Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ITIL Version 3
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 88 80
Rank change year-on-year +63 -8 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 122 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.13% 2.13% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 2.58% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 41 28
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £361 £345 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +40.82% -20.97%
10th Percentile £206 £123 £173
90th Percentile £489 £523 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £364
% change year-on-year -2.50% +9.97% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £48.00 £17.65
% change year-on-year -52.08% +171.95% -52.41%

ITIL V3 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,495 1,935 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.32% 82.38% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 909 812
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -0.06% +6.73%
10th Percentile £250 £251 £235
90th Percentile £575 £537 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 94 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £16.58 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +10.53% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.51 £9.41
90th Percentile £37.60 £48.75 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.56% -10.00% -

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Buckinghamshire

ITIL V3
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 ITIL V3 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +56 113 £348 +16.81% 2
Aylesbury - 2 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 122 (100.00%) ITIL
2 97 (79.51%) Security Cleared
3 91 (74.59%) SC Cleared
4 67 (54.92%) Service Management
5 53 (43.44%) DV Cleared
6 52 (42.62%) Windows
7 50 (40.98%) ITSM
8 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
9 45 (36.89%) Change Management
10 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
11 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
12 29 (23.77%) Citrix
12 29 (23.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (23.77%) Office 365
13 26 (21.31%) HP
13 26 (21.31%) SQL
13 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (19.67%) Linux
14 24 (19.67%) VMware
15 22 (18.03%) Virtual Environments
16 21 (17.21%) Problem Management
16 21 (17.21%) SCCM
17 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (15.57%) Incident Management
18 19 (15.57%) TCP/IP
19 18 (14.75%) McAfee
19 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
19 18 (14.75%) OVSD
19 18 (14.75%) Windows Server

ITIL V3
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.38%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.56%) IIS
5 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.77%) Office 365
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.92%) IaaS
5 5 (4.10%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.46%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.30%) VPN
3 13 (10.66%) Firewall
4 6 (4.92%) BGP
4 6 (4.92%) BIG-IP
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.92%) IPsec
5 5 (4.10%) Skype
6 4 (3.28%) ICMP
6 4 (3.28%) OSPF
6 4 (3.28%) Wireless
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.64%) Internet
7 2 (1.64%) LAN
7 2 (1.64%) SSL
7 2 (1.64%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) MySQL
2 5 (4.10%) Power BI
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Incident Manager
3 14 (11.48%) Major Incident Manager
4 10 (8.20%) Applications Support
5 8 (6.56%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Service Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Applications Specialist
6 7 (5.74%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Support Specialist
7 6 (4.92%) Applications Support Specialist
7 6 (4.92%) Service Transition Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Transition Manager
8 5 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Administrator
8 5 (4.10%) Change Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Configuration Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) HTML
1 3 (2.46%) XML
2 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.10%) CMDB
4 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.62%) Windows
2 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (19.67%) Linux
4 18 (14.75%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.66%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.84%) Unix
7 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.10%) CentOS
8 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) ITIL
2 67 (54.92%) Service Management
3 50 (40.98%) ITSM
4 45 (36.89%) Change Management
5 26 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (18.03%) Virtual Environments
7 21 (17.21%) Problem Management
8 19 (15.57%) Incident Management
9 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
10 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.48%) ERP
12 13 (10.66%) Capacity Management
13 11 (9.02%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
14 9 (7.38%) Critical Thinking
14 9 (7.38%) CRM
14 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
15 8 (6.56%) Change Control
16 7 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 5 (4.10%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.31%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.46%) C
3 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 97 (79.51%) Security Cleared
2 91 (74.59%) SC Cleared
3 53 (43.44%) DV Cleared
4 29 (23.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (9.02%) MCSA
6 8 (6.56%) CCNP
6 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.56%) MCITP
7 7 (5.74%) MCDBA
7 7 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.92%) CCNA
9 4 (3.28%) CCIP
9 4 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.28%) MCSE
10 3 (2.46%) CISSP
10 3 (2.46%) Degree
11 2 (1.64%) CISM
11 2 (1.64%) CISMP
11 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 6 (4.92%) SLA
3 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.64%) COBIT
4 2 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.66%) NFS
4 11 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (8.20%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) SCCM
2 18 (14.75%) OVSD
3 14 (11.48%) WSUS
4 5 (4.10%) Nagios
4 5 (4.10%) SCOM
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.82%) Ansible
6 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.77%) Citrix
3 26 (21.31%) HP
4 24 (19.67%) VMware
5 18 (14.75%) McAfee
6 15 (12.30%) Oracle
7 14 (11.48%) SAP
8 11 (9.02%) F5
9 9 (7.38%) NetApp
10 8 (6.56%) Cisco
11 6 (4.92%) Juniper
11 6 (4.92%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.46%) Lumension
12 3 (2.46%) webMethods
13 2 (1.64%) Aruba
13 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.82%) Remedy