Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 223 185 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.82% 11.03% 9.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.87% 13.09% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 129 126
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £345 £415 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +3.62% +35.76%
10th Percentile £153 £228 £234
90th Percentile £500 £545 £489
South East median daily rate £385 £388 £368
% change year-on-year -0.65% +5.44% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.06% +15.29%
10th Percentile £13.71 £12.20 £10.98
90th Percentile £19.95 £15.00 £16.88
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%

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 1,878 1,413 1,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.69% 84.26% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 767 999
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £255 £257 £250
90th Percentile £538 £566 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 57 63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -5.42% +22.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.18 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.55 £38.30
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 20 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 6 months to 20 January 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 -3 203 £348 -17.46% 18
Aylesbury -7 4 £140 -53.33%
Wycombe - 2 £230 -
High Wycombe -11 1 £150 -16.94% 6
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 127 (56.95%) Security Cleared
2 102 (45.74%) SC Cleared
3 93 (41.70%) Microsoft
4 87 (39.01%) Windows
5 74 (33.18%) DV Cleared
6 62 (27.80%) Service Management
7 56 (25.11%) Service Delivery
7 56 (25.11%) ITIL V3
8 48 (21.52%) Active Directory
9 47 (21.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 45 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
11 42 (18.83%) Change Management
12 39 (17.49%) VMware
13 34 (15.25%) PRINCE2
13 34 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (14.80%) Service Design
14 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (14.35%) SQL Server
15 32 (14.35%) SQL
16 31 (13.90%) Linux
16 31 (13.90%) HP
16 31 (13.90%) MS Exchange
17 30 (13.45%) SLA
17 30 (13.45%) Office 365
17 30 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (12.56%) ITSM
19 27 (12.11%) Finance
19 27 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (12.11%) Windows Server
20 26 (11.66%) Analytical Skills

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 31 (13.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.76%) Skype for Business
3 20 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.48%) Apache
6 10 (4.48%) IIS
7 9 (4.04%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.14%) Confluence
8 7 (3.14%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 45 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.35%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.45%) Office 365
2 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.93%) iSCSI
3 9 (4.04%) Firewall
4 7 (3.14%) HTTP
5 6 (2.69%) SAN
5 6 (2.69%) Skype
6 4 (1.79%) LAN
7 3 (1.35%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.35%) Internet
7 3 (1.35%) Intranet
7 3 (1.35%) WAN
7 3 (1.35%) Wireless
8 2 (0.90%) NAS
8 2 (0.90%) WLAN
9 1 (0.45%) ATM
9 1 (0.45%) DNS
9 1 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) SDH
9 1 (0.45%) VPN
9 1 (0.45%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (2.69%) Big Data
6 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.79%) DB2
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.35%) OLAP
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.04%) JIRA
2 7 (3.14%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.14%) Maven
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (12.11%) Finance
2 7 (3.14%) Banking
2 7 (3.14%) Retail
3 3 (1.35%) Automotive
4 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.90%) Military
4 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (15.25%) Analyst
2 33 (14.80%) Service Manager
3 18 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (7.17%) Developer
5 14 (6.28%) Architect
5 14 (6.28%) Service Analyst
6 13 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.38%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (5.38%) Service Transition Manager
7 12 (5.38%) Services Delivery Manager
7 12 (5.38%) Team Leader
7 12 (5.38%) Transition Manager
8 11 (4.93%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 11 (4.93%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.48%) Storage Specialist
10 9 (4.04%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.04%) Release Manager
10 9 (4.04%) Service Design Manager
10 9 (4.04%) Support Specialist
11 8 (3.59%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.04%) Spring
2 8 (3.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (3.14%) .NET
3 7 (3.14%) Apache CXF
3 7 (3.14%) Hibernate
3 7 (3.14%) J2EE
3 7 (3.14%) JDBC
3 7 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (3.14%) Web Services
4 3 (1.35%) Kafka
4 3 (1.35%) XML
5 2 (0.90%) Java EE
5 2 (0.90%) JSP
5 2 (0.90%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.93%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (3.14%) PKI
6 5 (2.24%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.79%) CMDB
8 3 (1.35%) iPad
9 2 (0.90%) iPhone
9 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) VSAM
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.45%) PDA
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.01%) Windows
2 31 (13.90%) Linux
3 30 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (12.11%) Windows Server
5 24 (10.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (6.73%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.48%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (2.69%) Unix
10 5 (2.24%) Solaris
10 5 (2.24%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.35%) Android
12 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.35%) MVS
13 2 (0.90%) AIX
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.80%) Service Management
2 56 (25.11%) ITIL V3
2 56 (25.11%) Service Delivery
3 42 (18.83%) Change Management
4 34 (15.25%) PRINCE2
5 33 (14.80%) Service Design
6 28 (12.56%) ITSM
7 27 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (11.21%) CRM
9 22 (9.87%) Virtual Environments
10 21 (9.42%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 21 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.07%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.73%) Risk Management
13 14 (6.28%) People Management
13 14 (6.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 13 (5.83%) Logistics
15 12 (5.38%) Presales
16 11 (4.93%) Line Management
16 11 (4.93%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.35%) SQL
2 16 (7.17%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.73%) Java
4 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.90%) JCL
4 2 (0.90%) VBA
5 1 (0.45%) Korn
5 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.45%) Tcl
5 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (56.95%) Security Cleared
2 102 (45.74%) SC Cleared
3 74 (33.18%) DV Cleared
4 47 (21.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (8.97%) MCSE
7 15 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.59%) MCSA
9 8 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.14%) CCNA
11 6 (2.69%) CCSP
11 6 (2.69%) MCITP
12 5 (2.24%) MCP
12 5 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.79%) CCNP
13 4 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.45%) SLA
2 20 (8.97%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (3.59%) QA
System Software
1 48 (21.52%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.38%) BitLocker
5 11 (4.93%) NFS
5 11 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (4.04%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (8.07%) SCCM
2 16 (7.17%) SCOM
3 15 (6.73%) OVSD
4 6 (2.69%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.79%) SCSM
7 3 (1.35%) Control-M
7 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.90%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.90%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (41.70%) Microsoft
2 39 (17.49%) VMware
3 31 (13.90%) HP
4 25 (11.21%) NetApp
5 16 (7.17%) Citrix
6 13 (5.83%) Lumension
7 12 (5.38%) Symantec
8 11 (4.93%) Oracle
9 10 (4.48%) IBM
10 9 (4.04%) McAfee
10 9 (4.04%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.59%) Apple
12 7 (3.14%) SAP
13 6 (2.69%) Cisco
14 4 (1.79%) arcserve
14 4 (1.79%) Veeam
15 3 (1.35%) Cloudera
15 3 (1.35%) Cognos
15 3 (1.35%) F5
15 3 (1.35%) Sun