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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.97% 4.05% 11.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 5.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£245 £263 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £193 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £333 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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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
60 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.55% 79.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 22
Average daily rate £400 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £394 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL