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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 46 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 23 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.79% 3.75% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.98% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +24.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -1.66%
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
647 683 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.52% 75.30% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 430 254
Average daily rate £400 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £10.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.18 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 27 (64.29%) ITIL
2 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
4 17 (40.48%) Service Management
5 16 (38.10%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) SLA
8 8 (19.05%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
10 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.90%) Windows
10 5 (11.90%) CRM
10 5 (11.90%) Citrix
10 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.52%) Change Management
11 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
11 4 (9.52%) MS Project
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.52%) OLTP
11 4 (9.52%) HP
11 4 (9.52%) Intel
11 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) 802.11
3 1 (2.38%) OSPF
3 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.52%) OLTP
2 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Service Manager
2 15 (35.71%) Services Delivery Manager
2 15 (35.71%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Virtualisation Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Transition Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Supplier Manager
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) APACS
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Service Management
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) CRM
6 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.52%) People Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.52%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.14%) Benchmarking
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) APMP
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) HNC
7 1 (2.38%) HND
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.38%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) OVSD
1 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) Intel
5 2 (4.76%) NetScout
5 2 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter
6 1 (2.38%) IronPort
6 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) BancTec
6 1 (2.38%) OpenText