The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 85 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 1.91% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 6.72% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.89 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +19.30%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
302 238 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.34% 28.47% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 88
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.55 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £10.11 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Buckinghamshire region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -31 2 £300 -17.80% 3
Bletchley - - - -
Iver - - - -
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) SLA
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (25.00%) 3G
7 4 (25.00%) Broadband
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (18.75%) MS Project
8 3 (18.75%) Remedy
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) PDA
8 3 (18.75%) OVSD

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Broadband
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) 3G
1 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Service Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PDA
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) SAP