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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 8 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.11% 11.66% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.89% 13.29% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 17
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £207 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £565 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.79%

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
227 286 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.02% 87.73% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 198 240
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 0 7 £625 +66.66% 1
Dunstable -3 5 £200 -1.84%
Bedford - 5 £210 - 3
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 16 (27.12%) Service Design
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Problem Management
3 11 (18.64%) Office 365
4 10 (16.95%) Change Management
4 10 (16.95%) Windows
5 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
5 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.86%) VMware
6 7 (11.86%) High Availability
6 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.17%) Finance
7 6 (10.17%) SLA
8 5 (8.47%) Apple
8 5 (8.47%) Service Management
8 5 (8.47%) SQL
8 5 (8.47%) Web Services
8 5 (8.47%) Citrix
8 5 (8.47%) XenApp
8 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Information Security
9 4 (6.78%) CloudFront
9 4 (6.78%) Akamai
9 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
9 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.78%) Akamai
4 4 (6.78%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (6.78%) Service Transition Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Transition Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL Service Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Service Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.08%) Java EE
2 3 (5.08%) JSF
2 3 (5.08%) JSP
2 3 (5.08%) Spring
2 3 (5.08%) Struts
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) XSL
2 3 (5.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Service Design
2 14 (23.73%) Problem Management
3 10 (16.95%) Change Management
4 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) High Availability
6 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security
7 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) ITSM
8 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) CRM
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) CCIP
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) CCSP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Apple
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) BEA
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.39%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow