Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 85 70 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.32% 4.67% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 5.68% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 46
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -0.36% -
10th Percentile £205 £156 £153
90th Percentile £488 £438 £451
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.38 £16.81 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.43% -11.55% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.43 £13.90
90th Percentile £15.63 £19.05 £21.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +22.22%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,299 1,233 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.34% 82.31% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 615 604
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 65 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.95% -20.78% +1.19%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.40 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.60 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.02 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.58% +14.87% +5.88%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Hertfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Hertfordshire

ITIL
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +10 27 £425 +33.33% 6
Hatfield +6 12 £400 +15.11% 16
Hemel Hempstead -5 6 £413 -8.33% 3
Stevenage -8 6 £263 - 1
Rickmansworth -8 5 £230 +43.75% 5
Welwyn Garden City -14 5 - - 1
St Albans - 4 £210 - 1
Royston -1 2 £369 +36.57%
Borehamwood -3 1 £240 -35.35% 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Ware - 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 29 (34.12%) Service Management
2 26 (30.59%) Windows
3 17 (20.00%) Change Management
3 17 (20.00%) Linux
4 15 (17.65%) VMware
5 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
6 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
7 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
7 12 (14.12%) ITSM
8 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (12.94%) Office 365
9 10 (11.76%) Unix
9 10 (11.76%) Project Management
10 9 (10.59%) NetApp
10 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
10 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
10 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
10 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
10 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.41%) Windows 10
11 8 (9.41%) Degree
11 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
11 8 (9.41%) Finance
12 7 (8.24%) Firewall
12 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
12 7 (8.24%) PRINCE
12 7 (8.24%) SQL
12 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence

ITIL
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 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) GlassFish
2 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Firewall
1 7 (8.24%) SSL
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) FTP
3 4 (4.71%) LAN
3 4 (4.71%) OSPF
4 3 (3.53%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.53%) RIP
4 3 (3.53%) Wireless
5 2 (2.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) Network Security
5 2 (2.35%) VoIP
5 2 (2.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) CTI
6 1 (1.18%) DHCP
6 1 (1.18%) HTTP
6 1 (1.18%) MPLS
6 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Power BI
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.18%) DB2
3 1 (1.18%) MS Access
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Law
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.41%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.24%) Administrator
4 7 (8.24%) Architect
4 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (8.24%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (7.06%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Web Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Python Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Security Technical Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
1 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.53%) CAML
1 3 (3.53%) CSS
1 3 (3.53%) jQuery
1 3 (3.53%) REST
2 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.18%) Node.js
2 1 (1.18%) React
2 1 (1.18%) Redux
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.35%) Wiki
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (11.76%) Unix
4 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.41%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.71%) HPUX
8 4 (4.71%) Solaris
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
9 1 (1.18%) Android
9 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) Debian
9 1 (1.18%) SUSE
9 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Service Management
2 17 (20.00%) Change Management
3 12 (14.12%) ITSM
3 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
4 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.76%) Project Management
6 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.24%) PRINCE
9 6 (7.06%) SIEM
9 6 (7.06%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.06%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (5.88%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.88%) DevOps
10 5 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (5.88%) SABSA
10 5 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) Python
3 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.71%) Korn
4 4 (4.71%) Perl
4 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) C#
5 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) ANSI C
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.88%) MCSA
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.53%) PMP
5 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) CISM
7 1 (1.18%) CISSP
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) COBIT
1 5 (5.88%) COSO
1 5 (5.88%) GDPR
1 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 3 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.35%) PMO
5 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Squid
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.18%) Ceph
5 1 (1.18%) Docker
5 1 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 5 (5.88%) SCOM
3 3 (3.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) Ansible
4 2 (2.35%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.18%) Grafana
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) VMware
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.59%) NetApp
4 6 (7.06%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.88%) Remedy
6 4 (4.71%) BMC
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 3 (3.53%) Nintex
7 3 (3.53%) Sun
8 2 (2.35%) CA
8 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.35%) McAfee
8 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
9 1 (1.18%) Juniper
9 1 (1.18%) Lotus
9 1 (1.18%) Sony
9 1 (1.18%) Sophos