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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 63 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 8 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.96% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.25% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% +2.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-80.00% +415.62%
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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
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (58.33%) Service Management
4 12 (50.00%) SLA
4 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (25.00%) Change Management
8 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (25.00%) Lumension
9 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (20.83%) BS15000
9 5 (20.83%) Validation
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) MCSE
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) McAfee
10 4 (16.67%) Sophos
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) MS Office
10 4 (16.67%) MCP
10 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.17%) PVCS
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
1 5 (20.83%) Incident Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Report Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Service Management
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
6 4 (16.67%) eTOM
6 4 (16.67%) Transition Management
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (16.67%) MCP
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.83%) BS15000
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) OVSD
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Lumension
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) Sophos
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Huawei
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco