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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.56% 5.26% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 6.90% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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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
160 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 76.32% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 43 59
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (60.00%) SCOM
3 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
3 17 (56.67%) SCCM
4 16 (53.33%) IIS
4 16 (53.33%) DNS
5 11 (36.67%) DHCP
5 11 (36.67%) FTP
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (16.67%) Publishing
10 4 (13.33%) SLA
10 4 (13.33%) Akamai
11 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.67%) Retail
12 2 (6.67%) VBScript
12 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 1 (3.33%) Firewall

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (53.33%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) DHCP
2 11 (36.67%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) PBX
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 5 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Account Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Web Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Head of Web Development
4 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CISM
1 1 (3.33%) CCNA
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) SCOM
2 17 (56.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Akamai
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.33%) Aastra