The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.52% 7.98% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 9.15% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 5
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £430 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
ITIL
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 142 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.95% 87.12% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 60
Average daily rate £438 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Luton region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Luton

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Luton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Luton region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 14 (43.75%) SLA
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Service Management
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (15.63%) Apple
7 5 (15.63%) NHS
7 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.50%) SaaS
9 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
9 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
9 3 (9.38%) Case Management
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
9 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
9 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) BGP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) DWDM
2 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.13%) HSRP
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) RIP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) VRRP
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Service Design Manager
1 9 (28.13%) Service Manager
1 9 (28.13%) Service Transition Manager
1 9 (28.13%) Transition Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Subject Matter Expert
3 4 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) CRM Architect
4 3 (9.38%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 8 (25.00%) Change Management
2 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Case Management
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) ISSMP
3 1 (3.13%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Apple
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto