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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1183 1250 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.59% 5.89% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 7.34% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 832 804
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 49 60
Average hourly rate £13.68 £15.50 £16.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.10 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -5 157 £400 -2.43% 77
Croydon +2 55 £463 +15.62% 4
Bromley +2 17 £400 +23.07% 4
Canary Wharf +4 10 £350 -15.15%
Westminster -2 7 £425 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 7 £325 +13.00%
Docklands, London - 6 £463 -
Chessington +1 4 £195 +30.00%
Ilford +3 3 £375 -
Greenwich - 3 £431 -
Hackney +2 2 £350 -22.22%
Paddington -1 2 £508 -
Uxbridge -3 2 £350 +55.55% 2
Feltham - 2 £400 -
Brentford +2 1 £350 -22.43%
Hounslow -1 1 - - 2
Hendon -4 1 £400 +73.91%
Ealing -5 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Barnet - 1 £400 - 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 665 (27.88%) Windows
2 645 (27.04%) Service Management
3 621 (26.04%) Finance
4 521 (21.84%) Microsoft
5 435 (18.24%) Active Directory
6 404 (16.94%) ITSM
7 379 (15.89%) Project Management
8 348 (14.59%) Service Delivery
9 332 (13.92%) PRINCE2
10 326 (13.67%) MS Office
10 326 (13.67%) Change Management
11 306 (12.83%) ITIL Certification
12 302 (12.66%) ITIL V3
13 274 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
14 257 (10.78%) Cisco
15 248 (10.40%) MS Excel
16 246 (10.31%) VMware
17 245 (10.27%) Citrix
17 245 (10.27%) Security Cleared
18 241 (10.10%) Banking
19 236 (9.90%) Windows 7
20 234 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
21 229 (9.60%) Degree
22 219 (9.18%) Windows Server
23 218 (9.14%) SQL
24 217 (9.10%) ServiceNow
25 214 (8.97%) SLA
26 206 (8.64%) Linux
27 200 (8.39%) Data Centre
28 198 (8.30%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 126 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 112 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 55 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 53 (2.22%) IIS
6 47 (1.97%) CMS
7 32 (1.34%) IBM Notes
8 27 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (0.88%) Node.js
9 21 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (0.59%) Apache
11 14 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 14 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.42%) JBoss
15 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 326 (13.67%) MS Office
2 248 (10.40%) MS Excel
3 66 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.38%) MS Project
6 5 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.13%) SPSS
8 2 (0.084%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 87 (3.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.67%) SAP GRC
3 15 (0.63%) SAP SRM
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.21%) assyst
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.21%) RMDS
5 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.17%) Relativity
6 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.13%) Misys Opics
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.084%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.084%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.73%) Office 365
2 47 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.34%) SaaS
5 17 (0.71%) PaaS
6 14 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.50%) IaaS
8 8 (0.34%) Yammer
9 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (0.13%) Force.com
11 3 (0.13%) GitHub
11 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 161 (6.75%) Firewall
2 142 (5.95%) LAN
3 134 (5.62%) WAN
4 112 (4.70%) DNS
5 106 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 96 (4.03%) SAN
7 82 (3.44%) VPN
8 69 (2.89%) Internet
9 66 (2.77%) Network Security
10 60 (2.52%) DHCP
11 55 (2.31%) Wireless
12 52 (2.18%) SSL
13 49 (2.05%) MPLS
14 46 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (1.80%) BGP
16 42 (1.76%) OSPF
16 42 (1.76%) VoIP
17 39 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 38 (1.59%) NetScaler
19 28 (1.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 69 (2.89%) Oracle Database
3 47 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (0.67%) GIS
9 16 (0.67%) MongoDB
9 16 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (0.63%) SAP BW
11 14 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (0.59%) DB2
11 14 (0.59%) MySQL
12 13 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 13 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (1.76%) JIRA
2 25 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.88%) Subversion
5 14 (0.59%) Maven
6 12 (0.50%) Selenium
7 10 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.38%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.17%) Hudson
10 4 (0.17%) MSI
10 4 (0.17%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.13%) Capybara
11 3 (0.13%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.13%) Toad
12 2 (0.084%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 621 (26.04%) Finance
2 241 (10.10%) Banking
3 115 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 99 (4.15%) Legal
5 90 (3.77%) Law
6 73 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.18%) Retail
8 47 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 46 (1.93%) Front Office
10 36 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (1.26%) Publishing
12 23 (0.96%) Back Office
12 23 (0.96%) French Language
13 14 (0.59%) Advertising
14 11 (0.46%) Billing
14 11 (0.46%) Marketing
15 9 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.29%) Electronics
16 7 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 571 (23.94%) Analyst
2 225 (9.43%) Service Manager
3 198 (8.30%) Service Analyst
4 190 (7.97%) Architect
5 165 (6.92%) Project Manager
6 152 (6.37%) Support Analyst
7 119 (4.99%) Consultant
8 118 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 103 (4.32%) Developer
10 96 (4.03%) IT Manager
11 83 (3.48%) Support Engineer
12 82 (3.44%) ITIL Manager
13 81 (3.40%) Business Analyst
14 80 (3.35%) Desktop Support
15 76 (3.19%) Applications Support
16 73 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
17 69 (2.89%) IT Analyst
18 67 (2.81%) ServiceNow Developer
19 59 (2.47%) Network Engineer
19 59 (2.47%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.86%) Web Services
2 85 (3.56%) HTML
3 82 (3.44%) XML
4 61 (2.56%) .NET
5 48 (2.01%) CSS
6 44 (1.84%) Middleware
7 37 (1.55%) HTML5
8 29 (1.22%) jQuery
9 27 (1.13%) Ajax
9 27 (1.13%) SOAP
10 22 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (0.63%) ASP.NET
12 14 (0.59%) 802.1X
13 13 (0.55%) REST
14 12 (0.50%) AngularJS
14 12 (0.50%) COM
15 11 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (0.42%) J2EE
16 10 (0.42%) RESTful
16 10 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 153 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 94 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 72 (3.02%) CMDB
6 65 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 46 (1.93%) NHS
8 40 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 38 (1.59%) Clustering
9 38 (1.59%) Replication
10 28 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 23 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 23 (0.96%) User Experience
12 22 (0.92%) iPad
13 21 (0.88%) FMCG
13 21 (0.88%) iPhone
14 20 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.80%) Equities
15 19 (0.80%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 665 (27.88%) Windows
2 236 (9.90%) Windows 7
3 219 (9.18%) Windows Server
4 206 (8.64%) Linux
5 152 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 124 (5.20%) Unix
7 94 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 92 (3.86%) Windows 8
9 68 (2.85%) Windows XP
10 61 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (1.72%) Solaris
12 36 (1.51%) Android
13 31 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 27 (1.13%) Apple iOS
16 26 (1.09%) AIX
17 22 (0.92%) Windows 10
18 19 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (0.50%) Windows Vista
20 10 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (27.04%) Service Management
2 404 (16.94%) ITSM
3 379 (15.89%) Project Management
4 348 (14.59%) Service Delivery
5 332 (13.92%) PRINCE2
6 326 (13.67%) Change Management
7 302 (12.66%) ITIL V3
8 274 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
9 198 (8.30%) Problem Management
10 197 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 166 (6.96%) Incident Management
12 139 (5.83%) Migration
13 134 (5.62%) Release Management
14 106 (4.44%) Risk Management
15 104 (4.36%) Configuration Management
15 104 (4.36%) Information Security
16 80 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 75 (3.14%) Asset Management
17 75 (3.14%) TOGAF
18 68 (2.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 218 (9.14%) SQL
2 152 (6.37%) PowerShell
3 108 (4.53%) JavaScript
4 88 (3.69%) Java
5 45 (1.89%) C
6 32 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 28 (1.17%) Shell Script
8 27 (1.13%) C#
9 26 (1.09%) Perl
10 19 (0.80%) Python
11 18 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 18 (0.75%) VBScript
12 15 (0.63%) VB
13 13 (0.55%) VBA
14 11 (0.46%) PHP
15 7 (0.29%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.25%) C++
16 6 (0.25%) Korn
16 6 (0.25%) Ruby
17 2 (0.084%) VB6
Qualifications
1 306 (12.83%) ITIL Certification
2 245 (10.27%) Security Cleared
3 229 (9.60%) Degree
4 164 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 129 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 120 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (3.35%) CCNP
8 75 (3.14%) MCSE
9 73 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 68 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 64 (2.68%) MCP
12 54 (2.26%) PMI Certification
13 53 (2.22%) CISSP
14 51 (2.14%) CCNA
14 51 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 47 (1.97%) PMP
16 36 (1.51%) DV Cleared
17 35 (1.47%) CISM
18 32 (1.34%) CCIE
19 26 (1.09%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (8.97%) SLA
2 64 (2.68%) COBIT
3 59 (2.47%) QA
4 55 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 33 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.38%) COSO
9 7 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.21%) ISO22301
11 4 (0.17%) GxP
11 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.17%) RMADS
11 4 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.13%) BS7799
12 3 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 435 (18.24%) Active Directory
2 160 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (3.06%) XenApp
4 57 (2.39%) vSphere
5 51 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 39 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 29 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.71%) NFS
9 14 (0.59%) XenServer
10 11 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.46%) Samba
11 10 (0.42%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 9 (0.38%) Firmware
12 9 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.34%) vCloud
13 8 (0.34%) Xen
14 6 (0.25%) Docker
15 5 (0.21%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 140 (5.87%) SCCM
2 54 (2.26%) SCOM
3 25 (1.05%) Puppet
4 18 (0.75%) Nagios
4 18 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 17 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 15 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (0.55%) WSUS
9 12 (0.50%) Control-M
10 11 (0.46%) Foglight
10 11 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.42%) Ansible
11 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (0.42%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
12 9 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 521 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 257 (10.78%) Cisco
3 246 (10.31%) VMware
4 245 (10.27%) Citrix
5 217 (9.10%) ServiceNow
6 194 (8.13%) Oracle
7 135 (5.66%) HP
8 124 (5.20%) Remedy
9 85 (3.56%) BMC
10 74 (3.10%) SAP
11 67 (2.81%) Juniper
12 61 (2.56%) EMC
13 56 (2.35%) CheckPoint
14 48 (2.01%) SolarWinds
15 47 (1.97%) NetApp
16 45 (1.89%) Sybase
17 42 (1.76%) F5
18 40 (1.68%) Apple
19 39 (1.64%) IBM
20 36 (1.51%) Dell
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Unspecified Daily rate dependant on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £260 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £205 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - 520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago