The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 23 June 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 / Croydon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.02% 13.33% 17.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 14.81% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 23
Median daily rate - £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.95% +34.42%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 182 216 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 92.86% 90.00% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 147 91
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Croydon

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
5 4 (23.53%) TestRail
5 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) TestRail
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
1 4 (23.53%) UAT Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
3 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
6 1 (5.88%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
1 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) F5
1 2 (11.76%) FireEye
1 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper