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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.46% 2.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£95 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +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
105 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.36% 77.11% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 23
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 29 August 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) SLA
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Aruba
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) CCSA
6 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
1 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) PPP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) SUSE
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CCSE
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) Aruba
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks