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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 49 56 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 21 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.58% 1.90% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.60% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
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£400 £401 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -17.66%
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
642 655 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.87% 73.35% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 404 238
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 May 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 28 (62.22%) ITIL
2 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
3 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 19 (42.22%) Service Management
4 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) SLA
7 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
9 7 (15.56%) MS Office
10 6 (13.33%) People Management
10 6 (13.33%) VMware
10 6 (13.33%) Windows
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) Cisco
11 5 (11.11%) OLTP
11 5 (11.11%) HP
11 5 (11.11%) Intel
11 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
11 5 (11.11%) MS Project
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
11 5 (11.11%) Requirements Management
11 5 (11.11%) Transition Management
11 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
12 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 5 (11.11%) MS Project
4 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) SNMP
3 1 (2.22%) 802.11
3 1 (2.22%) OSPF
3 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) OLTP
1 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) EDRMS
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Service Manager
2 12 (26.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 12 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Transition Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Supplier Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) APACS
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) ITIL
2 19 (42.22%) Service Management
3 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) People Management
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.89%) Network Management
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Benchmarking
8 2 (4.44%) Coaching
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C#
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.67%) APMP
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) HNC
5 2 (4.44%) HND
5 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) OVSD
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.22%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco
3 5 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (11.11%) Intel
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) NetScout
6 2 (4.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) BancTec
7 1 (2.22%) OpenText
7 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.22%) IronPort
7 1 (2.22%) Lumension
7 1 (2.22%) Twitter