The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 48 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 20 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.27% 2.09% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.85% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Average daily rate £275 £365 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +18.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £253 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £427 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.09% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Management
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (20.51%) Project Management
7 7 (17.95%) DTS
7 7 (17.95%) ETL
7 7 (17.95%) UNIX
7 7 (17.95%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
8 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) Finance
8 6 (15.38%) HP
8 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (12.82%) BS15000
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
9 5 (12.82%) CSS
9 5 (12.82%) Windows
9 5 (12.82%) Linux
9 5 (12.82%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) HTML
9 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.26%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.95%) DTS
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Introscope
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Designer
3 5 (12.82%) Coordinator
3 5 (12.82%) UI Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Problem Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) XHTML
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Telematics
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) ETL
4 7 (17.95%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.82%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.69%) Network Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) MCP
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) BS15000
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.69%) OVSD
2 2 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.13%) OpenView
3 1 (2.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
2 6 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) McAfee
4 3 (7.69%) Sophos
4 3 (7.69%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (7.69%) Lumension
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) F5
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