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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 24 May 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 62 59
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 221 105 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.28% 3.69% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 4.03% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 77 78
10th Percentile £194 £310 £139
25th Percentile £405 £413 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -0.88%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £538
90th Percentile £650 £713 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +28.13% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
10th Percentile - £19.10 -
25th Percentile £16.50 £23.38 £12.42
Median hourly rate £17.00 £26.50 £14.47
Median % change year-on-year -35.85% +83.14% -16.36%
75th Percentile £17.50 £27.44 £18.93
90th Percentile - £27.78 £25.66
Central London median hourly rate £29.25 £26.50 £14.47
% change year-on-year +10.38% +83.14% -23.84%

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 3,821 2,604 2,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.35% 91.59% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,889 1,889 2,083
10th Percentile £388 £340 £338
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £515
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -1.90%
75th Percentile £688 £628 £603
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 50
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.28 £14.41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.98 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +74.10% -4.51% +21.82%
75th Percentile £52.63 £28.94 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.50 £38.98 £52.33
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.31
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.73% +21.55%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in the City of London

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in the City of London.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Moorgate - 1 £213 -
ITIL
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 74 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 64 (28.96%) Social Skills
3 63 (28.51%) Service Management
4 56 (25.34%) Microsoft 365
5 53 (23.98%) Active Directory
6 52 (23.53%) Finance
7 50 (22.62%) Azure
8 45 (20.36%) Windows
9 42 (19.00%) Migration
10 41 (18.55%) Agile
10 41 (18.55%) Degree
11 40 (18.10%) PRINCE2
12 38 (17.19%) SCCM
13 37 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (16.29%) ITIL V3
14 36 (16.29%) Security Cleared
15 35 (15.84%) PowerShell
15 35 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
16 34 (15.38%) CCNA
17 32 (14.48%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (14.48%) ITSM
18 31 (14.03%) Change Management
19 30 (13.57%) Service Design
20 29 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
20 29 (13.12%) Project Delivery
21 28 (12.67%) MCSE
21 28 (12.67%) SLA
21 28 (12.67%) SC Cleared
22 27 (12.22%) ServiceNow
23 26 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory

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 8 (3.62%) Confluence
1 8 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.36%) CMS
2 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.45%) nginx
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.45%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.34%) Microsoft 365
2 50 (22.62%) Azure
3 26 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.98%) AWS
5 6 (2.71%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.71%) SaaS
6 4 (1.81%) GCP
6 4 (1.81%) GitHub
6 4 (1.81%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.36%) IaaS
7 3 (1.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.90%) Apigee
8 2 (0.90%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.45%) NuGet
9 1 (0.45%) Nutanix
9 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) DNS
2 8 (3.62%) DHCP
3 7 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.71%) SD-WAN
4 6 (2.71%) WAN
5 4 (1.81%) VPN
5 4 (1.81%) Wireless
6 3 (1.36%) Firewall
6 3 (1.36%) IPv6
6 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.36%) LAN
6 3 (1.36%) NGN
6 3 (1.36%) SSH
7 2 (0.90%) DWDM
7 2 (0.90%) Internet
7 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.90%) MPLS
7 2 (0.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.90%) Skype
7 2 (0.90%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.90%) Power BI
4 2 (0.90%) Tableau
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.45%) Metadata
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) JIRA
2 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.36%) GitLab
4 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Crucible
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) FishEye
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 64 (28.96%) Social Skills
2 52 (23.53%) Finance
3 37 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.43%) Banking
5 11 (4.98%) Documentation Skills
6 9 (4.07%) Law
7 8 (3.62%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.17%) Legal
9 6 (2.71%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.26%) Retail
11 4 (1.81%) Public Sector
12 3 (1.36%) Marketing
12 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (25.34%) Analyst
1 56 (25.34%) Architect
2 22 (9.95%) IT Analyst
3 21 (9.50%) Azure Architect
4 20 (9.05%) Service Manager
5 18 (8.14%) Support Analyst
6 17 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 17 (7.69%) Service Architect
7 12 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (4.98%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.52%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.52%) Service Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.62%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.17%) Consultant
12 7 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.17%) IT Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.71%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) Kafka
1 3 (1.36%) Node.js
1 3 (1.36%) React
1 3 (1.36%) SailPoint
1 3 (1.36%) Spring
1 3 (1.36%) Spring Boot
1 3 (1.36%) WebRTC
2 2 (0.90%) REST
2 2 (0.90%) SOAP
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.45%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.45%) Velocity
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.88%) CMDB
2 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.71%) Replication
5 5 (2.26%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.81%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.36%) Clustering
7 3 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.36%) PMI
7 3 (1.36%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.90%) Digital Signage
8 2 (0.90%) iPhone
8 2 (0.90%) IPTV
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
8 2 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.36%) Windows
2 17 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 16 (7.24%) Linux
4 15 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.17%) Unix
7 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.90%) Android
10 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Debian
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.51%) Service Management
2 42 (19.00%) Migration
3 41 (18.55%) Agile
4 40 (18.10%) PRINCE2
5 36 (16.29%) ITIL V3
6 32 (14.48%) ITSM
7 31 (14.03%) Change Management
8 30 (13.57%) Service Design
9 29 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (13.12%) Project Delivery
10 23 (10.41%) Project Management
11 22 (9.95%) Risk Management
11 22 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (9.50%) Service Delivery
13 19 (8.60%) DevOps
13 19 (8.60%) Incident Management
14 18 (8.14%) Scrum
15 17 (7.69%) Problem Management
16 15 (6.79%) Information Security
16 15 (6.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.84%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.05%) SQL
3 14 (6.33%) Python
4 5 (2.26%) Java
5 4 (1.81%) Bash
5 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.81%) VBScript
6 3 (1.36%) Perl
6 3 (1.36%) R
7 2 (0.90%) C
7 2 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (18.55%) Degree
2 36 (16.29%) Security Cleared
3 35 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (15.38%) CCNA
5 32 (14.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (12.67%) MCSE
6 28 (12.67%) SC Cleared
7 25 (11.31%) MCSA
8 24 (10.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 22 (9.95%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (9.05%) MCP
11 19 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (3.62%) PMI Certification
12 8 (3.62%) PMP
13 6 (2.71%) CCENT
13 6 (2.71%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.81%) MCTS
15 3 (1.36%) CCNP
15 3 (1.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.67%) SLA
2 14 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.52%) NIST
4 9 (4.07%) COBIT
5 4 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.81%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.81%) PMO
6 3 (1.36%) QA
7 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.90%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.45%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.45%) COSO
8 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.45%) GDPR
8 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.45%) SOC 2
System Software
1 53 (23.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) Docker
4 6 (2.71%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.71%) vSphere
5 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.36%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.36%) XenApp
7 2 (0.90%) NFS
7 2 (0.90%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (17.19%) SCCM
2 12 (5.43%) Ansible
3 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (3.62%) Terraform
4 7 (3.17%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.81%) SCOM
6 3 (1.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (1.36%) Nexpose
6 3 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.36%) vRealize
7 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.90%) Puppet
8 1 (0.45%) Consul
8 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Foglight
8 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 74 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.22%) ServiceNow
3 21 (9.50%) Cisco
4 20 (9.05%) VMware
5 18 (8.14%) Citrix
6 16 (7.24%) Splunk
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle
8 6 (2.71%) IBM
8 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.26%) Apple
9 5 (2.26%) Google
10 4 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.81%) CrowdStrike
10 4 (1.81%) Dell
10 4 (1.81%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.36%) Juniper
11 3 (1.36%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.36%) Refinitiv
11 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.36%) Zerto