Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 68 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.07% 1.24% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 1.49% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 22
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £353 £330 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -19.32% +30.88%
10th Percentile £121 £139 £145
90th Percentile £494 £536 £445
South East median daily rate £400 £456 £390
% change year-on-year -12.33% +16.99% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £17.50 £37.09
% change year-on-year - -52.82% +133.64%

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 1,828 1,480 1,866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.49% 83.52% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 786 931
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £260
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 55 59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.06% +26.59%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.90
90th Percentile £48.00 £42.25 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +24 64 £345 +4.55% 7
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 68 (100.00%) ITIL
2 53 (77.94%) Security Cleared
3 46 (67.65%) SC Cleared
3 46 (67.65%) Windows
4 39 (57.35%) Change Management
5 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
6 32 (47.06%) DV Cleared
6 32 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (45.59%) ITSM
7 31 (45.59%) Service Management
8 29 (42.65%) VMware
8 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
8 29 (42.65%) HP
9 28 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (41.18%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (32.35%) Virtual Environments
13 22 (32.35%) SQL
14 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (27.94%) OVSD
15 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
15 18 (26.47%) Network Virtualisation
15 18 (26.47%) Office 365
16 17 (25.00%) Linux
17 16 (23.53%) Service Delivery
17 16 (23.53%) NetApp
17 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V

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 12 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.24%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Office 365
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 15 (22.06%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) Wireless
4 9 (13.24%) BIG-IP
5 7 (10.29%) BGP
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.29%) ICMP
5 7 (10.29%) IPsec
5 7 (10.29%) OSPF
6 6 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (8.82%) Skype
7 5 (7.35%) VPN
8 4 (5.88%) Internet
8 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.94%) LAN
10 1 (1.47%) SDH
10 1 (1.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) WAN
10 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 14 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 6 (8.82%) Network Team Leader
5 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Support Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.41%) Communications Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Head of Infrastructure
8 3 (4.41%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.88%) CMDB
4 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (4.41%) Unix
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.47%) Solaris
11 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) ITIL
2 39 (57.35%) Change Management
3 31 (45.59%) ITSM
3 31 (45.59%) Service Management
4 28 (41.18%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 22 (32.35%) Virtual Environments
6 18 (26.47%) Network Virtualisation
7 16 (23.53%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.24%) Ticket Management
9 8 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.29%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (8.82%) CRM
11 6 (8.82%) Disk Encryption
12 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.35%) Process Architecture
12 5 (7.35%) Software Deployment
13 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
13 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (77.94%) Security Cleared
2 46 (67.65%) SC Cleared
3 32 (47.06%) DV Cleared
4 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (22.06%) MCSE
6 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (10.29%) CCNP
8 6 (8.82%) MCP
8 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (7.35%) MCSA
10 3 (4.41%) CCNA
10 3 (4.41%) CCSP
10 3 (4.41%) CISM
10 3 (4.41%) CISMP
10 3 (4.41%) CISSP
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (4.41%) Degree
10 3 (4.41%) MCITP
11 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) SLA
2 9 (13.24%) QA
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.71%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (8.82%) BitLocker
6 4 (5.88%) NFS
6 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) OVSD
2 15 (22.06%) SCCM
3 8 (11.76%) SCOM
4 6 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.88%) SCSM
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.47%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 29 (42.65%) HP
2 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) NetApp
4 15 (22.06%) Cisco
5 14 (20.59%) Citrix
6 11 (16.18%) McAfee
6 11 (16.18%) ServiceNow
7 9 (13.24%) F5
8 7 (10.29%) Palo Alto
8 7 (10.29%) Symantec
9 6 (8.82%) Lumension
10 4 (5.88%) arcserve
10 4 (5.88%) Juniper
10 4 (5.88%) Veeam
11 2 (2.94%) Aruba
12 1 (1.47%) Apple
12 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.47%) Nortel
12 1 (1.47%) StorageTek