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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.81% 12.96% 19.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 21.88% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate
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- £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -13.15%
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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
24 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 64.86% 59.26% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 11
Average daily rate £359 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -53.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle