The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 69 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.84% 11.20% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 15.28% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 20
Average daily rate £323 £313 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -6.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £136 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £18.63 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
Buckinghamshire

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Milton Keynes region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Milton Keynes region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITIL 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.

1 68 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 58 (41.43%) Microsoft
3 52 (37.14%) SC Cleared
4 38 (27.14%) Windows
5 36 (25.71%) DV Cleared
6 31 (22.14%) MS Office
7 27 (19.29%) Finance
8 26 (18.57%) Active Directory
9 22 (15.71%) PRINCE2
10 21 (15.00%) Windows XP
11 19 (13.57%) SLA
11 19 (13.57%) Service Management
12 17 (12.14%) Service Delivery
12 17 (12.14%) MS Excel
13 16 (11.43%) Project Management
13 16 (11.43%) Incident Management
14 15 (10.71%) Windows 7
14 15 (10.71%) Change Management
14 15 (10.71%) MS Exchange
15 14 (10.00%) Citrix
15 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (9.29%) Migration
17 12 (8.57%) Remedy
17 12 (8.57%) ITIL V3
18 11 (7.86%) OVSD
18 11 (7.86%) Problem Management
18 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
18 11 (7.86%) HP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.00%) Lync
4 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (22.14%) MS Office
2 17 (12.14%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.86%) MS Project
4 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.57%) VPN
3 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) Broadband
3 4 (2.86%) 3G
4 3 (2.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.43%) LAN
5 2 (1.43%) SMS
5 2 (1.43%) VoIP
5 2 (1.43%) WAN
5 2 (1.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.71%) OSPF
6 1 (0.71%) VRRP
6 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.71%) HTTP
6 1 (0.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.71%) SMLT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.71%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Marketing
3 2 (1.43%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.43%) French Language
3 2 (1.43%) German Language
3 2 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (32.14%) Analyst
2 23 (16.43%) Service Analyst
3 19 (13.57%) Project Manager
3 19 (13.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (8.57%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.43%) Consultant
5 9 (6.43%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 7 (5.00%) Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (5.00%) Incident Manager
7 7 (5.00%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) Servlets
3 1 (0.71%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.71%) Middleware
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) JDBC
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.14%) PDA
4 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) Handset
5 1 (0.71%) CCTV
5 1 (0.71%) Telematics
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.14%) Windows
2 21 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 15 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.00%) Linux
6 7 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.86%) UNIX
8 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.43%) MVS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.71%) PRINCE2
2 19 (13.57%) Service Management
3 17 (12.14%) Service Delivery
4 16 (11.43%) Project Management
4 16 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 15 (10.71%) Change Management
6 13 (9.29%) Migration
7 12 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 11 (7.86%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.43%) PRINCE
10 5 (3.57%) ITSM
10 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.57%) TOGAF
10 5 (3.57%) Workflow
11 4 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.86%) Business Development
12 3 (2.14%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.14%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (2.14%) Information Security
12 3 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.71%) SQL
2 8 (5.71%) VBScript
3 6 (4.29%) VB
4 4 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.43%) ABAP
5 2 (1.43%) JCL
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 52 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 36 (25.71%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (6.43%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (4.29%) MCP
8 5 (3.57%) MCSE
9 3 (2.14%) CISA
10 2 (1.43%) CITP
10 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.43%) ISEB
11 1 (0.71%) HNC
11 1 (0.71%) HND
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.71%) PMP
11 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.71%) CCNP
11 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.57%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) BS15000
2 5 (3.57%) COBIT
3 4 (2.86%) ISO 14001
4 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 26 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) OVSD
2 5 (3.57%) OpenView
2 5 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.86%) HP NNM
4 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.43%) SCCM
5 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.43%) WSUS
5 2 (1.43%) Control-M
6 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.71%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 58 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) Citrix
3 12 (8.57%) Remedy
4 11 (7.86%) HP
5 10 (7.14%) SAP
5 10 (7.14%) Cisco
5 10 (7.14%) VMware
6 4 (2.86%) RightFax
6 4 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 4 (2.86%) IronPort
6 4 (2.86%) Lumension
6 4 (2.86%) Symantec
6 4 (2.86%) OPNET
7 3 (2.14%) McAfee
7 3 (2.14%) Sophos
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle
8 2 (1.43%) CA
9 1 (0.71%) Avaya
9 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.71%) Lotus
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: please quote daily rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £312.77 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago