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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 34 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.24% 7.25% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 8.89% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £409 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
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
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 16 £475 +18.75% 12
Dunstable +7 6 - -
Bedford +1 1 £125 - 6
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 17 (24.64%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (23.19%) SLA
6 15 (21.74%) Citrix
7 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (18.84%) Service Delivery
8 13 (18.84%) VMware
9 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
10 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (14.49%) Service Management
11 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
12 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
12 9 (13.04%) MS Office
12 9 (13.04%) Change Management
12 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (11.59%) Finance
13 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
13 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.14%) Unix
14 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.14%) Local Government
15 6 (8.70%) XenApp
15 6 (8.70%) Degree
15 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (8.70%) DNS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) VPN
3 4 (5.80%) LAN
4 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) VoIP
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.45%) DWDM
6 1 (1.45%) HSRP
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) OSPF
6 1 (1.45%) RIP
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.35%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Local Government
3 5 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Service Design Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Service Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Service Transition Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Transition Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) ICT Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Customer Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Designer
6 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) CRM Architect
7 3 (4.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.25%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Service Delivery
2 10 (14.49%) Service Management
3 9 (13.04%) Change Management
4 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) Workflow
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security
7 4 (5.80%) Line Management
7 4 (5.80%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.35%) Case Management
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.35%) Presales
8 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.35%) Release Management
8 3 (4.35%) Security Management
8 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
1 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) MCSA
5 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 2 (2.90%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) VCP5
8 1 (1.45%) CCNA
8 1 (1.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) ISSMP
8 1 (1.45%) MBCS
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) TickIT
3 1 (1.45%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.70%) XenApp
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.80%) MetaFrame
6 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Citrix
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) Apple
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) Symantec
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Intel
6 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.90%) webMethods
7 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.45%) F5
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) Lotus
7 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
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