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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 55 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 11 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.55% 2.48% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 3.15% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 7
Average daily rate £145 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.27% +7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+90.08% -19.33%
ITIL V3
Buckinghamshire

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
595 635 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.80% 78.59% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 352 321
Average daily rate £399 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
3 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
4 21 (67.74%) DV Cleared
4 21 (67.74%) Service Management
5 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
6 18 (58.06%) ITSM
7 10 (32.26%) OVSD
7 10 (32.26%) HP
8 9 (29.03%) MS Office
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.81%) People Management
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (22.58%) SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Project Management
11 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
11 6 (19.35%) Operations Management
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (19.35%) High Availability
12 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) CentOS
12 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) SCCM
12 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
12 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Service Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Platform Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Service Support Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) PMI
3 3 (9.68%) CMDB
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) CentOS
3 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (67.74%) Service Management
3 18 (58.06%) ITSM
4 8 (25.81%) People Management
4 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) High Availability
6 6 (19.35%) Operations Management
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Validation
9 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
9 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
2 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
3 21 (67.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (6.45%) APMP
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
1 5 (16.13%) NFS
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) OVSD
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) SCOrch
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) webMethods