The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 42 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.31% 7.63% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 10.11% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 13
Average daily rate
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£343 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £596 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.53 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% -23.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.95 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 465 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.67% 75.49% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 234 301
Average daily rate £388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 44
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

ITIL
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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 +6 17 £375 +56.25% 1
Watford - 9 £283 - 3
Stevenage +3 2 £170 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £225 - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ITIL 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.

1 29 (29.29%) Windows
2 25 (25.25%) Oracle
3 22 (22.22%) Finance
4 21 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 21 (21.21%) SQL
5 20 (20.20%) SLA
5 20 (20.20%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (20.20%) Retail
6 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
6 19 (19.19%) HP
7 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
8 16 (16.16%) UNIX
8 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
8 16 (16.16%) Incident Management
9 14 (14.14%) Cisco
9 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
9 14 (14.14%) Project Management
10 13 (13.13%) IBM
10 13 (13.13%) Linux
11 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
12 11 (11.11%) HTTP
13 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
14 9 (9.09%) Service Management
14 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
14 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 9 (9.09%) IIS
15 8 (8.08%) Java
15 8 (8.08%) Citrix
15 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.09%) IIS
2 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.04%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.04%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.02%) SAS
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Office
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) HTTP
2 6 (6.06%) WAN
2 6 (6.06%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) VPN
3 5 (5.05%) NAS
3 5 (5.05%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (5.05%) SAN
3 5 (5.05%) Internet
3 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 4 (4.04%) GPRS
4 4 (4.04%) 4G
5 3 (3.03%) DNS
5 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) ATM
6 2 (2.02%) VoIP
6 2 (2.02%) DHCP
6 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.02%) Wireless
6 2 (2.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle ODI
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.07%) DB2
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 20 (20.20%) Retail
3 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.10%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Services Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Delivery Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) MSMQ
2 5 (5.05%) J2EE
3 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 3 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) EPoS
1 6 (6.06%) Statistics
2 4 (4.04%) Replication
2 4 (4.04%) PKI
2 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.03%) CMDB
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
4 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.29%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) UNIX
3 13 (13.13%) Linux
4 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.06%) AIX
5 6 (6.06%) SUSE
5 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.04%) Solaris
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Service Delivery
2 16 (16.16%) Incident Management
3 14 (14.14%) Project Management
4 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.09%) Service Management
6 6 (6.06%) Change Management
6 6 (6.06%) SOA
6 6 (6.06%) Web Development
6 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.06%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.04%) CRM
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.04%) ITSM
8 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.03%) Release Management
10 2 (2.02%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 7 (7.07%) VB
3 7 (7.07%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.05%) Perl
5 4 (4.04%) Python
5 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VBScript
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VB6
7 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.05%) CCNP
7 4 (4.04%) MCP
7 4 (4.04%) Degree
8 3 (3.03%) MCDST
8 3 (3.03%) MCSE
9 2 (2.02%) CCNA
9 2 (2.02%) CCSA
9 2 (2.02%) IIBA
9 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.01%) CCSE
10 1 (1.01%) MCTS
10 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) XenServer
4 1 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.03%) OVSD
2 3 (3.03%) OpenView
3 2 (2.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Oracle
2 19 (19.19%) HP
3 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.14%) Cisco
4 13 (13.13%) IBM
5 8 (8.08%) Citrix
5 8 (8.08%) VMware
6 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.07%) Sun
7 6 (6.06%) Dell
7 6 (6.06%) NetApp
8 5 (5.05%) WatchGuard
8 5 (5.05%) CommVault
9 4 (4.04%) Retalix
9 4 (4.04%) Lotus
9 4 (4.04%) Remedy
9 4 (4.04%) McAfee
9 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.04%) BMC
10 3 (3.03%) Aruba
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