The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.84% 4.24% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 5.37% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 13
Average daily rate
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£345 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £432 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
ITIL
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
306 354 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.61% 79.02% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 212 106
Average daily rate £450 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £27.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

ITIL
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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 +11 14 £350 +12.00% 5
Bedford 0 8 £230 -42.50% 1
Dunstable - 3 £284 - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 19 (26.39%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (25.00%) Windows
5 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 13 (18.06%) Citrix
6 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
6 13 (18.06%) Service Management
7 12 (16.67%) VMware
8 11 (15.28%) SLA
9 8 (11.11%) Cisco
9 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.11%) Change Management
9 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (9.72%) Local Government
10 7 (9.72%) LAN
10 7 (9.72%) Middleware
11 6 (8.33%) WAN
11 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
11 6 (8.33%) DNS
11 6 (8.33%) Finance
11 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
12 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (6.94%) LANDesk
12 5 (6.94%) PowerShell

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.39%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (4.17%) IaaS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
2 6 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
3 5 (6.94%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) Wireless
5 3 (4.17%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
6 2 (2.78%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) SNMP
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) QlikView
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.39%) CorVu
3 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (9.72%) Local Government
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (6.94%) Service Transition Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) ICT Business Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Integration
1 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) Statistics
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) SecurID
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Celerra
5 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.39%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Service Delivery
2 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
2 13 (18.06%) Service Management
3 8 (11.11%) Change Management
3 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.56%) Coaching
6 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) DevOps
7 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.78%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.56%) ISEB
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) TickIT
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) Citrix
3 12 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.17%) Lotus
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) EMC
8 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.39%) RightFax
9 1 (1.39%) Northgate
9 1 (1.39%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.39%) OpenText
9 1 (1.39%) Mitel
9 1 (1.39%) Intel
9 1 (1.39%) Dell
9 1 (1.39%) Sun
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) McAfee
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