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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 30 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 36 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.30% 5.09% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 6.39% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 19
Median daily rate £410 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £147 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
Service Management
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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
563 657 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.92% 79.64% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 386 453
Median daily rate £413 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 20
Median hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 (87.67%) ITIL
2 46 (63.01%) Security Cleared
3 41 (56.16%) SC Cleared
4 35 (47.95%) Finance
5 30 (41.10%) Service Delivery
6 27 (36.99%) Service Design
7 20 (27.40%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (27.40%) ITIL V3
8 16 (21.92%) HP
8 16 (21.92%) SLA
8 16 (21.92%) ITSM
9 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
9 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
10 12 (16.44%) Change Management
10 12 (16.44%) Project Management
11 11 (15.07%) OVSD
12 10 (13.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (13.70%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (13.70%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (13.70%) MS Office
12 10 (13.70%) Windows
12 10 (13.70%) Linux
13 9 (12.33%) Ubuntu
13 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (12.33%) Capacity Management
13 9 (12.33%) CentOS
13 9 (12.33%) High Availability
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012

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 (4.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
2 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
2 3 (4.11%) WEP
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) LAN
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.74%) Wireless
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) DB2
1 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
General
1 35 (47.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Service Manager
2 16 (21.92%) Architect
2 16 (21.92%) Services Delivery Manager
3 15 (20.55%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (15.07%) Service Architect
5 10 (13.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Commercial Manager
6 6 (8.22%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Change Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) ITIL Service Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Commercial Contracts Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Service Management Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) J2EE
1 3 (4.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Statistics
2 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) CentOS
2 9 (12.33%) Ubuntu
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (87.67%) ITIL
2 30 (41.10%) Service Delivery
3 27 (36.99%) Service Design
4 20 (27.40%) ITIL V3
5 16 (21.92%) ITSM
6 12 (16.44%) Change Management
6 12 (16.44%) Project Management
7 10 (13.70%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (12.33%) Capacity Management
8 9 (12.33%) High Availability
8 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.22%) CRM
9 6 (8.22%) Matrix Management
9 6 (8.22%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.85%) Migration
11 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Java
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (63.01%) Security Cleared
2 41 (56.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (5.48%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) NFS
4 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) OVSD
2 7 (9.59%) SCOM
3 3 (4.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) HP
2 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) NetApp
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) arcserve
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec
6 1 (1.37%) Veeam
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