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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 56 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing ITSM 18 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.98% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +31.03%
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Buckinghamshire

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
695 630 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.29% 71.67% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 349 236
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% +6.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 (96.67%) ITIL
2 28 (93.33%) MS Office
2 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
3 27 (90.00%) SC Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) Service Management
5 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (60.00%) HP
6 18 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (46.67%) OVSD
9 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
10 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
12 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
12 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
12 8 (26.67%) C
13 6 (20.00%) Project Management
13 6 (20.00%) Economics
13 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
13 6 (20.00%) Change Control
14 5 (16.67%) PaaS
14 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (16.67%) Internet
14 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 5 (16.67%) Windows
14 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 4 (13.33%) SQL
15 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (13.33%) CMDB
15 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (93.33%) MS Office
2 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Economics
4 4 (13.33%) CMDB
5 2 (6.67%) PMI
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) ITIL
2 23 (76.67%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.00%) Change Control
4 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) PMP
5 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) NFS
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) OVSD
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) NetApp
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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