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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 4 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.38% 11.36% 21.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.75% 17.24% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £125 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -11.76%
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
32 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.05% 65.91% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 12
Average daily rate £388 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £40.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Domino
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle