The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.41% 2.50% 21.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 3.85% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £325 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +19.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.43% 65.00% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 20
Average daily rate £310 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
Bedfordshire

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 23 July 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
3 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 4 (33.33%) iPhone
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) assyst
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) MCDST
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) VMFS
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
3 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Panasonic
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) VMware