The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.68% 7.30% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 9.73% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 14
Median daily rate £368 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £8.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.05 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+38.70% -2.10%
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
468 637 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.82% 75.03% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 329 252
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 55 32
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +2 6 £440 +32.12%
Hemel Hempstead -1 6 £375 -12.28% 1
Watford -2 6 £230 -17.85% 5
Stevenage +6 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £150 -
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
St Albans - 1 £350 -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 37 (44.05%) Windows
2 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
4 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
5 18 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 17 (20.24%) MS Office
7 16 (19.05%) Project Management
7 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 15 (17.86%) HP
9 14 (16.67%) Cisco
9 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (15.48%) Finance
11 12 (14.29%) Service Management
11 12 (14.29%) SQL
11 12 (14.29%) VMware
12 11 (13.10%) SCCM
12 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (11.90%) Local Government
14 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
14 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
14 9 (10.71%) VPN
14 9 (10.71%) Change Management
15 8 (9.52%) Citrix
15 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (9.52%) SAN
15 8 (9.52%) Linux
15 8 (9.52%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (20.24%) MS Office
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Maximo
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) VPN
2 8 (9.52%) SAN
3 7 (8.33%) LAN
4 6 (7.14%) Broadband
4 6 (7.14%) DNS
4 6 (7.14%) Firewall
4 6 (7.14%) ISDN
4 6 (7.14%) Network Security
4 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.14%) WAN
5 5 (5.95%) Wireless
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.76%) WebEx
7 3 (3.57%) DHCP
8 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.38%) NAS
8 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.19%) LDAP
9 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) PVCS
1 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Local Government
3 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.14%) Advertising
5 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.71%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
1 1 (1.19%) SOAP
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) CMDB
2 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) FMCG
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.52%) Linux
5 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.95%) Unix
6 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.57%) CentOS
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 16 (19.05%) Project Management
3 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.29%) Service Management
5 9 (10.71%) Change Management
6 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 6 (7.14%) Network Management
8 5 (5.95%) Coaching
8 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.95%) Network Design
8 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.95%) Release Management
8 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Information Security
9 4 (4.76%) ITSM
9 4 (4.76%) Project Governance
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (5.95%) MCSE
7 4 (4.76%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) PMP
8 3 (3.57%) CISM
8 3 (3.57%) CISSP
8 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.57%) MCITP
8 3 (3.57%) MCP
8 3 (3.57%) MCSA
8 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.38%) APMP
9 2 (2.38%) CCA
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) FISMA
4 1 (1.19%) GCP
4 1 (1.19%) GLP
4 1 (1.19%) GMP
4 1 (1.19%) GxP
4 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) vSphere
2 4 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.38%) OpenView
2 2 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.19%) Bacula
3 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.19%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) HP
3 14 (16.67%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) VMware
5 8 (9.52%) Citrix
6 6 (7.14%) Google
6 6 (7.14%) Juniper
7 5 (5.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.57%) Apple
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.57%) SAP
9 2 (2.38%) CommVault
9 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.38%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.38%) Remedy
10 1 (1.19%) EMC
10 1 (1.19%) Lotus