The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 141 89 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.37% 8.73% 15.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.02% 11.60% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.75 £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
ITIL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 113 £325 -14.47% 17
High Wycombe -1 4 £150 -45.45% 7
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ITIL 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.

1 126 (43.00%) Security Cleared
2 114 (38.91%) SC Cleared
3 112 (38.23%) Windows
4 93 (31.74%) Microsoft
5 91 (31.06%) Service Management
6 69 (23.55%) MS Excel
7 63 (21.50%) SLA
8 56 (19.11%) Finance
9 55 (18.77%) Service Delivery
10 50 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (16.72%) MS Office
12 43 (14.68%) MS Exchange
13 41 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 37 (12.63%) Windows 7
15 37 (12.63%) Incident Management
16 36 (12.29%) MCSE
16 36 (12.29%) Change Management
16 36 (12.29%) VMware
17 35 (11.95%) PRINCE2
18 34 (11.60%) Active Directory
18 34 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (11.26%) DV Cleared
20 31 (10.58%) Telecoms
21 30 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2003
22 29 (9.90%) Citrix
23 28 (9.56%) Backup Exec
23 28 (9.56%) Hyper-V
24 27 (9.22%) MCP
25 26 (8.87%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.41%) Lync
8 5 (1.71%) IIS
9 4 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 69 (23.55%) MS Excel
2 49 (16.72%) MS Office
3 15 (5.12%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.75%) MS Project
5 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.05%) Office 365
2 4 (1.37%) PaaS
3 3 (1.02%) IaaS
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.87%) WAN
2 25 (8.53%) LAN
3 18 (6.14%) Firewall
4 14 (4.78%) ATM
5 12 (4.10%) Internet
6 10 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (3.41%) DHCP
7 9 (3.07%) UMTS
7 9 (3.07%) DNS
7 9 (3.07%) GSM
7 9 (3.07%) LTE
8 6 (2.05%) TACACS
9 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.37%) VoIP
10 3 (1.02%) MPLS
10 3 (1.02%) VPN
10 3 (1.02%) SAN
10 3 (1.02%) Intranet
10 3 (1.02%) Network Security
11 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.46%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) PVCS
1 6 (2.05%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.34%) Moq
General
1 56 (19.11%) Finance
2 31 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.75%) Banking
4 4 (1.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (37.20%) Analyst
2 36 (12.29%) 1st Line Support
3 35 (11.95%) Support Analyst
3 35 (11.95%) Service Manager
4 33 (11.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 33 (11.26%) Service Analyst
5 22 (7.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 19 (6.48%) Delivery Manager
6 19 (6.48%) Transition Manager
6 19 (6.48%) Services Delivery Manager
7 17 (5.80%) Consultant
8 16 (5.46%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.78%) Service Transition Manager
9 14 (4.78%) Team Leader
10 11 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
10 11 (3.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 10 (3.41%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Change Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Operations Manager
13 8 (2.73%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.37%) .NET
2 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.34%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) jQuery
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.34%) WCF
3 1 (0.34%) LINQ
3 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.34%) Ajax
3 1 (0.34%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.39%) User Experience
6 6 (2.05%) Open Source
7 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) Statistics
8 2 (0.68%) Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) CMDB
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (38.23%) Windows
2 50 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (12.63%) Windows 7
4 21 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (6.14%) Windows XP
6 17 (5.80%) UNIX
6 17 (5.80%) Linux
7 14 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.75%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.41%) Windows Vista
9 10 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.71%) MVS
11 3 (1.02%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.02%) CentOS
12 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.68%) HPUX
13 1 (0.34%) Solaris
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.06%) Service Management
2 55 (18.77%) Service Delivery
3 37 (12.63%) Incident Management
4 36 (12.29%) Change Management
5 35 (11.95%) PRINCE2
6 26 (8.87%) Project Management
7 25 (8.53%) ITIL V3
8 23 (7.85%) ITSM
9 19 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.46%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.12%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.78%) Fault Management
12 14 (4.78%) Line Management
12 14 (4.78%) People Management
12 14 (4.78%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.44%) Migration
13 13 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.44%) Change Control
13 13 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.85%) PowerShell
2 17 (5.80%) SQL
3 12 (4.10%) C
4 9 (3.07%) VB
5 4 (1.37%) VBA
6 2 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) Korn
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (43.00%) Security Cleared
2 114 (38.91%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (12.29%) MCSE
5 33 (11.26%) DV Cleared
6 27 (9.22%) MCP
7 22 (7.51%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (7.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 17 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (4.10%) CCNP
11 10 (3.41%) CCNA
12 8 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (2.39%) CCSA
14 6 (2.05%) Degree
14 6 (2.05%) CCSE
15 5 (1.71%) ISEB
15 5 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (21.50%) SLA
2 7 (2.39%) COBIT
3 6 (2.05%) BS15000
4 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.02%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.34%) COSO
System Software
1 34 (11.60%) Active Directory
1 34 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.07%) Firmware
4 8 (2.73%) XenApp
5 7 (2.39%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.37%) vSphere
8 3 (1.02%) NFS
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.68%) UAG
9 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (9.56%) Backup Exec
2 22 (7.51%) OVSD
3 17 (5.80%) Tivoli
4 14 (4.78%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (4.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (2.39%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.37%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.68%) SCCM
8 2 (0.68%) SCOM
9 1 (0.34%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.34%) Control-M
9 1 (0.34%) YaST
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.34%) WSUS
9 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 93 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.29%) VMware
3 29 (9.90%) Citrix
4 24 (8.19%) McAfee
5 21 (7.17%) HP
6 18 (6.14%) Oracle
7 17 (5.80%) Cisco
8 14 (4.78%) Lumension
8 14 (4.78%) Remedy
9 12 (4.10%) Sophos
10 11 (3.75%) IBM
11 10 (3.41%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.07%) F5
13 8 (2.73%) Juniper
14 7 (2.39%) Nokia
15 6 (2.05%) Blue Coat
16 5 (1.71%) Computacenter
17 4 (1.37%) Symantec
17 4 (1.37%) SAP
18 3 (1.02%) Websense
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
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LA International
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe or Cardiff
Church International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day all inclusive
Posted: 21 days ago