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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 29 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.55% 8.51% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 12.37% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £278 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +20.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £139 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £418 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -13.15%
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
306 194 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.69% 68.79% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 116 92
Average daily rate £450 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -56.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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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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 -5 13 £400 +14.28% 12
Bedford -1 4 - - 3
Dunstable 0 1 £220 -20.00% 2
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
3 27 (35.06%) Windows
4 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 21 (27.27%) DNS
6 18 (23.38%) SCCM
7 17 (22.08%) SCOM
8 16 (20.78%) IIS
9 15 (19.48%) DHCP
10 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 12 (15.58%) DevOps
12 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
13 9 (11.69%) FTP
13 9 (11.69%) SLA
13 9 (11.69%) .NET
13 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (10.39%) Citrix
15 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
15 7 (9.09%) Project Management
16 6 (7.79%) MS Office
16 6 (7.79%) VoIP
16 6 (7.79%) Service Management
16 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
17 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
17 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (20.78%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) PaaS
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) DNS
2 15 (19.48%) DHCP
3 9 (11.69%) FTP
4 6 (7.79%) VoIP
5 4 (5.19%) Wireless
6 3 (3.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) Firewall
8 1 (1.30%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.30%) MPLS
8 1 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.60%) QlikView
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) CorVu
General
1 5 (6.49%) Publishing
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
3 6 (7.79%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.79%) Web Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
4 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
4 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (3.90%) IT Support
5 3 (3.90%) Incident Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (3.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.60%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (2.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
1 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) SecurID
3 2 (2.60%) Statistics
3 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Economics
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
2 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 12 (15.58%) DevOps
4 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
5 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) Service Management
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.19%) Change Management
8 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.19%) Coaching
9 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.90%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.49%) VBScript
3 4 (5.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.90%) CCNA
3 2 (2.60%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) CISM
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) SCCM
2 17 (22.08%) SCOM
3 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Citrix
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Akamai
4 3 (3.90%) Symantec
4 3 (3.90%) McAfee
4 3 (3.90%) Lotus
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) Altiris
6 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.30%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) Intel
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £130.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £220.00 per day + Approx
Posted: 22 days ago