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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 44 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.97% 2.65% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 3.73% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 11
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£350 £268 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% +24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £173 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £297 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
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 £16.35 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.78% -3.82%
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
683 509 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.09% 70.99% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 250 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 44 (55.70%) ITIL
2 42 (53.16%) Security Cleared
3 36 (45.57%) SC Cleared
4 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 21 (26.58%) Finance
6 19 (24.05%) Project Management
7 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
8 17 (21.52%) SLA
9 15 (18.99%) Service Management
10 14 (17.72%) MS Project
11 13 (16.46%) Windows
11 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
12 12 (15.19%) People Management
12 12 (15.19%) HP
13 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
13 11 (13.92%) SQL
14 10 (12.66%) OVSD
14 10 (12.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.39%) Change Management
15 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (10.13%) Banking
16 8 (10.13%) Retail
16 8 (10.13%) MCP
16 8 (10.13%) HNC
16 8 (10.13%) HND
16 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
16 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Project
2 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.80%) MS Office
5 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) SNMP
2 2 (2.53%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) NAS
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) OLTP
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
2 8 (10.13%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Service Manager
2 20 (25.32%) Delivery Manager
3 19 (24.05%) Services Delivery Manager
4 17 (21.52%) Analyst
5 16 (20.25%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.06%) Transition Manager
7 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (5.06%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.53%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Incident Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 2 (2.53%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) CMDB
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) EPoS
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (5.06%) UNIX
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Project Management
3 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.99%) Service Management
5 12 (15.19%) People Management
6 9 (11.39%) Change Management
6 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.33%) Line Management
8 5 (6.33%) CRM
8 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.80%) Operations Management
10 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Security Cleared
2 36 (45.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (10.13%) MCP
5 8 (10.13%) HNC
5 8 (10.13%) HND
5 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.86%) MCSE
7 4 (5.06%) ISEB
7 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.06%) Degree
8 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.27%) BS15000
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) OVSD
2 7 (8.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.33%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.53%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) HP
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) SAP
4 4 (5.06%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) Lumension
6 2 (2.53%) Google
6 2 (2.53%) McAfee
6 2 (2.53%) Sophos
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) Intel
7 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.27%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) Endeca
7 1 (1.27%) hybris
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