The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 66 48 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing ITSM 12 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 3.04% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 3.80% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 5
Median daily rate £325 £285 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £143 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £387 £369
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £14.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.53% -25.65%
ITSM
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
804 974 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.58% 79.97% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 513 582
Median daily rate £408 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 9 £198 -28.70% 3
High Wycombe -5 1 £385 -14.44%
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 25 (96.15%) ITIL
2 19 (73.08%) Service Management
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
5 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 13 (50.00%) MS Office
5 13 (50.00%) HP
5 13 (50.00%) OVSD
6 12 (46.15%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (42.31%) CentOS
7 11 (42.31%) Ubuntu
8 10 (38.46%) Windows
8 10 (38.46%) High Availability
9 9 (34.62%) SCOM
9 9 (34.62%) iSCSI
9 9 (34.62%) Capacity Management
9 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (34.62%) NFS
9 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
10 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
12 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) German Language
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Problem Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) CentOS
2 11 (42.31%) Ubuntu
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) ITIL
2 19 (73.08%) Service Management
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 12 (46.15%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (38.46%) High Availability
6 9 (34.62%) Capacity Management
6 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 3 (11.54%) Operations Management
9 3 (11.54%) People Management
9 3 (11.54%) Service Design
10 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.85%) B2C
11 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
11 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
11 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) NFS
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) OVSD
2 9 (34.62%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) arcserve
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam