Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 July 2018 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 59 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -28 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 267 255 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.76% 3.95% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 4.49% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 181 307
City of London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £167 £185 £212
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £430 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -0.58% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 22
City of London median hourly rate £17.10 £14.15 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.89% -21.42% +0.11%
10th Percentile £11.92 £12.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.93 £18.42 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £14.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.76% -23.03% +5.67%

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 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 6,170 5,675 5,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.00% 87.85% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,887 4,392 4,791
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 54 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +1.29% -6.14%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
London Bridge -10 1 - -
ITIL
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 114 (42.70%) Windows
2 111 (41.57%) Finance
3 71 (26.59%) Active Directory
4 67 (25.09%) Microsoft
5 53 (19.85%) Service Management
6 50 (18.73%) Microsoft Office
7 43 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (15.73%) Change Management
8 42 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (15.73%) Banking
9 41 (15.36%) VMware
10 38 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (14.23%) Service Delivery
10 38 (14.23%) Windows 7
11 37 (13.86%) Project Management
12 36 (13.48%) CISSP
12 36 (13.48%) SCCM
12 36 (13.48%) Windows Server
13 35 (13.11%) Office 365
13 35 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (12.73%) PRINCE2
14 34 (12.73%) Firewall
14 34 (12.73%) ITSM
15 33 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (11.99%) Cisco
17 27 (10.11%) Citrix
17 27 (10.11%) Linux
18 26 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (9.74%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
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 13 (4.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.12%) IIS
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.75%) JBoss
6 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (18.73%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.75%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.75%) RMDS
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.11%) Office 365
2 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.37%) IaaS
3 9 (3.37%) PaaS
4 4 (1.50%) SaaS
5 3 (1.12%) G Suite
5 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.75%) GitHub
6 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.75%) Yammer
7 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.73%) Firewall
2 21 (7.87%) DNS
2 21 (7.87%) LAN
3 20 (7.49%) WAN
4 18 (6.74%) VPN
5 16 (5.99%) DHCP
5 16 (5.99%) Network Security
6 15 (5.62%) SAN
7 12 (4.49%) OSPF
8 9 (3.37%) BGP
8 9 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (3.37%) Skype
9 7 (2.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.62%) Wireless
9 7 (2.62%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (2.25%) ISDN
10 6 (2.25%) MPLS
10 6 (2.25%) NGN
11 5 (1.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
4 2 (0.75%) DB2
4 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) Power BI
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.37%) IDOL
5 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) OLAP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (3.37%) JIRA
2 4 (1.50%) Fiddler
2 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.12%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.37%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) MSI
5 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 111 (41.57%) Finance
2 42 (15.73%) Banking
3 15 (5.62%) Legal
4 9 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.00%) Law
6 6 (2.25%) Front Office
7 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) International Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Retail
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (24.72%) Analyst
2 23 (8.61%) Desktop Support
3 22 (8.24%) Support Engineer
4 20 (7.49%) Service Analyst
5 16 (5.99%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.62%) Service Manager
7 14 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (5.24%) Security Analyst
8 13 (4.87%) Architect
8 13 (4.87%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.75%) Mac Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.37%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.00%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.62%) Consultant
13 7 (2.62%) IT Technician
13 7 (2.62%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.50%) HTML
1 4 (1.50%) HTML5
2 3 (1.12%) FpML
2 3 (1.12%) Middleware
3 2 (0.75%) React
3 2 (0.75%) SOAP
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.37%) COM
4 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.37%) Velocity
4 1 (0.37%) WAP
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.37%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.74%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.87%) iPhone
4 12 (4.49%) iPad
4 12 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.37%) NHS
6 9 (3.37%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.62%) PMI
8 6 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.50%) Fintech
9 4 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.12%) User Experience
10 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (42.70%) Windows
2 38 (14.23%) Windows 7
3 36 (13.48%) Windows Server
4 27 (10.11%) Linux
5 26 (9.74%) Windows 10
6 20 (7.49%) Unix
7 19 (7.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.12%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.12%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.00%) Android
11 5 (1.87%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.75%) Solaris
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) HPUX
14 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.85%) Service Management
2 42 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.73%) Change Management
3 38 (14.23%) Service Delivery
3 38 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (13.86%) Project Management
5 35 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (12.73%) ITSM
6 34 (12.73%) PRINCE2
7 26 (9.74%) Incident Management
8 25 (9.36%) Problem Management
9 21 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (7.87%) Information Security
9 21 (7.87%) ITIL V3
10 20 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.99%) Migration
12 14 (5.24%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.24%) SIEM
13 13 (4.87%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.99%) SQL
2 13 (4.87%) C
3 11 (4.12%) Python
4 10 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.87%) Java
5 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.50%) Perl
6 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.37%) C#
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
7 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (13.48%) CISSP
2 26 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (9.74%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.24%) Degree
4 17 (6.37%) CISM
4 17 (6.37%) MCSE
5 16 (5.99%) CCNA
5 16 (5.99%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.62%) CISA
7 11 (4.12%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.37%) CCNP
9 8 (3.00%) PMI Certification
10 7 (2.62%) MCSA
11 6 (2.25%) CEH
11 6 (2.25%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.87%) MCDST
12 5 (1.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.24%) SLA
2 12 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.75%) COBIT
4 7 (2.62%) GDPR
5 5 (1.87%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.87%) QA
6 4 (1.50%) PMO
7 3 (1.12%) MiFID
7 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.75%) PSD2
9 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (26.59%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.37%) BitLocker
5 8 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (2.25%) XenApp
6 6 (2.25%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.87%) vSphere
8 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.12%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.37%) Docker
9 1 (0.37%) KVM
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (13.48%) SCCM
2 8 (3.00%) Nessus
3 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.50%) SCOM
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.12%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.75%) Ansible
6 2 (0.75%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.75%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.75%) SnapMirror
6 2 (0.75%) Terraform
6 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.37%) Grafana
7 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 67 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.36%) VMware
3 32 (11.99%) Cisco
4 27 (10.11%) Citrix
5 20 (7.49%) McAfee
6 18 (6.74%) HP
7 16 (5.99%) ServiceNow
8 14 (5.24%) Apple
8 14 (5.24%) Palo Alto
9 13 (4.87%) Bloomberg
9 13 (4.87%) Splunk
10 11 (4.12%) Reuters
10 11 (4.12%) Wyse
11 10 (3.75%) F5
12 9 (3.37%) Adobe
12 9 (3.37%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.37%) EMC
13 8 (3.00%) Hitachi
13 8 (3.00%) Ivanti
13 8 (3.00%) Oracle