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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 39 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.72% 2.48% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 3.38% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 16
Average daily rate
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£343 £268 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £173 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £297 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -0.07%
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 £15.44 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +5.18%
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
635 533 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.88% 73.31% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 268 254
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (46.27%) ITIL
2 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
3 24 (35.82%) SC Cleared
4 19 (28.36%) Finance
5 18 (26.87%) Project Management
6 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
7 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.91%) HP
8 12 (17.91%) MS Project
9 10 (14.93%) SLA
10 9 (13.43%) SQL
10 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
10 9 (13.43%) People Management
11 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (11.94%) Service Management
11 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.94%) Banking
11 8 (11.94%) Retail
12 7 (10.45%) Change Management
12 7 (10.45%) Oracle
12 7 (10.45%) HNC
12 7 (10.45%) HND
13 6 (8.96%) Windows
13 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
14 5 (7.46%) HP UCMDB
14 5 (7.46%) QA
14 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Project
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) MS Office
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) LAN
1 3 (4.48%) SAN
1 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) SNMP
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) OLTP
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
2 8 (11.94%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Automotive
4 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Service Manager
2 15 (22.39%) Delivery Manager
2 15 (22.39%) Project Manager
3 14 (20.90%) Services Delivery Manager
4 13 (19.40%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Transition Manager
5 4 (5.97%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.99%) Web Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Incident Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (2.99%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) SAP Test Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) CMDB
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) ITIL
2 18 (26.87%) Project Management
3 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.43%) People Management
5 8 (11.94%) Service Management
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) Change Management
7 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.46%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.48%) Migration
10 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.48%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
2 24 (35.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (10.45%) HNC
5 7 (10.45%) HND
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) ISEB
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.99%) MCP
8 2 (2.99%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.97%) OVSD
2 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.99%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) hybris
6 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.49%) NetApp
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Endeca
6 1 (1.49%) Intel
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
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