The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 38 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.79% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.94% 2.94% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
ITIL Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.41% 10.12% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 25
Average daily rate £450 £411 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +37.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £265 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £580 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.51 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.80 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Bedfordshire region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Bedfordshire region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £350 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
ITIL Certification
East of England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee
4 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) SecurID
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
1 3 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
1 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) SecurID
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VCP4
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Lotus
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco