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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.91% 2.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.19% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£95 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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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
108 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 77.70% 76.54% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 15 24
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £332 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £483 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) CCSA
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Aruba
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.26%) PPP
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) ATM
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
1 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
1 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) CCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CCSE
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) SAP