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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 40 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.72% 5.71% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.75% 6.47% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 10
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£325 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -9.88%
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
291 448 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.02% 88.19% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 315 73
Average daily rate £413 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 +22 25 £325 -7.14% 5
Bedford +11 9 £300 -26.17% 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (35.90%) ITIL Certification
2 27 (34.62%) Service Delivery
3 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.77%) Citrix
5 20 (25.64%) VMware
6 18 (23.08%) Windows
7 16 (20.51%) Cisco
8 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
8 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (15.38%) Local Government
9 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 12 (15.38%) Service Management
10 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.82%) IP Telephony
11 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
12 9 (11.54%) Change Management
12 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (10.26%) WAN
13 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
14 7 (8.97%) LAN
14 7 (8.97%) SLA
14 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (8.97%) Thin Client
14 7 (8.97%) Fat Client
14 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (7.69%) Degree
15 6 (7.69%) Project Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Lync
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Office
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.28%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) IP Telephony
2 8 (10.26%) WAN
3 7 (8.97%) LAN
4 6 (7.69%) DNS
5 5 (6.41%) SAN
5 5 (6.41%) VPN
5 5 (6.41%) DHCP
6 4 (5.13%) VoIP
6 4 (5.13%) Firewall
6 4 (5.13%) Wireless
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.28%) SSL
9 1 (1.28%) Intranet
9 1 (1.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.28%) Extranet
9 1 (1.28%) ADSL
9 1 (1.28%) HTTP
9 1 (1.28%) SNMP
9 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (15.38%) Local Government
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Service Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Service Transition Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Network Specialist
5 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Specialist
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Service Design Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) ICT Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Packager
9 3 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Planning Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
1 3 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) XSLT
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.97%) Thin Client
2 7 (8.97%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) PMI
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.28%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Celerra
6 1 (1.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Service Delivery
2 12 (15.38%) Service Management
2 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 9 (11.54%) Change Management
3 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.69%) Project Management
5 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Document Management
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) ABAP
3 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 6 (7.69%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) CCNP
6 4 (5.13%) ISEB
6 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) MCITP
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.85%) MCSA
8 2 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) APMP
9 1 (1.28%) MBCS
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) TickIT
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
1 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) Citrix
3 20 (25.64%) VMware
4 16 (20.51%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) Symantec
6 3 (3.85%) Lotus
6 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) RightFax
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) NetApp
8 1 (1.28%) Metastorm
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