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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 61 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 24 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.37% 1.36% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.60% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 24
Median daily rate £416 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.40% -19.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +6.45% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.49
% change year-on-year -40.00% +34.24%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 828 812 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.66% 84.76% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 446 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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 23 £416 +71.54% 2
High Wycombe +5 1 - -
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 42 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
2 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
3 28 (66.67%) Service Management
4 26 (61.90%) ITSM
5 22 (52.38%) HP
5 22 (52.38%) Windows
5 22 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (52.38%) Virtual Environments
6 20 (47.62%) Change Management
7 19 (45.24%) VMware
8 18 (42.86%) Service Delivery
9 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
10 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
11 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 14 (33.33%) OVSD
12 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (30.95%) Citrix
13 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 12 (28.57%) Linux
13 12 (28.57%) MCP
13 12 (28.57%) SQL
13 12 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (23.81%) MCSE
14 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
14 10 (23.81%) Cisco
15 9 (21.43%) Unix
15 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012

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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) IaaS
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) BIG-IP
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) BGP
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (16.67%) ICMP
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Network Architect
2 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Communications Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Unix
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) CentOS
6 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (66.67%) Service Management
3 26 (61.90%) ITSM
4 22 (52.38%) Virtual Environments
5 20 (47.62%) Change Management
6 18 (42.86%) Service Delivery
7 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
8 6 (14.29%) Network Design
8 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Release Management
10 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.14%) High Availability
11 3 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
11 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
11 3 (7.14%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
1 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (28.57%) MCP
5 10 (23.81%) MCSE
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (14.29%) CCNP
8 3 (7.14%) MCDBA
8 3 (7.14%) MCSA
9 1 (2.38%) APMP
9 1 (2.38%) CCNA
9 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.38%) MCITP
9 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.38%) PMP
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 2 (4.76%) QA
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) OVSD
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) Nagios
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.76%) OpenView
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) HP
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco
6 8 (19.05%) F5
7 7 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 7 (16.67%) ServiceNow
8 5 (11.90%) SAP
9 2 (4.76%) Lumension
9 2 (4.76%) McAfee
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.38%) Sun