The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% 3.08% 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 4.35% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 92.54% 70.77% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 18
Average daily rate £400 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Bedford region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Bedford region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (22.22%) iPhone
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) assyst
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
3 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
3 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds