The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 28 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Management 44 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.01% 2.86% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 3.89% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 6
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£317 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £167 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £18.15 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +8.55%
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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
681 642 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.56% 73.37% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 367 229
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £212
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 9 20 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Milton Keynes region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Milton Keynes region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 62 (73.81%) ITIL
2 50 (59.52%) Security Cleared
3 45 (53.57%) SC Cleared
4 28 (33.33%) MS Office
5 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) Service Delivery
7 24 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 23 (27.38%) HP
9 22 (26.19%) OVSD
10 21 (25.00%) Finance
10 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
11 20 (23.81%) ITSM
12 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 17 (20.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 16 (19.05%) UNIX
15 15 (17.86%) Windows
16 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (14.29%) SLA
18 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
18 11 (13.10%) VMware
18 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
18 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (13.10%) Incident Management
19 10 (11.90%) Matrix Management
19 10 (11.90%) SQL
20 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
20 9 (10.71%) N-Tier
20 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
20 9 (10.71%) Intel
20 9 (10.71%) OLTP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Service Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (33.33%) MS Office
2 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.95%) MS Project
5 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Network Security
2 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.57%) SNMP
2 3 (3.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.38%) ATM
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) OSPF
4 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (10.71%) OLTP
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) PVCS
1 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Architect
3 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 10 (11.90%) Incident Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Transition Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Configuration Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.71%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.76%) CMDB
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) HACMP
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) UNIX
2 15 (17.86%) Windows
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.57%) Solaris
6 3 (3.57%) CentOS
7 2 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (73.81%) ITIL
2 25 (29.76%) Service Delivery
3 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 20 (23.81%) ITSM
5 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.10%) Incident Management
6 10 (11.90%) Matrix Management
7 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.52%) People Management
9 7 (8.33%) Project Management
9 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.95%) Transition Management
12 4 (4.76%) Network Management
12 4 (4.76%) Supplier Management
12 4 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 45 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 24 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 17 (20.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (5.95%) APMP
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.76%) MCP
7 4 (4.76%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) CCNA
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.19%) BS15000
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) NFS
4 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) GPFS
5 1 (1.19%) Firmware
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (26.19%) OVSD
2 6 (7.14%) OpenView
3 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.38%) HP
3 11 (13.10%) VMware
4 9 (10.71%) Intel
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
6 5 (5.95%) NetApp
7 3 (3.57%) F5
7 3 (3.57%) McAfee
8 2 (2.38%) Sophos
8 2 (2.38%) Lumension
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) Remedy
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) OpenText
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