The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 127 105 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.32% 10.09% 13.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.75% 11.95% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 77
Median daily rate £396 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +0.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

ITIL 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 861 879 971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.51% 84.44% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 468 474
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +2 110 £396 -6.39% 16
Marlow +1 1 £600 -
High Wycombe 0 1 - - 1
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 114 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 104 (49.52%) SC Cleared
3 77 (36.67%) Windows
4 70 (33.33%) Service Management
5 60 (28.57%) Finance
6 57 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 46 (21.90%) DV Cleared
8 45 (21.43%) Change Management
9 37 (17.62%) Active Directory
10 36 (17.14%) Service Delivery
11 34 (16.19%) Project Management
12 30 (14.29%) SLA
12 30 (14.29%) SCCM
12 30 (14.29%) ITIL V3
13 29 (13.81%) VMware
14 28 (13.33%) PRINCE2
15 27 (12.86%) MS Office
16 26 (12.38%) ITSM
16 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (12.38%) Windows Server
16 26 (12.38%) Incident Management
17 25 (11.90%) Service Design
18 24 (11.43%) SQL
19 23 (10.95%) Linux
19 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
19 23 (10.95%) ITIL Certification
20 22 (10.48%) Cisco
20 22 (10.48%) HP
21 21 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
21 21 (10.00%) Firewall

ITIL
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 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.29%) IIS
2 9 (4.29%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.81%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.90%) Confluence
6 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.43%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.43%) SAS
8 2 (0.95%) Apache
8 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (12.86%) MS Office
2 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.71%) MS Project
4 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.86%) Staffware
3 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.29%) IaaS
2 7 (3.33%) Office 365
3 5 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.00%) Firewall
2 19 (9.05%) LAN
3 15 (7.14%) WAN
4 14 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (4.76%) Wireless
7 8 (3.81%) DNS
7 8 (3.81%) VoIP
7 8 (3.81%) VPN
8 7 (3.33%) DHCP
9 6 (2.86%) BGP
9 6 (2.86%) LDAP
9 6 (2.86%) MPLS
9 6 (2.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.38%) ICMP
10 5 (2.38%) Network Security
11 4 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.90%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (1.43%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.43%) DB2
3 3 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) MSI
2 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.90%) JIRA
2 4 (1.90%) SonarQube
2 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.43%) Introscope
4 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Banking
2 10 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.29%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.43%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
6 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (22.86%) Analyst
2 23 (10.95%) Architect
3 21 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 17 (8.10%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 10 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.29%) Incident Manager
7 9 (4.29%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (3.81%) Service Architect
8 8 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.33%) Network Architect
9 7 (3.33%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.86%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.86%) Consultant
10 6 (2.86%) Major Incident Manager
10 6 (2.86%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.43%) Middleware
2 2 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) REST
3 1 (0.48%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) XML
3 1 (0.48%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.81%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.43%) e-Health
7 2 (0.95%) Clustering
7 2 (0.95%) CMDB
7 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) CESG
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 77 (36.67%) Windows
2 26 (12.38%) Windows Server
3 23 (10.95%) Linux
4 21 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (9.05%) Windows Vista
6 16 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.14%) Unix
8 13 (6.19%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.81%) CentOS
9 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.81%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.81%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.86%) zOS
11 5 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.90%) Android
13 3 (1.43%) MVS
13 3 (1.43%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.33%) Service Management
2 45 (21.43%) Change Management
3 36 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 34 (16.19%) Project Management
5 30 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 28 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 26 (12.38%) Incident Management
7 26 (12.38%) ITSM
8 25 (11.90%) Service Design
9 19 (9.05%) Problem Management
10 15 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.67%) Logistics
11 14 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.19%) Release Management
13 12 (5.71%) Application Packaging
13 12 (5.71%) Presales
13 12 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
14 11 (5.24%) Capacity Management
15 10 (4.76%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.43%) SQL
2 13 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.81%) VB
4 5 (2.38%) C
5 4 (1.90%) Java
5 4 (1.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 104 (49.52%) SC Cleared
3 46 (21.90%) DV Cleared
4 23 (10.95%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (8.57%) CCNP
7 14 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (4.29%) Degree
10 9 (4.29%) MCSA
11 8 (3.81%) CCNA
12 7 (3.33%) ISEB
12 7 (3.33%) MCP
13 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.90%) MCDBA
14 3 (1.43%) APMG
14 3 (1.43%) MCSE
15 2 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.29%) SLA
2 13 (6.19%) QA
3 5 (2.38%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.43%) EFQM
4 3 (1.43%) GAMP
4 3 (1.43%) GxP
4 3 (1.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.48%) ISO19770
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.81%) Docker
4 8 (3.81%) vCloud
4 8 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 5 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.38%) UAG
7 2 (0.95%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (14.29%) SCCM
2 10 (4.76%) OVSD
2 10 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (4.76%) WSUS
3 8 (3.81%) Puppet
3 8 (3.81%) vRealize
4 6 (2.86%) BladeLogic
4 6 (2.86%) CA Wily
4 6 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.86%) SCOM
5 4 (1.90%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 57 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.81%) VMware
3 22 (10.48%) Cisco
3 22 (10.48%) HP
4 19 (9.05%) Remedy
5 16 (7.62%) Oracle
6 13 (6.19%) Citrix
7 10 (4.76%) F5
8 8 (3.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.81%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.86%) Forcepoint
9 6 (2.86%) ILOG
9 6 (2.86%) SAP
10 5 (2.38%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.38%) Lumension
11 4 (1.90%) Aruba
11 4 (1.90%) Computacenter
11 4 (1.90%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.43%) CA
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