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 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 39 32
Rank change year-on-year -22 -7 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 285 357 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.98% 5.33% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 6.10% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 257 319
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £201 £200 £206
90th Percentile £588 £588 £600
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.33 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -9.20% +12.38%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £16.38 £37.57 £28.00
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.33 £17.98
% change year-on-year -8.12% -9.20% +24.00%

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 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
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 22 November 2017.

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
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 22 November 2017. 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 - 1 £250 -
ITIL
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 119 (41.75%) Finance
2 99 (34.74%) Windows
3 77 (27.02%) Microsoft
4 66 (23.16%) Active Directory
5 58 (20.35%) Service Management
6 56 (19.65%) Banking
7 51 (17.89%) Change Management
8 46 (16.14%) Project Management
8 46 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (15.44%) PRINCE2
10 42 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
10 42 (14.74%) Windows Server
11 41 (14.39%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (14.04%) Incident Management
13 39 (13.68%) Office 365
14 37 (12.98%) ServiceNow
14 37 (12.98%) Problem Management
15 36 (12.63%) ITSM
16 35 (12.28%) VMware
17 33 (11.58%) Service Delivery
17 33 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (11.58%) ITIL V3
18 31 (10.88%) SLA
19 30 (10.53%) Cisco
19 30 (10.53%) Degree
19 30 (10.53%) PowerShell
20 27 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (9.12%) SQL
22 24 (8.42%) Windows 7

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 20 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.75%) IIS
5 3 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.05%) Confluence
5 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) Relativity
4 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.68%) Office 365
2 27 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.21%) SaaS
5 5 (1.75%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.05%) PaaS
7 2 (0.70%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) npm
8 1 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.72%) WAN
2 17 (5.96%) LAN
3 16 (5.61%) Firewall
4 15 (5.26%) VPN
5 13 (4.56%) DNS
5 13 (4.56%) SAN
6 12 (4.21%) Network Security
7 10 (3.51%) DHCP
8 7 (2.46%) EIGRP
8 7 (2.46%) Internet
8 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.11%) Intranet
9 6 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.11%) VoIP
9 6 (2.11%) Wireless
10 5 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.75%) IPv4
10 5 (1.75%) Skype
11 4 (1.40%) Multicast
11 4 (1.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (3.86%) JIRA
2 6 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.11%) Maven
3 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.05%) PyCharm
4 3 (1.05%) Subversion
4 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.70%) MSI
5 2 (0.70%) Selenium
5 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.35%) JBehave
6 1 (0.35%) Mockito
6 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 119 (41.75%) Finance
2 56 (19.65%) Banking
3 20 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.16%) Legal
5 7 (2.46%) German Language
5 7 (2.46%) Law
5 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.75%) Front Office
8 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.40%) Retail
9 3 (1.05%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) International Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (27.72%) Analyst
2 25 (8.77%) Support Analyst
3 23 (8.07%) Service Analyst
4 20 (7.02%) Desktop Support
5 19 (6.67%) Developer
5 19 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 16 (5.61%) Administrator
7 15 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (5.26%) Service Manager
8 14 (4.91%) Consultant
9 13 (4.56%) Architect
9 13 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.86%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.86%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (3.16%) Break Fix Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Hardware Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) IMAC Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.67%) Web Services
2 9 (3.16%) HTML
3 8 (2.81%) CSS
4 7 (2.46%) SOAP
4 7 (2.46%) XML
5 6 (2.11%) .NET
5 6 (2.11%) Middleware
5 6 (2.11%) REST
6 5 (1.75%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.75%) Spring
7 4 (1.40%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.40%) jQuery
8 3 (1.05%) Ajax
8 3 (1.05%) Flask
8 3 (1.05%) JSON
8 3 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.05%) XHTML
8 3 (1.05%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.05%) XSL
9 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.72%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.16%) CMDB
5 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.46%) iPhone
7 7 (2.46%) User Experience
8 5 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.75%) iPad
8 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.40%) Clustering
9 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.40%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.05%) BYOD
10 3 (1.05%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 99 (34.74%) Windows
2 42 (14.74%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.42%) Windows 7
4 21 (7.37%) Linux
5 18 (6.32%) Unix
6 17 (5.96%) Windows 10
7 13 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.81%) Android
9 8 (2.81%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) AIX
12 2 (0.70%) Solaris
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.35%) Service Management
2 51 (17.89%) Change Management
3 46 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (16.14%) Project Management
4 44 (15.44%) PRINCE2
5 40 (14.04%) Incident Management
6 37 (12.98%) Problem Management
7 36 (12.63%) ITSM
8 33 (11.58%) ITIL V3
8 33 (11.58%) Service Delivery
8 33 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.37%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.96%) Asset Management
10 17 (5.96%) Six Sigma
11 16 (5.61%) Change Control
12 15 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.26%) SDLC
13 13 (4.56%) Process Improvement
13 13 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (4.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.12%) SQL
3 17 (5.96%) Java
4 15 (5.26%) VB
5 14 (4.91%) Python
6 12 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.21%) VBScript
7 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.46%) C#
8 6 (2.11%) Korn
9 4 (1.40%) C
9 4 (1.40%) Perl
10 3 (1.05%) C++
10 3 (1.05%) PHP
10 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.70%) R
11 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (14.39%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (10.53%) Degree
3 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.07%) Security Cleared
5 17 (5.96%) MCSE
6 15 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.81%) APMP
8 8 (2.81%) CCNP
8 8 (2.81%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (2.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.46%) CCIE
9 7 (2.46%) CCNA
9 7 (2.46%) ISEB
9 7 (2.46%) MCP
10 6 (2.11%) CBAP
11 5 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (1.75%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.88%) SLA
2 10 (3.51%) COBIT
3 8 (2.81%) QA
4 6 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.40%) GDPR
6 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.70%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.35%) PMO
8 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 66 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Docker
7 2 (0.70%) KVM
7 2 (0.70%) RHEV
7 2 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.96%) SCCM
2 5 (1.75%) Ansible
2 5 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.75%) Puppet
2 5 (1.75%) SCOM
3 4 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.40%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.70%) logstash
4 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.70%) WSUS
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (27.02%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.98%) ServiceNow
3 35 (12.28%) VMware
4 30 (10.53%) Cisco
5 23 (8.07%) Citrix
6 12 (4.21%) Oracle
6 12 (4.21%) Splunk
7 9 (3.16%) AppDynamics
7 9 (3.16%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.81%) EMC
8 8 (2.81%) LANDesk
9 7 (2.46%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.46%) HP
9 7 (2.46%) Reuters
10 6 (2.11%) IBM
10 6 (2.11%) NetApp
10 6 (2.11%) Remedy
11 5 (1.75%) Dell
11 5 (1.75%) Juniper
11 5 (1.75%) SAP