The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.01% 9.69% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 11.66% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -7.46%
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
278 326 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.76% 83.16% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 224 221
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 11 £463 +37.03% 5
Bedford +3 5 £125 -62.68% 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (25.42%) Service Design
5 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
6 12 (20.34%) SLA
7 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.25%) Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (15.25%) MS Office
8 9 (15.25%) Citrix
9 8 (13.56%) Degree
9 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
9 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
10 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.86%) Symantec
10 7 (11.86%) Backup Exec
10 7 (11.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (11.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
10 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.17%) VMware
11 6 (10.17%) Unix
12 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
12 5 (8.47%) VPN
12 5 (8.47%) DNS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.08%) IBM Domino
5 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
3 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) MS Project
5 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) VPN
2 4 (6.78%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) BGP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) DWDM
5 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.69%) MPLS
5 1 (1.69%) OSPF
5 1 (1.69%) RIP
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) VRRP
5 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SAP HANA
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Service Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Service Design Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Service Transition Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Transition Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Subject Matter Expert
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.17%) Unix
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Service Design
2 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.25%) Change Management
3 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.47%) Business Transformation
6 5 (8.47%) Release Management
6 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) Workflow
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) Case Management
8 3 (5.08%) CRM
8 3 (5.08%) Line Management
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.39%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.39%) Security Patching
9 2 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) CCNP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.78%) MetaFrame
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Citrix
3 7 (11.86%) Symantec
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 3 (5.08%) Lotus
6 3 (5.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.39%) webMethods
8 1 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle