The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 58 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.60% 0.98% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.38% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£258 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% -26.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -21.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
663 506 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.68% 71.07% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 247 188
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Milton Keynes region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Milton Keynes region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL V3.

1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Service Management
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) SLA
4 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
8 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) Change Management
9 5 (22.73%) Lumension
9 5 (22.73%) BS15000
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (18.18%) eTOM
10 4 (18.18%) Validation
10 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) McAfee
10 4 (18.18%) MCSE
10 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) MCP
11 3 (13.64%) Sophos

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) PVCS
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Report Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Design Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Service Management
3 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) eTOM
5 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
5 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) SLA
2 5 (22.73%) BS15000
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Lumension
3 4 (18.18%) McAfee
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Sophos
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Huawei