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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 76 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.24% 6.63% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 9.78% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 10
Average daily rate
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£373 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £234 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
545 450 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.45% 67.77% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 220 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Welwyn Garden City +5 16 £329 +5.13% 2
Watford -2 13 £300 +6.19% 5
Hemel Hempstead +3 11 £425 +30.76% 4
Stevenage +2 7 £318 - 1
Hertford - 5 £550 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £400 -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (26.56%) Service Delivery
2 30 (23.44%) Windows
3 25 (19.53%) Cisco
3 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.75%) Service Management
5 23 (17.97%) Project Management
6 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
6 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
7 20 (15.63%) Firewall
8 19 (14.84%) MS Office
8 19 (14.84%) HP
9 18 (14.06%) LAN
10 17 (13.28%) VMware
11 16 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (11.72%) WAN
12 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
13 13 (10.16%) CCNA
13 13 (10.16%) Configuration Management
13 13 (10.16%) Change Management
13 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (9.38%) Citrix
14 12 (9.38%) DNS
14 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
15 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
15 11 (8.59%) SQL
15 11 (8.59%) ITSM
15 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
15 11 (8.59%) Information Security
15 11 (8.59%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.47%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.47%) IBM Notes
2 5 (3.91%) Apache
3 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.56%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.56%) JBoss
5 2 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MS Office
2 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.63%) Firewall
2 18 (14.06%) LAN
3 15 (11.72%) WAN
4 12 (9.38%) DNS
5 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.03%) DHCP
7 5 (3.91%) MPLS
7 5 (3.91%) VPN
7 5 (3.91%) NAS
8 4 (3.13%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.13%) SAN
9 3 (2.34%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.34%) VoIP
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.56%) Network Security
10 2 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.56%) OSPF
10 2 (1.56%) Internet
10 2 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) MS Access
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.34%) Big Data
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Analyst
2 13 (10.16%) Project Manager
2 13 (10.16%) Service Analyst
2 13 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (8.59%) Service Manager
4 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (5.47%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.69%) Consultant
7 6 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) Administrator
9 4 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.34%) IT Services Manager
10 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) SAP PI
1 6 (4.69%) XML
2 4 (3.13%) Web Services
2 4 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.78%) cXML
4 1 (0.78%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.78%) XSLT
4 1 (0.78%) JDBC
4 1 (0.78%) SOAP
4 1 (0.78%) HTML
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.03%) CMDB
3 8 (6.25%) PKI
4 6 (4.69%) NHS
4 6 (4.69%) Statistics
5 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 3 (2.34%) PMI
7 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) GIS
9 1 (0.78%) EPoS
9 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.44%) Windows
2 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
4 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.81%) Android
5 10 (7.81%) UNIX
5 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (4.69%) Linux
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.78%) HPUX
11 1 (0.78%) Solaris
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) Service Delivery
2 24 (18.75%) Service Management
3 23 (17.97%) Project Management
4 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.16%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.16%) Change Management
6 11 (8.59%) ITSM
6 11 (8.59%) Information Security
7 8 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.47%) Time Management
9 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.69%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.69%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.91%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.91%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.91%) Change Control
11 4 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.34%) C
4 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.56%) Java
4 2 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) XPath
5 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.78%) VB
5 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (10.16%) CCNA
4 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.47%) Degree
6 4 (3.13%) CCNP
7 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.56%) CCIE
8 2 (1.56%) CCDP
8 2 (1.56%) MCP
8 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCDST
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.78%) RHCE
9 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.78%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.25%) XenApp
3 8 (6.25%) UAG
4 4 (3.13%) vSphere
5 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.34%) XenServer
6 2 (1.56%) Samba
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) NFS
7 1 (0.78%) iptables
7 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.78%) Postfix
7 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) OpenView
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.78%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.78%) RANCID
4 1 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) Cisco
1 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) HP
3 17 (13.28%) VMware
4 12 (9.38%) Citrix
5 10 (7.81%) Oracle
6 9 (7.03%) Apple
7 8 (6.25%) Lotus
7 8 (6.25%) Dell
7 8 (6.25%) Symantec
7 8 (6.25%) McAfee
8 7 (5.47%) Brocade
8 7 (5.47%) IBM
8 7 (5.47%) SAP
8 7 (5.47%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.69%) BMC
10 5 (3.91%) NetApp
10 5 (3.91%) Remedy
10 5 (3.91%) Trend Micro
11 4 (3.13%) Veritas