The first table below looks at the demand for ISO/IEC 20000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 20000 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Bedfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £445 -
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.91% 4.71% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £168 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £10.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
ISO/IEC 20000
East of England

ISO/IEC 20000
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 20000 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ISO/IEC 20000 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 ISO/IEC 20000.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PMP
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ISO/IEC 20000 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 ISO/IEC 20000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PMP
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris