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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 67 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.11% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +23.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.08% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
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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
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Service Management
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (40.00%) Operations Management
5 6 (40.00%) People Management
6 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Product Management
9 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
9 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (6.67%) Splunk
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.67%) User Experience
10 1 (6.67%) Software License Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Redmine
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Process Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) VLE
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Service Management
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Operations Management
3 6 (40.00%) People Management
4 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Product Management
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Software License Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 per hour
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