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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 26 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.07% 5.66% 11.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% 9.15% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 21
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £329 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
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
443 164 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.35% 61.89% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 77 151
Average daily rate £425 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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
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 22 August 2014. 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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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 -9 13 £350 +7.69% 5
Bedford -1 4 £406 +16.10% 2
Dunstable 0 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) SCCM
4 11 (24.44%) SCOM
5 10 (22.22%) Service Management
5 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.78%) DNS
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
8 7 (15.56%) DHCP
8 7 (15.56%) IIS
9 6 (13.33%) FTP
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
10 5 (11.11%) Retail
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) MS Office
10 5 (11.11%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 4 (8.89%) CMDB
11 4 (8.89%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
11 4 (8.89%) SLA
11 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
11 4 (8.89%) Finance
11 4 (8.89%) assyst

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) assyst
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) DHCP
3 6 (13.33%) FTP
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 2 (4.44%) DMZ
6 2 (4.44%) PBX
6 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) CMDB
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) iPhone
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) e-Health
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Service Management
1 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) Data Governance
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.44%) Data Validation
7 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) PMP
2 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) VMFS
3 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
1 11 (24.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) McAfee
4 2 (4.44%) Aastra
4 2 (4.44%) Akamai
4 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.44%) BT
5 1 (2.22%) Altiris
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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