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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 23 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 52 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.05% 3.02% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 4.23% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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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
666 496 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.53% 71.37% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 240 244
Average daily rate £360 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 65 (76.47%) ITIL
2 50 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 42 (49.41%) SC Cleared
4 28 (32.94%) Windows
5 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
7 20 (23.53%) Finance
8 19 (22.35%) DV Cleared
8 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (20.00%) ITSM
10 17 (20.00%) UNIX
11 16 (18.82%) MCSE
11 16 (18.82%) MCP
11 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
11 16 (18.82%) Backup Exec
11 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
13 13 (15.29%) OVSD
13 13 (15.29%) SLA
13 13 (15.29%) ITIL V3
14 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
14 11 (12.94%) HP
14 11 (12.94%) Project Management
14 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
14 11 (12.94%) BS15000
15 10 (11.76%) Citrix
16 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
16 9 (10.59%) SQL

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
1 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.24%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.71%) MS Office
5 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) LAN
1 3 (3.53%) WAN
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) MPLS
3 1 (1.18%) DSL
3 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.18%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) SNMP
3 1 (1.18%) SMS
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.35%) DTS
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) PVCS
1 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Redmine
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) 1st Line Support
2 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Service Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Service Manager
6 8 (9.41%) Incident Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Operations Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Transition Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Report Specialist
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Incident Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.00%) UNIX
4 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.06%) Linux
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (76.47%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) ITSM
3 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
4 13 (15.29%) ITIL V3
5 11 (12.94%) Project Management
5 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
7 8 (9.41%) Operations Management
7 8 (9.41%) Process Improvement
7 8 (9.41%) People Management
8 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.88%) Change Management
11 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) eTOM
11 4 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) C
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 42 (49.41%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.35%) DV Cleared
4 16 (18.82%) MCP
4 16 (18.82%) MCSE
4 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (7.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CCNA
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.18%) HNC
8 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 11 (12.94%) BS15000
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.71%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Backup Exec
2 13 (15.29%) OVSD
3 6 (7.06%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) SCOM
5 1 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) HP
3 10 (11.76%) Citrix
4 6 (7.06%) McAfee
4 6 (7.06%) Sophos
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) Lumension
5 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.18%) IronPort
6 1 (1.18%) Splunk
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