Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 6 months to 21 February 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 Service Management (ITSM)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 32 30
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.80% 0.45% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.54% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Watford median daily rate £488 - £146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £163 £350
% change year-on-year +161.54% -53.57% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

ITSM 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 331 186 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.03% 83.78% 73.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 82
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.43% +8.67%
10th Percentile £276 £200 £251
90th Percentile £553 £538 £523
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £32.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -57.23% +142.44%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.30 £11.95
90th Percentile £51.00 £15.90 £42.93
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £42.35 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.37% +92.50% -32.82%

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Watford

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Watford

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Watford over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Demandware
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP

ITSM
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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Demandware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Demandware
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) Zend