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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.02% 13.33% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.24% 18.18% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£230 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £420 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
ITIL
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
33 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 70.21% 73.33% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
6 4 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Lotus
6 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
1 4 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) SecurID
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Celerra
3 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.14%) EMC Centera
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) TickIT
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Lotus
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 1 (7.14%) Northgate
6 1 (7.14%) OpenText
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Intel