Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 239 223 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.09% 9.71% 10.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.91% 11.64% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 155 129
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £382 £345 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% -16.87% +3.62%
10th Percentile £207 £153 £228
90th Percentile £500 £500 £545
South East median daily rate £380 £385 £388
% change year-on-year -1.30% -0.65% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -7.06%
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.33% - -11.76%

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 1,413 1,915 1,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.20% 83.41% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 916 776
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £255 £253
90th Percentile £588 £538 £571
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 84 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +15.00% -5.42%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.00 £9.31
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.75 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.74%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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 +6 226 £386 +11.15% 30
High Wycombe +2 4 - - 2
Marlow - 3 £130 - 4
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 151 (63.18%) Security Cleared
2 129 (53.97%) SC Cleared
3 109 (45.61%) Service Management
4 96 (40.17%) ITIL V3
5 89 (37.24%) Windows
6 73 (30.54%) Active Directory
7 72 (30.13%) DV Cleared
8 71 (29.71%) Microsoft
9 59 (24.69%) Change Management
10 56 (23.43%) ITSM
11 49 (20.50%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (19.67%) Office 365
13 44 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (17.57%) SQL
15 40 (16.74%) MS Exchange
15 40 (16.74%) Service Delivery
16 36 (15.06%) PowerShell
17 35 (14.64%) Windows Server
18 33 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (13.81%) Problem Management
19 32 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2007
20 31 (12.97%) Skype for Business
20 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (12.97%) SharePoint
21 30 (12.55%) Finance
22 29 (12.13%) Incident Management
23 28 (11.72%) HP
24 27 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
25 26 (10.88%) 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 40 (16.74%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 31 (12.97%) SharePoint
3 31 (12.97%) Skype for Business
4 21 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (6.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.18%) IIS
8 5 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.84%) Apache
11 1 (0.42%) CMS
11 1 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 49 (20.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.84%) Windchill
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.67%) Office 365
2 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.93%) IaaS
4 7 (2.93%) OneDrive
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.11%) Firewall
3 16 (6.69%) VPN
4 10 (4.18%) Skype
5 9 (3.77%) WAN
5 9 (3.77%) Wireless
6 8 (3.35%) DNS
6 8 (3.35%) LAN
7 7 (2.93%) BGP
7 7 (2.93%) BIG-IP
7 7 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.93%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (2.93%) DHCP
7 7 (2.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (2.93%) IPsec
8 4 (1.67%) ICMP
8 4 (1.67%) Internet
8 4 (1.67%) OSPF
9 3 (1.26%) SAN
9 3 (1.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.93%) Power BI
4 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (12.55%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Retail
3 6 (2.51%) Automotive
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (33.05%) Analyst
2 27 (11.30%) Service Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) Service Manager
4 20 (8.37%) Incident Manager
5 19 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (6.69%) Major Incident Manager
7 14 (5.86%) Service Transition Manager
7 14 (5.86%) Transition Manager
8 12 (5.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.18%) SharePoint Analyst
10 9 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.77%) Applications Support
10 9 (3.77%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.35%) Administrator
11 8 (3.35%) Change Analyst
11 8 (3.35%) Configuration Analyst
11 8 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.35%) .NET
2 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.26%) CSS
4 2 (0.84%) ADSI
4 2 (0.84%) LDAP
5 1 (0.42%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.42%) Java EE
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.79%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (8.37%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.51%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.51%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.09%) CMDB
7 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.26%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.42%) PMI
10 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 89 (37.24%) Windows
2 44 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (14.64%) Windows Server
4 27 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.04%) Linux
6 21 (8.79%) Windows 10
7 19 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.69%) Windows 7
9 12 (5.02%) Unix
10 7 (2.93%) CentOS
10 7 (2.93%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (45.61%) Service Management
2 96 (40.17%) ITIL V3
3 59 (24.69%) Change Management
4 56 (23.43%) ITSM
5 42 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (16.74%) Service Delivery
7 33 (13.81%) Problem Management
8 29 (12.13%) Incident Management
9 25 (10.46%) CRM
9 25 (10.46%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.62%) Project Management
11 19 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (7.95%) Presales
12 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.11%) Virtual Environments
14 15 (6.28%) Configuration Management
14 15 (6.28%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.60%) Critical Thinking
15 11 (4.60%) ERP
16 10 (4.18%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.57%) SQL
2 36 (15.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.09%) C#
3 5 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.26%) C
4 3 (1.26%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.42%) C-shell
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) Korn
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (63.18%) Security Cleared
2 129 (53.97%) SC Cleared
3 72 (30.13%) DV Cleared
4 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (10.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 23 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.18%) CCNA
8 10 (4.18%) CCNP
8 10 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.77%) MCITP
10 8 (3.35%) MCP
10 8 (3.35%) MCSA
10 8 (3.35%) MCSE
11 7 (2.93%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.51%) Degree
13 4 (1.67%) CCIP
13 4 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.67%) ISEB
14 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.95%) SLA
2 6 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.84%) COBIT
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (30.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.60%) NFS
4 10 (4.18%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.51%) Terminal Server
6 6 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.26%) UAG
8 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (9.62%) SCCM
2 18 (7.53%) OVSD
3 10 (4.18%) WSUS
4 7 (2.93%) Nagios
5 6 (2.51%) SCOM
6 4 (1.67%) Ansible
7 3 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.26%) Puppet
7 3 (1.26%) Terraform
8 2 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.42%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 71 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.72%) HP
3 26 (10.88%) Citrix
3 26 (10.88%) VMware
4 24 (10.04%) SAP
5 16 (6.69%) F5
5 16 (6.69%) Oracle
6 15 (6.28%) Cisco
7 13 (5.44%) McAfee
8 12 (5.02%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.93%) Juniper
9 7 (2.93%) NetApp
9 7 (2.93%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.93%) webMethods
10 4 (1.67%) Remedy
11 3 (1.26%) Aruba
11 3 (1.26%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.26%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.26%) Lumension
11 3 (1.26%) Nokia