The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 58 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.32% 6.90% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 9.47% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
ITIL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 380 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.53% 72.80% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 187 341
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +48.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +9 23 £400 -25.58% 2
Watford +2 10 £95 - 4
Stevenage 0 3 £170 - 1
Hitchin -6 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £375 -
St Albans - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (22.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (21.00%) Finance
5 20 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 20 (20.00%) SLA
6 18 (18.00%) Cisco
6 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
7 17 (17.00%) Oracle
8 16 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 15 (15.00%) Service Management
10 14 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (14.00%) SQL
10 14 (14.00%) HP
11 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
13 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
13 11 (11.00%) Project Management
14 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 10 (10.00%) MS Office
14 10 (10.00%) UNIX
15 9 (9.00%) Firewall
15 9 (9.00%) Retail
16 8 (8.00%) Linux
16 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
16 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
16 8 (8.00%) CCNP
17 7 (7.00%) SolarWinds
18 6 (6.00%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.00%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (3.00%) Apache
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.00%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Firewall
2 6 (6.00%) VPN
3 5 (5.00%) SAN
3 5 (5.00%) Internet
3 5 (5.00%) WAN
3 5 (5.00%) HTTP
3 5 (5.00%) NAS
3 5 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (4.00%) 4G
4 4 (4.00%) GPRS
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (2.00%) VoIP
5 2 (2.00%) ATM
5 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.00%) Wireless
5 2 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (1.00%) PPP
6 1 (1.00%) WLAN
6 1 (1.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.00%) DB2
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Ant
1 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.00%) German Language
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Service Manager
3 10 (10.00%) Architect
3 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) IT Support
8 5 (5.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.00%) SAP Manager
8 5 (5.00%) SAP Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) J2EE
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) EPoS
1 6 (6.00%) Statistics
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) Replication
3 3 (3.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (10.00%) UNIX
4 8 (8.00%) Linux
5 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.00%) Solaris
7 2 (2.00%) AIX
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.00%) SUSE
7 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.00%) GCOS
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 16 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 15 (15.00%) Service Management
4 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.00%) Project Management
6 6 (6.00%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 5 (5.00%) ERP
7 5 (5.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (4.00%) E-Procurement
8 4 (4.00%) Workflow
8 4 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.00%) Release Management
9 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Java
2 4 (4.00%) Perl
2 4 (4.00%) VB
2 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 3 (3.00%) Python
3 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.00%) CCNP
6 4 (4.00%) CCNA
6 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.00%) MCP
6 4 (4.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.00%) MCDST
7 3 (3.00%) CCDP
8 2 (2.00%) CCSA
8 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.00%) IIBA
9 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) CCSE
9 1 (1.00%) MCTS
9 1 (1.00%) MCSE
9 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.00%) XenServer
4 1 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) OpenView
1 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.00%) OVSD
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Cisco
2 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 14 (14.00%) HP
4 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.00%) VMware
6 6 (6.00%) SAP
6 6 (6.00%) Citrix
7 5 (5.00%) CommVault
7 5 (5.00%) NetApp
7 5 (5.00%) IBM
7 5 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 4 (4.00%) JD Edwards
9 3 (3.00%) Remedy
9 3 (3.00%) McAfee
9 3 (3.00%) Lotus
9 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.00%) Sun
10 2 (2.00%) Dell
10 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint