Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 50 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.23% 2.00% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.40% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £270 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -13.74% -9.28%
10th Percentile £125 £173 £144
90th Percentile £538 £508 £416
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £42.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -29.59% +13.91% +135.79%

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 1823 1458 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.31% 83.51% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 810 1158
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £249
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 48 64
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +34.62%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £58.38 £43.55 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.06 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +0.25% +37.14%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -11 46 £335 +24.07% 1
High Wycombe -8 1 - -
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 ITIL V3.

1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 40 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (66.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (54.00%) Service Management
5 26 (52.00%) DV Cleared
6 24 (48.00%) ITSM
7 23 (46.00%) HP
8 22 (44.00%) Windows
9 19 (38.00%) SQL
9 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
10 17 (34.00%) Change Management
11 16 (32.00%) SLA
11 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (28.00%) OVSD
13 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
13 13 (26.00%) Virtual Environments
14 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
14 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
14 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (20.00%) Linux
15 10 (20.00%) MCSE
15 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 10 (20.00%) Citrix
15 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 10 (20.00%) VMware
15 10 (20.00%) 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 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) BGP
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.00%) ICMP
3 2 (4.00%) MPLS
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) ATM
4 1 (2.00%) DWDM
4 1 (2.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) SDH
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) X.25
4 1 (2.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Military
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Incident Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Problem Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (6.00%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Supplier Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (14.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (54.00%) Service Management
3 24 (48.00%) ITSM
4 17 (34.00%) Change Management
5 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
5 13 (26.00%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
7 9 (18.00%) Ticket Management
8 8 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.00%) Disk Encryption
11 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 4 (8.00%) Contract Management
12 4 (8.00%) CRM
12 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
12 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
12 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (66.00%) SC Cleared
3 26 (52.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (20.00%) MCSE
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.00%) CCNP
6 5 (10.00%) MCP
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) CISM
7 3 (6.00%) CISMP
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) Degree
8 2 (4.00%) CCSP
8 2 (4.00%) MCITP
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) SLA
2 7 (14.00%) QA
3 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) OVSD
2 8 (16.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.00%) SCOM
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) HP
2 10 (20.00%) Citrix
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) McAfee
3 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.00%) F5
4 3 (6.00%) Lumension
4 3 (6.00%) Sun
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) StorageTek
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) Nortel