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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 56 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 15 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.73% 1.39% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.95% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £155 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -53.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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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
666 513 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.99% 71.15% 70.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 251 246
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Service Management
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) SLA
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) BS15000
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (20.00%) eTOM
8 4 (20.00%) Lumension
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) Operations Management
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) McAfee
9 3 (15.00%) Change Management
9 3 (15.00%) Validation
10 2 (10.00%) VMware
10 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SNMP
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PVCS
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Incident Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Report Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) eTOM
6 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (15.00%) Operations Management
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) People Management
8 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
2 5 (25.00%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Lumension
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Sophos
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei