The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM 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 ITSM over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 53 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing ITSM 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.94% 1.10% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.46% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£285 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £16.88 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.29% -11.18%
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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
647 683 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.52% 75.30% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 430 254
Average daily rate £400 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £10.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.18 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 29 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (89.66%) Security Cleared
3 25 (86.21%) MS Office
4 23 (79.31%) Service Management
4 23 (79.31%) SC Cleared
5 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
5 22 (75.86%) HP
6 19 (65.52%) OVSD
7 14 (48.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (44.83%) ITIL V3
8 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) SQL
10 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
11 9 (31.03%) Project Management
12 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
12 8 (27.59%) Change Control
13 7 (24.14%) CMDB
14 6 (20.69%) Economics
14 6 (20.69%) Windows
14 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
15 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
15 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
15 5 (17.24%) Internet
15 5 (17.24%) NetApp
15 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (17.24%) VMware
16 4 (13.79%) Citrix
16 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (86.21%) MS Office
2 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) assyst
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) PVCS
1 3 (10.34%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Release Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) CMDB
2 6 (20.69%) Economics
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) PMI
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (79.31%) Service Management
3 13 (44.83%) ITIL V3
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
5 8 (27.59%) Change Control
6 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Process Management
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) Release Management
10 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (79.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (48.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) PMP
5 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) OVSD
2 1 (3.45%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
1 22 (75.86%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) NetApp
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Lumension
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) F5
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