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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 116 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.72% 9.15% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.26% 12.17% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £141 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £490 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.82 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% +8.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £44.97 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.75%
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
875 822 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.28% 75.21% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 429 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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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 -1 92 £300 +25.00% 6
High Wycombe +2 8 - - 2
Amersham - 2 - - 1
Marlow - 1 - - 3
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 98 (41.35%) Security Cleared
2 86 (36.29%) SC Cleared
3 79 (33.33%) Windows
4 73 (30.80%) Microsoft
5 68 (28.69%) Service Management
6 66 (27.85%) Finance
7 41 (17.30%) Active Directory
7 41 (17.30%) DV Cleared
8 37 (15.61%) MS Office
9 36 (15.19%) PRINCE2
9 36 (15.19%) MS Excel
10 31 (13.08%) MS Exchange
11 30 (12.66%) Service Delivery
12 29 (12.24%) HP
12 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (11.81%) Problem Management
13 28 (11.81%) Citrix
14 27 (11.39%) SQL
15 26 (10.97%) SharePoint
16 25 (10.55%) SLA
16 25 (10.55%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (10.13%) Project Management
18 22 (9.28%) Incident Management
19 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
19 21 (8.86%) ITSM
20 19 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (7.59%) Windows XP
21 18 (7.59%) MS Project
21 18 (7.59%) ITIL V3
22 15 (6.33%) OVSD

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 31 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.97%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.38%) Lync
7 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.27%) CMS
10 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) CICS
11 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (15.61%) MS Office
2 36 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 18 (7.59%) MS Project
4 9 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Staffware
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) WAN
2 8 (3.38%) LAN
3 6 (2.53%) SNMP
3 6 (2.53%) SAN
4 5 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.11%) Firewall
4 5 (2.11%) Network Security
5 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.69%) MPLS
5 4 (1.69%) DHCP
5 4 (1.69%) ATM
6 3 (1.27%) Internet
6 3 (1.27%) DNS
6 3 (1.27%) VLAN
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.84%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.84%) DSL
7 2 (0.84%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.84%) LTE
7 2 (0.84%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.42%) Moq
General
1 66 (27.85%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.95%) Retail
4 6 (2.53%) Banking
5 4 (1.69%) Legal
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (35.86%) Analyst
2 25 (10.55%) 1st Line Support
3 23 (9.70%) Service Analyst
4 22 (9.28%) Support Analyst
4 22 (9.28%) Service Manager
5 21 (8.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (6.33%) Help Desk Support
6 15 (6.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 14 (5.91%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.49%) Architect
9 12 (5.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 11 (4.64%) Coordinator
11 10 (4.22%) Consultant
11 10 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.22%) Incident Manager
12 9 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.38%) Business Analyst
14 7 (2.95%) Operations Manager
14 7 (2.95%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.53%) .NET
2 5 (2.11%) HTML
3 4 (1.69%) CSS
3 4 (1.69%) XML
4 3 (1.27%) Web Services
5 2 (0.84%) Servlets
5 2 (0.84%) Middleware
5 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.84%) HTML5
6 1 (0.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.42%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.42%) JDBC
6 1 (0.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.42%) WCF
6 1 (0.42%) LINQ
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.53%) CMDB
3 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.27%) PMI
5 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.42%) EPoS
6 1 (0.42%) DTV
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.42%) Handset
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) PDA
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 79 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.59%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.49%) UNIX
6 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.38%) Android
8 7 (2.95%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.11%) Linux
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.42%) HPUX
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.42%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.69%) Service Management
2 36 (15.19%) PRINCE2
3 30 (12.66%) Service Delivery
4 28 (11.81%) Problem Management
5 24 (10.13%) Project Management
6 22 (9.28%) Incident Management
7 21 (8.86%) ITSM
8 18 (7.59%) ITIL V3
9 11 (4.64%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.64%) PRINCE
10 10 (4.22%) Migration
11 8 (3.38%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (3.38%) Programme Management
11 8 (3.38%) CRM
11 8 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.95%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (2.95%) Operations Management
13 6 (2.53%) TOGAF
13 6 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (2.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.39%) SQL
2 10 (4.22%) Java
3 7 (2.95%) VBScript
4 6 (2.53%) VB
5 5 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.84%) C#
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.42%) VBA
8 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (41.35%) Security Cleared
2 86 (36.29%) SC Cleared
3 41 (17.30%) DV Cleared
4 25 (10.55%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.91%) MCSE
7 12 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (4.22%) MCP
9 9 (3.80%) ISEB
10 7 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.69%) CCNA
11 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.69%) Degree
11 4 (1.69%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.69%) CISA
12 3 (1.27%) MCSA
13 2 (0.84%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) SLA
2 15 (6.33%) BS15000
3 5 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.69%) COBIT
4 4 (1.69%) P3O
5 2 (0.84%) QA
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (17.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.84%) XenApp
4 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.84%) Xen
4 2 (0.84%) NLBS
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (6.33%) OVSD
2 13 (5.49%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.64%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (2.95%) WhatsUp Gold
5 6 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.84%) WSUS
8 2 (0.84%) SCCM
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.42%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.42%) Control-M
9 1 (0.42%) OpenView
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.42%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 73 (30.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.24%) HP
3 28 (11.81%) Citrix
4 12 (5.06%) Cisco
5 10 (4.22%) Oracle
5 10 (4.22%) VMware
6 8 (3.38%) MobileIron
7 7 (2.95%) Remedy
8 6 (2.53%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.69%) SAP
9 4 (1.69%) BMC
9 4 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.69%) Symantec
10 3 (1.27%) NetApp
10 3 (1.27%) CA
10 3 (1.27%) IronPort
10 3 (1.27%) Veeam
11 2 (0.84%) Lumension
11 2 (0.84%) RightFax
11 2 (0.84%) QNX
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