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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 4 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 38 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.67% 14.63% 10.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.17% 17.92% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 32
Median daily rate £388 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +13.33%
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
235 240 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.53% 81.63% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 275
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -1 13 £388 +0.64% 9
Bedford +7 5 £120 -65.71% 3
Dunstable -5 3 £200 -1.84%
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
3 14 (19.72%) Service Design
4 13 (18.31%) ITIL V3
5 12 (16.90%) Change Management
6 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
7 10 (14.08%) VMware
8 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (12.68%) Office 365
9 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (11.27%) High Availability
9 8 (11.27%) XenApp
9 8 (11.27%) Citrix
9 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.27%) Web Services
10 7 (9.86%) Windows
10 7 (9.86%) IIS
10 7 (9.86%) SLA
10 7 (9.86%) NetApp
10 7 (9.86%) Service Management
10 7 (9.86%) Akamai
10 7 (9.86%) CloudFront
10 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
10 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.45%) Finance
12 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
12 5 (7.04%) SQL

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 (9.86%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Office 365
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.86%) CloudFront
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) GIS
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 13 (18.31%) Service Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (7.04%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.23%) Java EE
2 3 (4.23%) JSF
2 3 (4.23%) JSP
2 3 (4.23%) Spring
2 3 (4.23%) Struts
2 3 (4.23%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) XSL
2 3 (4.23%) XSLT
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) CMDB
2 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.23%) RIA
2 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Blog
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
2 14 (19.72%) Service Design
3 13 (18.31%) ITIL V3
4 12 (16.90%) Change Management
5 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.27%) High Availability
7 7 (9.86%) Service Management
8 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.63%) CRM
10 4 (5.63%) IT Asset Management
10 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.63%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (4.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) CISSP
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.41%) GxP
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) XenApp
4 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Citrix
4 7 (9.86%) Akamai
4 7 (9.86%) NetApp
5 5 (7.04%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.23%) BEA
7 3 (4.23%) SAP
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks