Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 29 90
Rank change year-on-year -52 +61 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 23 115 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 6.04% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 7.08% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 88 43
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £364 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -12.58% +63.14%
10th Percentile £304 £200 £192
90th Percentile £490 £491 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £419 £420
% change year-on-year +5.14% -0.36% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -7.45% -21.01% -29.59%

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 1,298 1,625 1,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.36% 85.39% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 881 853
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% +2.88% -0.12%
10th Percentile £263 £236 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 92 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.05 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.11% -10.79% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.26 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -13.04%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -37 20 £425 +29.57% 3
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Service Management
3 13 (56.52%) Change Management
4 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (30.43%) ITSM
7 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) NetApp
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (21.74%) vCloud
9 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
10 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Criteria

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 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (21.74%) IIS
4 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Skype
1 2 (8.70%) VSAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Software Asset Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Change Management
2 13 (56.52%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITSM
3 7 (30.43%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
4 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (17.39%) Software Licensing
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Antivirus Management
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (13.04%) MCSE
7 2 (8.70%) MCITP
7 2 (8.70%) MCP
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.35%) CCNA
8 1 (4.35%) CCSP
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
8 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (21.74%) vCloud
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
6 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) NetApp
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) StorageTek
6 1 (4.35%) Sun