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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 55 63 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 17 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.98% 1.08% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.46% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £258 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.18 £42.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +209.09%
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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
653 618 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.20% 74.37% 70.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 349 202
Average daily rate £366 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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 26 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) Service Management
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) DV Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) HP
7 8 (30.77%) SLA
7 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 8 (30.77%) MS Office
7 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (19.23%) APMP
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) MCSE
10 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) MCP
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (15.38%) Change Management
10 4 (15.38%) ITSM
10 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
10 4 (15.38%) OVSD
10 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
10 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SNMP
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) PVCS
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Transition Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Bid Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Process Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (69.23%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Transition Management
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) Operations Management
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) People Management
8 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) DV Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) APMP
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (15.38%) MCP
5 4 (15.38%) MCSE
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 4 (15.38%) OVSD
2 3 (11.54%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.54%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) McAfee
3 3 (11.54%) Sophos
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Lumension
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix