Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 16 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.05% 5.88% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 6.93% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Watford median daily rate £300 £266 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £344 £253 £363
% change year-on-year +36.14% -30.34% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £13.75 - £13.75
10th Percentile £13.33 - £12.68
90th Percentile £13.98 - £14.63
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £10.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +68.05% -29.82% -5.00%

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 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 348 231 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.10% 84.93% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 117 80
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £238 £214 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £499
Hertfordshire median daily rate £401 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -5.59% +3.66% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 12
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £23.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -40.63% +32.34%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £15.73 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £42.35 £21.50
% change year-on-year -55.14% +96.98% -31.75%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, 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 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) BCP
2 5 (31.25%) Operations Management
2 5 (31.25%) Resource Management
2 5 (31.25%) Line Management
2 5 (31.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 5 (31.25%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Skype
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Content Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (12.50%) GDPR
5 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
5 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) BCP
1 5 (31.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 5 (31.25%) Customer-Centricity
1 5 (31.25%) Line Management
1 5 (31.25%) Operations Management
1 5 (31.25%) Resource Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Content Management
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) ISMS
4 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos