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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.17% 5.20% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.78% 6.35% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 8
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£325 £381 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £326 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £476 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 £15.77 £15.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.38%
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
312 425 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.04% 81.89% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 283 77
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 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 5 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 +26 25 £325 -5.45% 4
Bedford +9 10 £263 -35.69% 2
Dunstable 0 1 £130 - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 31 (37.80%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (34.15%) Service Delivery
3 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (25.61%) Citrix
5 17 (20.73%) Windows
5 17 (20.73%) VMware
6 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
7 13 (15.85%) Cisco
7 13 (15.85%) Service Management
8 11 (13.41%) Change Management
8 11 (13.41%) Local Government
8 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
10 8 (9.76%) SLA
10 8 (9.76%) WAN
10 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (9.76%) LAN
10 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (9.76%) IP Telephony
11 7 (8.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
11 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.54%) Project Management
12 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (7.32%) DNS
12 6 (7.32%) LANDesk
13 5 (6.10%) Degree

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.66%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Lync
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.22%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) WAN
1 8 (9.76%) LAN
1 8 (9.76%) IP Telephony
2 6 (7.32%) DNS
3 5 (6.10%) SAN
3 5 (6.10%) VPN
3 5 (6.10%) DHCP
4 4 (4.88%) Wireless
5 3 (3.66%) VoIP
5 3 (3.66%) Firewall
6 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
7 1 (1.22%) Intranet
7 1 (1.22%) Internet
7 1 (1.22%) Extranet
7 1 (1.22%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (13.41%) Local Government
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Service Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Service Transition Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Network Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Service Design Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) ICT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Planning Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) XSLT
3 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.10%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Statistics
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.22%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Celerra
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Service Delivery
2 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
3 13 (15.85%) Service Management
4 11 (13.41%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.54%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.66%) Document Management
10 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.44%) Information Governance
11 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) VBScript
2 1 (1.22%) ABAP
2 1 (1.22%) XPath
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
6 4 (4.88%) ISEB
6 4 (4.88%) CCNP
7 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.66%) MCSA
7 3 (3.66%) MCITP
8 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.22%) PMP
9 1 (1.22%) CCIE
9 1 (1.22%) HNC
9 1 (1.22%) HND
9 1 (1.22%) MCSE
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) TickIT
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.22%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) Citrix
3 17 (20.73%) VMware
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.88%) Symantec
7 3 (3.66%) Lotus
8 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 2 (2.44%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
8 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.22%) F5
9 1 (1.22%) RightFax
9 1 (1.22%) Sun
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Metastorm
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Incite Insight
Rate: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago