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 3 months to 30 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 33 25
Rank change year-on-year -21 -8  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 115 179 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.71% 5.26% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 6.01% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 134 226
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.06% +0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +15.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -8.57% +17.84%  

ITIL 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 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 85 (34.84%) Finance
2 82 (33.61%) Windows
3 58 (23.77%) Service Management
4 57 (23.36%) Microsoft
5 50 (20.49%) Active Directory
6 39 (15.98%) Change Management
7 37 (15.16%) Project Management
8 36 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (14.75%) Windows Server
9 33 (13.52%) Security Cleared
9 33 (13.52%) MS Office
10 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (12.30%) MS Excel
11 30 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (11.89%) ITSM
12 29 (11.89%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (11.48%) Linux
13 28 (11.48%) Service Delivery
14 27 (11.07%) ITIL V3
15 26 (10.66%) Firewall
15 26 (10.66%) VMware
15 26 (10.66%) PRINCE2
15 26 (10.66%) Windows 7
16 24 (9.84%) SQL
16 24 (9.84%) SLA
17 23 (9.43%) LAN
18 22 (9.02%) Citrix
18 22 (9.02%) Problem Management
18 22 (9.02%) Banking
18 22 (9.02%) ServiceNow

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 21 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.38%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.69%) IIS
4 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.64%) Confluence
7 4 (1.64%) JBoss
7 4 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.23%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (13.52%) MS Office
2 30 (12.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.20%) Office 365
2 17 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.69%) IaaS
4 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.64%) SaaS
6 3 (1.23%) PaaS
7 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.66%) Firewall
2 23 (9.43%) LAN
3 17 (6.97%) WAN
4 16 (6.56%) DHCP
5 15 (6.15%) DNS
6 13 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.33%) VPN
7 9 (3.69%) Wireless
8 8 (3.28%) Internet
9 6 (2.46%) Skype
10 5 (2.05%) Network Security
10 5 (2.05%) SAN
10 5 (2.05%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.64%) LDAP
11 4 (1.64%) VLAN
11 4 (1.64%) VoIP
11 4 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.23%) Big Data
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (3.69%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.69%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) MSI
2 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) Ant
4 1 (0.41%) Hudson
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Maven
4 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 85 (34.84%) Finance
2 22 (9.02%) Banking
3 16 (6.56%) Legal
4 14 (5.74%) Law
5 10 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.46%) Retail
7 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.64%) Front Office
9 3 (1.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.82%) Games
10 2 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (27.46%) Analyst
2 24 (9.84%) Business Analyst
3 18 (7.38%) Service Analyst
4 17 (6.97%) Service Manager
5 13 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (4.92%) Release Manager
7 11 (4.51%) Architect
7 11 (4.51%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.51%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.10%) Consultant
8 10 (4.10%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (3.69%) Developer
10 8 (3.28%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 8 (3.28%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.87%) Administrator
11 7 (2.87%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.46%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.46%) Network Analyst
12 6 (2.46%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) .NET
2 6 (2.46%) HTML
2 6 (2.46%) SOAP
3 5 (2.05%) Middleware
3 5 (2.05%) Web Services
3 5 (2.05%) XML
4 4 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.23%) CSS
5 3 (1.23%) REST
6 2 (0.82%) Flask
6 2 (0.82%) jQuery
6 2 (0.82%) JSON
6 2 (0.82%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
7 1 (0.41%) ODBC
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.41%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.41%) Spring
7 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.69%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.28%) NHS
4 8 (3.28%) User Experience
4 8 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.87%) CMDB
5 7 (2.87%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.05%) Replication
7 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.23%) Equities
8 3 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.23%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.82%) CESG
9 2 (0.82%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 82 (33.61%) Windows
2 36 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 28 (11.48%) Linux
4 26 (10.66%) Windows 7
5 16 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.92%) Unix
7 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.28%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.87%) Android
9 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.87%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.82%) CentOS
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.82%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.77%) Service Management
2 39 (15.98%) Change Management
3 37 (15.16%) Project Management
4 36 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (11.89%) ITSM
7 28 (11.48%) Service Delivery
8 27 (11.07%) ITIL V3
9 26 (10.66%) PRINCE2
10 22 (9.02%) Problem Management
11 21 (8.61%) Release Management
12 20 (8.20%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (6.15%) Incident Management
14 14 (5.74%) Business Analysis
14 14 (5.74%) UML
15 13 (5.33%) Use Case
16 11 (4.51%) Asset Management
16 11 (4.51%) SDLC
16 11 (4.51%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.84%) SQL
2 20 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.51%) Python
4 9 (3.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.87%) C
6 7 (2.87%) Perl
7 5 (2.05%) Java
7 5 (2.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.64%) VB
9 3 (1.23%) C#
9 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.82%) Korn
10 2 (0.82%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) VB6
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (13.52%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.89%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (6.56%) Degree
3 16 (6.56%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.74%) ISEB
4 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.74%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.10%) MCSE
6 9 (3.69%) CBAP
7 8 (3.28%) Chartered Engineer
7 8 (3.28%) CITP
8 7 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.64%) CCNA
9 4 (1.64%) CCNP
9 4 (1.64%) MCP
9 4 (1.64%) MCSA
9 4 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.23%) MCITP
10 3 (1.23%) MCTS
10 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.84%) SLA
2 9 (3.69%) QA
3 8 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.64%) PMO
5 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.82%) COBIT
6 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.82%) GDPR
7 1 (0.41%) DICOM
7 1 (0.41%) EFQM
7 1 (0.41%) HL7
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (20.49%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (1.64%) vSphere
4 4 (1.64%) XenApp
5 3 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.38%) SCCM
2 8 (3.28%) Puppet
3 7 (2.87%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.05%) SCOM
5 4 (1.64%) Ansible
6 3 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.82%) Nagios
7 2 (0.82%) WSUS
8 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.41%) Opsview
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.66%) VMware
3 22 (9.02%) Citrix
3 22 (9.02%) ServiceNow
4 21 (8.61%) Cisco
5 18 (7.38%) HP
6 16 (6.56%) Oracle
7 10 (4.10%) Remedy
8 9 (3.69%) Apple
9 7 (2.87%) Dell
9 7 (2.87%) F5
9 7 (2.87%) IBM
9 7 (2.87%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.46%) Interwoven
10 6 (2.46%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.46%) WorldPay
11 5 (2.05%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.05%) LANDesk
11 5 (2.05%) SAP
11 5 (2.05%) Splunk
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