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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 26 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 39 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.65% 4.22% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.79% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.40% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £178 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £282 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.85 £18.98
% change year-on-year
-25.67% +4.58%
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
637 553 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.01% 72.96% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 299 262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 27 (47.37%) ITIL
2 25 (43.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) Finance
5 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
5 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.05%) Project Management
7 11 (19.30%) HP
8 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 9 (15.79%) MS Project
10 8 (14.04%) Change Management
10 8 (14.04%) Banking
10 8 (14.04%) Retail
11 7 (12.28%) Service Management
11 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.28%) SLA
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
12 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (8.77%) HP UCMDB
13 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
13 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (8.77%) CRM
13 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
13 5 (8.77%) QA
13 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.02%) CMDB
14 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
14 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
14 4 (7.02%) Automotive

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Lync
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Project
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.51%) MS Office
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) OLTP
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Automotive
4 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Service Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (22.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (17.54%) Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Web Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Monitoring Specialist
9 1 (1.75%) Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Project Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) CMDB
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.05%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
5 7 (12.28%) Service Management
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.26%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.02%) ISEB
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) HNC
6 3 (5.26%) HND
6 3 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) MCP
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 5 (8.77%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.26%) OVSD
4 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) hybris
6 1 (1.75%) Lumension
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) Intel
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
6 1 (1.75%) Sophos
6 1 (1.75%) Endeca
6 1 (1.75%) Google
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