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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 65 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.11% 6.92% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 9.87% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 6
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£450 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.93 £21.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% -18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £15.05 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
466 527 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.47% 70.17% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 265 260
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 19
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 +8 11 £448 - 2
Watford -1 9 £438 +53.50% 1
Stevenage -2 7 £318 -23.03%
Hertford - 5 £550 - 1
Cheshunt - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City +10 3 £300 -7.69% 3
St Albans 0 1 £400 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (27.35%) Service Delivery
2 29 (24.79%) Windows
3 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
4 27 (23.08%) Service Management
5 26 (22.22%) Project Management
6 25 (21.37%) Cisco
7 24 (20.51%) Active Directory
8 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
9 18 (15.38%) HP
9 18 (15.38%) MS Office
9 18 (15.38%) Firewall
10 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
10 17 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (14.53%) LAN
10 17 (14.53%) WAN
11 16 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
12 14 (11.97%) VMware
12 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (10.26%) Change Management
13 12 (10.26%) CCNA
13 12 (10.26%) SLA
13 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
14 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
14 11 (9.40%) SQL
14 11 (9.40%) ITSM
14 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
14 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
15 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
15 10 (8.55%) Android

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) IBM Notes
3 5 (4.27%) WorkSite
4 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (15.38%) MS Office
2 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) Firewall
2 17 (14.53%) LAN
2 17 (14.53%) WAN
3 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.98%) VPN
4 7 (5.98%) DNS
4 7 (5.98%) MPLS
4 7 (5.98%) DHCP
5 5 (4.27%) VoIP
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.56%) Wireless
7 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.71%) Network Security
8 2 (1.71%) OSPF
9 1 (0.85%) BGP
9 1 (0.85%) TACACS
9 1 (0.85%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) Big Data
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.42%) MS Access
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.27%) Legal
4 4 (3.42%) Finance
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (30.77%) Analyst
2 16 (13.68%) Project Manager
3 14 (11.97%) Service Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.84%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.27%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) IT Services Manager
10 3 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.56%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) XML
1 5 (4.27%) SAP PI
2 3 (2.56%) Middleware
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.71%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.85%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.85%) cXML
4 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.85%) JSON
4 1 (0.85%) JDBC
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) XSLT
4 1 (0.85%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) NHS
2 8 (6.84%) CMDB
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Statistics
4 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.56%) PMI
6 2 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.79%) Windows
2 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.55%) Android
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.27%) UNIX
9 2 (1.71%) Linux
9 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) Service Delivery
2 27 (23.08%) Service Management
3 26 (22.22%) Project Management
4 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
5 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.26%) Change Management
7 11 (9.40%) ITSM
8 9 (7.69%) Time Management
8 9 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 9 (7.69%) Change Control
9 8 (6.84%) Quality Management
10 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.98%) Coaching
11 5 (4.27%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.27%) Data Analytics
11 5 (4.27%) Analytics
11 5 (4.27%) Process Management
11 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.27%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) Java
2 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) VB
3 1 (0.85%) XQuery
3 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (10.26%) CCNA
5 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.69%) Degree
7 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (5.13%) CCNP
9 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.56%) CCDP
9 3 (2.56%) MCP
10 2 (1.71%) CCIE
11 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.85%) RHCE
11 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) COBIT
4 1 (0.85%) TickIT
4 1 (0.85%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) XenApp
4 5 (4.27%) XenServer
4 5 (4.27%) vSphere
4 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
5 1 (0.85%) Samba
5 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) OpenView
1 3 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.85%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.85%) RANCID
2 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.37%) Cisco
3 18 (15.38%) HP
4 14 (11.97%) VMware
5 10 (8.55%) Citrix
6 8 (6.84%) Oracle
7 7 (5.98%) Lotus
7 7 (5.98%) Apple
8 6 (5.13%) SAP
8 6 (5.13%) Dell
9 5 (4.27%) BMC
9 5 (4.27%) Remedy
10 4 (3.42%) F5
10 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.42%) Juniper
11 3 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.56%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.71%) Symantec
12 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.71%) McAfee
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