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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 55 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing ITSM 11 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.58% 2.35% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.92% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 2
Median daily rate £350 £273 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £208 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £320 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.00% -37.50%
ITSM
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
590 651 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.65% 80.67% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 355 430
Median daily rate £410 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 21 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (80.95%) Service Management
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) MS Office
4 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 13 (61.90%) ITIL V3
6 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
7 11 (52.38%) OVSD
7 11 (52.38%) HP
8 10 (47.62%) Linux
9 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
9 9 (42.86%) CentOS
9 9 (42.86%) Capacity Management
9 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (38.10%) High Availability
10 8 (38.10%) Windows
11 7 (33.33%) NFS
11 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
11 7 (33.33%) SCOM
12 6 (28.57%) VMware
12 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
12 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
12 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
13 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
14 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
14 4 (19.05%) Finance

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Service Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) CentOS
2 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (80.95%) Service Management
3 13 (61.90%) ITIL V3
4 9 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (38.10%) High Availability
6 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Operations Management
7 3 (14.29%) People Management
7 3 (14.29%) Service Design
8 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.76%) B2C
9 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) NFS
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) OVSD
2 7 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) arcserve
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam