The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.53% 3.66% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 4.69% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £263 £295 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.01% +31.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 64 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.20% 78.05% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 42
Average daily rate £400 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.68 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.79% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.82 £11.00 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
ITIL
Hertfordshire

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Watford region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Watford

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Watford region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) DB2
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) SUSE
4 6 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Sun
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Dell
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
4 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
4 6 (42.86%) AIX
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 6 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) SUSE
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Sun
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Meru Networks
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