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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 46 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 32 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.24% 4.80% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 6.26% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 13
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£398 £330 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% +50.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £252 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £16.50 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
784 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.43% 76.70% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 394 305
Average daily rate £390 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 34 (62.96%) ITIL
2 24 (44.44%) Finance
3 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
4 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 18 (33.33%) Service Management
6 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 12 (22.22%) SLA
7 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
8 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.67%) VMware
9 8 (14.81%) CRM
9 8 (14.81%) Citrix
10 7 (12.96%) Change Management
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco
10 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 6 (11.11%) HP
11 6 (11.11%) People Management
12 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (9.26%) Windows
12 5 (9.26%) Oracle
12 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
13 4 (7.41%) MS Project
13 4 (7.41%) CCNP
13 4 (7.41%) VoIP
13 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (7.41%) N-Tier

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Project
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) VoIP
2 3 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) Wireless
3 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) 802.11
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.41%) OLTP
3 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 14 (25.93%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (24.07%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Virtualisation Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Head of Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.56%) CMDB
5 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) APACS
6 1 (1.85%) CCTV
6 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) ITIL
2 18 (33.33%) Service Management
3 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) CRM
5 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) People Management
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.41%) Network Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
9 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.70%) TDD
10 2 (3.70%) Network Design
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C#
1 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.41%) CCNP
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.56%) APMP
7 2 (3.70%) CCNA
7 2 (3.70%) CCDP
7 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (1.85%) HNC
8 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.85%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle
7 4 (7.41%) Intel
8 3 (5.56%) F5
9 2 (3.70%) IronPort
9 2 (3.70%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.70%) NetScout
10 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.85%) Twitter
10 1 (1.85%) BMC
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) BancTec
10 1 (1.85%) OpenText
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