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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 61 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 13 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.44% 0.55% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.77% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £353 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
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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
698 521 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.47% 72.26% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 275 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 14 (63.64%) Service Management
2 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) SLA
3 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
7 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) Change Management
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) Lumension
8 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (22.73%) BS15000
8 5 (22.73%) Validation
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) Operations Management
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (22.73%) McAfee
8 5 (22.73%) MCSE
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) MCP
9 4 (18.18%) Sophos
9 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
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%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
1 5 (22.73%) Incident Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Report Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (63.64%) Service Management
3 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) Operations Management
5 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (18.18%) eTOM
6 4 (18.18%) Line Management
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Transition Management
9 1 (4.55%) Change Control
9 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) MCSE
4 4 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) SLA
2 5 (22.73%) BS15000
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) OVSD
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Lumension
3 5 (22.73%) McAfee
4 4 (18.18%) Sophos
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Huawei