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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 11.11% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 17.39% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £125 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
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
25 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 63.89% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 13
Average daily rate £425 £475 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +79.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) VCP5
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) SFIA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) MCP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior VoIP Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISSMP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MBCS
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VCP5
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
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