Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

ITIL Version 3
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 195 229
Rank change year-on-year -29 +34 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 33 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 32
City of London median daily rate £425 £488 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +20.74% -5.00%
10th Percentile £126 £348 £280
90th Percentile £499 £588 £517
Central London median daily rate £425 £500 £404
% change year-on-year -15.00% +23.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.98
% change year-on-year +16.00% -43.12% +62.78%

ITIL V3 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6324 5855 7542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4676 5997
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 72
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.84
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.54 £46.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +13.92%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 33 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) VB
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) Service Management
7 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (18.18%) VBScript
9 6 (18.18%) Office 365
10 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco
10 5 (15.15%) ITSM
11 4 (12.12%) Change Management
11 4 (12.12%) LANDesk
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) VPN
11 4 (12.12%) SAN
11 4 (12.12%) Intranet
11 4 (12.12%) Internet

ITIL V3
Co-occurring 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Office 365
3 3 (9.09%) SaaS
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (6.06%) DMVPN
3 2 (6.06%) HSRP
3 2 (6.06%) IPsec
3 2 (6.06%) MPLS
3 2 (6.06%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
3 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.06%) Wireless
3 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix Support
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Wintel Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Wintel Support
3 6 (18.18%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 3 (9.09%) XHTML
3 3 (9.09%) XML Schema
3 3 (9.09%) XSL
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITSM
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL V2
5 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Kanban
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Service Design
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) VB
3 6 (18.18%) VBScript
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CCDA
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSD
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) LANDesk
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (9.09%) Hitachi
8 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) Snow
9 1 (3.03%) Splunk