Period
to 14 July 2020

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 6 months to 14 July 2020 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 69 164 241
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.44% 10.49% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.73% 11.84% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 108 171
Median daily rate £381 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.70% +13.79% -10.93%
10th Percentile £185 £206 £213
90th Percentile £489 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +22.08% +5.32%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.45 £11.13
90th Percentile £17.25 £29.46 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £22.18 £15.53
% change year-on-year -23.35% +42.78% +7.12%

ITIL 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 542 1,385 1,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.00% 88.55% 83.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 748 909
Median daily rate £430 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £278 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £588 £558
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 97
Median hourly rate £16.13 £23.88 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% +64.66% -12.12%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.43 £10.54
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.59 £47.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +23.00% +26.39%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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 -5 54 £387 -6.30% 9
Amersham +4 8 £190 +75.93%
High Wycombe +13 1 £120 -4.00%
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
4 18 (26.09%) Windows 10
5 17 (24.64%) SLA
5 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 17 (24.64%) Service Management
5 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
6 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
6 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (21.74%) Degree
8 14 (20.29%) DV Cleared
9 13 (18.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
9 13 (18.84%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (15.94%) Linux
11 11 (15.94%) Change Management
11 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (14.49%) Public Sector
12 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
12 10 (14.49%) Finance
12 10 (14.49%) Remedy
12 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
12 10 (14.49%) HP
13 9 (13.04%) SQL

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 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Azure
3 2 (2.90%) AWS
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.35%) LAN
2 3 (4.35%) VLAN
2 3 (4.35%) VXLAN
2 3 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) BGP
3 2 (2.90%) MPLS
3 2 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) Essbase
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Smart View
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.90%) PolyBase
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
1 10 (14.49%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.80%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.35%) Swedish Language
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Hebrew Language
4 2 (2.90%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) DBA
6 4 (5.80%) Hyperion Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Service Assurance Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache CXF
2 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.45%) JDBC
2 1 (1.45%) Spring
2 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) BYOD
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Windows 10
3 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (15.94%) Linux
8 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.25%) Windows Vista
10 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.35%) Unix
11 1 (1.45%) AIX
11 1 (1.45%) HPUX
11 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Service Management
2 13 (18.84%) Proactive Monitoring
2 13 (18.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (15.94%) Change Management
3 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) Coaching
7 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.70%) ERP
8 6 (8.70%) Preventative Maintenance
8 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Management
8 6 (8.70%) Workflow
9 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.25%) ITSM
9 5 (7.25%) Patch Management
9 5 (7.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
2 5 (7.25%) VB
3 4 (5.80%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.74%) Degree
4 14 (20.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.80%) ACCA
6 4 (5.80%) CIMA
6 4 (5.80%) MCSA
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.35%) CCIE
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.90%) APMP
8 2 (2.90%) CCNP
8 2 (2.90%) ISEB
8 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CISSP
9 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) COBIT
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) NIST
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) UAG
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.45%) vCloud
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) BladeLogic
2 5 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (7.25%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) HP
2 10 (14.49%) Remedy
3 9 (13.04%) VMware
4 7 (10.14%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) Computacenter
5 5 (7.25%) F5
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle
6 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.80%) Hyperion
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.90%) Capita
8 2 (2.90%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.90%) Lotus