The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 114 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.73% 9.28% 16.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.91% 12.12% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £235 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.08 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -13.31%
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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
603 561 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.91% 76.53% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 313 172
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 £270 £258 £240
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 15 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 116 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 105 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 89 (37.08%) Windows
4 80 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 71 (29.58%) Service Management
6 58 (24.17%) MS Excel
7 52 (21.67%) SLA
7 52 (21.67%) Service Delivery
8 50 (20.83%) Finance
9 46 (19.17%) MS Office
10 40 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (15.42%) MS Exchange
14 35 (14.58%) Incident Management
14 35 (14.58%) MCSE
15 32 (13.33%) PRINCE2
16 30 (12.50%) VMware
17 29 (12.08%) Change Management
18 28 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2003
18 28 (11.67%) DV Cleared
18 28 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (10.83%) Windows 7
19 26 (10.83%) Backup Exec
19 26 (10.83%) MCP
20 25 (10.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 24 (10.00%) ITIL V3
21 24 (10.00%) Citrix
22 23 (9.58%) McAfee
22 23 (9.58%) OVSD

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 37 (15.42%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.75%) Lync
5 9 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 4 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (24.17%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.17%) MS Office
3 17 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.58%) MS Project
5 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.25%) PaaS
2 3 (1.25%) IaaS
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) Firewall
1 14 (5.83%) WAN
1 14 (5.83%) ATM
2 13 (5.42%) LAN
3 7 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.92%) Internet
4 5 (2.08%) TACACS
5 4 (1.67%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.67%) VoIP
6 3 (1.25%) MPLS
6 3 (1.25%) Intranet
7 2 (0.83%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.83%) OSPF
7 2 (0.83%) SAN
7 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.83%) VPN
7 2 (0.83%) DNS
7 2 (0.83%) DHCP
7 2 (0.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.50%) ClearCase
1 6 (2.50%) PVCS
General
1 50 (20.83%) Finance
2 18 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.75%) Banking
4 4 (1.67%) Retail
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (37.08%) Analyst
2 37 (15.42%) Service Manager
3 33 (13.75%) 1st Line Support
4 32 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 22 (9.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 22 (9.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (9.17%) Service Analyst
6 20 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
6 20 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 19 (7.92%) Transition Manager
8 14 (5.83%) Consultant
8 14 (5.83%) Service Transition Manager
9 13 (5.42%) Team Leader
10 12 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
12 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 9 (3.75%) Change Analyst
13 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
14 7 (2.92%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.92%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.42%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.50%) Open Source
6 5 (2.08%) User Experience
7 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Statistics
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) FMCG
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 89 (37.08%) Windows
2 40 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (10.83%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.67%) Linux
6 15 (6.25%) UNIX
7 13 (5.42%) Windows XP
8 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.58%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.08%) MVS
12 3 (1.25%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.83%) HPUX
13 2 (0.83%) CentOS
14 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.58%) Service Management
2 52 (21.67%) Service Delivery
3 35 (14.58%) Incident Management
4 32 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 29 (12.08%) Change Management
6 24 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 18 (7.50%) Project Management
8 17 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.08%) People Management
9 16 (6.67%) ITSM
9 16 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.83%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.42%) Line Management
12 13 (5.42%) Migration
12 13 (5.42%) Software Testing
13 12 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.00%) Transition Management
14 10 (4.17%) Change Control
15 9 (3.75%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.92%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.42%) SQL
3 12 (5.00%) C
4 9 (3.75%) VB
5 3 (1.25%) VBA
6 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) C++
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 116 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 105 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 38 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (14.58%) MCSE
5 28 (11.67%) DV Cleared
6 26 (10.83%) MCP
7 25 (10.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.75%) CCNP
10 9 (3.75%) CCNA
11 6 (2.50%) CCSA
12 5 (2.08%) ISEB
12 5 (2.08%) CCSE
12 5 (2.08%) Degree
13 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (21.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.50%) BS15000
3 5 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.08%) COBIT
4 3 (1.25%) QA
5 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.58%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.33%) Firmware
5 5 (2.08%) XenApp
5 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.67%) vSphere
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.83%) NFS
9 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.42%) UAG
9 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (10.83%) Backup Exec
2 23 (9.58%) OVSD
3 17 (7.08%) Tivoli
4 13 (5.42%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 13 (5.42%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.08%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.67%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.83%) SCCM
7 2 (0.83%) SCOM
8 1 (0.42%) YaST
8 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.42%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.42%) Control-M
8 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 80 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.50%) VMware
3 24 (10.00%) Citrix
4 23 (9.58%) McAfee
5 20 (8.33%) HP
6 16 (6.67%) Oracle
7 14 (5.83%) Remedy
8 13 (5.42%) Lumension
9 12 (5.00%) Cisco
10 11 (4.58%) Sophos
10 11 (4.58%) IBM
11 7 (2.92%) F5
12 6 (2.50%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.08%) Nokia
13 5 (2.08%) Juniper
13 5 (2.08%) Computacenter
13 5 (2.08%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.67%) Symantec
15 2 (0.83%) Websense
15 2 (0.83%) SAP
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