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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 31 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Management 30 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.91% 5.67% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 6.92% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 21
Median daily rate £423 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
522 578 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.43% 81.87% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 278 378
Median daily rate £405 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 21
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 £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.17 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 51 (75.00%) ITIL
2 41 (60.29%) Security Cleared
2 41 (60.29%) SC Cleared
3 28 (41.18%) Service Design
4 27 (39.71%) SLA
5 25 (36.76%) Service Delivery
6 22 (32.35%) Finance
7 20 (29.41%) Project Management
8 15 (22.06%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (19.12%) ITSM
10 12 (17.65%) DV Cleared
10 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
12 10 (14.71%) Logistics
12 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
12 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
13 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
13 9 (13.24%) MS Office
13 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.24%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (11.76%) Windows
14 8 (11.76%) VB
14 8 (11.76%) Coaching
15 7 (10.29%) SQL
15 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
15 7 (10.29%) HP
15 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
16 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
17 5 (7.35%) Change Management

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 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Maximo
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
1 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.94%) VLAN
1 2 (2.94%) VoIP
1 2 (2.94%) WAN
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) German Language
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Architect
2 14 (20.59%) Service Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.35%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Transition Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL Service Manager
7 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.94%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) ITIL
2 28 (41.18%) Service Design
3 25 (36.76%) Service Delivery
4 20 (29.41%) Project Management
5 13 (19.12%) ITSM
6 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
7 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
7 10 (14.71%) Logistics
7 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
7 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.24%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (11.76%) Coaching
10 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.35%) Change Management
12 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
12 5 (7.35%) People Management
12 5 (7.35%) Target Operating Model
12 5 (7.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) VB
2 7 (10.29%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.88%) Python
3 4 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) SC Cleared
1 41 (60.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) CEH
4 4 (5.88%) CISM
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
4 4 (5.88%) GCIA
4 4 (5.88%) GCIH
4 4 (5.88%) GIAC
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.94%) APMP
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) BladeLogic
1 4 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
1 4 (5.88%) WSUS
2 3 (4.41%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) HP
3 5 (7.35%) Remedy
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) SAP