Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ITIL
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 45 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 63 347 416
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 3.08% 4.58% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 5.06% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 231 303
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £298 £165 £133
90th Percentile £595 £638 £588
London median daily rate £465 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% -3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 30
Median hourly rate - £20.42 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.01% +15.33%
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +23.53% -

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,808 6,862 8,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.37% 90.50% 88.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,287 5,361 6,220
Median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £514 £500
% change year-on-year -2.63% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 78 112
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.03% +5.61% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £13.03
90th Percentile £47.75 £49.89 £31.80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £21.13
% change year-on-year +47.37% +12.43% -6.61%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Central London

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Central London.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in Central London

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Central London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in Central London

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for ITIL in Central London

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 53 £475 +11.76% 19
City of Westminster +10 1 £463 -26.00%
West End of London -7 1 £463 +23.33%
ITIL
London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Windows
3 18 (28.57%) Azure
4 16 (25.40%) Service Management
5 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 15 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (19.05%) Public Sector
9 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
10 10 (15.87%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Degree
10 10 (15.87%) DevOps
11 9 (14.29%) Citrix
11 9 (14.29%) SQL
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (12.70%) Cisco
12 8 (12.70%) VMware
12 8 (12.70%) Information Security
12 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
13 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
13 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 7 (11.11%) Service Design
13 7 (11.11%) High Availability
13 7 (11.11%) Office 365
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (11.11%) Migration

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) Azure
2 7 (11.11%) AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Office 365
3 6 (9.52%) PaaS
4 5 (7.94%) IaaS
5 3 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.76%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.17%) Power Automate
6 2 (3.17%) SaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.59%) NuGet
7 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
1 6 (9.52%) SAN
1 6 (9.52%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) DHCP
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.76%) VLAN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.59%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) Power BI
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.59%) FishEye
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Public Sector
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) International Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 2 (3.17%) Police
5 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) French Language
6 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Service Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Transition Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) LDAP
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.76%) Reinsurance
6 2 (3.17%) AS400
6 2 (3.17%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) iSeries
6 2 (3.17%) PMI
6 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (1.59%) CMDB
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) Replication
7 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.76%) Unix
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.17%) Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Service Management
2 15 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 8 (12.70%) Information Security
7 7 (11.11%) High Availability
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Service Design
7 7 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (9.52%) Asset Management
8 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 6 (9.52%) Decision-Making
8 6 (9.52%) Patch Management
8 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.94%) Release Management
9 5 (7.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) VB
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Groovy
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) Korn
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.76%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.76%) CCNA
5 3 (4.76%) CISSP
5 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.17%) CCNP
6 2 (3.17%) CISA
6 2 (3.17%) CISM
6 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCIE
7 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.76%) NIST
3 2 (3.17%) COBIT
3 2 (3.17%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.59%) GDPR
4 1 (1.59%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.59%) NCSC
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) PMO
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.94%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) Docker
6 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Citrix
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) HP
5 5 (7.94%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.94%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.35%) Dell
6 4 (6.35%) EMC
6 4 (6.35%) Hitachi
6 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.35%) Splunk
7 3 (4.76%) F5
7 3 (4.76%) NetApp
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) Meraki