Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 November 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 21 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.79% 6.01% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 7.76% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Watford median daily rate £319 £253 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.24% -8.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £205 £263
90th Percentile £419 £438 £288
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £368 £350
% change year-on-year -8.16% +5.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £13.75 - £13.00
10th Percentile £13.33 - £12.50
90th Percentile £13.98 - £13.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £19.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -13.82% +50.00% -13.33%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 383 219 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.44% 77.39% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 108 79
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £533 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +47.60% +30.45%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Watford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Watford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Watford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Watford

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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 Watford region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) BCP
4 5 (23.81%) Operations Management
4 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Line Management
4 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (23.81%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (19.05%) Skype
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) MCSE
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) WLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Applications Manager
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CAML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Analytics
1 5 (23.81%) BCP
1 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 5 (23.81%) Customer-Centricity
1 5 (23.81%) Line Management
1 5 (23.81%) Operations Management
1 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 3 (14.29%) Content Management
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Nintex
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Retek
4 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software