The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 30 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.73% 5.14% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 5.73% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £325 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +39.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £308 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.06% +0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -8.57% +17.84%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 93 157 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.42% 89.71% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 125
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +55.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Luton

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Luton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Luton

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Luton region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Apple
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Design
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Advertising
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) SLA
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) BEA
7 1 (6.25%) Java

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Procurement Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) JSF
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Struts
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSL
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blog
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle