Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 276 217 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.70% 9.56% 11.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.15% 11.60% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 152 146
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £352 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% -12.05% +6.73%
10th Percentile £206 £158 £140
90th Percentile £469 £538 £523
South East median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +50.00% -41.66%
10th Percentile £11.41 £13.68 £10.83
90th Percentile £19.43 £27.10 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.97 £17.45
% change year-on-year +6.48% -8.51% -0.29%

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 1,609 1,870 1,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.68% 82.42% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 878 838
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £247 £228 £249
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 73 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 £9.06 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -1.45%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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
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 26 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 +4 249 £365 +3.55% 19
High Wycombe -3 4 - - 4
Aylesbury +2 2 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 156 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 140 (50.72%) SC Cleared
3 125 (45.29%) Service Management
4 122 (44.20%) ITIL V3
5 80 (28.99%) DV Cleared
6 73 (26.45%) Change Management
7 61 (22.10%) Microsoft
8 60 (21.74%) Windows
9 55 (19.93%) ITSM
10 49 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (17.03%) Service Delivery
13 44 (15.94%) Finance
14 43 (15.58%) Active Directory
15 41 (14.86%) Problem Management
15 41 (14.86%) Office 365
15 41 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 33 (11.96%) PowerShell
18 31 (11.23%) Linux
19 30 (10.87%) SharePoint
19 30 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
20 28 (10.14%) SQL
20 28 (10.14%) Project Management
20 28 (10.14%) Skype for Business
21 27 (9.78%) SLA
22 26 (9.42%) HP
22 26 (9.42%) MS Exchange
22 26 (9.42%) PRINCE2
22 26 (9.42%) Citrix

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 30 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 28 (10.14%) Skype for Business
3 26 (9.42%) MS Exchange
4 21 (7.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.99%) IIS
7 8 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.81%) Apache
8 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.09%) CMS
10 3 (1.09%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.36%) nginx
12 1 (0.36%) SAP EP
Applications
1 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.86%) Office 365
2 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.90%) IaaS
5 6 (2.17%) iPaaS
6 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.81%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) GitHub
9 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
9 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.25%) Firewall
3 18 (6.52%) VPN
4 8 (2.90%) BGP
4 8 (2.90%) LAN
4 8 (2.90%) Skype
5 7 (2.54%) BIG-IP
5 7 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.54%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (2.54%) DNS
5 7 (2.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (2.54%) IPsec
6 6 (2.17%) WAN
7 5 (1.81%) Wireless
8 4 (1.45%) DHCP
8 4 (1.45%) ICMP
8 4 (1.45%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.45%) OSPF
8 4 (1.45%) SSL
8 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.81%) MySQL
2 5 (1.81%) Power BI
2 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.09%) WebStorm
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (15.94%) Finance
2 7 (2.54%) Retail
3 5 (1.81%) Banking
4 2 (0.72%) Automotive
4 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (22.83%) Analyst
2 39 (14.13%) Service Manager
3 20 (7.25%) Incident Manager
4 18 (6.52%) Developer
5 17 (6.16%) Service Transition Manager
5 17 (6.16%) Transition Manager
6 16 (5.80%) Major Incident Manager
7 15 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 12 (4.35%) Designer
10 11 (3.99%) Change Analyst
10 11 (3.99%) Services Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.62%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.62%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) Administrator
12 9 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (2.90%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.90%) Problem Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.17%) HTML
1 6 (2.17%) XML
2 5 (1.81%) .NET
3 4 (1.45%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.45%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.45%) J2EE
3 4 (1.45%) Spring
4 3 (1.09%) Angular 2
4 3 (1.09%) CSS
4 3 (1.09%) JDBC
4 3 (1.09%) REST
4 3 (1.09%) Spring MVC
4 3 (1.09%) Spring Security
4 3 (1.09%) Web Services
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.72%) ADSI
5 2 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.06%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.54%) CMDB
6 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.09%) Clustering
8 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.72%) iSeries
10 1 (0.36%) CCTV
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 60 (21.74%) Windows
2 31 (11.23%) Linux
3 21 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (5.80%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.43%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.07%) Unix
8 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.54%) CentOS
9 7 (2.54%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (45.29%) Service Management
2 122 (44.20%) ITIL V3
3 73 (26.45%) Change Management
4 55 (19.93%) ITSM
5 49 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (17.03%) Service Delivery
7 41 (14.86%) Problem Management
8 30 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
9 28 (10.14%) Project Management
10 26 (9.42%) PRINCE2
11 24 (8.70%) Incident Management
11 24 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (7.97%) Configuration Management
13 21 (7.61%) CRM
14 20 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (6.52%) Change Control
16 16 (5.80%) Capacity Management
17 15 (5.43%) Service Design
18 14 (5.07%) Mentoring
18 14 (5.07%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.96%) PowerShell
2 28 (10.14%) SQL
3 12 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.90%) Java
5 6 (2.17%) C#
6 3 (1.09%) C
6 3 (1.09%) VBScript
7 2 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) ABAP
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 156 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 140 (50.72%) SC Cleared
3 80 (28.99%) DV Cleared
4 35 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (7.97%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (5.43%) CCNP
6 15 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (4.71%) MCSA
8 10 (3.62%) MCSE
9 8 (2.90%) Degree
9 8 (2.90%) MCITP
10 7 (2.54%) CCNA
10 7 (2.54%) MCDBA
11 6 (2.17%) CISM
11 6 (2.17%) CISMP
11 6 (2.17%) CISSP
11 6 (2.17%) ISEB
12 5 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.78%) SLA
2 15 (5.43%) QA
3 10 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.09%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.72%) COBIT
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.36%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.16%) NFS
2 17 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.71%) OVSD
1 13 (4.71%) SCCM
2 11 (3.99%) WSUS
3 7 (2.54%) Nagios
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
4 3 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.09%) Puppet
4 3 (1.09%) SCOM
5 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.72%) SCSM
5 2 (0.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.42%) Citrix
2 26 (9.42%) HP
3 25 (9.06%) VMware
4 20 (7.25%) Oracle
5 18 (6.52%) SAP
6 15 (5.43%) F5
6 15 (5.43%) McAfee
7 13 (4.71%) Cisco
8 12 (4.35%) ServiceNow
9 11 (3.99%) NetApp
10 7 (2.54%) Juniper
10 7 (2.54%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.81%) IBM
12 4 (1.45%) Remedy
13 3 (1.09%) Aruba
13 3 (1.09%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.09%) Lumension
13 3 (1.09%) Symantec
14 2 (0.72%) Nokia