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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.72% 4.20% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 5.08% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£125 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.37%
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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
67 118 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 63.21% 82.52% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 39
Average daily rate £375 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £653 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (31.25%) Change Control
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Process Management
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) WorkSite
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) SMS
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Ethereal
4 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Junior
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Transition Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Junior IT Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) QMS
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Process Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) TickIT
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) XenServer
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet