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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 39 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.68% 3.58% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.75% 4.35% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 10
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £410 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -35.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -6.94%
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
332 368 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.38% 82.33% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 222 93
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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 +15 14 £338 -5.26% 9
Bedford -4 6 £335 -16.25% 1
Dunstable - 2 £438 - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) Service Delivery
3 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
3 17 (25.37%) Windows
4 16 (23.88%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (17.91%) Citrix
5 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
5 12 (17.91%) Service Management
6 10 (14.93%) SLA
6 10 (14.93%) Problem Management
7 9 (13.43%) DNS
7 9 (13.43%) Change Management
8 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.45%) Cisco
9 7 (10.45%) LAN
9 7 (10.45%) Middleware
9 7 (10.45%) VMware
9 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
10 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.96%) Wireless
10 6 (8.96%) WAN
11 5 (7.46%) VoIP
11 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
11 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
11 5 (7.46%) .NET
11 5 (7.46%) IIS
11 5 (7.46%) MS Office
11 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (7.46%) IIS
1 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.48%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.49%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) PaaS
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 6 (8.96%) Wireless
4 5 (7.46%) IP Telephony
4 5 (7.46%) VoIP
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.49%) Firewall
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.49%) ADSL
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) QlikView
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.49%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Service Analyst
3 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Web Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.97%) Statistics
2 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.48%) SecurID
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Economics
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Service Delivery
2 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
2 12 (17.91%) Service Management
3 10 (14.93%) Problem Management
4 9 (13.43%) Change Management
5 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.46%) Project Management
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) Coaching
7 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) APMP
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) TickIT
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Citrix
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) LANDesk
5 3 (4.48%) Lotus
5 3 (4.48%) Symantec
5 3 (4.48%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.49%) RightFax
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Intel
7 1 (1.49%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.49%) OpenText
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 21 days ago