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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.54% 6.43% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 7.76% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £475 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £564 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £326
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
ITIL
Hertfordshire

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
84 116 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.34% 82.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 43
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) CMS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCDST
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft