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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 47 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.56% 10.12% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 13.55% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 18
Average daily rate £400 £450 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 4
Average hourly rate £42.65 £14.85 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.17% -29.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
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
545 487 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 74.69% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 245 285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Average hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 13 £350 -21.78% 2
Stevenage 0 7 £260 -18.11% 2
St Albans +4 6 £400 -
Watford +3 4 £475 +48.43% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £425 +41.66% 1
Rickmansworth +2 2 - -
Hoddesdon 0 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.17%) Service Management
2 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
3 24 (26.09%) Windows
4 20 (21.74%) Cisco
4 20 (21.74%) Project Management
5 19 (20.65%) LAN
5 19 (20.65%) SC Cleared
6 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
7 17 (18.48%) WAN
8 15 (16.30%) Finance
9 14 (15.22%) Advertising
9 14 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 14 (15.22%) Remedy
10 13 (14.13%) Service Delivery
10 13 (14.13%) Firewall
11 12 (13.04%) MS Office
11 12 (13.04%) Citrix
11 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.96%) SCCM
12 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
12 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
13 10 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (9.78%) Juniper
14 9 (9.78%) ITIL V3
14 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
14 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
15 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (8.70%) ITSM
15 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Office
2 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Maximo
1 4 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) LAN
2 17 (18.48%) WAN
3 13 (14.13%) Firewall
4 8 (8.70%) Network Security
5 7 (7.61%) NetScaler
5 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.61%) VLAN
5 7 (7.61%) VPN
6 6 (6.52%) Broadband
6 6 (6.52%) DNS
6 6 (6.52%) ISDN
6 6 (6.52%) Wireless
7 5 (5.43%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.35%) FTP
8 4 (4.35%) PuTTY
8 4 (4.35%) SSH
8 4 (4.35%) Telepresence
8 4 (4.35%) Telnet
8 4 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Advertising
3 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Local Government
5 4 (4.35%) Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.17%) Retail
8 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) IT Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Asset Management Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Network Support
9 4 (4.35%) Service Management Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Web Services
2 4 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.43%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.35%) CMDB
3 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) iPhone
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) e-Health
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.35%) Unix
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.17%) Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Service Management
2 20 (21.74%) Project Management
3 14 (15.22%) PRINCE2
4 13 (14.13%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.78%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.70%) ITSM
8 7 (7.61%) Network Design
9 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.43%) Change Control
10 5 (5.43%) Migration
10 5 (5.43%) Network Management
10 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.35%) Release Management
12 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (3.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 4 (4.35%) JNCIE
5 4 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 4 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.26%) APMP
6 3 (3.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.26%) MCP
6 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.17%) CCNP
7 2 (2.17%) MCSA
7 2 (2.17%) PMP
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) COBIT
2 2 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.09%) GCP
3 1 (1.09%) GLP
3 1 (1.09%) GMP
3 1 (1.09%) GxP
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.43%) vSphere
3 4 (4.35%) XenApp
3 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.09%) Bacula
4 1 (1.09%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) Cisco
3 14 (15.22%) Remedy
4 12 (13.04%) Citrix
5 9 (9.78%) Juniper
6 7 (7.61%) VMware
7 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.43%) NetApp
7 5 (5.43%) Nortel
7 5 (5.43%) Siemens
8 4 (4.35%) BMC
8 4 (4.35%) HP
8 4 (4.35%) IBM
8 4 (4.35%) Tandberg
9 3 (3.26%) SAP
10 2 (2.17%) Apple
10 2 (2.17%) CommVault
10 2 (2.17%) EMC
10 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle
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