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 29 June 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
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 124 185
Rank change year-on-year -26 +61  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 19 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 1.17% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 21
City of London median daily rate £425 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +22.22%  
10th Percentile £266 £402 £306
90th Percentile £580 £589 £521
London median daily rate £425 £493 £420
% change year-on-year -13.70% +17.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £68.63 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +449.00% -  
London median hourly rate £15.23 £12.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +21.86% -27.53%  

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 2881 2873 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.97% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9138 13095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
10th Percentile £340 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £656 £649
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 90 126
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
90th Percentile £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) Service Management
3 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Service Design
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) SLA
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) ITSM
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) Office 365
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
9 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (10.34%) Time Management

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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) TACACS
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Service Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) Service Management
3 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Service Design
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) ITSM
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.34%) Time Management
10 2 (6.90%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) Document Management
10 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
10 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) CCDA
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.45%) EFQM
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) CyberArk
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
4 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) AppSense
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Wyse
5 1 (3.45%) Xerox