Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 49 55
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 54 256 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.00% 4.20% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 4.65% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 182 219
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £192 £128
90th Percentile £588 £593 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 28
Median hourly rate - £20.42 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.30% +25.67%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +26.67%

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 1,583 5,502 6,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.04% 90.27% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 4,305 4,816
Median daily rate £511 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +4.90% +0.10%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £517 £500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +3.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 99
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.33 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.94% -1.98% +4.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £52.03 £52.00 £33.15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +77.22% +5.61% -

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 29 September 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Service Management
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Azure
4 13 (24.07%) Windows
5 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
7 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.52%) Information Security
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.52%) Public Sector
7 10 (18.52%) DevOps
8 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (14.81%) Degree
9 8 (14.81%) Service Design
10 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.96%) SQL
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco
10 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (11.11%) Migration
11 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.11%) Citrix
11 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (11.11%) Banking
11 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 6 (11.11%) AWS

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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Azure
2 6 (11.11%) AWS
3 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 5 (9.26%) PaaS
4 4 (7.41%) IaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.85%) NuGet
7 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.85%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 3 (5.56%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) VLAN
2 3 (5.56%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) Intranet
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) IPv4
4 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.85%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.85%) SSH
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) Power BI
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
1 2 (3.70%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.85%) FishEye
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Public Sector
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) International Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Police
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Architect
2 5 (9.26%) Service Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Transition Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Insurance Systems Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Service Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) LDAP
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) COM
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.70%) AS400
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) iSeries
3 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Service Management
2 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps
3 10 (18.52%) Information Security
4 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.81%) Service Design
6 6 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
7 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.26%) ITSM
7 5 (9.26%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) VB
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) ABAP
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Groovy
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) Korn
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CCNA
5 3 (5.56%) CISSP
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) CCNP
6 2 (3.70%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) CISA
6 2 (3.70%) CISM
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) SSCP
7 1 (1.85%) GIAC
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) NIST
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.85%) GDPR
4 1 (1.85%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.85%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.85%) NCSC
4 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Cisco
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 3 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.56%) Qualys
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
6 2 (3.70%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.70%) Juniper
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.85%) Capita