The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 11 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.28% 4.62% 17.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 7.38% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 32
Average daily rate
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£381 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £291 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £355 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
415 149 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.21% 62.61% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 73 146
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
ITIL
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 8 £344 +5.76% 4
Bedford -3 5 £408 +25.59% 3
Dunstable -3 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Service Management
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco
6 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
6 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (16.28%) DNS
7 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 6 (13.95%) DHCP
8 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.63%) MS Office
9 5 (11.63%) IIS
9 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
9 5 (11.63%) McAfee
9 5 (11.63%) A+ Certification
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (11.63%) Retail
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Degree
9 5 (11.63%) SCCM
9 5 (11.63%) SCOM
10 4 (9.30%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (9.30%) LANDesk
10 4 (9.30%) CMDB
10 4 (9.30%) iPhone
10 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
10 4 (9.30%) assyst
10 4 (9.30%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) assyst
2 2 (4.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) FTP
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.65%) DMZ
5 2 (4.65%) PBX
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Configuration Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) CMDB
1 4 (9.30%) iPhone
1 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) e-Health
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
2 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Service Management
2 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
4 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Data Validation
8 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Data Governance
8 2 (4.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) A+ Certification
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) CCNA
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) PMP
3 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCDST
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) VMFS
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
1 5 (11.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) McAfee
4 4 (9.30%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Aastra
6 2 (4.65%) BT
6 2 (4.65%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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