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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1300 1246 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.40% 5.20% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 6.58% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 791 826
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 90 80
Average hourly rate £16.23 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £22.55 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 303 £413 +9.27% 55
Croydon -11 15 £375 +4.52% 1
Bromley +5 10 £265 -11.66% 1
Canary Wharf -4 10 £475 +2.70%
Docklands, London 0 9 £450 -
Paddington - 8 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 7 £362 +119.09% 4
Uxbridge -6 6 £181 -43.35%
Hammersmith 0 5 £288 +10.57% 1
Feltham - 5 £445 - 1
Chessington 0 4 - -
Hounslow +4 3 £338 -20.58% 1
Brentford +1 2 £373 -
Romford - 2 - - 1
Southwark - 2 £338 -
Greenford +9 1 - -
Ilford -1 1 £190 -
Twickenham -3 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
Southall - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 810 (31.55%) Windows
2 693 (27.00%) Service Management
3 640 (24.93%) Microsoft
4 618 (24.07%) Finance
5 484 (18.85%) Active Directory
6 415 (16.17%) Project Management
7 392 (15.27%) PRINCE2
8 365 (14.22%) VMware
9 363 (14.14%) MS Office
10 346 (13.48%) SQL
11 329 (12.82%) MS Excel
12 324 (12.62%) Service Delivery
13 313 (12.19%) ITSM
14 312 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
15 305 (11.88%) Citrix
16 292 (11.38%) Linux
17 277 (10.79%) Cisco
18 271 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
19 265 (10.32%) Oracle
20 262 (10.21%) Change Management
21 261 (10.17%) Windows 7
22 253 (9.86%) Degree
23 239 (9.31%) Banking
24 227 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
25 221 (8.61%) SQL Server
26 220 (8.57%) SLA
27 204 (7.95%) Firewall
28 203 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
29 196 (7.64%) Data Centre
30 192 (7.48%) LAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 190 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 170 (6.62%) MS Exchange
3 115 (4.48%) IIS
4 61 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (2.26%) Apache
5 58 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 56 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 46 (1.79%) Lync
8 39 (1.52%) CMS
9 38 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (1.32%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.13%) JBoss
12 28 (1.09%) IBM Notes
13 20 (0.78%) Node.js
14 18 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 363 (14.14%) MS Office
2 329 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 100 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 86 (3.35%) MS Project
5 79 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.078%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.078%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.039%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 83 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 10 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.35%) RMDS
4 9 (0.35%) Agresso
4 9 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.27%) SAP SRM
6 7 (0.27%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.23%) Maximo
7 6 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.16%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.26%) Office 365
2 51 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.83%) SaaS
4 22 (0.86%) PaaS
5 20 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.47%) IaaS
8 11 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.31%) Heroku
10 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.16%) Yammer
12 2 (0.078%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.039%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.039%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 204 (7.95%) Firewall
2 192 (7.48%) LAN
3 184 (7.17%) WAN
4 167 (6.51%) SAN
5 165 (6.43%) TCP/IP
6 146 (5.69%) DNS
7 124 (4.83%) VPN
8 113 (4.40%) DHCP
9 83 (3.23%) MPLS
10 76 (2.96%) Network Security
11 74 (2.88%) Internet
12 68 (2.65%) Wireless
13 65 (2.53%) SSL
14 62 (2.42%) NAS
15 56 (2.18%) VoIP
16 52 (2.03%) LDAP
16 52 (2.03%) VLAN
17 47 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
18 45 (1.75%) OSPF
19 42 (1.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 47 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 43 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 28 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (0.93%) MySQL
9 23 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.58%) NoSQL
16 14 (0.55%) Big Data
16 14 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (2.26%) JIRA
2 35 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 30 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 29 (1.13%) Subversion
5 26 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.78%) Ant
7 16 (0.62%) Maven
8 13 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.43%) MSBuild
10 10 (0.39%) Gradle
10 10 (0.39%) Mercurial
11 9 (0.35%) Introscope
12 7 (0.27%) InstallShield
12 7 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.23%) Selenium
14 5 (0.19%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.19%) Gerrit
15 4 (0.16%) MSI
15 4 (0.16%) SonarQube
General
1 618 (24.07%) Finance
2 239 (9.31%) Banking
3 110 (4.29%) Legal
4 95 (3.70%) Law
5 89 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 77 (3.00%) Retail
7 49 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.17%) Publishing
9 28 (1.09%) Marketing
10 27 (1.05%) Back Office
11 23 (0.90%) Front Office
12 19 (0.74%) Local Government
13 17 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 15 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.55%) Advertising
15 14 (0.55%) French Language
15 14 (0.55%) Billing
16 9 (0.35%) German Language
16 9 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 611 (23.80%) Analyst
2 209 (8.14%) Service Manager
3 188 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 183 (7.13%) Service Analyst
5 158 (6.16%) Support Analyst
6 156 (6.08%) Architect
7 129 (5.03%) Consultant
8 118 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 94 (3.66%) Support Engineer
10 93 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 92 (3.58%) Administrator
12 89 (3.47%) Desktop Support
13 84 (3.27%) Developer
14 74 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
15 72 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
16 67 (2.61%) Services Delivery Manager
17 66 (2.57%) Incident Manager
18 65 (2.53%) Business Analyst
19 63 (2.45%) Applications Support
20 60 (2.34%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (3.90%) .NET
2 93 (3.62%) Web Services
3 76 (2.96%) HTML
4 74 (2.88%) Middleware
5 70 (2.73%) XML
6 39 (1.52%) SOAP
7 35 (1.36%) CSS
8 28 (1.09%) REST
9 25 (0.97%) jQuery
10 23 (0.90%) ASP.NET
11 20 (0.78%) Java EE
12 19 (0.74%) Django
12 19 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (0.70%) HTML5
13 18 (0.70%) Ajax
14 15 (0.58%) .NET Framework
15 13 (0.51%) JSP
15 13 (0.51%) JMS
16 12 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
17 10 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 115 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 108 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 98 (3.82%) CMDB
6 65 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 43 (1.68%) Clustering
8 36 (1.40%) NHS
9 33 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
10 31 (1.21%) iPad
11 30 (1.17%) Replication
11 30 (1.17%) PKI
12 27 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
12 27 (1.05%) iPhone
13 26 (1.01%) Fat Client
13 26 (1.01%) Statistics
13 26 (1.01%) Thin Client
13 26 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 24 (0.93%) Fixed Income
15 22 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 810 (31.55%) Windows
2 292 (11.38%) Linux
3 261 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 227 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (7.36%) UNIX
6 131 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 126 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (2.96%) Windows XP
9 62 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (2.34%) Android
11 57 (2.22%) Solaris
12 53 (2.06%) Windows 8
13 30 (1.17%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.09%) AIX
15 24 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.58%) Windows Vista
17 12 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
18 10 (0.39%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
20 8 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (27.00%) Service Management
2 415 (16.17%) Project Management
3 392 (15.27%) PRINCE2
4 324 (12.62%) Service Delivery
5 313 (12.19%) ITSM
6 262 (10.21%) Change Management
7 189 (7.36%) Problem Management
8 188 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 178 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 153 (5.96%) ITIL V3
12 136 (5.30%) Configuration Management
13 109 (4.25%) Migration
14 104 (4.05%) Risk Management
15 102 (3.97%) Information Security
16 89 (3.47%) Change Control
17 86 (3.35%) Asset Management
18 84 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
18 84 (3.27%) Release Management
19 81 (3.16%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 346 (13.48%) SQL
2 158 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 122 (4.75%) Java
4 87 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 70 (2.73%) Perl
6 69 (2.69%) Python
7 56 (2.18%) T-SQL
8 41 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 40 (1.56%) VB
9 40 (1.56%) C#
10 31 (1.21%) Ruby
11 29 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 29 (1.13%) C
12 25 (0.97%) C++
13 23 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.82%) VBScript
15 11 (0.43%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.39%) VBA
16 10 (0.39%) Korn
17 7 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 312 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
2 253 (9.86%) Degree
3 179 (6.97%) Security Cleared
4 174 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 137 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (3.66%) MCSE
7 79 (3.08%) CCNA
7 79 (3.08%) SC Cleared
8 77 (3.00%) PMI Certification
9 73 (2.84%) CCNP
10 64 (2.49%) CISSP
11 63 (2.45%) MCP
12 60 (2.34%) PMP
13 59 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 57 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 46 (1.79%) CISA
16 45 (1.75%) MCSA
17 43 (1.68%) CISM
18 41 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 40 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (8.57%) SLA
2 76 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (2.84%) COBIT
4 72 (2.80%) QA
5 43 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.35%) COSO
9 7 (0.27%) BS7799
10 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.078%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.039%) WCAG
13 1 (0.039%) WAI
13 1 (0.039%) P3O
13 1 (0.039%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.039%) GxP
13 1 (0.039%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.039%) Basel II
System Software
1 484 (18.85%) Active Directory
2 203 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (3.31%) XenApp
4 71 (2.77%) vSphere
5 60 (2.34%) Hyper-V
6 45 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 34 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 24 (0.93%) NLBS
10 24 (0.93%) NFS
11 19 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
12 18 (0.70%) vCloud
13 12 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (0.47%) Xen
14 11 (0.43%) XenServer
15 10 (0.39%) Snort
15 10 (0.39%) KVM
16 9 (0.35%) Squid
16 9 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (5.77%) SCCM
2 41 (1.60%) SCOM
3 40 (1.56%) Puppet
4 34 (1.32%) BladeLogic
5 27 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 25 (0.97%) WSUS
6 25 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 23 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
8 17 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 17 (0.66%) Nagios
9 14 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 12 (0.47%) DameWare
10 12 (0.47%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.43%) Control-M
11 11 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.43%) DatAdvantage
12 10 (0.39%) Ansible
12 10 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 640 (24.93%) Microsoft
2 365 (14.22%) VMware
3 305 (11.88%) Citrix
4 277 (10.79%) Cisco
5 265 (10.32%) Oracle
6 177 (6.90%) HP
7 160 (6.23%) Remedy
8 150 (5.84%) ServiceNow
9 104 (4.05%) CheckPoint
10 93 (3.62%) BMC
11 87 (3.39%) IBM
12 84 (3.27%) F5
13 75 (2.92%) NetApp
14 71 (2.77%) SAP
15 70 (2.73%) Juniper
16 66 (2.57%) Apple
17 64 (2.49%) Dell
18 63 (2.45%) Red Hat
19 61 (2.38%) EMC
20 50 (1.95%) SolarWinds
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £25,359 - 35,802 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Rate: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £470 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £21 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago