The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 25.64% 19.23% 14.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.30% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +73.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £201 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £468 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.95% +36.66%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33 20 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 84.62% 76.92% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 21
Median daily rate £390 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Bedford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Bedford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Bedford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Bedford

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 8 (57.14%) ITSM
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Remedy
3 6 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (14.29%) Google
7 2 (14.29%) PDA
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Change Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 2 (14.29%) PDA
1 2 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITSM
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec