The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 98 98 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.17% 11.75% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.60% 16.04% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 29
Average daily rate £325 £299 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £139 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.98 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £27.50 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
South East

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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 -6 69 £323 +3.20% 18
High Wycombe 0 6 £244 +30.00% 1
Marlow +1 2 - - 1
Aylesbury +2 1 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (39.18%) Security Cleared
2 67 (34.54%) Windows
3 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
4 59 (30.41%) SC Cleared
5 42 (21.65%) DV Cleared
6 38 (19.59%) Finance
7 37 (19.07%) Active Directory
8 36 (18.56%) Service Management
9 35 (18.04%) Windows XP
9 35 (18.04%) MS Office
10 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (15.98%) PRINCE2
11 31 (15.98%) Service Delivery
12 27 (13.92%) SLA
13 25 (12.89%) MS Exchange
14 24 (12.37%) SQL
14 24 (12.37%) ITIL V3
15 23 (11.86%) Windows 7
15 23 (11.86%) Citrix
16 22 (11.34%) Project Management
17 21 (10.82%) Change Management
17 21 (10.82%) VMware
18 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (9.79%) HP
19 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
20 18 (9.28%) SharePoint
21 17 (8.76%) Incident Management
22 16 (8.25%) Linux
22 16 (8.25%) PowerShell

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (12.89%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.70%) Lync
4 11 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.09%) CMS
9 5 (2.58%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (18.04%) MS Office
2 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.67%) MS Project
4 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.12%) WAN
2 7 (3.61%) LAN
2 7 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.09%) VPN
3 6 (3.09%) DNS
4 5 (2.58%) DHCP
4 5 (2.58%) MPLS
4 5 (2.58%) Firewall
5 4 (2.06%) SAN
5 4 (2.06%) 3G
5 4 (2.06%) Broadband
6 3 (1.55%) PBX
6 3 (1.55%) Internet
6 3 (1.55%) H.323
7 2 (1.03%) Wireless
7 2 (1.03%) VLAN
7 2 (1.03%) OSPF
7 2 (1.03%) BGP
7 2 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 38 (19.59%) Finance
2 7 (3.61%) Marketing
3 6 (3.09%) German Language
4 4 (2.06%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.06%) French Language
4 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (27.32%) Analyst
2 26 (13.40%) Service Analyst
3 23 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 22 (11.34%) Service Manager
4 22 (11.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (6.70%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (6.19%) Services Delivery Manager
6 12 (6.19%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (6.19%) Consultant
7 9 (4.64%) Coordinator
7 9 (4.64%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (4.64%) Team Leader
8 8 (4.12%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (4.12%) Architect
8 8 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.61%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.61%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.61%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.61%) Incident Manager
9 7 (3.61%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.12%) XML
2 7 (3.61%) CSS
2 7 (3.61%) HTML
2 7 (3.61%) Web Services
3 5 (2.58%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) Servlets
5 1 (0.52%) SOAP
5 1 (0.52%) JDBC
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.52%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.09%) CMDB
4 4 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.55%) PDA
6 2 (1.03%) IVR
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) CCTV
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.54%) Windows
2 35 (18.04%) Windows XP
3 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.86%) Windows 7
5 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (8.25%) Linux
7 10 (5.15%) UNIX
8 7 (3.61%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.58%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.03%) MVS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.56%) Service Management
2 31 (15.98%) PRINCE2
2 31 (15.98%) Service Delivery
3 24 (12.37%) ITIL V3
4 22 (11.34%) Project Management
5 21 (10.82%) Change Management
6 17 (8.76%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.73%) Migration
8 14 (7.22%) ITSM
9 13 (6.70%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.19%) PRINCE
11 11 (5.67%) CRM
11 11 (5.67%) Workflow
12 10 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.15%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (3.09%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.09%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.09%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.09%) Content Management
14 5 (2.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.37%) SQL
2 16 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.67%) Java
4 8 (4.12%) VBScript
5 6 (3.09%) VB
6 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.03%) JCL
7 2 (1.03%) ABAP
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (39.18%) Security Cleared
2 59 (30.41%) SC Cleared
3 42 (21.65%) DV Cleared
4 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.73%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (7.22%) MCSE
6 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (6.19%) MCP
8 9 (4.64%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (2.06%) CISA
9 4 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.55%) CCNA
10 3 (1.55%) MCSA
11 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.03%) CITP
11 2 (1.03%) ISEB
12 1 (0.52%) CCNP
12 1 (0.52%) HNC
12 1 (0.52%) HND
12 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.92%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) COBIT
3 5 (2.58%) BS15000
4 4 (2.06%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.52%) P3O
6 1 (0.52%) QA
6 1 (0.52%) BS25999
System Software
1 37 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.73%) Hyper-V
2 15 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) OVSD
2 9 (4.64%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.09%) OpenView
5 5 (2.58%) HP NNM
5 5 (2.58%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (2.58%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.55%) SCCM
8 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.03%) WSUS
8 2 (1.03%) Control-M
9 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.52%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.86%) Citrix
3 21 (10.82%) VMware
4 19 (9.79%) HP
5 14 (7.22%) Remedy
6 12 (6.19%) Cisco
7 11 (5.67%) SAP
8 10 (5.15%) Lumension
9 9 (4.64%) McAfee
9 9 (4.64%) Sophos
10 8 (4.12%) ServiceNow
10 8 (4.12%) CA
11 7 (3.61%) BMC
12 4 (2.06%) IronPort
12 4 (2.06%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.06%) RightFax
12 4 (2.06%) OPNET
12 4 (2.06%) Symantec
12 4 (2.06%) Oracle
13 3 (1.55%) Perforce
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