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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1339 1367 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.43% 5.39% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 6.95% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 911 688
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 74 106
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.97 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -4 314 £391 -2.18% 127
Croydon -1 18 £388 +11.11% 6
Uxbridge -4 18 £166 -64.53% 3
Chessington - 7 £155 -
Hounslow - 6 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 5 £286 -30.78% 2
Hayes - 5 - - 1
Brentford 0 3 £500 +33.33%
Greenford - 3 - -
Docklands, London -6 2 £271 -50.68%
Hammersmith +4 1 £413 -32.92%
Bromley +2 1 - - 3
Hackney 0 1 - - 1
Harrow -1 1 £400 - 1
Westminster -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 880 (34.17%) Windows
2 675 (26.21%) Service Management
3 633 (24.58%) Microsoft
4 571 (22.17%) Active Directory
5 497 (19.30%) Finance
6 386 (14.99%) Project Management
7 371 (14.41%) Service Delivery
8 368 (14.29%) MS Office
9 366 (14.21%) PRINCE2
10 308 (11.96%) MS Excel
11 305 (11.84%) Banking
12 299 (11.61%) Windows 7
13 280 (10.87%) SQL
14 275 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
15 269 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
15 269 (10.45%) Change Management
16 266 (10.33%) Oracle
17 265 (10.29%) Linux
17 265 (10.29%) VMware
18 246 (9.55%) Security Cleared
19 237 (9.20%) Cisco
20 226 (8.78%) Degree
21 221 (8.58%) ITSM
22 214 (8.31%) Citrix
23 212 (8.23%) UNIX
24 210 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
25 204 (7.92%) SQL Server
26 199 (7.73%) Incident Management
27 196 (7.61%) MS Exchange
27 196 (7.61%) Firewall

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 196 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 154 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 113 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 109 (4.23%) IIS
5 75 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 71 (2.76%) Apache
7 64 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 64 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 35 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 35 (1.36%) Lync
10 33 (1.28%) JBoss
11 30 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 29 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 28 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
14 27 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 25 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (0.74%) GlassFish
17 17 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 368 (14.29%) MS Office
2 308 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 75 (2.91%) MS Project
4 74 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 73 (2.83%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.078%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.078%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.039%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 74 (2.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (0.85%) assyst
3 10 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.16%) Siebel Analytics
8 4 (0.16%) Adaptiv
8 4 (0.16%) Agresso
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 3 (0.12%) HFM
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.67%) Office 365
2 30 (1.17%) SaaS
3 14 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.39%) Google Apps
5 9 (0.35%) IaaS
5 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.27%) PaaS
7 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.19%) GitHub
8 2 (0.078%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.078%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.078%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.039%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 196 (7.61%) Firewall
2 173 (6.72%) DNS
3 145 (5.63%) LAN
4 125 (4.85%) WAN
5 115 (4.47%) SAN
6 104 (4.04%) TCP/IP
7 101 (3.92%) DHCP
8 91 (3.53%) VPN
9 86 (3.34%) SSL
10 77 (2.99%) Internet
11 67 (2.60%) Network Security
12 65 (2.52%) MPLS
13 56 (2.17%) HTTP
14 52 (2.02%) LDAP
15 50 (1.94%) VoIP
16 36 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (1.20%) BIG-IP
17 31 (1.20%) Intranet
18 29 (1.13%) Wireless
19 23 (0.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.87%) Oracle Database
3 43 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (1.20%) MySQL
7 30 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 20 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.58%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.50%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.47%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 25 (0.97%) JIRA
2 24 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.70%) Subversion
4 17 (0.66%) Maven
4 17 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.50%) ClearQuest
6 12 (0.47%) ClearCase
6 12 (0.47%) Introscope
7 11 (0.43%) Toad
8 9 (0.35%) MSI
9 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.12%) Ant
12 2 (0.078%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.078%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.078%) PVCS
12 2 (0.078%) Eclipse
General
1 497 (19.30%) Finance
2 305 (11.84%) Banking
3 104 (4.04%) Retail
4 99 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 87 (3.38%) Legal
6 85 (3.30%) Law
7 77 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.59%) Front Office
9 36 (1.40%) Marketing
10 33 (1.28%) Games
11 31 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.17%) Back Office
13 27 (1.05%) Advertising
13 27 (1.05%) Publishing
14 19 (0.74%) Local Government
15 17 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.43%) International Banking
17 8 (0.31%) Billing
17 8 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 707 (27.46%) Analyst
2 251 (9.75%) Service Analyst
3 218 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 188 (7.30%) Support Analyst
5 178 (6.91%) Service Manager
6 167 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 154 (5.98%) Architect
8 123 (4.78%) Support Engineer
9 111 (4.31%) Consultant
10 103 (4.00%) Administrator
11 92 (3.57%) Applications Support
12 80 (3.11%) Desktop Support
13 76 (2.95%) Business Analyst
14 75 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
15 70 (2.72%) 1st Line Support
16 55 (2.14%) Infrastructure Manager
17 53 (2.06%) DBA
18 52 (2.02%) Transition Manager
19 51 (1.98%) Delivery Manager
19 51 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.07%) Middleware
2 57 (2.21%) XML
3 53 (2.06%) Web Services
3 53 (2.06%) .NET
4 43 (1.67%) JMS
5 35 (1.36%) SOAP
6 32 (1.24%) REST
7 27 (1.05%) HTML
8 23 (0.89%) WSDL
9 19 (0.74%) Java EE
10 12 (0.47%) CSS
10 12 (0.47%) JSP
11 11 (0.43%) Worklight
11 11 (0.43%) WCF
12 10 (0.39%) LAMP
13 9 (0.35%) Application Packaging
13 9 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (0.35%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.31%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 275 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 120 (4.66%) Blackberry
4 74 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 48 (1.86%) Clustering
6 47 (1.83%) CMDB
7 41 (1.59%) Replication
8 37 (1.44%) NHS
9 32 (1.24%) Open Source
10 31 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 31 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
10 31 (1.20%) Thin Client
11 29 (1.13%) PMI
12 28 (1.09%) Online Games
13 27 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 23 (0.89%) Statistics
15 22 (0.85%) User Experience
16 20 (0.78%) Handset
16 20 (0.78%) CESG
17 19 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 880 (34.17%) Windows
2 299 (11.61%) Windows 7
3 265 (10.29%) Linux
4 212 (8.23%) UNIX
5 210 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 180 (6.99%) Windows XP
7 151 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 81 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (1.55%) Solaris
11 39 (1.51%) Windows 8
12 32 (1.24%) Windows Vista
13 31 (1.20%) Android
14 25 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 25 (0.97%) CentOS
15 18 (0.70%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.50%) AIX
18 12 (0.47%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (26.21%) Service Management
2 386 (14.99%) Project Management
3 371 (14.41%) Service Delivery
4 366 (14.21%) PRINCE2
5 269 (10.45%) Change Management
6 221 (8.58%) ITSM
7 199 (7.73%) Incident Management
8 191 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
9 170 (6.60%) ITIL V3
10 169 (6.56%) Problem Management
11 154 (5.98%) Migration
12 146 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 122 (4.74%) Configuration Management
14 118 (4.58%) TOGAF
15 104 (4.04%) Release Management
16 102 (3.96%) Information Security
17 93 (3.61%) Risk Management
18 85 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
19 75 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
20 68 (2.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 280 (10.87%) SQL
2 133 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 99 (3.84%) Java
4 89 (3.46%) Shell Script
5 82 (3.18%) Perl
6 69 (2.68%) C
7 68 (2.64%) Python
8 42 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 42 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 37 (1.44%) C#
10 33 (1.28%) VB
11 31 (1.20%) VBScript
12 26 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 22 (0.85%) Jython
13 22 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.62%) Korn
15 14 (0.54%) PHP
16 13 (0.50%) C++
17 12 (0.47%) Ruby
18 11 (0.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 269 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
2 246 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 226 (8.78%) Degree
4 168 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 104 (4.04%) CISSP
7 93 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
8 89 (3.46%) MCSE
9 88 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 77 (2.99%) MCP
11 72 (2.80%) PMI Certification
12 59 (2.29%) CCNA
13 56 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 55 (2.14%) PMP
15 51 (1.98%) MCITP
16 49 (1.90%) CCNP
17 46 (1.79%) CISA
18 43 (1.67%) CISM
19 39 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 38 (1.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (6.91%) SLA
2 73 (2.83%) COBIT
3 71 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 42 (1.63%) QA
6 38 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.078%) Basel II
9 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.039%) BS25999
10 1 (0.039%) GxP
10 1 (0.039%) FATCA
10 1 (0.039%) GPG13
10 1 (0.039%) EMIR
System Software
1 571 (22.17%) Active Directory
2 188 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.45%) vSphere
4 39 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.51%) XenApp
5 29 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 28 (1.09%) XenServer
7 24 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.93%) Xen
8 22 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 20 (0.78%) NLBS
11 17 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (0.66%) vCloud
12 15 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (0.47%) NFS
15 10 (0.39%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.35%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 100 (3.88%) SCCM
2 68 (2.64%) SCOM
3 48 (1.86%) Tivoli
4 36 (1.40%) Nagios
5 31 (1.20%) Puppet
6 24 (0.93%) WSUS
7 22 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.85%) Zenoss
8 19 (0.74%) Control-M
9 18 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
10 17 (0.66%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (0.58%) Data Guard
12 15 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.54%) DameWare
13 14 (0.54%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.50%) Kibana
14 13 (0.50%) Graylog2
15 12 (0.47%) HP SIM
15 12 (0.47%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 633 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 266 (10.33%) Oracle
3 265 (10.29%) VMware
4 237 (9.20%) Cisco
5 214 (8.31%) Citrix
6 175 (6.80%) HP
7 134 (5.20%) Remedy
8 92 (3.57%) IBM
9 79 (3.07%) BMC
10 76 (2.95%) Juniper
11 74 (2.87%) ServiceNow
12 67 (2.60%) CheckPoint
13 56 (2.17%) Red Hat
14 47 (1.83%) F5
15 46 (1.79%) EMC
16 45 (1.75%) Dell
17 42 (1.63%) Lotus
17 42 (1.63%) LANDesk
18 39 (1.51%) SAP
19 38 (1.48%) Apple
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