Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 25 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.85% 6.74% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 7.69% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Watford median daily rate £425 £300 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% +18.81% -11.40%
10th Percentile £151 £163 £205
90th Percentile £538 £423 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year - -4.11% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Watford median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.38 £16.81 £18.25
% change year-on-year -8.48% -7.92% +40.38%

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 319 338 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.40% 87.56% 77.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 155 115
Watford median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £205
90th Percentile £553 £575 £513
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 5
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.20 £15.85 £12.60
90th Percentile £51.13 £40.00 £14.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.37 £16.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.38% -15.98% -4.76%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Service Management
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Office 365
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (8.00%) Nintex
8 2 (8.00%) SaaS
8 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
8 2 (8.00%) Availability Management
8 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria

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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) CTI
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Office 365 Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.00%) CAML
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) jQuery
1 2 (8.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Animation
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.00%) Availability Management
5 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.00%) DNA
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.00%) Process Management
5 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.00%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Squid
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Nintex
3 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Sony
4 1 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software