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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing ITIL 52 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.09% 6.18% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.38% 8.38% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £159 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £420 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -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
457 561 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 71.07% 73.82% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 287 285
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +1 9 £600 - 3
Watford +7 8 £188 -44.44% 2
Stevenage -4 4 £310 -24.84% 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 £300 -7.69%
St Albans 0 1 £225 - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 - - 2
Hertford - 1 £538 -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (26.47%) Cisco
2 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 25 (24.51%) Service Delivery
3 24 (23.53%) Service Management
3 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 18 (17.65%) Project Management
6 17 (16.67%) HP
7 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 14 (13.73%) SLA
8 14 (13.73%) MS Office
8 14 (13.73%) Firewall
9 13 (12.75%) CCNA
9 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 12 (11.76%) VMware
10 12 (11.76%) WAN
10 12 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (11.76%) LAN
11 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
11 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
11 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.80%) SQL
12 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
12 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
13 9 (8.82%) ITIL V3
13 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.82%) NHS
13 9 (8.82%) Citrix

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.94%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Lync
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.98%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Office
2 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.98%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) Firewall
2 12 (11.76%) LAN
2 12 (11.76%) WAN
3 6 (5.88%) DHCP
3 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.88%) DNS
4 5 (4.90%) VPN
4 5 (4.90%) MPLS
4 5 (4.90%) VoIP
5 3 (2.94%) Wireless
5 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.96%) Network Security
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.96%) SAN
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.96%) OSPF
7 1 (0.98%) BGP
7 1 (0.98%) TACACS
7 1 (0.98%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) MS Access
General
1 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Automotive
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 12 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Service Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.90%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.90%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Network Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Web Services
1 3 (2.94%) XML
1 3 (2.94%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.98%) cXML
3 1 (0.98%) JSON
3 1 (0.98%) XSLT
3 1 (0.98%) CGI
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.98%) JDBC
3 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) NHS
2 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.92%) CMDB
4 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) EPoS
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
4 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.82%) Android
6 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.92%) UNIX
11 1 (0.98%) CentOS
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Service Delivery
2 24 (23.53%) Service Management
3 18 (17.65%) Project Management
4 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.82%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.84%) Time Management
6 8 (7.84%) Coaching
7 7 (6.86%) Change Control
7 7 (6.86%) Change Management
8 6 (5.88%) ITSM
8 6 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 6 (5.88%) Network Design
8 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.90%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.90%) Migration
10 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.92%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) Perl
3 1 (0.98%) C#
3 1 (0.98%) XQuery
3 1 (0.98%) XPath
3 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.75%) CCNA
4 12 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.86%) CCNP
5 7 (6.86%) Degree
6 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (4.90%) CCDP
7 5 (4.90%) MCP
8 2 (1.96%) CCIE
9 1 (0.98%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) COBIT
4 1 (0.98%) TickIT
4 1 (0.98%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) XenApp
4 3 (2.94%) XenServer
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
4 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) OpenView
1 5 (4.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.98%) WSUS
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.98%) RANCID
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Cisco
2 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.67%) HP
4 12 (11.76%) VMware
5 9 (8.82%) Citrix
6 8 (7.84%) Oracle
7 6 (5.88%) Lotus
7 6 (5.88%) Apple
8 5 (4.90%) Dell
9 4 (3.92%) SAP
9 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.92%) F5
10 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.94%) Juniper
11 2 (1.96%) BMC
11 2 (1.96%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.96%) Symantec
11 2 (1.96%) Remedy
11 2 (1.96%) McAfee
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