31 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 28 (1.08%) Toad
6 25 (0.97%) Maven
7 24 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 18 (0.70%) JUnit
9 17 (0.66%) Ant
10 16 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.62%) Eclipse
11 15 (0.58%) Git (software)
12 10 (0.39%) MSI
13 8 (0.31%) Artifactory
14 7 (0.27%) Introscope
15 6 (0.23%) LoadRunner
16 4 (0.15%) GDB
16 4 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
17 3 (0.12%) Selenium
General
1 549 (21.26%) Finance
2 279 (10.81%) Banking
3 92 (3.56%) Investment Banking
4 89 (3.45%) Law
5 79 (3.06%) Retail
6 72 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.75%) Legal
8 60 (2.32%) Front Office
9 40 (1.55%) Back Office
10 37 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.39%) Marketing
12 33 (1.28%) Games
13 32 (1.24%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.93%) Advertising
15 21 (0.81%) Publishing
16 17 (0.66%) Local Government
17 9 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.31%) Electronics
18 8 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 650 (25.17%) Analyst
2 220 (8.52%) Service Manager
3 211 (8.17%) Service Analyst
4 185 (7.16%) Support Analyst
5 182 (7.05%) Project Manager
6 176 (6.82%) Architect
7 150 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 135 (5.23%) Consultant
9 111 (4.30%) Applications Support
10 98 (3.80%) Support Engineer
11 92 (3.56%) Administrator
12 91 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 89 (3.45%) Developer
14 83 (3.21%) Desktop Support
15 70 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
16 67 (2.59%) Transition Manager
17 66 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
18 64 (2.48%) Services Delivery Manager
19 62 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
20 59 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (4.38%) Web Services
2 104 (4.03%) .NET
3 84 (3.25%) Middleware
4 83 (3.21%) XML
5 61 (2.36%) HTML
6 38 (1.47%) REST
7 34 (1.32%) CSS
8 33 (1.28%) JMS
9 32 (1.24%) SOAP
10 28 (1.08%) JSP
11 27 (1.05%) .NET Framework
12 25 (0.97%) J2EE
13 24 (0.93%) Ajax
14 23 (0.89%) Java EE
15 22 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
16 20 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
17 19 (0.74%) JSON
18 18 (0.70%) Servlets
19 17 (0.66%) Spring
19 17 (0.66%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 267 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 107 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 65 (2.52%) CMDB
6 49 (1.90%) Replication
7 48 (1.86%) Clustering
8 39 (1.51%) Fixed Income
9 32 (1.24%) NHS
10 29 (1.12%) Fat Client
10 29 (1.12%) Thin Client
11 27 (1.05%) Online Games
12 26 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (0.97%) Open Source
14 22 (0.85%) CESG
15 21 (0.81%) PMI
15 21 (0.81%) User Experience
16 20 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
17 19 (0.74%) iPad
18 18 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 818 (31.68%) Windows
2 250 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 247 (9.57%) Linux
4 241 (9.33%) UNIX
5 181 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (5.23%) Windows XP
7 115 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 79 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 63 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 61 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (2.05%) Solaris
12 35 (1.36%) AIX
13 32 (1.24%) Android
14 24 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.66%) Windows Vista
16 16 (0.62%) CentOS
16 16 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 14 (0.54%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (28.51%) Service Management
2 451 (17.47%) Service Delivery
3 337 (13.05%) Project Management
4 322 (12.47%) PRINCE2
5 265 (10.26%) Change Management
6 258 (9.99%) ITSM
7 226 (8.75%) Incident Management
8 187 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
9 172 (6.66%) Problem Management
9 172 (6.66%) ITIL V3
10 167 (6.47%) Migration
11 150 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 141 (5.46%) Configuration Management
13 126 (4.88%) TOGAF
14 101 (3.91%) Release Management
15 93 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 87 (3.37%) Information Security
17 77 (2.98%) Risk Management
18 76 (2.94%) Change Control
19 75 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 277 (10.73%) SQL
2 169 (6.55%) Java
3 113 (4.38%) PowerShell
4 91 (3.52%) Perl
4 91 (3.52%) C#
5 74 (2.87%) Python
6 66 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 55 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 52 (2.01%) C
9 51 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 35 (1.36%) VBScript
11 33 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.12%) VB
13 28 (1.08%) Ruby
14 26 (1.01%) PHP
15 23 (0.89%) Korn
16 19 (0.74%) C++
16 19 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.70%) Jython
18 16 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 303 (11.74%) Degree
2 298 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 291 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
4 189 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 130 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 99 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 73 (2.83%) CISSP
9 68 (2.63%) MCSE
10 58 (2.25%) DV Cleared
11 57 (2.21%) PMI Certification
12 56 (2.17%) CCNA
13 55 (2.13%) CCNP
14 44 (1.70%) MCP
15 43 (1.67%) PMP
15 43 (1.67%) MCITP
15 43 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 36 (1.39%) CISM
17 35 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 30 (1.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (7.94%) SLA
2 67 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (2.25%) COBIT
4 48 (1.86%) QA
5 30 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 28 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.077%) GxP
10 2 (0.077%) Basel II
10 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.039%) BS25999
11 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.039%) FATCA
System Software
1 479 (18.55%) Active Directory
2 204 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.45%) vSphere
4 60 (2.32%) XenApp
5 52 (2.01%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 35 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 20 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (0.74%) vCloud
11 17 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.62%) Xen
13 15 (0.58%) NFS
13 15 (0.58%) XenServer
14 13 (0.50%) KVM
15 10 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.39%) NLBS
16 9 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
18 7 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 96 (3.72%) SCCM
2 77 (2.98%) SCOM
3 42 (1.63%) Puppet
4 26 (1.01%) Nagios
5 25 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 21 (0.81%) HP SIM
8 18 (0.70%) Tivoli
9 17 (0.66%) WSUS
9 17 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 17 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (0.54%) Zenoss
10 14 (0.54%) EdgeSight
11 13 (0.50%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.46%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
12 12 (0.46%) Control-M
13 11 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 587 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 294 (11.39%) VMware
3 250 (9.68%) Oracle
4 238 (9.22%) Cisco
5 221 (8.56%) Citrix
6 176 (6.82%) HP
7 132 (5.11%) Remedy
8 121 (4.69%) IBM
9 89 (3.45%) BMC
9 89 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 80 (3.10%) Juniper
11 76 (2.94%) F5
12 67 (2.59%) Red Hat
13 62 (2.40%) SAP
13 62 (2.40%) Dell
14 59 (2.29%) CheckPoint
15 57 (2.21%) EMC
16 41 (1.59%) NetApp
17 40 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
18 32 (1.24%) CA
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £413 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £38000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £20 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 36k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £460.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £0 - £270 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago