Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 227 206 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.53% 10.62% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.66% 12.59% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 128 89
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £383 £373 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.61% -8.03% +24.79%
10th Percentile £205 £222 £154
90th Percentile £500 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £414 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -2.59% +17.24% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.26% -1.10%
10th Percentile £14.83 £14.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £19.40 £22.80 £17.70
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -3.33% -10.45% -1.69%

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 1,793 1,636 1,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.16% 84.37% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 799 887
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £257
90th Percentile £550 £553 £530
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 55 41
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £49.00 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year -5.56% -15.41% +23.43%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -3 206 £391 -1.20% 20
Aylesbury +9 3 £140 -
High Wycombe -4 2 £150 -6.56% 1
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 127 (55.95%) Security Cleared
2 111 (48.90%) SC Cleared
3 94 (41.41%) Windows
4 75 (33.04%) DV Cleared
5 72 (31.72%) Change Management
6 71 (31.28%) Microsoft
6 71 (31.28%) ITIL V3
7 69 (30.40%) Service Management
8 56 (24.67%) Service Delivery
9 52 (22.91%) Active Directory
9 52 (22.91%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (21.59%) VMware
11 48 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (18.94%) Microsoft Office
13 42 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (18.06%) Virtual Environments
15 39 (17.18%) Linux
15 39 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (16.74%) Office 365
17 36 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (15.86%) ITSM
18 34 (14.98%) Skype for Business
19 33 (14.54%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
20 31 (13.66%) MS Exchange
21 30 (13.22%) HP
21 30 (13.22%) PRINCE2
21 30 (13.22%) NetApp
21 30 (13.22%) Firewall
21 30 (13.22%) PowerShell

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 34 (14.98%) Skype for Business
2 31 (13.66%) MS Exchange
3 26 (11.45%) SharePoint
4 22 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (7.05%) IIS
6 14 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (4.85%) Apache
9 9 (3.96%) Confluence
9 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.96%) WebSphere
10 7 (3.08%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
11 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (18.94%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.74%) Office 365
2 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.20%) IaaS
5 3 (1.32%) PaaS
6 2 (0.88%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.22%) Firewall
2 25 (11.01%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.49%) Wireless
4 16 (7.05%) BIG-IP
5 14 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (5.73%) BGP
6 13 (5.73%) ICMP
6 13 (5.73%) IPsec
6 13 (5.73%) OSPF
7 12 (5.29%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (5.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (4.85%) iSCSI
9 10 (4.41%) Skype
10 9 (3.96%) LAN
10 9 (3.96%) WAN
11 8 (3.52%) DNS
12 7 (3.08%) HTTP
13 5 (2.20%) VPN
14 4 (1.76%) DHCP
14 4 (1.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.52%) Big Data
3 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.76%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.88%) DB2
8 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.88%) OLAP
9 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.44%) MySQL
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) JIRA
2 7 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.08%) Maven
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (12.33%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Retail
3 9 (3.96%) Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.88%) Dutch Language
5 2 (0.88%) French Language
5 2 (0.88%) German Language
5 2 (0.88%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (13.66%) Analyst
2 24 (10.57%) Service Manager
3 23 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (8.81%) Team Leader
5 17 (7.49%) Developer
6 16 (7.05%) Delivery Manager
6 16 (7.05%) Services Delivery Manager
7 14 (6.17%) Architect
8 12 (5.29%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 10 (4.41%) Storage Specialist
10 10 (4.41%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.96%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.96%) SharePoint Analyst
12 8 (3.52%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Network Team Leader
12 8 (3.52%) Release Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Support Specialist
13 7 (3.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.52%) .NET
1 8 (3.52%) Hibernate
1 8 (3.52%) J2EE
1 8 (3.52%) Spring
2 7 (3.08%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.08%) Apache CXF
2 7 (3.08%) JDBC
2 7 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (3.08%) Web Services
2 7 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.32%) Kafka
4 1 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) SAML
4 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (3.96%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.64%) CMDB
7 5 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.76%) Clustering
9 3 (1.32%) CCTV
10 2 (0.88%) iPad
10 2 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.88%) VSAM
11 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.44%) PKI
11 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (41.41%) Windows
2 41 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (17.18%) Linux
4 36 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.05%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.61%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.85%) Unix
8 11 (4.85%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.41%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.76%) MVS
11 3 (1.32%) Solaris
11 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.88%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) Android
13 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.44%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.72%) Change Management
2 71 (31.28%) ITIL V3
3 69 (30.40%) Service Management
4 56 (24.67%) Service Delivery
5 52 (22.91%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (18.06%) Virtual Environments
7 36 (15.86%) ITSM
8 33 (14.54%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 30 (13.22%) PRINCE2
10 26 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (11.01%) Network Virtualisation
12 24 (10.57%) Problem Management
13 22 (9.69%) CRM
14 20 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (7.93%) Incident Management
16 17 (7.49%) People Management
16 17 (7.49%) Project Management
17 15 (6.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 15 (6.61%) Validation
18 14 (6.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 27 (11.89%) SQL
3 11 (4.85%) Java
4 2 (0.88%) JCL
5 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.44%) C
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) Korn
5 1 (0.44%) PHP
5 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (55.95%) Security Cleared
2 111 (48.90%) SC Cleared
3 75 (33.04%) DV Cleared
4 39 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (10.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (9.25%) MCSE
7 18 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.49%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (6.17%) CCNP
10 11 (4.85%) MCP
10 11 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (4.41%) CCNA
11 10 (4.41%) MCSA
12 5 (2.20%) MCITP
13 4 (1.76%) CCSP
13 4 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (1.32%) CCA
14 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.78%) SLA
2 6 (2.64%) QA
3 5 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.76%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (22.91%) Active Directory
2 42 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.73%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (4.85%) NFS
5 11 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.41%) BitLocker
7 6 (2.64%) XenApp
8 4 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.76%) UAG
9 3 (1.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.44%) Docker
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (8.81%) SCCM
2 13 (5.73%) OVSD
2 13 (5.73%) SCOM
3 6 (2.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.76%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.76%) SCSM
5 3 (1.32%) Control-M
5 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.88%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.88%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.59%) VMware
3 30 (13.22%) HP
3 30 (13.22%) NetApp
4 28 (12.33%) Cisco
5 23 (10.13%) Citrix
5 23 (10.13%) ServiceNow
6 16 (7.05%) F5
7 11 (4.85%) Lumension
7 11 (4.85%) Oracle
7 11 (4.85%) Palo Alto
7 11 (4.85%) Symantec
8 10 (4.41%) IBM
8 10 (4.41%) McAfee
9 7 (3.08%) Juniper
10 5 (2.20%) Apple
10 5 (2.20%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.20%) Remedy
11 4 (1.76%) arcserve
11 4 (1.76%) Google