Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

ITIL Version 3
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 290 332
Rank change year-on-year -77 +42 -34
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 231 374 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.96% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 280 209
London median daily rate £435 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +21.25% -
10th Percentile £100 £281 £225
90th Percentile £598 £638 £525
England median daily rate £413 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -1.79% +20.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
London median hourly rate £19.50 £12.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -25.37% -16.25%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £65.30 £16.88 £21.37
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.07% +18.57% -7.89%

ITIL V3 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 36345 38893 37918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.37% 85.75% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 28198 26785
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 337 512
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.34 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +8.24% +3.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.40 £49.78 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in London

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in London

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in London

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in London

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL V3 in London

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the London region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 30 £435 -15.12% 5
Uxbridge +14 20 £70 -
Bromley +13 5 £550 -21.43%
Stockley Park - 4 £70 -
Croydon -30 3 £450 -18.18%
Westminster +8 2 £363 -38.30%
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £220 -
West End of London - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £214 -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 231 (100.00%) ITIL
2 90 (38.96%) Service Management
3 74 (32.03%) Windows
4 63 (27.27%) ITSM
5 56 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 54 (23.38%) Security Cleared
7 51 (22.08%) SC Cleared
8 49 (21.21%) Service Delivery
9 44 (19.05%) Finance
10 42 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 38 (16.45%) PRINCE2
12 37 (16.02%) Change Management
13 36 (15.58%) Service Design
14 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (14.72%) VMware
16 33 (14.29%) SLA
17 30 (12.99%) Linux
17 30 (12.99%) Retail
18 29 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (12.55%) HP
19 27 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
21 25 (10.82%) Cisco
21 25 (10.82%) Project Management
21 25 (10.82%) Office 365
22 23 (9.96%) Remedy ITSM
22 23 (9.96%) Remedy
23 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
24 21 (9.09%) CA

ITIL V3
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 14 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.46%) CMS
3 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.73%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Documentum
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (9.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.82%) Office 365
2 18 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.16%) SaaS
5 4 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.87%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.66%) Firewall
2 13 (5.63%) VPN
3 10 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (4.33%) WAN
4 9 (3.90%) LAN
4 9 (3.90%) SAN
5 8 (3.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (3.46%) DNS
6 7 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (3.03%) DHCP
6 7 (3.03%) Network Security
7 6 (2.60%) Wireless
8 5 (2.16%) IPsec
8 5 (2.16%) NAS
8 5 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (2.16%) SSL
9 3 (1.30%) Internet
9 3 (1.30%) Skype
9 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.03%) Big Data
3 7 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.87%) DB2
7 2 (0.87%) HBase
7 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.87%) Power BI
7 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) DataStage
8 1 (0.43%) OLAP
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (19.05%) Finance
2 30 (12.99%) Retail
3 17 (7.36%) Banking
4 7 (3.03%) Law
5 6 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.73%) French Language
7 4 (1.73%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.87%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 30 (12.99%) Architect
3 23 (9.96%) Analyst
4 18 (7.79%) Service Desk Engineer
5 15 (6.49%) Delivery Manager
5 15 (6.49%) Service Architect
6 13 (5.63%) Service Transition Manager
6 13 (5.63%) Transition Manager
7 12 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.33%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) ITIL Manager
10 9 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (3.46%) Administrator
11 8 (3.46%) Services Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.03%) Change Manager
12 7 (3.03%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.33%) Web Services
2 4 (1.73%) REST
2 4 (1.73%) SOAP
3 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.30%) HTML
3 3 (1.30%) XML
4 2 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.43%) Ajax
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.43%) XHTML
5 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.19%) Clustering
5 11 (4.76%) CMDB
6 9 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.16%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.73%) User Experience
9 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.73%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.30%) iPad
10 3 (1.30%) iPhone
11 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.87%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.87%) PMI
11 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.03%) Windows
2 30 (12.99%) Linux
3 20 (8.66%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.23%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.49%) Windows 10
5 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.76%) Unix
7 9 (3.90%) CentOS
7 9 (3.90%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.03%) AIX
10 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.16%) Solaris
11 5 (2.16%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.30%) SUSE
12 3 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (100.00%) ITIL
2 90 (38.96%) Service Management
3 63 (27.27%) ITSM
4 49 (21.21%) Service Delivery
5 38 (16.45%) PRINCE2
6 37 (16.02%) Change Management
7 36 (15.58%) Service Design
8 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (10.82%) Project Management
11 20 (8.66%) Problem Management
12 18 (7.79%) Chat Support
12 18 (7.79%) Knowledge Management
13 16 (6.93%) DevOps
13 16 (6.93%) Release Management
14 15 (6.49%) Configuration Management
15 14 (6.06%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.06%) Migration
16 11 (4.76%) Data Protection
17 10 (4.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.33%) Python
3 7 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.60%) C#
4 6 (2.60%) SQL
4 6 (2.60%) VBScript
5 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.16%) Java
5 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.30%) COBOL
6 3 (1.30%) Korn
6 3 (1.30%) Ruby
7 2 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.43%) ABAP
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) R
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 51 (22.08%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.49%) DV Cleared
5 15 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (6.06%) MCITP
7 13 (5.63%) Degree
8 12 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (4.33%) MCP
10 9 (3.90%) ISEB
11 8 (3.46%) MCSE
12 6 (2.60%) MCSA
13 5 (2.16%) CCNA
13 5 (2.16%) CCNP
13 5 (2.16%) CCSP
13 5 (2.16%) CISSP
13 5 (2.16%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.73%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.29%) SLA
2 11 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 9 (3.90%) COBIT
4 8 (3.46%) QA
5 7 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.43%) EFQM
7 1 (0.43%) GDPR
7 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.73%) XenApp
6 3 (1.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.87%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.43%) UAG
8 1 (0.43%) vCloud
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 19 (8.23%) SCCM
3 12 (5.19%) SCOM
4 11 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (2.60%) PowerCLI
5 6 (2.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.73%) Ansible
8 3 (1.30%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.30%) Nagios
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.30%) OVSD
8 3 (1.30%) Puppet
8 3 (1.30%) ThinApp
8 3 (1.30%) WSUS
9 2 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 56 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.72%) VMware
3 29 (12.55%) HP
4 25 (10.82%) Cisco
5 23 (9.96%) Remedy
6 21 (9.09%) Apple
6 21 (9.09%) CA
6 21 (9.09%) Peregrine
7 20 (8.66%) BMC
8 16 (6.93%) ServiceNow
9 15 (6.49%) Oracle
10 11 (4.76%) Citrix
10 11 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.90%) Splunk
12 7 (3.03%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.60%) Lumension
13 6 (2.60%) Sun
13 6 (2.60%) Symantec
14 5 (2.16%) Dell
14 5 (2.16%) IBM
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