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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 22 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Management 38 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.30% 5.79% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 7.36% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 30
Median daily rate £450 £410 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +41.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £207 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £542 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +3.33%
Service Management
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
508 734 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.25% 78.67% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 364 421
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 64 (80.00%) ITIL
2 49 (61.25%) Security Cleared
2 49 (61.25%) SC Cleared
3 37 (46.25%) Service Design
3 37 (46.25%) Service Delivery
4 32 (40.00%) SLA
5 31 (38.75%) Finance
6 22 (27.50%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (26.25%) Project Management
8 18 (22.50%) DV Cleared
9 17 (21.25%) ITSM
10 15 (18.75%) ITIL V3
11 13 (16.25%) MS Office
12 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
13 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
13 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (11.25%) Logistics
13 9 (11.25%) Statistical Analysis
13 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
14 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
14 8 (10.00%) Matrix Management
14 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.00%) Coaching
15 7 (8.75%) HP
15 7 (8.75%) Windows
15 7 (8.75%) SQL
15 7 (8.75%) Change Management
15 7 (8.75%) OVSD
16 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.50%) LAN
1 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.50%) VLAN
1 2 (2.50%) VoIP
1 2 (2.50%) WAN
General
1 31 (38.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) German Language
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Architect
1 21 (26.25%) Service Architect
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 8 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Transition Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.50%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (80.00%) ITIL
2 37 (46.25%) Service Delivery
2 37 (46.25%) Service Design
3 21 (26.25%) Project Management
4 17 (21.25%) ITSM
5 15 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 9 (11.25%) Logistics
6 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
6 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.25%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) Coaching
7 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 7 (8.75%) Change Management
9 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.25%) CRM
10 5 (6.25%) People Management
10 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) C#
3 4 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (61.25%) SC Cleared
1 49 (61.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.50%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (22.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.00%) CEH
5 4 (5.00%) CISM
5 4 (5.00%) CISSP
5 4 (5.00%) GCIA
5 4 (5.00%) GCIH
5 4 (5.00%) GIAC
6 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) APMP
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) OVSD
2 1 (1.25%) PaperCut
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) HP
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) Remedy
3 2 (2.50%) SAP