Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 74 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +26
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 56 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 1.99% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.37% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £335 £235 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.55% -37.75% +27.97%
10th Percentile £122 £140 £144
90th Percentile £422 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £17.65 £37.09
% change year-on-year +171.95% -52.41% +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 1965 1436 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.56% 84.12% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 797 1075
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £223 £247
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £396
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.14% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 62 69
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.06% +24.15%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.40 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £26.30
% change year-on-year -4.50% -4.92% +50.26%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 52 £270 +14.89% 4
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 56 (100.00%) ITIL
2 47 (83.93%) Security Cleared
3 40 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 32 (57.14%) Windows
5 30 (53.57%) DV Cleared
6 29 (51.79%) Service Management
7 26 (46.43%) ITSM
8 24 (42.86%) HP
9 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
9 23 (41.07%) Change Management
10 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (33.93%) VMware
13 17 (30.36%) SQL
14 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (26.79%) Linux
15 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (26.79%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
16 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
16 14 (25.00%) OVSD
17 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
17 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (23.21%) SLA
17 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
17 13 (23.21%) Virtual Environments
18 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
18 11 (19.64%) SCCM

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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) Skype
3 3 (5.36%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) ATM
5 1 (1.79%) DWDM
5 1 (1.79%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) SDH
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) WLAN
5 1 (1.79%) X.25
5 1 (1.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
3 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 5 (8.93%) Incident Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Problem Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Support Specialist
4 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 3 (5.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (5.36%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Supplier Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (26.79%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Unix
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (51.79%) Service Management
3 26 (46.43%) ITSM
4 23 (41.07%) Change Management
5 15 (26.79%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 13 (23.21%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (16.07%) Disk Encryption
8 9 (16.07%) Ticket Management
9 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.71%) Network Virtualisation
12 5 (8.93%) CRM
12 5 (8.93%) Process Architecture
12 5 (8.93%) Software Deployment
13 4 (7.14%) Contract Management
13 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
13 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
13 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (83.93%) Security Cleared
2 40 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 30 (53.57%) DV Cleared
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (17.86%) MCSE
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (8.93%) MCP
8 3 (5.36%) CCNA
8 3 (5.36%) CCNP
8 3 (5.36%) CISM
8 3 (5.36%) CISMP
8 3 (5.36%) CISSP
8 3 (5.36%) Degree
9 2 (3.57%) CCSP
9 2 (3.57%) MCITP
9 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) SLA
2 9 (16.07%) QA
3 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.07%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (10.71%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.57%) NFS
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) OVSD
2 11 (19.64%) SCCM
3 6 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.14%) SCOM
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (5.36%) WSUS
6 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) HP
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) VMware
4 9 (16.07%) McAfee
5 8 (14.29%) Citrix
5 8 (14.29%) NetApp
6 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 6 (10.71%) Lumension
8 5 (8.93%) Symantec
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco
10 3 (5.36%) F5
10 3 (5.36%) Sun
11 2 (3.57%) Apple
11 2 (3.57%) arcserve
11 2 (3.57%) StorageTek
11 2 (3.57%) Veeam
12 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.79%) Nortel