Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 8 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 120 240 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.94% 14.28% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 16.10% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 172 146
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -15.66%
10th Percentile £141 £210 £152
90th Percentile £553 £486 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £376
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.27% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -9.72% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.30 £14.00 £13.74
90th Percentile £17.65 £19.67 £19.90
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +18.13% +17.24% -6.45%

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 1,133 1,491 1,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 84.43% 88.70% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 862 915
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -0.12%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £255
90th Percentile £563 £587 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 94
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -13.84% +14.10%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.98 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £34.13 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -3.16%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 -1 103 £411 +8.22% 21
Amersham - 5 £108 -
High Wycombe -2 3 £191 - 8
Bletchley - 3 - -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 52 (43.33%) Windows
2 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (31.67%) Service Management
3 31 (25.83%) SC Cleared
3 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.33%) Change Management
4 28 (23.33%) ITSM
4 28 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 26 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (19.17%) ITIL V3
8 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
9 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (17.50%) Windows 10
10 20 (16.67%) SLA
11 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (15.83%) VMware
12 18 (15.00%) DV Cleared
12 18 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (14.17%) Project Management
14 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (12.50%) SQL
15 15 (12.50%) Linux
16 14 (11.67%) Citrix
16 14 (11.67%) Migration
16 14 (11.67%) Degree
16 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
16 14 (11.67%) Virtual Environments

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 10 (8.33%) IIS
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.17%) Maximo
3 4 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (2.50%) SAP HCM
4 3 (2.50%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.83%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Office 365
2 7 (5.83%) Azure
3 4 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.50%) IaaS
4 3 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Akamai
5 2 (1.67%) AWS
5 2 (1.67%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Skype
2 3 (2.50%) VPN
2 3 (2.50%) VSAN
3 2 (1.67%) DHCP
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) Firewall
3 2 (1.67%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.67%) SAN
3 2 (1.67%) WebEx
3 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) IPsec
4 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.67%) Power BI
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) LSMW
2 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.83%) Public Sector
2 12 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Legal
4 3 (2.50%) Back Office
4 3 (2.50%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (20.83%) Analyst
2 22 (18.33%) Service Analyst
3 19 (15.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (15.00%) Service Manager
5 14 (11.67%) Developer
5 14 (11.67%) IT Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
6 12 (10.00%) Transition Manager
7 9 (7.50%) Coordinator
8 8 (6.67%) IT Support
8 8 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
8 8 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
8 8 (6.67%) Test Environment Coordinator
9 7 (5.83%) Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
10 6 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
11 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) HTML
2 7 (5.83%) .NET
3 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (2.50%) CSS
5 3 (2.50%) Web Services
6 2 (1.67%) REST
6 2 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.83%) Ajax
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) jQuery
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) LINQ
7 1 (0.83%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
7 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.67%) CMDB
4 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.83%) NHS
4 7 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.67%) iPad
7 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.33%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (17.50%) Windows 10
4 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.50%) Linux
6 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
7 13 (10.83%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.00%) Unix
10 4 (3.33%) Android
10 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.50%) CentOS
12 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Service Management
2 28 (23.33%) Change Management
2 28 (23.33%) ITSM
3 23 (19.17%) ITIL V3
4 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
5 19 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.17%) Project Management
7 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.67%) Migration
8 14 (11.67%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (10.83%) Problem Management
10 12 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.17%) Incident Management
11 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.33%) Workflow
13 9 (7.50%) CRM
14 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
14 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.17%) C#
4 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) SC Cleared
1 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 18 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (11.67%) Degree
4 10 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.17%) MCSE
8 4 (3.33%) MCITP
9 3 (2.50%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.67%) CCNA
10 2 (1.67%) CCNP
10 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.67%) MCSA
11 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) NIST
System Software
1 28 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (5.83%) vCloud
4 7 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.67%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.83%) NFS
7 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.67%) Control-M
3 2 (1.67%) SCOM
3 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.67%) vMotion
4 1 (0.83%) DameWare
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) VMware
3 14 (11.67%) Citrix
4 13 (10.83%) ServiceNow
5 11 (9.17%) Remedy
6 9 (7.50%) NetApp
7 7 (5.83%) HP
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco
9 5 (4.17%) Apple
9 5 (4.17%) SAP
9 5 (4.17%) Symantec
9 5 (4.17%) Veeam
10 4 (3.33%) IBM
10 4 (3.33%) Oracle
11 3 (2.50%) Dell
11 3 (2.50%) Sony
12 2 (1.67%) Adobe
12 2 (1.67%) BMC
12 2 (1.67%) EMC
12 2 (1.67%) Splunk