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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 49 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 22 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.61% 2.73% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.59% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.21%
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 £15.30 £12.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+18.60% -24.11%
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
647 585 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.66% 76.07% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 319 186
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 £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 33
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 46 (74.19%) ITIL
2 39 (62.90%) Security Cleared
3 34 (54.84%) SC Cleared
4 29 (46.77%) Service Management
5 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 18 (29.03%) SLA
6 18 (29.03%) PRINCE2
6 18 (29.03%) Windows
7 15 (24.19%) Finance
7 15 (24.19%) DV Cleared
8 14 (22.58%) OVSD
9 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
9 13 (20.97%) MS Visio
10 12 (19.35%) MS Project
11 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 11 (17.74%) People Management
12 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
13 9 (14.52%) VMware
13 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (14.52%) MCP
13 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.52%) MCSE
14 8 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (12.90%) UNIX
14 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
15 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
1 13 (20.97%) MS Visio
2 12 (19.35%) MS Project
3 7 (11.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
1 2 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.61%) LAN
1 1 (1.61%) WAN
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) OSPF
1 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.68%) OLTP
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Service Manager
2 20 (32.26%) Delivery Manager
2 20 (32.26%) Services Delivery Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Transition Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Service Transition Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (6.45%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Account Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Project Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.23%) HACMP
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.61%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) UNIX
4 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Vista
6 4 (6.45%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) ITIL
2 29 (46.77%) Service Management
3 18 (29.03%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.74%) Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) People Management
5 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.68%) Line Management
8 5 (8.06%) Transition Management
8 5 (8.06%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
9 4 (6.45%) Change Management
9 4 (6.45%) Operations Management
9 4 (6.45%) Validation
9 4 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (6.45%) Coaching
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) Security Cleared
2 34 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 15 (24.19%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.52%) MCP
4 9 (14.52%) MCSE
5 8 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (8.06%) HNC
7 5 (8.06%) HND
8 2 (3.23%) Degree
9 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCNP
9 1 (1.61%) CCNA
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.61%) BS15000
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) GPFS
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) OVSD
2 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Intel
4 5 (8.06%) Lumension
4 5 (8.06%) McAfee
5 4 (6.45%) Sophos
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) Google
8 1 (1.61%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
8 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.61%) Cognizant