Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +61 -8 -19
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 118 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.27% 2.13% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 2.58% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 42 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +52.38% -15.32%
10th Percentile £200 £124 £165
90th Percentile £463 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £29.75 £42.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% -29.59% +13.91%

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 1,613 1,858 1,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.71% 82.47% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 871 832
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £248 £228 £248
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.03 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.83% -8.89% -1.45%

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 September 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 25 September 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 +48 103 £361 -7.37% 7
Aylesbury - 2 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
ITIL V3
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 82 (69.49%) Security Cleared
3 76 (64.41%) SC Cleared
4 56 (47.46%) Service Management
5 45 (38.14%) DV Cleared
6 44 (37.29%) ITSM
7 42 (35.59%) Change Management
7 42 (35.59%) Windows
8 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
9 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
9 29 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (22.03%) Office 365
11 25 (21.19%) Citrix
12 24 (20.34%) Linux
12 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (20.34%) Virtual Environments
13 22 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (18.64%) VMware
14 21 (17.80%) SQL
15 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
15 19 (16.10%) Service Delivery
16 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (15.25%) Problem Management
17 17 (14.41%) Data Centre
17 17 (14.41%) HP
18 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
19 15 (12.71%) VPN
19 15 (12.71%) NFS
19 15 (12.71%) Oracle
19 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2

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 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
2 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.03%) Office 365
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.08%) IaaS
4 6 (5.08%) iPaaS
5 4 (3.39%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.71%) VPN
3 14 (11.86%) Firewall
4 6 (5.08%) BGP
4 6 (5.08%) BIG-IP
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (5.08%) IPsec
5 4 (3.39%) ICMP
5 4 (3.39%) LAN
5 4 (3.39%) OSPF
5 4 (3.39%) Skype
5 4 (3.39%) WAN
5 4 (3.39%) Wireless
6 2 (1.69%) DNS
6 2 (1.69%) Internet
6 2 (1.69%) SSL
6 2 (1.69%) Telepresence
6 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.39%) Power BI
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (21.19%) Analyst
2 14 (11.86%) Incident Manager
2 14 (11.86%) Major Incident Manager
3 11 (9.32%) Service Manager
4 10 (8.47%) Applications Support
5 7 (5.93%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (5.93%) Support Specialist
6 6 (5.08%) Applications Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Applications Support Specialist
6 6 (5.08%) Change Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Transition Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) HTML
1 6 (5.08%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.41%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) CMDB
5 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.59%) Windows
2 24 (20.34%) Linux
3 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.02%) Unix
4 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.24%) CentOS
6 5 (4.24%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 56 (47.46%) Service Management
3 44 (37.29%) ITSM
4 42 (35.59%) Change Management
5 24 (20.34%) Virtual Environments
6 22 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (16.10%) Service Delivery
8 18 (15.25%) Problem Management
9 15 (12.71%) Capacity Management
9 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
9 15 (12.71%) Incident Management
9 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
10 14 (11.86%) ERP
11 10 (8.47%) Change Control
12 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 9 (7.63%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 8 (6.78%) Critical Thinking
14 7 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.80%) SQL
2 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.69%) C
5 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 82 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 76 (64.41%) SC Cleared
3 45 (38.14%) DV Cleared
4 29 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.17%) CCNP
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (9.32%) MCSA
7 8 (6.78%) MCITP
8 7 (5.93%) MCDBA
9 6 (5.08%) CCNA
9 6 (5.08%) CISM
9 6 (5.08%) CISMP
9 6 (5.08%) CISSP
9 6 (5.08%) Degree
9 6 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (5.08%) MCSE
10 4 (3.39%) CCIP
10 4 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) COBIT
3 2 (1.69%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.71%) NFS
3 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (11.02%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (5.93%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) SCCM
2 12 (10.17%) OVSD
3 11 (9.32%) WSUS
4 5 (4.24%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.69%) SCSM
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Puppet
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.19%) Citrix
3 22 (18.64%) VMware
4 17 (14.41%) HP
5 15 (12.71%) Oracle
6 14 (11.86%) SAP
7 13 (11.02%) McAfee
8 11 (9.32%) F5
9 8 (6.78%) Cisco
9 8 (6.78%) NetApp
10 6 (5.08%) Juniper
10 6 (5.08%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.54%) Lumension
12 2 (1.69%) arcserve
12 2 (1.69%) Aruba
12 2 (1.69%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.69%) Symantec
12 2 (1.69%) Veeam
13 1 (0.85%) Remedy