Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 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.

Presales
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 84 111
Rank change year-on-year -41 +27 0
Contract jobs citing Presales 14 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.59% 1.26% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £407 £374
90th Percentile £500 £546 £476
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -15.38% -

Presales 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 1954 1401 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.83% 84.30% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 771 1083
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £225 £250
90th Percentile £532 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 63 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.06% +24.15%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.36 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.55 £44.70
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -3.92% -8.26% +55.71%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Buckinghamshire

Presales
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Presales in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Presales in Buckinghamshire

Presales
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Presales in Buckinghamshire

Presales
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Presales in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Presales in Buckinghamshire

Presales
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 Presales within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 -36 14 £400 -5.88% 3
Presales
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Presales 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 Presales.

1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) ITIL
4 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Change Management
6 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) MCSE
7 6 (42.86%) MCSA
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (42.86%) PKI
7 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (42.86%) Office 365
7 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
7 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
7 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (42.86%) Service Design
8 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) Symantec

Presales
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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Architect
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 6 (42.86%) PKI
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Service Design
4 4 (28.57%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) MCSA
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec