The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 55 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 1.46% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 8.18% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £615 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.79% +49.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-50.92% +7.23%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 110 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.98% 17.86% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 78
Average daily rate £283 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 18
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £34.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
East of England

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Hertfordshire region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -1 4 - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
ITIL Certification
East of England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Retail
4 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (35.00%) MSMQ
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) GPRS
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) 4G
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) Statistics
7 4 (20.00%) Retalix
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) ITSM
8 3 (15.00%) CMDB
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
8 3 (15.00%) BMC
8 3 (15.00%) EPoS

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) GPRS
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
1 4 (20.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Statistics
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
2 3 (15.00%) EPoS
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Retalix
3 3 (15.00%) BMC
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) SAP