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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.84% 4.12% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 5.19% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £175 £475 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.15% +153.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 92 77 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 78.63% 79.38% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 48
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +123.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 28 March 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
3 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 3 (27.27%) BCP
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
3 3 (27.27%) SCOM
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) BCP
2 3 (27.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Continuity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
3 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) WSO2
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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