The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ITIL V2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 28 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 Version 2
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 399 414
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 5 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 29 11
Median daily rate £500 £555 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.90% +63.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £670 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year - -17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £11.44 -
% change year-on-year +18.03% -  

ITIL V2 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
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 £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL V2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ITIL V2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V2 in London

ITIL V2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V2 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V2 in London

ITIL V2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V2 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V2 in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 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 London region with a requirement for ITIL V2.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (22.22%) R
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) OLAP
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project

ITIL V2
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (22.22%) Documentum
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) OLAP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 2 (22.22%) Google