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 26 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 (ITIL)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 34 29
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 939 1216 1329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.52% 5.69% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 6.67% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 837 837
Median daily rate £450 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £25.81 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

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 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
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 £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -19 143 £425 -5.55% 37
Uxbridge +7 16 £70 - 2
Bromley -1 15 £513 -2.38% 1
Westminster +2 9 £438 -23.91%
Canary Wharf +8 8 £330 -13.15%
West End of London +11 5 £516 - 2
Hammersmith - 5 £450 - 1
Ealing - 4 £375 -
Docklands, London -1 3 £613 +16.66%
Stockley Park - 3 £70 -
Surbiton - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 2 £425 +25.92% 1
Croydon -28 2 - - 1
Chessington - 2 £450 -
Paddington +3 1 - -
Romford +3 1 - -
Twickenham +3 1 £363 - 1
Ilford 0 1 £168 -64.73%
Brentford -10 1 £220 +54.38%
West Drayton - 1 £125 -
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 565 (31.13%) Service Management
2 475 (26.17%) Windows
3 408 (22.48%) Finance
4 368 (20.28%) Microsoft
5 307 (16.91%) ITSM
6 304 (16.75%) Active Directory
7 303 (16.69%) Project Management
8 278 (15.32%) Security Cleared
9 270 (14.88%) Change Management
10 264 (14.55%) PRINCE2
11 257 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
12 251 (13.83%) Service Delivery
13 245 (13.50%) ITIL Certification
14 240 (13.22%) ITIL V3
15 218 (12.01%) Microsoft Office
16 216 (11.90%) ServiceNow
17 211 (11.63%) SC Cleared
18 194 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 187 (10.30%) Linux
20 175 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
21 174 (9.59%) SLA
22 172 (9.48%) Banking
23 170 (9.37%) VMware
24 166 (9.15%) Degree
25 160 (8.82%) Cisco
26 157 (8.65%) Office 365
27 151 (8.32%) Windows Server
28 150 (8.26%) SQL
29 147 (8.10%) Firewall
30 132 (7.27%) Windows 7

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 99 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 44 (2.42%) IIS
4 42 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 37 (2.04%) CMS
6 32 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.10%) Apache
10 19 (1.05%) Confluence
11 18 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (0.66%) Documentum
13 12 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 218 (12.01%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 38 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.22%) Maximo
4 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.11%) Lorenzo
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.11%) Relativity
6 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.11%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 157 (8.65%) Office 365
2 99 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.37%) SaaS
5 22 (1.21%) IaaS
6 17 (0.94%) PaaS
7 16 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (0.77%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.50%) G Suite
10 9 (0.50%) GitHub
11 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.28%) Yammer
12 4 (0.22%) BPaaS
13 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.11%) Basecamp
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 147 (8.10%) Firewall
2 91 (5.01%) WAN
3 83 (4.57%) LAN
4 82 (4.52%) DNS
5 75 (4.13%) TCP/IP
6 69 (3.80%) VPN
7 55 (3.03%) Wireless
8 52 (2.87%) Network Security
9 49 (2.70%) SAN
10 41 (2.26%) DHCP
11 37 (2.04%) Internet
12 31 (1.71%) Skype
13 28 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
15 25 (1.38%) LDAP
15 25 (1.38%) VoIP
16 23 (1.27%) VLAN
17 22 (1.21%) MPLS
18 20 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.38%) Big Data
4 25 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.21%) Hadoop
6 18 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 17 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (0.77%) Apache Hive
8 14 (0.77%) DB2
8 14 (0.77%) HBase
8 14 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.72%) Neo4j
9 13 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (0.72%) Sybase ASE
10 12 (0.66%) MySQL
10 12 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (2.59%) JIRA
2 24 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 13 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.28%) TestRail
10 4 (0.22%) git-flow
10 4 (0.22%) Introscope
10 4 (0.22%) MSI
11 3 (0.17%) JMeter
11 3 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.17%) NuGet
11 3 (0.17%) Toad
12 2 (0.11%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.11%) Grunt
12 2 (0.11%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.11%) Mocha
General
1 408 (22.48%) Finance
2 172 (9.48%) Banking
3 95 (5.23%) Retail
4 66 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 64 (3.53%) Legal
6 56 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.64%) Law
8 37 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.21%) Back Office
11 18 (0.99%) Front Office
12 17 (0.94%) Advertising
13 16 (0.88%) Marketing
14 12 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.50%) Publishing
15 9 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.44%) Electronics
17 5 (0.28%) Games
18 4 (0.22%) French Language
18 4 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 404 (22.26%) Analyst
2 204 (11.24%) Service Manager
3 174 (9.59%) Architect
4 131 (7.22%) Project Manager
5 126 (6.94%) Service Analyst
6 116 (6.39%) Developer
7 108 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 83 (4.57%) Delivery Manager
8 83 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 79 (4.35%) Consultant
10 78 (4.30%) Support Analyst
11 66 (3.64%) Administrator
11 66 (3.64%) ITIL Manager
12 62 (3.42%) ServiceNow Developer
12 62 (3.42%) Services Delivery Manager
13 60 (3.31%) Support Engineer
14 48 (2.64%) Desktop Support
14 48 (2.64%) ITIL Service Manager
15 47 (2.59%) Network Engineer
16 46 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.80%) HTML
2 59 (3.25%) Web Services
2 59 (3.25%) XML
3 42 (2.31%) CSS
4 37 (2.04%) .NET
5 26 (1.43%) Middleware
6 20 (1.10%) XSLT
7 18 (0.99%) REST
8 16 (0.88%) JSON
9 14 (0.77%) SOAP
10 12 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (0.61%) HTML5
11 11 (0.61%) PostGIS
11 11 (0.61%) RSS
11 11 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (0.55%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.50%) Node.js
14 7 (0.39%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.39%) Software Packaging
14 7 (0.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 175 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 87 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 71 (3.91%) CMDB
5 42 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 37 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.65%) NHS
8 28 (1.54%) Clustering
9 25 (1.38%) User Experience
10 23 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
11 20 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.05%) iPhone
13 17 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.88%) iPad
14 16 (0.88%) Replication
15 15 (0.83%) Fat Client
15 15 (0.83%) PMI
15 15 (0.83%) Thin Client
15 15 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 475 (26.17%) Windows
2 187 (10.30%) Linux
3 151 (8.32%) Windows Server
4 132 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 113 (6.23%) Unix
6 79 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 71 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (2.20%) Mac OS X
10 39 (2.15%) Android
11 38 (2.09%) CentOS
12 36 (1.98%) Solaris
13 34 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.32%) Windows XP
16 21 (1.16%) AIX
17 20 (1.10%) Windows 8
18 17 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
18 17 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (31.13%) Service Management
2 307 (16.91%) ITSM
3 303 (16.69%) Project Management
4 270 (14.88%) Change Management
5 264 (14.55%) PRINCE2
6 257 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (13.83%) Service Delivery
8 240 (13.22%) ITIL V3
9 194 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 118 (6.50%) Problem Management
11 112 (6.17%) Migration
12 107 (5.90%) Configuration Management
13 100 (5.51%) Incident Management
14 99 (5.45%) TOGAF
15 96 (5.29%) Release Management
16 95 (5.23%) Service Design
17 91 (5.01%) Scrum
18 82 (4.52%) Asset Management
18 82 (4.52%) Business Analysis
18 82 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 150 (8.26%) SQL
2 124 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 87 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 81 (4.46%) Python
5 71 (3.91%) Java
6 60 (3.31%) Perl
7 45 (2.48%) C
8 36 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 36 (1.98%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.43%) PHP
11 25 (1.38%) C#
11 25 (1.38%) Korn
12 16 (0.88%) VB
13 12 (0.66%) Ruby
14 11 (0.61%) VBScript
15 9 (0.50%) VBA
16 8 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.39%) R
18 5 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 278 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 245 (13.50%) ITIL Certification
3 211 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 166 (9.15%) Degree
5 119 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 89 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (3.42%) DV Cleared
8 51 (2.81%) MCSE
9 49 (2.70%) CISSP
10 41 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 37 (2.04%) PMI Certification
11 37 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (1.98%) CCNA
12 36 (1.98%) ISEB
12 36 (1.98%) MCP
13 33 (1.82%) CCNP
13 33 (1.82%) MCITP
14 29 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (1.54%) PMP
16 26 (1.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (9.59%) SLA
2 58 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (3.20%) QA
3 42 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 37 (2.04%) COBIT
5 35 (1.93%) PMO
6 20 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 18 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.88%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.33%) GDPR
11 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.28%) EFQM
12 4 (0.22%) HL7
12 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.17%) GPG13
14 2 (0.11%) Basel III
14 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 304 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 129 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.65%) vSphere
5 26 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (1.43%) XenApp
6 25 (1.38%) Docker
6 25 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.28%) UAG
11 5 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.28%) Xen
12 4 (0.22%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.22%) KVM
13 3 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 120 (6.61%) SCCM
2 59 (3.25%) SCOM
3 38 (2.09%) Puppet
4 28 (1.54%) Ansible
5 22 (1.21%) vCenter Server
6 18 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 14 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
9 12 (0.66%) Nagios
10 11 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 10 (0.55%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.50%) PowerCLI
12 9 (0.50%) WSUS
13 8 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 7 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 368 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 216 (11.90%) ServiceNow
3 170 (9.37%) VMware
4 160 (8.82%) Cisco
5 119 (6.56%) Citrix
6 117 (6.45%) HP
7 91 (5.01%) Oracle
8 69 (3.80%) Remedy
9 59 (3.25%) SAP
10 49 (2.70%) Splunk
11 46 (2.53%) Red Hat
12 43 (2.37%) IBM
13 42 (2.31%) SolarWinds
14 41 (2.26%) Apple
15 35 (1.93%) Dell
16 27 (1.49%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.27%) BMC
17 23 (1.27%) Juniper
17 23 (1.27%) LANDesk
17 23 (1.27%) Sybase
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £170 - £220 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day to £200 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + excellent working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Talendrone.com
Rate: £60 - £80 / Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertus Partners
Rate: Up to £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Avance Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago