The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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)
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 880 1232 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.55% 5.56% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 6.53% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 847 833
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £24.40 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.54
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.83%  

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 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 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in London

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in London

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in London

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in London

ITIL
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -21 113 £450 +5.88% 40
Croydon -9 15 £419 -1.47% 1
Bromley +2 10 £550 +22.22%
Hammersmith +7 8 £520 - 1
Docklands, London +4 7 £563 -
Canary Wharf -7 6 £400 +14.28%
Uxbridge +9 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 4 £123 -62.30% 1
Westminster +3 3 £500 +21.21% 1
Hendon +2 3 £250 -37.50%
West End of London -3 3 £425 +39.34% 5
Hayes - 3 £225 - 2
Harrow +10 2 - -
Chessington +1 2 £300 -33.33%
Feltham -1 2 £520 +55.61% 1
Enfield - 2 £200 -
Ealing +4 1 £325 -
Hackney -4 1 £325 -7.14%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Hillingdon - 1 £315 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 527 (29.21%) Service Management
2 471 (26.11%) Windows
3 456 (25.28%) Finance
4 398 (22.06%) Microsoft
5 303 (16.80%) Active Directory
6 296 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
7 291 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 284 (15.74%) ITSM
9 261 (14.47%) Project Management
10 246 (13.64%) ITIL V3
11 238 (13.19%) PRINCE2
12 233 (12.92%) MS Excel
13 232 (12.86%) Service Delivery
14 231 (12.80%) ServiceNow
15 219 (12.14%) Change Management
15 219 (12.14%) ITIL Certification
15 219 (12.14%) SC Cleared
16 218 (12.08%) VMware
17 214 (11.86%) MS Office
18 207 (11.47%) Linux
19 178 (9.87%) SLA
20 172 (9.53%) Cisco
21 171 (9.48%) Degree
22 165 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 165 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
23 162 (8.98%) Configuration Management
24 161 (8.92%) Windows Server
25 159 (8.81%) Citrix
25 159 (8.81%) Banking
26 157 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL
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 91 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 90 (4.99%) MS Exchange
3 55 (3.05%) CMS
4 43 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 40 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (1.66%) IIS
8 24 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.05%) Confluence
10 16 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.67%) JBoss
12 12 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.55%) Apache
15 9 (0.50%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.39%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 233 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 214 (11.86%) MS Office
3 56 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 43 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (2.11%) MS Project
6 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.44%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.28%) Lorenzo
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.11%) RMDS
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.49%) Office 365
2 84 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (2.05%) SaaS
5 24 (1.33%) IaaS
6 20 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.00%) G Suite
8 12 (0.67%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.55%) PaaS
10 9 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.44%) GitHub
12 7 (0.39%) Yammer
13 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.11%) Force.com
14 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.055%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 148 (8.20%) Firewall
2 95 (5.27%) WAN
3 86 (4.77%) LAN
3 86 (4.77%) TCP/IP
4 77 (4.27%) DNS
5 57 (3.16%) SAN
6 56 (3.10%) Wireless
7 54 (2.99%) VPN
8 45 (2.49%) Network Security
9 44 (2.44%) DHCP
9 44 (2.44%) Internet
10 29 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (1.50%) Skype
12 26 (1.44%) VoIP
13 24 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (1.22%) MPLS
15 21 (1.16%) VLAN
16 18 (1.00%) SSL
17 16 (0.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 26 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (1.05%) MySQL
5 19 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.00%) Big Data
7 16 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.72%) DB2
10 11 (0.61%) HBase
11 10 (0.55%) Apache Hive
11 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
12 9 (0.50%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
13 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.44%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (2.22%) JIRA
2 23 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.44%) MSI
5 8 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.28%) Subversion
7 5 (0.28%) TestRail
7 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.22%) eggPlant
8 4 (0.22%) Introscope
8 4 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.17%) ERwin
9 3 (0.17%) Toad
10 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.11%) NUnit
10 2 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
General
1 456 (25.28%) Finance
2 159 (8.81%) Banking
3 84 (4.66%) Retail
4 71 (3.94%) Law
5 66 (3.66%) Legal
6 59 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.11%) Marketing
12 14 (0.78%) Advertising
13 13 (0.72%) Back Office
14 12 (0.67%) Front Office
15 9 (0.50%) Games
16 6 (0.33%) Electronics
17 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
18 3 (0.17%) French Language
18 3 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 422 (23.39%) Analyst
2 149 (8.26%) Architect
3 141 (7.82%) Service Manager
4 125 (6.93%) Developer
5 120 (6.65%) Service Analyst
6 119 (6.60%) Business Analyst
7 106 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 97 (5.38%) Support Analyst
9 87 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 85 (4.71%) ServiceNow Developer
10 85 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 77 (4.27%) Administrator
12 76 (4.21%) Consultant
13 63 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
14 61 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
15 57 (3.16%) Network Engineer
16 55 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 50 (2.77%) Services Delivery Manager
18 49 (2.72%) IT Manager
19 47 (2.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (4.77%) HTML
2 69 (3.82%) XML
3 65 (3.60%) Web Services
4 56 (3.10%) CSS
5 31 (1.72%) SOAP
6 29 (1.61%) .NET
6 29 (1.61%) REST
7 27 (1.50%) Middleware
8 24 (1.33%) HTML5
9 18 (1.00%) JSON
10 16 (0.89%) AngularJS
11 15 (0.83%) Software Packaging
12 14 (0.78%) Ajax
12 14 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (0.78%) XHTML
13 13 (0.72%) XSLT
14 12 (0.67%) XSL
15 11 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
15 11 (0.61%) RSS
15 11 (0.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 165 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 89 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 80 (4.43%) CMDB
5 49 (2.72%) Blackberry
6 37 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.77%) NHS
8 28 (1.55%) Clustering
9 27 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.39%) User Experience
11 24 (1.33%) Equities
12 19 (1.05%) Fixed Income
13 15 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (0.78%) Fat Client
14 14 (0.78%) Thin Client
14 14 (0.78%) Web 2.0
15 13 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.72%) Smartphone
15 13 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (0.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 471 (26.11%) Windows
2 207 (11.47%) Linux
3 161 (8.92%) Windows Server
4 155 (8.59%) Windows 7
5 93 (5.16%) Unix
6 84 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (3.88%) Windows 10
9 52 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (2.72%) Mac OS X
11 44 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (2.16%) Android
13 30 (1.66%) Apple iOS
14 29 (1.61%) AIX
15 27 (1.50%) CentOS
16 26 (1.44%) Mac OS
17 25 (1.39%) Windows 8
18 21 (1.16%) Ubuntu
18 21 (1.16%) Windows XP
19 20 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (29.21%) Service Management
2 296 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (15.74%) ITSM
4 261 (14.47%) Project Management
5 246 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 238 (13.19%) PRINCE2
7 232 (12.86%) Service Delivery
8 219 (12.14%) Change Management
9 165 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 162 (8.98%) Configuration Management
11 145 (8.04%) Problem Management
12 128 (7.10%) Service Design
13 99 (5.49%) Release Management
14 98 (5.43%) Incident Management
15 86 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 86 (4.77%) Migration
16 78 (4.32%) SDLC
17 73 (4.05%) Business Analysis
17 73 (4.05%) DevOps
17 73 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 127 (7.04%) SQL
2 116 (6.43%) JavaScript
3 92 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 69 (3.82%) Python
5 62 (3.44%) Java
6 61 (3.38%) Perl
7 44 (2.44%) C
8 42 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 31 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.50%) PHP
11 25 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.22%) C#
12 22 (1.22%) Korn
13 19 (1.05%) VB
14 11 (0.61%) VBScript
15 10 (0.55%) Ruby
16 7 (0.39%) COBOL
17 6 (0.33%) R
18 5 (0.28%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 219 (12.14%) ITIL Certification
2 219 (12.14%) SC Cleared
3 171 (9.48%) Degree
4 103 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 90 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (3.33%) MCSE
7 53 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 51 (2.83%) CCNA
9 49 (2.72%) ISEB
10 46 (2.55%) MCP
11 45 (2.49%) CISSP
12 40 (2.22%) CCNP
13 33 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 31 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 30 (1.66%) PMP
15 30 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 26 (1.44%) MCITP
17 24 (1.33%) CISM
18 22 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (9.87%) SLA
2 63 (3.49%) QA
3 48 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.77%) PMO
6 25 (1.39%) COBIT
7 14 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.33%) HL7
10 5 (0.28%) EFQM
11 4 (0.22%) BS25999
11 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.22%) GDPR
11 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.17%) DICOM
13 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 303 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 157 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.27%) vSphere
4 41 (2.27%) XenApp
5 33 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 27 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 27 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 19 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.78%) Docker
11 13 (0.72%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.50%) GPFS
12 9 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.44%) Xen
14 5 (0.28%) NFS
14 5 (0.28%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 109 (6.04%) SCCM
2 43 (2.38%) Puppet
3 34 (1.88%) SCOM
4 26 (1.44%) Tivoli
5 24 (1.33%) Ansible
6 20 (1.11%) WSUS
7 17 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 11 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
12 10 (0.55%) Nagios
13 9 (0.50%) PowerCLI
14 8 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (0.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 398 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 231 (12.80%) ServiceNow
3 218 (12.08%) VMware
4 172 (9.53%) Cisco
5 159 (8.81%) Citrix
6 145 (8.04%) HP
7 104 (5.76%) Oracle
8 70 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 64 (3.55%) Remedy
10 50 (2.77%) SAP
11 47 (2.61%) Apple
11 47 (2.61%) IBM
12 39 (2.16%) Dell
13 36 (2.00%) CheckPoint
14 32 (1.77%) Symantec
15 31 (1.72%) SolarWinds
16 30 (1.66%) LANDesk
16 30 (1.66%) Splunk
17 29 (1.61%) BMC
18 28 (1.55%) Juniper
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £760.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day / c.£50-55,000 per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £120 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago