The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 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)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.04% 7.45% 11.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.31% 9.23% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 28
Median daily rate £398 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £138 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.75% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.36 £21.33 £15.50
% change year-on-year -23.32% +37.61%  

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 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 323 260 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.48% 80.75% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 178 208
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £25.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.78% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.78 £51.30
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 Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Bedfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Bedfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Bedfordshire

ITIL
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -3 15 £391 +0.77% 5
Bedford -1 10 £300 -33.33% 7
Dunstable - 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 29 (42.65%) Service Delivery
2 24 (35.29%) Service Management
3 20 (29.41%) Service Design
4 19 (27.94%) Project Management
5 18 (26.47%) ITSM
6 13 (19.12%) Windows
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.65%) SDLC
8 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
8 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
8 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
10 8 (11.76%) Retail
10 8 (11.76%) SLA
11 7 (10.29%) Cisco
11 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
11 7 (10.29%) SQL
11 7 (10.29%) Oracle
11 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (10.29%) Remedy
11 7 (10.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (10.29%) Degree
11 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.82%) Information Security
12 6 (8.82%) Finance
12 6 (8.82%) Migration
12 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (7.35%) Citrix
13 5 (7.35%) CCNP
13 5 (7.35%) DNS

ITIL
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) Skype
3 3 (4.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) VoIP
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) BGP
5 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.47%) HSRP
5 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.47%) RIP
5 1 (1.47%) TACACS
5 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.47%) VRRP
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
5 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Service Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Service Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Service Design Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Service Transition Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Transition Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Incident Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Service Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL Service Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Problem Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.94%) Java EE
2 2 (2.94%) JSF
2 2 (2.94%) JSP
2 2 (2.94%) Spring
2 2 (2.94%) Struts
2 2 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) XSL
2 2 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) PDA
3 2 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Service Delivery
2 24 (35.29%) Service Management
3 20 (29.41%) Service Design
4 19 (27.94%) Project Management
5 18 (26.47%) ITSM
6 12 (17.65%) SDLC
6 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
7 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
8 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.82%) Information Security
9 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (7.35%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (5.88%) Change Management
11 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.88%) People Management
11 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) Java
2 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.35%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CISA
4 4 (5.88%) CISM
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) CCNA
6 2 (2.94%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 2 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) CCIP
7 1 (1.47%) CCSE
7 1 (1.47%) CCSP
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) vSphere
2 2 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.47%) DameWare
1 1 (1.47%) HP NNM
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Cisco
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Remedy
3 5 (7.35%) Citrix
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Apple
4 3 (4.41%) Avaya
5 2 (2.94%) BEA
5 2 (2.94%) F5
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Juniper
5 2 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) Nokia
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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