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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.76% 11.43% 13.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 14.81% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £125 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -66.21%  
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 £18.00 - £41.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.21%  

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 36 27 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 87.80% 77.14% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 18
Median daily rate £310 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -66.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Bedford

ITIL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Transition Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (11.11%) PDA
4 1 (11.11%) CMDB
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

ITIL
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Change Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Transition Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Process Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Transition Management
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow