The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 28 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.

ITIL Version 3
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.14% 1.94% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.21% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Median daily rate £325 £488 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +31.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £341
% change year-on-year - +17.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

ITIL V3 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 256 271 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 91.10% 87.70% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 181 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Bedfordshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Bedfordshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in Bedfordshire

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 4 £275 -42.10%
ITIL V3
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Blog
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco

ITIL V3
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft