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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1263 1265 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.95% 5.82% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 7.41% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 797 636
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £204 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 57 88
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £28.87 £77.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.37%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +3 288 £423 +9.03% 112
Kingston Upon Thames +5 28 £225 -43.75%
Croydon -3 16 £400 +52.38% 4
Bromley - 8 £325 -
Canary Wharf +8 6 £375 +50.00%
Brentford -6 6 £394 +14.54%
Uxbridge -9 6 £278 -26.78%
Hounslow +2 2 - - 1
Harrow +1 1 - - 1
Chessington -4 1 £150 -
Edgware - 1 £530 - 1
Grays - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Beckenham - - - - 2
Wembley - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (31.27%) Windows
2 724 (27.95%) Service Management
3 585 (22.59%) Microsoft
4 572 (22.08%) Finance
5 463 (17.88%) Service Delivery
6 461 (17.80%) Active Directory
7 335 (12.93%) MS Office
7 335 (12.93%) Project Management
8 324 (12.51%) PRINCE2
9 312 (12.05%) VMware
10 306 (11.81%) SQL
11 299 (11.54%) Degree
12 294 (11.35%) MS Excel
13 291 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
14 284 (10.97%) Change Management
15 283 (10.93%) Banking
16 282 (10.89%) Security Cleared
17 269 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
18 267 (10.31%) ITSM
19 259 (10.00%) Linux
20 253 (9.77%) UNIX
21 252 (9.73%) Oracle
22 244 (9.42%) Citrix
23 238 (9.19%) Windows 7
24 222 (8.57%) Cisco
25 214 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
26 209 (8.07%) SQL Server
27 208 (8.03%) Incident Management
28 201 (7.76%) SLA
29 194 (7.49%) Agile Software Development

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 154 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 151 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 103 (3.98%) IIS
4 89 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 85 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 74 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 55 (2.12%) Apache
8 51 (1.97%) Lync
9 41 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 32 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 30 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (1.08%) IBM Notes
13 28 (1.08%) OpenStack
14 26 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 23 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
16 20 (0.77%) JBoss
17 16 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
18 14 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 335 (12.93%) MS Office
2 294 (11.35%) MS Excel
3 102 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 75 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (2.90%) MS Project
5 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 102 (3.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 29 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.46%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.35%) Endur
4 9 (0.35%) ZaiNet
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.31%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.27%) Agresso
6 7 (0.27%) RMDS
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.23%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
9 4 (0.15%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.15%) assyst
9 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.16%) Office 365
2 27 (1.04%) SaaS
3 17 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.54%) Google Apps
5 13 (0.50%) IaaS
6 8 (0.31%) PaaS
7 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.077%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.039%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.039%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (5.68%) Firewall
2 129 (4.98%) LAN
3 127 (4.90%) SAN
4 121 (4.67%) DNS
5 119 (4.59%) WAN
6 111 (4.29%) VPN
7 107 (4.13%) TCP/IP
8 77 (2.97%) DHCP
9 58 (2.24%) Network Security
10 56 (2.16%) HTTP
11 52 (2.01%) SSL
12 50 (1.93%) Wireless
13 47 (1.81%) NAS
14 45 (1.74%) MPLS
15 43 (1.66%) Internet
16 42 (1.62%) LDAP
17 41 (1.58%) VoIP
18 37 (1.43%) BGP
18 37 (1.43%) NetScaler
19 34 (1.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.05%) Oracle Database
3 56 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 44 (1.70%) MySQL
5 38 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 32 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 25 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.54%) Data Mining
13 13 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (0.46%) SAP BW
15 11 (0.42%) DB2
15 11 (0.42%) Big Data
16 10 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.39%) Hadoop
17 9 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (2.01%) JIRA
2 49 (1.89%) Subversion
3 36 (1.39%) ClearQuest
3 36 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 33 (1.27%) Toad
5 32 (1.24%) ClearCase
5 32 (1.24%) Maven
6 30 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.04%) Ant
8 20 (0.77%) Introscope
9 18 (0.69%) JUnit
9 18 (0.69%) Git (software)
10 15 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.39%) Selenium
13 9 (0.35%) MSI
14 8 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (0.31%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.27%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 572 (22.08%) Finance
2 283 (10.93%) Banking
3 97 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 87 (3.36%) Law
5 83 (3.20%) Legal
6 72 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.74%) Retail
8 66 (2.55%) Front Office
9 48 (1.85%) Back Office
10 40 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 37 (1.43%) Marketing
12 32 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.00%) Games
14 25 (0.97%) Publishing
15 24 (0.93%) Advertising
16 17 (0.66%) Local Government
17 11 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.42%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.35%) French Language
18 9 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 648 (25.02%) Analyst
2 221 (8.53%) Service Manager
3 199 (7.68%) Service Analyst
4 181 (6.99%) Project Manager
5 174 (6.72%) Support Analyst
6 165 (6.37%) Architect
7 151 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 142 (5.48%) Consultant
9 123 (4.75%) Applications Support
10 104 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 96 (3.71%) Business Analyst
12 91 (3.51%) Developer
13 87 (3.36%) Desktop Support
14 82 (3.17%) Administrator
15 76 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
16 71 (2.74%) Services Delivery Manager
17 61 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 61 (2.36%) Infrastructure Manager
17 61 (2.36%) Transition Manager
18 58 (2.24%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (5.44%) .NET
2 117 (4.52%) Web Services
3 82 (3.17%) XML
4 81 (3.13%) Middleware
5 68 (2.63%) HTML
6 40 (1.54%) CSS
7 33 (1.27%) Java EE
8 32 (1.24%) JSP
9 31 (1.20%) J2EE
10 30 (1.16%) Ajax
11 27 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 27 (1.04%) REST
12 25 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
13 24 (0.93%) SOAP
14 20 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (0.73%) JSON
16 18 (0.69%) Servlets
17 17 (0.66%) Struts
17 17 (0.66%) JMS
17 17 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 269 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 102 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 80 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 64 (2.47%) CMDB
6 54 (2.08%) Clustering
7 51 (1.97%) Replication
8 45 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 36 (1.39%) Thin Client
9 36 (1.39%) Fat Client
10 33 (1.27%) NHS
11 23 (0.89%) Open Source
12 22 (0.85%) Online Games
12 22 (0.85%) PMI
13 21 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (0.81%) iPhone
14 20 (0.77%) FMCG
15 18 (0.69%) iPad
15 18 (0.69%) User Experience
15 18 (0.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 810 (31.27%) Windows
2 259 (10.00%) Linux
3 253 (9.77%) UNIX
4 238 (9.19%) Windows 7
5 185 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (4.29%) Windows XP
8 87 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 58 (2.24%) Solaris
11 57 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (1.31%) Android
13 30 (1.16%) AIX
14 24 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 16 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (0.54%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.50%) CentOS
19 12 (0.46%) Ubuntu
20 11 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (27.95%) Service Management
2 463 (17.88%) Service Delivery
3 335 (12.93%) Project Management
4 324 (12.51%) PRINCE2
5 284 (10.97%) Change Management
6 267 (10.31%) ITSM
7 208 (8.03%) Incident Management
8 194 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 170 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 159 (6.14%) Migration
12 156 (6.02%) Configuration Management
13 154 (5.95%) ITIL V3
14 113 (4.36%) Release Management
15 104 (4.02%) TOGAF
16 98 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 88 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
18 84 (3.24%) Risk Management
19 81 (3.13%) Business Analysis
20 74 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 306 (11.81%) SQL
2 186 (7.18%) Java
3 114 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 96 (3.71%) C#
5 84 (3.24%) Perl
6 76 (2.93%) Python
7 65 (2.51%) Shell Script
8 62 (2.39%) PL/SQL
9 55 (2.12%) JavaScript
10 39 (1.51%) C
11 38 (1.47%) VBScript
12 30 (1.16%) VB
12 30 (1.16%) PHP
12 30 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 25 (0.97%) Ruby
14 22 (0.85%) C++
15 20 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 20 (0.77%) Korn
16 15 (0.58%) Jython
16 15 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 299 (11.54%) Degree
2 291 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
3 282 (10.89%) Security Cleared
4 171 (6.60%) SC Cleared
5 136 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 100 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (2.78%) MCSE
8 69 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 66 (2.55%) DV Cleared
10 62 (2.39%) PMI Certification
11 60 (2.32%) CCNA
12 52 (2.01%) MCITP
13 51 (1.97%) CCNP
14 50 (1.93%) CISSP
15 47 (1.81%) PMP
16 42 (1.62%) MCP
17 40 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 38 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 33 (1.27%) CISM
20 32 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (7.76%) SLA
2 60 (2.32%) QA
3 54 (2.08%) COBIT
4 48 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.039%) FATCA
12 1 (0.039%) GPG13
12 1 (0.039%) GxP
12 1 (0.039%) Basel II
12 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 461 (17.80%) Active Directory
2 214 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.44%) vSphere
4 62 (2.39%) XenApp
5 58 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 39 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 23 (0.89%) VMware ESX
9 22 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (0.62%) Xen
12 15 (0.58%) vCloud
13 14 (0.54%) KVM
13 14 (0.54%) XenServer
14 13 (0.50%) NFS
15 11 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.31%) NLBS
17 7 (0.27%) ProxySG
17 7 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 96 (3.71%) SCCM
2 80 (3.09%) SCOM
3 43 (1.66%) Puppet
4 25 (0.97%) HP SIM
5 23 (0.89%) SCVMM
6 21 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (0.73%) Tivoli
8 18 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
9 16 (0.62%) EdgeSight
10 15 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
10 15 (0.58%) Nagios
11 14 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (0.54%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.46%) WSUS
13 11 (0.42%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.39%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.31%) Control-M
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 7 (0.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 585 (22.59%) Microsoft
2 312 (12.05%) VMware
3 252 (9.73%) Oracle
4 244 (9.42%) Citrix
5 222 (8.57%) Cisco
6 177 (6.83%) HP
7 135 (5.21%) Remedy
8 128 (4.94%) IBM
9 99 (3.82%) ServiceNow
10 93 (3.59%) BMC
11 82 (3.17%) F5
12 74 (2.86%) SAP
13 66 (2.55%) Juniper
14 60 (2.32%) Red Hat
15 58 (2.24%) Dell
16 57 (2.20%) CheckPoint
17 52 (2.01%) EMC
18 39 (1.51%) NetApp
19 35 (1.35%) CA
20 34 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Markets Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago