The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 42 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 24 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.38% 3.84% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.88% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 9
Average daily rate £410 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £433 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
Service Delivery
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
595 635 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.80% 78.59% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 352 321
Average daily rate £399 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 44 (57.14%) ITIL
2 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 39 (50.65%) Service Management
3 33 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 22 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 19 (24.68%) Risk Management
6 16 (20.78%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (19.48%) DV Cleared
8 14 (18.18%) People Management
9 13 (16.88%) Project Management
9 13 (16.88%) SLA
10 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (12.99%) Coaching
11 10 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.99%) Change Management
12 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
13 8 (10.39%) Oracle
13 8 (10.39%) CRM
13 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.39%) Windows
13 8 (10.39%) VMware
13 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
13 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
14 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.49%) MS Office
4 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) ATM
2 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.30%) Skype
2 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
2 1 (1.30%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (9.09%) OLTP
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.60%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Service Manager
2 32 (41.56%) Services Delivery Manager
3 31 (40.26%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) ITIL Service Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Service Support Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Integration Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Service Transition Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Transition Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
1 1 (1.30%) J2EE
1 1 (1.30%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.30%) Servlets
1 1 (1.30%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.49%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.49%) HACMP
4 4 (5.19%) PMI
5 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.30%) IVR
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.49%) AIX
3 5 (6.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) ITIL
2 39 (50.65%) Service Management
3 19 (24.68%) Risk Management
4 14 (18.18%) People Management
5 13 (16.88%) Project Management
6 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.99%) Change Management
7 10 (12.99%) Coaching
7 10 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (10.39%) CRM
8 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
9 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management
10 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
10 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.49%) Migration
12 4 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) COBOL
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) JCL
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) ABAP
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (19.48%) DV Cleared
5 12 (15.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (6.49%) Degree
7 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCNA
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) GPFS
3 2 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) VMware
3 7 (9.09%) Intel
4 5 (6.49%) NetApp
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Kronos
6 1 (1.30%) SAP