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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 32 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 44 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.49% 3.49% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 4.59% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £166 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.25 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +4.86%
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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
778 632 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.39% 76.14% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 372 299
Average daily rate £390 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £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 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
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 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 73 (84.88%) ITIL
2 54 (62.79%) Security Cleared
3 45 (52.33%) SC Cleared
4 34 (39.53%) DV Cleared
5 32 (37.21%) MS Office
6 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
7 28 (32.56%) HP
7 28 (32.56%) ITSM
7 28 (32.56%) Finance
8 27 (31.40%) ITIL V3
9 24 (27.91%) OVSD
10 21 (24.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 20 (23.26%) SQL
12 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
13 14 (16.28%) Incident Management
13 14 (16.28%) Project Management
14 13 (15.12%) UNIX
15 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
16 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
17 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
17 10 (11.63%) CMDB
18 9 (10.47%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
19 8 (9.30%) CRM
19 8 (9.30%) Migration
19 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
20 7 (8.14%) People Management
21 6 (6.98%) SLA
21 6 (6.98%) Windows

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (37.21%) MS Office
2 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.49%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) assyst
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Network Security
2 3 (3.49%) SNMP
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.65%) OLTP
3 1 (1.16%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) PVCS
1 3 (3.49%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Military
3 1 (1.16%) Local Government
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Service Manager
3 11 (12.79%) Service Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Incident Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.98%) Configuration Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Problem Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Process Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Incident & Problem Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Programme Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Virtualisation Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Major Incident Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Release Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) XML
2 3 (3.49%) XML Messaging
2 3 (3.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) CMDB
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.49%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.16%) Tandem
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) UNIX
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (84.88%) ITIL
2 28 (32.56%) ITSM
3 27 (31.40%) ITIL V3
4 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
5 14 (16.28%) Project Management
5 14 (16.28%) Incident Management
6 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.30%) CRM
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
9 7 (8.14%) People Management
10 5 (5.81%) Operations Management
10 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.65%) Logistics
11 4 (4.65%) Requirements Management
11 4 (4.65%) Matrix Management
11 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.49%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (62.79%) Security Cleared
2 45 (52.33%) SC Cleared
3 34 (39.53%) DV Cleared
4 21 (24.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (10.47%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (5.81%) APMP
8 4 (4.65%) ISEB
9 3 (3.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (2.33%) Degree
11 1 (1.16%) ISSMP
11 1 (1.16%) MBCS
11 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.16%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (1.16%) CISSP
11 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.16%) PMP
11 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) OVSD
2 4 (4.65%) OpenView
3 3 (3.49%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.49%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.16%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.56%) HP
3 5 (5.81%) Citrix
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) Intel
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco
5 3 (3.49%) NetApp
5 3 (3.49%) Lumension
6 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Compaq
7 1 (1.16%) webMethods
7 1 (1.16%) OpenText
7 1 (1.16%) Northgate
7 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.16%) Terracotta
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