The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 33 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 35 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.92% 5.33% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 7.43% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £210 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
674 498 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.56% 71.76% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 269 211
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) Finance
4 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) Project Management
6 10 (20.83%) HP
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 9 (18.75%) Change Management
7 9 (18.75%) Retail
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.67%) Banking
8 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.58%) Oracle
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.58%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) MS Project
11 5 (10.42%) Automotive
11 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
11 5 (10.42%) QA
11 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.42%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (8.33%) CMDB
12 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
12 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
12 4 (8.33%) ISEB

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SNMP
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) Network Security
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) OLTP
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Retail
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Automotive
5 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Service Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Web Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.08%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.08%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.08%) Telematics
2 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
4 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.58%) Service Management
6 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.17%) Network Management
9 2 (4.17%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.33%) ISEB
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.25%) HNC
5 3 (6.25%) HND
5 3 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Endeca
5 1 (2.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) Lumension
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) Intel
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