The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.02% 8.70% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 11.01% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £240 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.29% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £231 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £368 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 109 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.95% 78.99% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 34
Average daily rate £388 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (33.33%) Change Control
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Process Management
6 4 (22.22%) Big Data
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (22.22%) XenServer
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) WorkSite
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) WorkSite
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Ethereal
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Transition Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) CMDB
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
4 6 (33.33%) Change Control
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Process Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) QMS
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) ERP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) TickIT
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) XenServer
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel