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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 39 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 32 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.10% 2.88% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 3.76% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -31.67%
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
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 49 (68.06%) ITIL
2 44 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 39 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
5 27 (37.50%) Service Management
6 20 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 20 (27.78%) Windows
6 20 (27.78%) SLA
7 18 (25.00%) Finance
8 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 14 (19.44%) MS Project
10 14 (19.44%) Project Management
10 14 (19.44%) OVSD
11 13 (18.06%) MS Visio
12 11 (15.28%) People Management
13 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
13 10 (13.89%) MCP
13 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (12.50%) MCSE
14 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (12.50%) Backup Exec
14 9 (12.50%) VMware
14 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
15 8 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.44%) MS Project
3 13 (18.06%) MS Visio
4 7 (9.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) OSPF
2 1 (1.39%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.94%) OLTP
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Service Manager
2 22 (30.56%) Services Delivery Manager
2 22 (30.56%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Transition Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Service Transition Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Service Operations Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Account Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) EPoS
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) HACMP
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.11%) UNIX
4 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Vista
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) AIX
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) ITIL
2 27 (37.50%) Service Management
3 20 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 11 (15.28%) People Management
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (9.72%) Line Management
8 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.94%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.94%) Transition Management
10 4 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.56%) CRM
10 4 (5.56%) Operations Management
10 4 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.89%) MCP
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.50%) MCSE
6 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (9.72%) HNC
7 7 (9.72%) HND
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) CCNP
9 1 (1.39%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.78%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) BS15000
3 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) GPFS
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) OVSD
2 9 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) McAfee
3 5 (6.94%) Intel
3 5 (6.94%) Lumension
4 4 (5.56%) Sophos
5 3 (4.17%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
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