Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Service Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Management over the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Service Management
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.34% 0.82% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.98% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Watford median daily rate £413 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £286 £450 £468
90th Percentile £569 £450 £533
Hertfordshire median daily rate £344 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -14.06% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 - £22.00

Service Management 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 271 205 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.64% 83.67% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 107 83
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £273 £178 £215
90th Percentile £550 £569 £535
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -58.67% +177.78%
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.75 £18.15
90th Percentile £57.00 £16.25 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.29 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -53.91% +36.36% +10.00%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Watford

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Watford

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Watford over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Watford

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Service Management.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software

Service Management
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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Zend