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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.81% 5.78% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.14% 7.34% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £323 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £468 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -13.81%
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
304 354 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.52% 78.67% 73.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 228 82
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £47.50 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +21 25 £338 +3.84% 6
Bedford +6 9 £300 -26.17% 2
Dunstable -2 1 £130 - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (33.70%) Service Delivery
2 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.26%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (22.83%) Windows
4 19 (20.65%) E-Commerce
5 18 (19.57%) Citrix
5 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
5 18 (19.57%) VMware
6 14 (15.22%) Service Management
7 13 (14.13%) SLA
8 12 (13.04%) Cisco
9 11 (11.96%) Change Management
9 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (10.87%) Local Government
11 9 (9.78%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
12 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
12 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
12 8 (8.70%) LAN
12 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.70%) IP Telephony
13 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
13 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.61%) WAN
13 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (7.61%) Finance
13 7 (7.61%) Project Management
13 7 (7.61%) Middleware
13 7 (7.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Lync
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.09%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) PaaS
2 3 (3.26%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Office 365
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) LAN
1 8 (8.70%) IP Telephony
2 7 (7.61%) WAN
3 6 (6.52%) DNS
4 5 (5.43%) VPN
5 4 (4.35%) DHCP
5 4 (4.35%) SAN
5 4 (4.35%) Wireless
6 3 (3.26%) Firewall
6 3 (3.26%) VoIP
7 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.17%) Internet
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.09%) Extranet
8 1 (1.09%) Intranet
8 1 (1.09%) SSL
8 1 (1.09%) ADSL
8 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.17%) QlikView
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.09%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.09%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.87%) Local Government
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 18 (19.57%) Service Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Service Transition Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Network Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Network Specialist
9 3 (3.26%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) XSLT
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.35%) Statistics
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.26%) NHS
5 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.09%) Celerra
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Service Delivery
2 19 (20.65%) E-Commerce
3 14 (15.22%) Service Management
4 11 (11.96%) Change Management
5 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
5 9 (9.78%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.61%) Project Management
7 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (6.52%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.35%) Coaching
10 3 (3.26%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.09%) ABAP
4 1 (1.09%) XPath
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (5.43%) CCNA
3 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 4 (4.35%) CCNP
5 3 (3.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.26%) MCITP
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) APMP
7 1 (1.09%) CCIE
7 1 (1.09%) CCDA
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) TickIT
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.09%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) Citrix
2 18 (19.57%) VMware
3 12 (13.04%) Cisco
4 5 (5.43%) LANDesk
5 3 (3.26%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) Lotus
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Dell
6 2 (2.17%) EMC
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.09%) Intel
7 1 (1.09%) Sun
7 1 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) NetApp
7 1 (1.09%) Mitel
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago