The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.67% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 2.92% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.31 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.03% -25.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 122 171 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 21.07% 22.77% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 72
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.44% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 18
Median hourly rate £17.77 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.61% +108.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.65 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £49.26 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Hertfordshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Hertfordshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Hertfordshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
ITIL Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) APMP
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware