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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 4 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.37% 4.05% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 4.48% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.17% +16.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
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
36 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.47% 90.54% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 9
Average daily rate £340 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 12 (70.59%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
7 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) Lotus
7 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
7 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (17.65%) IBM Notes
1 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.88%) Celerra
4 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISSMP
3 1 (5.88%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) TickIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 12 (70.59%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Lotus
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) OpenText
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Northgate
5 1 (5.88%) Planview
5 1 (5.88%) LANDesk