The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
London / City of London
Rank 142 144 164
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 12 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.48% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 24
Median daily rate £500 £313 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -18.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £236 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -1.12% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2561 2922 4205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.83% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2335 3244
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in the City of London

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the City of London

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the City of London

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the City of London

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 4 (14.81%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Information Security
8 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.11%) Wyse
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
9 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
9 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.41%) NServiceBus
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Designer
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.41%) IT Support
3 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Release Management
8 2 (7.41%) RUP
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.70%) EFQM
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Wyse
4 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) AppSense
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) Sun