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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.76% 7.81% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 9.90% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -9.28%
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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
99 101 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 71.22% 78.91% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 12
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 3 September 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Change Control
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) ITSM
7 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 4 (18.18%) Process Management
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) MPLS
7 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) WorkSite
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (18.18%) XenServer

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) WorkSite
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) LiveLink
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Agresso
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) Intranet
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Change Control
4 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 4 (18.18%) Process Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) XenServer
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Brocade
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Veritas
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix