The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 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 ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 37 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.60% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.63% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £488 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.25% +18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+90.08% -19.33%
ITIL V3
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Bedfordshire region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £475 -
ITIL V3
East of England

ITIL V3
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Service Design Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Design Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification