Period
to 17 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 70 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.04% 6.37% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 7.83% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 31
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £240 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -30.94% -6.08%
10th Percentile £205 £152 £155
90th Percentile £519 £425 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £38.50 £17.00 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.47% +10.37% -21.01%
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -18.03% -4.69% -20.00%

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 1,149 1,162 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.72% 81.32% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 621 527
Hertfordshire median daily rate £453 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £205 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 64
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.75 £17.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.12% -42.27% -
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.81 £11.28
90th Percentile £64.67 £46.00 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% -45.02% +21.15%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -8 17 £463 +68.18%
Hatfield +5 11 £400 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +10 7 £465 +48.21% 1
Stevenage -19 6 £295 +84.38% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 - -
Rickmansworth -1 1 £132 -40.23%
Letchworth - 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 16 (22.86%) Service Management
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
1 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
2 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 13 (18.57%) Windows
3 13 (18.57%) ITSM
4 12 (17.14%) Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) Cisco
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.14%) Analytics
5 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
5 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
5 11 (15.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (15.71%) Degree
6 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 10 (14.29%) Office 365
6 10 (14.29%) WAN
6 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.29%) Change Management
6 10 (14.29%) Migration
7 9 (12.86%) VMware
7 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.86%) LAN
7 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
7 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (12.86%) Retail
8 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.43%) DNS
8 8 (11.43%) PRINCE

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 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.29%) Office 365
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) OneDrive
3 3 (4.29%) Yammer
4 2 (2.86%) Akamai
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) WAN
2 9 (12.86%) LAN
3 8 (11.43%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 4 (5.71%) DMZ
5 4 (5.71%) Network Security
5 4 (5.71%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.29%) Skype
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) MPLS
8 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Electronic Patient Records
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Security Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Security Technical Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Asset and Configuration Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Implementation Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Project Implementation Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Project Office Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.29%) CAML
2 3 (4.29%) CSS
2 3 (4.29%) jQuery
2 3 (4.29%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.86%) J2EE
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) CMDB
3 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) NHS
5 4 (5.71%) Clustering
6 3 (4.29%) e-Health
6 3 (4.29%) EMC VNX
6 3 (4.29%) LIMS
6 3 (4.29%) PACS
6 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) PKI
8 1 (1.43%) PMI
8 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Replication
8 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.29%) CentOS
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Solaris
4 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
1 16 (22.86%) Service Management
2 13 (18.57%) ITSM
3 12 (17.14%) Analytics
3 12 (17.14%) Project Management
4 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
5 10 (14.29%) Change Management
5 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 10 (14.29%) Migration
6 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.43%) PRINCE
7 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 7 (10.00%) Information Security
9 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (8.57%) UML
10 5 (7.14%) OWASP
10 5 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) C#
1 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.29%) Master's Degree
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.86%) CCNA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) MCP
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.43%) MCSA
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.00%) GDPR
3 5 (7.14%) COBIT
3 5 (7.14%) COSO
3 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.29%) HL7
4 3 (4.29%) SLA
5 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.86%) PMO
6 1 (1.43%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) vSphere
3 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.86%) Squid
4 2 (2.86%) Varnish
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) vCenter Server
2 4 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.71%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.86%) Terraform
4 1 (1.43%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) QRadar
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) Arista
3 6 (8.57%) Blue Coat
3 6 (8.57%) F5
3 6 (8.57%) Palo Alto
3 6 (8.57%) Remedy
3 6 (8.57%) Riverbed
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Juniper
4 4 (5.71%) Symantec
4 4 (5.71%) Zscaler
5 3 (4.29%) EMC
5 3 (4.29%) NetApp
5 3 (4.29%) Nintex
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds