Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 77 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.18% 10.81% 12.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.28% 13.05% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 67
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £325
10th Percentile £126 £100 £209
90th Percentile £518 £490 £425
East of England median daily rate £346 £358 £350
% change year-on-year -3.15% +2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.67 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.68% -53.33% +140.00%
10th Percentile £10.23 £14.00 £13.70
90th Percentile £14.85 £32.80 £44.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.42% +17.86% -27.27%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 580 521 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.18% 82.83% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 333 368
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £211 £239
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 49
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £9.85
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -11 19 £375 +15.38% 3
Bedford +5 15 £315 -21.25% 1
Dunstable +2 7 £350 +81.82%
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
1 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) Windows
3 18 (23.38%) SDLC
4 17 (22.08%) Degree
5 16 (20.78%) Retail
5 16 (20.78%) Management Information System
5 16 (20.78%) VMware
5 16 (20.78%) Citrix
5 16 (20.78%) DHCP
5 16 (20.78%) DNS
6 15 (19.48%) Project Management
7 14 (18.18%) Information Security
8 13 (16.88%) Service Management
8 13 (16.88%) CISA
8 13 (16.88%) CISSP
8 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
9 12 (15.58%) Service Design
10 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (14.29%) VPN
10 11 (14.29%) CISM
10 11 (14.29%) Business Continuity
10 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (14.29%) ITIL V3
11 10 (12.99%) Security Architecture
11 10 (12.99%) ISMS
11 10 (12.99%) PCI DSS
11 10 (12.99%) ITSM
11 10 (12.99%) Information Security Management

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 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) G Suite
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) DHCP
1 16 (20.78%) DNS
2 11 (14.29%) VPN
3 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.39%) VoIP
5 6 (7.79%) SAN
6 5 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (6.49%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.49%) NAS
7 4 (5.19%) Firewall
7 4 (5.19%) SSL
8 3 (3.90%) LDAP
9 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.60%) LAN
9 2 (2.60%) Skype
9 2 (2.60%) WAN
9 2 (2.60%) Wireless
10 1 (1.30%) FTP
10 1 (1.30%) HSRP
10 1 (1.30%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.30%) DataStage
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) Informix
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) QualityStage
General
1 16 (20.78%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Consultant
3 11 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Service Manager
5 8 (10.39%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Service Design Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Transition Manager
7 5 (6.49%) IT Support
8 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Database Developer
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) XML
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (6.49%) Clustering
4 5 (6.49%) Replication
5 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) PDA
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) SDLC
2 15 (19.48%) Project Management
3 14 (18.18%) Information Security
4 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
4 13 (16.88%) Service Management
5 12 (15.58%) Service Design
6 11 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 11 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 10 (12.99%) Information Security Management
7 10 (12.99%) ISMS
7 10 (12.99%) ITSM
7 10 (12.99%) Security Architecture
7 10 (12.99%) Security Management
8 9 (11.69%) Compliance Management
8 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
8 9 (11.69%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.39%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) VBScript
3 3 (3.90%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) CISA
2 13 (16.88%) CISSP
3 11 (14.29%) CISM
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (10.39%) MCSA
5 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (7.79%) MCSE
7 5 (6.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.90%) CCNP
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.60%) CRISC
10 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.60%) MCITP
11 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) COBIT
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) Terminal Services
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.09%) vSphere
3 7 (9.09%) XenApp
4 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) SCOM
3 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.49%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.19%) DameWare
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.30%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) Citrix
2 16 (20.78%) VMware
3 9 (11.69%) HP
4 8 (10.39%) McAfee
5 7 (9.09%) Google
5 7 (9.09%) NetApp
6 6 (7.79%) 3PAR
6 6 (7.79%) IBM
6 6 (7.79%) Symantec
7 5 (6.49%) Cisco
7 5 (6.49%) CommVault
7 5 (6.49%) Dell
7 5 (6.49%) EqualLogic
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle
7 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.49%) Veritas
8 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.90%) Remedy
10 2 (2.60%) Apple