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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.63% 22.86% 19.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.24% 34.78% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +26.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -35.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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
29 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 67.44% 65.71% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
Average daily rate £413 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £252 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -22.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) SecurID
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) TickIT
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
5 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco