Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +44 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 95 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.97% 2.53% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 3.04% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 38 21
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +10.61% -19.32%
10th Percentile £209 £119 £145
90th Percentile £467 £507 £500
South East median daily rate £379 £397 £450
% change year-on-year -4.60% -11.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £48.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -52.08% +140.00% -46.08%

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 1,420 1,910 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.20% 83.22% 85.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 917 776
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +3.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £255 £260
90th Percentile £588 £538 £566
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 84 59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -5.84%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.24
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.75 £38.85
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -22.41%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +45 94 £363 +5.07% 6
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 95 (100.00%) ITIL
2 84 (88.42%) Security Cleared
3 80 (84.21%) SC Cleared
4 55 (57.89%) Service Management
5 43 (45.26%) Windows
6 41 (43.16%) DV Cleared
7 40 (42.11%) ITSM
8 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
9 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
10 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (27.37%) SQL
13 25 (26.32%) HP
13 25 (26.32%) Office 365
14 24 (25.26%) Change Management
15 22 (23.16%) Citrix
16 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (20.00%) Linux
17 19 (20.00%) VMware
18 18 (18.95%) Problem Management
19 17 (17.89%) SCCM
19 17 (17.89%) Windows Server
19 17 (17.89%) OVSD
19 17 (17.89%) Incident Management
19 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
20 15 (15.79%) SharePoint
20 15 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
20 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
21 14 (14.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.32%) IIS
6 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.32%) Office 365
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.32%) IaaS
5 5 (5.26%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.63%) Firewall
2 12 (12.63%) VPN
3 6 (6.32%) BGP
3 6 (6.32%) BIG-IP
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (6.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (6.32%) IPsec
4 5 (5.26%) Skype
5 4 (4.21%) ICMP
5 4 (4.21%) OSPF
5 4 (4.21%) Wireless
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.11%) Internet
6 2 (2.11%) LAN
6 2 (2.11%) SSL
6 2 (2.11%) Telepresence
6 2 (2.11%) WAN
7 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.26%) Power BI
4 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Incident Manager
3 12 (12.63%) Major Incident Manager
4 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
5 7 (7.37%) Configuration Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Change Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.32%) Transition Manager
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) CMDB
5 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) Windows
2 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (20.00%) Linux
4 17 (17.89%) Windows Server
5 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.47%) Unix
7 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.26%) CentOS
9 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) ITIL
2 55 (57.89%) Service Management
3 40 (42.11%) ITSM
4 24 (25.26%) Change Management
5 18 (18.95%) Problem Management
6 17 (17.89%) Incident Management
7 15 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.63%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.58%) ERP
11 10 (10.53%) Capacity Management
11 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.42%) CRM
13 7 (7.37%) Critical Thinking
14 6 (6.32%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
15 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 5 (5.26%) Patch Management
15 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.16%) C
4 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 84 (88.42%) Security Cleared
2 80 (84.21%) SC Cleared
3 41 (43.16%) DV Cleared
4 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (14.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (8.42%) MCITP
7 7 (7.37%) MCDBA
7 7 (7.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.32%) CCNA
8 6 (6.32%) CCNP
8 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.21%) CCIP
9 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.21%) MCSA
10 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.11%) MCSE
10 2 (2.11%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCA
11 1 (1.05%) CISSP
11 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) NFS
3 10 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.42%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (17.89%) OVSD
1 17 (17.89%) SCCM
2 8 (8.42%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) Nagios
3 5 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.32%) HP
3 22 (23.16%) Citrix
4 19 (20.00%) VMware
5 13 (13.68%) Oracle
6 12 (12.63%) SAP
7 11 (11.58%) F5
7 11 (11.58%) McAfee
8 7 (7.37%) Cisco
9 6 (6.32%) Juniper
9 6 (6.32%) NetApp
9 6 (6.32%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.21%) webMethods
11 3 (3.16%) Lumension
12 2 (2.11%) Aruba
12 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow