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 29 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 / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 14 84 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.48% 31.11% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 34.15% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 75 8
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £296 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £555 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

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 137 246 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.03% 91.11% 87.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 209 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Croydon over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 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 Croydon region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) Service Management
3 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
7 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Firewall
8 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
8 6 (17.65%) QA
9 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Network Security
9 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
9 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco
10 4 (11.76%) ISEB
10 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.76%) VPN
10 4 (11.76%) ITSM
10 4 (11.76%) Wireless
10 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.76%) Use Case
10 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.76%) JIRA
10 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (11.76%) TestRail

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) Network Security
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 3 (8.82%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) IPsec
5 2 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) BGP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.94%) OSPF
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
1 4 (11.76%) TestRail
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Service Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) UAT Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Cisco VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Service Management
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.76%) ITSM
8 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Use Case
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Open Source
9 3 (8.82%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.76%) ISEB
4 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCDP
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) F5
4 2 (5.88%) FireEye
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.94%) Cadence
5 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Snow
5 1 (2.94%) VMware