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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 51 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing ITSM 10 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.51% 2.73% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.39% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 3
Median daily rate £250 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £140 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £416 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £18.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +13.84%
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
536 678 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.97% 80.52% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 417 440
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) MS Office
3 16 (72.73%) Service Management
4 14 (63.64%) HP
4 14 (63.64%) OVSD
5 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
6 12 (54.55%) ITIL V3
7 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (45.45%) Linux
8 10 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (40.91%) Capacity Management
9 9 (40.91%) Windows
9 9 (40.91%) CentOS
9 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (31.82%) SCOM
10 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
10 7 (31.82%) NFS
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (31.82%) High Availability
11 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
11 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 6 (27.27%) VMware
11 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
12 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared

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 16 (72.73%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) CentOS
2 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Service Management
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 10 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (40.91%) Capacity Management
5 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (31.82%) High Availability
7 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
8 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.55%) B2C
10 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.55%) Project Management
10 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (4.55%) SDLC
10 1 (4.55%) SFIA
10 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (31.82%) NFS
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) OVSD
2 7 (31.82%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) arcserve
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam