Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 33 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.68% 3.26% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.22% 3.61% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Watford median daily rate £425 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -29.41% -
10th Percentile £284 £163 £213
90th Percentile £538 £400 £468
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £195
% change year-on-year +3.70% +73.08% -46.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Watford median hourly rate - £13.75 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.83 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +98.75% -13.85% -18.75%

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 270 332 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.38% 90.22% 84.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 141 96
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +10.43%
10th Percentile £313 £243 £188
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Watford median hourly rate £27.25 £17.75 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.52% +36.28% -60.20%
10th Percentile £17.85 £13.93 £11.77
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £15.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £20.14 £40.41
% change year-on-year +34.08% -50.17% +81.63%

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 February 2019.

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 February 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 Watford region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Service Management
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 6 (18.18%) Office 365
5 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
6 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 4 (12.12%) Information Security
7 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) C#

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 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) OSPF
2 3 (9.09%) RIP
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Skype
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) 3G
4 1 (3.03%) 4G
4 1 (3.03%) 5G
4 1 (3.03%) CTI
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (12.12%) Developer
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Developer
1 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) IT Support
2 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Operations Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Quality Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) CAML
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) jQuery
1 4 (12.12%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) React
2 1 (3.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) CMDB
4 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
5 1 (3.03%) PMI
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Project Management
1 9 (27.27%) Service Management
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) Security Management
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) ITSM
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C#
1 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MOS
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (12.12%) GDPR
4 3 (9.09%) PMO
5 2 (6.06%) SLA
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
3 4 (12.12%) Nintex
4 3 (9.09%) Sony
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
5 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy