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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 33 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.88% 7.17% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 10.64% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £380 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
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
430 188 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 67.38% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 88 171
Average daily rate £425 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £215 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -10 18 £350 - 4
Dunstable -1 1 - -
Bedford -2 1 £360 +2.85%
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 18 (32.14%) SCCM
3 18 (32.14%) SCOM
4 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
5 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 16 (28.57%) Windows
6 13 (23.21%) DNS
7 12 (21.43%) DHCP
7 12 (21.43%) IIS
7 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
9 10 (17.86%) FTP
9 10 (17.86%) Service Management
10 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
11 7 (12.50%) Retail
12 6 (10.71%) Change Management
12 6 (10.71%) MS Office
12 6 (10.71%) Project Management
12 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
13 5 (8.93%) Degree
13 5 (8.93%) DevOps
13 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
13 5 (8.93%) Cisco
13 5 (8.93%) Publishing
14 4 (7.14%) assyst
14 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (7.14%) Finance
14 4 (7.14%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) assyst
2 1 (1.79%) Agresso
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) DHCP
3 10 (17.86%) FTP
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.57%) PBX
6 2 (3.57%) DMZ
6 2 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Publishing
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Services Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.36%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (3.57%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) CMDB
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.86%) Service Management
5 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.14%) Six Sigma
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.36%) Validation
9 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
1 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.36%) PMP
2 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.36%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.79%) vCloud
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) VMFS
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) SCCM
1 18 (32.14%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) BT
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.57%) McAfee
4 2 (3.57%) Akamai
4 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.57%) Aastra
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) NetApp
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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