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 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 267 292
Rank change year-on-year -54 +25  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 105 176 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.89% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 134 105
Median daily rate £470 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £335
% change year-on-year +3.22% +15.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.61% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £32.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £32.50 £17.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.18% -10.00%  

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 17820 19735 18342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.49% 85.22% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12795 14366 12810
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 181 261
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.62% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 April 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
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 3 months to 22 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 11 £435 -7.93% 5
Bromley +15 5 £550 +29.41%
Croydon -10 3 £450 -18.18%
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Hendon - 1 £214 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 230 (100.00%) ITIL
2 83 (36.09%) Service Management
3 70 (30.43%) Finance
4 59 (25.65%) ITSM
5 51 (22.17%) Microsoft
6 50 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 48 (20.87%) SC Cleared
8 47 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (19.13%) Service Delivery
9 44 (19.13%) Service Design
10 43 (18.70%) Windows
11 42 (18.26%) Linux
11 42 (18.26%) Change Management
12 41 (17.83%) VMware
13 39 (16.96%) HP
14 37 (16.09%) Configuration Management
14 37 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (13.48%) SLA
15 31 (13.48%) PRINCE2
16 27 (11.74%) Active Directory
17 26 (11.30%) Oracle
18 25 (10.87%) Unix
19 24 (10.43%) Degree
20 22 (9.57%) Incident Management
20 22 (9.57%) Red Hat
21 21 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
21 21 (9.13%) Firewall
22 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
22 20 (8.70%) Release Management

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 9 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.04%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.74%) CMS
6 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.30%) Confluence
6 3 (1.30%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Documentum
8 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.96%) Office 365
2 14 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.35%) SaaS
4 8 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.87%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.87%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.13%) Firewall
2 12 (5.22%) DNS
3 9 (3.91%) VPN
4 8 (3.48%) SSL
5 7 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.04%) SAN
6 6 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.61%) DHCP
6 6 (2.61%) WAN
6 6 (2.61%) Wireless
7 5 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.17%) Internet
8 4 (1.74%) Network Security
8 4 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.30%) IPsec
10 2 (0.87%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.87%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.87%) LAN
10 2 (0.87%) LDAP
10 2 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.04%) DB2
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.74%) Big Data
6 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.30%) MySQL
7 3 (1.30%) OLAP
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.87%) HBase
8 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.61%) JIRA
2 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) MSI
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 70 (30.43%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Banking
3 13 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.04%) Law
6 4 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.74%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (15.65%) Architect
2 35 (15.22%) Analyst
3 27 (11.74%) Service Manager
4 26 (11.30%) Service Architect
5 17 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
7 14 (6.09%) Administrator
8 13 (5.65%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.65%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.78%) Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.35%) Designer
11 9 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.91%) Consultant
11 9 (3.91%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.91%) ITIL Service Architect
11 9 (3.91%) ServiceNow Developer
11 9 (3.91%) Technical Manager
12 8 (3.48%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.48%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) Web Services
2 9 (3.91%) REST
2 9 (3.91%) SOAP
2 9 (3.91%) XML
2 9 (3.91%) XML Schema
2 9 (3.91%) XSL
3 7 (3.04%) Middleware
4 4 (1.74%) .NET
5 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.43%) Ajax
6 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.43%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.09%) CMDB
2 13 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.78%) Clustering
5 4 (1.74%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.74%) HP Storage
5 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.74%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.30%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) PKI
7 2 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.70%) Windows
2 42 (18.26%) Linux
3 25 (10.87%) Unix
4 20 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 18 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.65%) AIX
8 13 (5.65%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (5.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (3.91%) SUSE
11 8 (3.48%) CentOS
12 6 (2.61%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.74%) Android
14 3 (1.30%) Solaris
15 2 (0.87%) HPUX
15 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (100.00%) ITIL
2 83 (36.09%) Service Management
3 59 (25.65%) ITSM
4 47 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (19.13%) Service Delivery
5 44 (19.13%) Service Design
6 42 (18.26%) Change Management
7 37 (16.09%) Configuration Management
8 31 (13.48%) PRINCE2
9 22 (9.57%) Incident Management
10 20 (8.70%) Release Management
11 18 (7.83%) DevOps
11 18 (7.83%) Problem Management
11 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.39%) Project Management
13 15 (6.52%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (6.09%) Migration
14 14 (6.09%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (5.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.52%) Bash Shell
2 14 (6.09%) JavaScript
2 14 (6.09%) SQL
3 10 (4.35%) C#
3 10 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.35%) Python
4 6 (2.61%) Java
5 5 (2.17%) Korn
5 5 (2.17%) Perl
5 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.74%) COBOL
7 3 (1.30%) C
7 3 (1.30%) R
8 2 (0.87%) Ruby
8 2 (0.87%) VBScript
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 48 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.43%) Degree
4 21 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.22%) ISEB
7 11 (4.78%) MCP
8 10 (4.35%) CISSP
8 10 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.91%) ISSAP
9 9 (3.91%) MCITP
10 6 (2.61%) MCSE
11 5 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.17%) MCSA
12 4 (1.74%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.30%) CCNA
13 3 (1.30%) CCNP
13 3 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.48%) SLA
2 10 (4.35%) QA
3 7 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.87%) BS25999
6 2 (0.87%) COBIT
6 2 (0.87%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.87%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.43%) EFQM
7 1 (0.43%) GDPR
7 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 37 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.78%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.91%) vSphere
6 5 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.17%) XenApp
7 4 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.87%) NFS
8 2 (0.87%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.87%) Samba
8 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.87%) UAG
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.83%) Puppet
2 15 (6.52%) Ansible
3 13 (5.65%) SCCM
4 8 (3.48%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (3.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (2.61%) PowerCLI
6 6 (2.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.17%) SCOM
8 4 (1.74%) Nagios
9 3 (1.30%) OVSD
9 3 (1.30%) ThinApp
10 2 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.87%) OpenView
11 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.83%) VMware
3 39 (16.96%) HP
4 26 (11.30%) Oracle
5 22 (9.57%) Red Hat
6 19 (8.26%) ServiceNow
7 18 (7.83%) Cisco
8 16 (6.96%) Citrix
9 13 (5.65%) IBM
10 12 (5.22%) Remedy
11 10 (4.35%) BMC
12 9 (3.91%) Splunk
12 9 (3.91%) Sun
13 8 (3.48%) Symantec
14 6 (2.61%) Apple
14 6 (2.61%) Dell
14 6 (2.61%) Lumension
14 6 (2.61%) SolarWinds
15 5 (2.17%) Bloomberg
15 5 (2.17%) Snow
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