Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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.

Presales
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 122 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing Presales 11 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -4.82% -11.53%
10th Percentile £350 £297 £398
90th Percentile £375 £488 £471
South East median daily rate £400 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -17.95% +11.43% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £23.00

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 1,649 1,768 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.99% 82.46% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 823 924
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £256
90th Percentile £563 £543 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 55 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £9.37
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £51.85
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

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 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 21 July 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 +9 11 £363 -9.38%
Presales
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Presales 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 Presales.

1 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (100.00%) Change Management
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 10 (90.91%) Skype for Business
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Office 365
2 10 (90.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (90.91%) Mentoring
3 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (90.91%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Change Management
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft