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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1300 1425 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.75% 6.10% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 7.80% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 993 795
Average daily rate
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£388 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 95 71
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £21.60 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 -11 296 £383 +2.00% 84
Croydon +2 23 £350 +9.80% 4
Uxbridge -3 16 £400 +53.84% 1
Canary Wharf -8 11 £438 +2.94%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 8 £183 -43.80% 7
Greenford - 7 - - 1
Feltham +1 6 £370 -15.90%
Docklands, London -1 6 £450 +9.09% 1
Romford - 5 - -
Brentford -2 4 £485 +83.01%
Bromley +4 3 £343 +1.48%
Enfield - 3 £450 - 1
Chessington -2 2 - - 3
Hayes - 2 £360 - 1
Welling - 2 £110 -
Paddington -6 1 £500 -13.04%
Southwark - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £450 - 1
Lewisham - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £140 -
Southall - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 786 (30.67%) Windows
2 650 (25.36%) Service Management
3 622 (24.27%) Microsoft
4 621 (24.23%) Finance
5 486 (18.96%) Active Directory
6 367 (14.32%) Service Delivery
7 363 (14.16%) PRINCE2
8 360 (14.05%) Project Management
9 357 (13.93%) VMware
10 340 (13.27%) MS Office
11 337 (13.15%) SQL
12 304 (11.86%) MS Excel
13 298 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
14 287 (11.20%) Linux
15 283 (11.04%) Degree
16 278 (10.85%) Citrix
17 276 (10.77%) ITSM
18 274 (10.69%) Oracle
19 273 (10.65%) Change Management
20 260 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
21 244 (9.52%) Windows 7
22 243 (9.48%) Cisco
23 235 (9.17%) Banking
24 233 (9.09%) SQL Server
25 227 (8.86%) UNIX
26 219 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
27 211 (8.23%) Security Cleared
28 208 (8.12%) SLA
29 204 (7.96%) Incident Management
30 196 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 188 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 139 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 122 (4.76%) IIS
4 86 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 76 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 72 (2.81%) Apache
7 56 (2.18%) Lync
8 53 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 46 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 37 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 29 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
12 23 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 21 (0.82%) CMS
14 21 (0.82%) JBoss
15 16 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 340 (13.27%) MS Office
2 304 (11.86%) MS Excel
3 96 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 83 (3.24%) MS Project
5 75 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.039%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 97 (3.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.47%) RMDS
4 11 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.39%) SAP BPC
6 8 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.23%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
7 6 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.20%) Endur
8 5 (0.20%) Agresso
8 5 (0.20%) ZaiNet
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.60%) SaaS
3 33 (1.29%) Office 365
4 17 (0.66%) PaaS
5 14 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.35%) IaaS
9 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.16%) Heroku
11 2 (0.078%) Yammer
12 1 (0.039%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 169 (6.59%) Firewall
2 162 (6.32%) LAN
3 155 (6.05%) SAN
4 137 (5.35%) WAN
5 134 (5.23%) TCP/IP
6 131 (5.11%) VPN
7 112 (4.37%) DNS
8 76 (2.97%) DHCP
9 72 (2.81%) Network Security
10 64 (2.50%) NAS
11 63 (2.46%) Wireless
12 61 (2.38%) LDAP
13 60 (2.34%) SSL
14 59 (2.30%) MPLS
15 53 (2.07%) Internet
16 48 (1.87%) HTTP
17 43 (1.68%) VoIP
18 42 (1.64%) NetScaler
19 38 (1.48%) OSPF
20 35 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 99 (3.86%) Oracle Database
3 65 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 37 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (1.29%) MySQL
5 33 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 29 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (0.78%) DB2
10 17 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.51%) Big Data
13 12 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 11 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 63 (2.46%) JIRA
2 57 (2.22%) Subversion
2 57 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 43 (1.68%) Ant
4 40 (1.56%) Maven
5 30 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 29 (1.13%) Introscope
6 29 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 19 (0.74%) Toad
8 17 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 17 (0.66%) ClearCase
9 16 (0.62%) Selenium
9 16 (0.62%) ClearQuest
9 16 (0.62%) JUnit
9 16 (0.62%) Mercurial
10 15 (0.59%) Gradle
10 15 (0.59%) MSBuild
11 14 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 621 (24.23%) Finance
2 235 (9.17%) Banking
3 82 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 79 (3.08%) Legal
5 78 (3.04%) Law
6 71 (2.77%) Retail
7 59 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.83%) Back Office
9 42 (1.64%) Front Office
10 35 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.13%) Marketing
12 26 (1.01%) Publishing
13 22 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.78%) Spanish Language
15 15 (0.59%) Local Government
16 14 (0.55%) Games
17 9 (0.35%) Advertising
17 9 (0.35%) French Language
17 9 (0.35%) German Language
18 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 632 (24.66%) Analyst
2 207 (8.08%) Service Manager
3 189 (7.37%) Project Manager
4 175 (6.83%) Support Analyst
5 173 (6.75%) Service Analyst
6 148 (5.77%) Architect
7 129 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 123 (4.80%) Consultant
9 110 (4.29%) Developer
10 103 (4.02%) Desktop Support
10 103 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 97 (3.78%) Applications Support
11 97 (3.78%) Administrator
12 91 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 83 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 72 (2.81%) Incident Manager
15 69 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
16 65 (2.54%) Services Delivery Manager
17 64 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
18 58 (2.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (6.01%) .NET
2 125 (4.88%) Web Services
3 96 (3.75%) Middleware
4 88 (3.43%) HTML
5 87 (3.39%) XML
6 49 (1.91%) CSS
7 36 (1.40%) Java EE
7 36 (1.40%) SOAP
8 34 (1.33%) J2EE
9 32 (1.25%) Ajax
10 30 (1.17%) REST
11 29 (1.13%) JSP
12 28 (1.09%) .NET Framework
13 22 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
14 21 (0.82%) ASP.NET
15 19 (0.74%) Django
16 17 (0.66%) Servlets
17 16 (0.62%) Spring
17 16 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
17 16 (0.62%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 260 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (7.57%) Data Centre
3 122 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 93 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 86 (3.36%) CMDB
6 85 (3.32%) Blackberry
7 57 (2.22%) Clustering
8 35 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 35 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 34 (1.33%) NHS
9 34 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.33%) Replication
10 32 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.25%) PKI
11 28 (1.09%) iPhone
12 25 (0.98%) PMI
13 23 (0.90%) iPad
13 23 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 22 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 786 (30.67%) Windows
2 287 (11.20%) Linux
3 244 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 227 (8.86%) UNIX
5 196 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (3.20%) Windows 8
9 80 (3.12%) Windows XP
10 75 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 68 (2.65%) Solaris
12 44 (1.72%) Android
13 35 (1.37%) AIX
14 25 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 17 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (0.55%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.55%) SUSE
18 10 (0.39%) Windows Vista
19 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (25.36%) Service Management
2 367 (14.32%) Service Delivery
3 363 (14.16%) PRINCE2
4 360 (14.05%) Project Management
5 276 (10.77%) ITSM
6 273 (10.65%) Change Management
7 204 (7.96%) Incident Management
8 191 (7.45%) Problem Management
9 178 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 141 (5.50%) Migration
12 135 (5.27%) Configuration Management
13 134 (5.23%) ITIL V3
14 108 (4.21%) Release Management
15 98 (3.82%) Business Analysis
16 97 (3.78%) Risk Management
17 95 (3.71%) Load Balancing
18 94 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
19 82 (3.20%) Information Security
20 78 (3.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 337 (13.15%) SQL
2 183 (7.14%) Java
3 115 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 85 (3.32%) Python
5 74 (2.89%) C#
6 72 (2.81%) JavaScript
7 69 (2.69%) Perl
8 48 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 41 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 37 (1.44%) VBScript
11 31 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.09%) Ruby
13 27 (1.05%) VB
14 23 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 22 (0.86%) C
16 21 (0.82%) C++
17 18 (0.70%) Korn
17 18 (0.70%) PHP
18 15 (0.59%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 298 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
2 283 (11.04%) Degree
3 211 (8.23%) Security Cleared
4 150 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 111 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (4.33%) SC Cleared
6 88 (3.43%) MCSE
7 75 (2.93%) PMI Certification
8 67 (2.61%) CCNA
9 62 (2.42%) DV Cleared
10 59 (2.30%) CCNP
11 57 (2.22%) PMP
12 54 (2.11%) MCP
13 45 (1.76%) MCITP
14 43 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 42 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 39 (1.52%) CISSP
16 39 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 36 (1.40%) ISEB
18 35 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (8.12%) SLA
2 76 (2.97%) QA
3 63 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (2.18%) COBIT
5 40 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.23%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.16%) BS7799
10 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.078%) GxP
13 1 (0.039%) FATCA
13 1 (0.039%) GPG13
13 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.039%) JSP 440
System Software
1 486 (18.96%) Active Directory
2 219 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.04%) vSphere
4 73 (2.85%) XenApp
5 66 (2.58%) Hyper-V
6 43 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 36 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.94%) vCloud
8 24 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 22 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.51%) NFS
11 12 (0.47%) NLBS
12 10 (0.39%) Xen
12 10 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.39%) XenServer
13 9 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.23%) KVM
15 5 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 131 (5.11%) SCCM
2 63 (2.46%) SCOM
3 50 (1.95%) Puppet
4 31 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
5 24 (0.94%) BladeLogic
6 23 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.78%) HP SIM
8 18 (0.70%) Tivoli
9 15 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
9 15 (0.59%) SCVMM
9 15 (0.59%) WSUS
10 13 (0.51%) EdgeSight
10 13 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.47%) Data Guard
12 11 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.43%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.43%) Nagios
12 11 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (0.39%) RANCID
13 10 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 622 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 357 (13.93%) VMware
3 278 (10.85%) Citrix
4 274 (10.69%) Oracle
5 243 (9.48%) Cisco
6 163 (6.36%) Remedy
7 162 (6.32%) HP
8 137 (5.35%) IBM
9 118 (4.60%) ServiceNow
10 88 (3.43%) F5
11 87 (3.39%) BMC
12 73 (2.85%) SAP
12 73 (2.85%) Red Hat
13 67 (2.61%) Juniper
14 59 (2.30%) CheckPoint
15 58 (2.26%) Dell
16 52 (2.03%) NetApp
16 52 (2.03%) Apple
17 47 (1.83%) EMC
18 34 (1.33%) Sybase
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £290.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £55000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Central & Cecil Housing
Rate: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Curve Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago