The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ITIL Version 3
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 49 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 24 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.24% 1.80% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 2.15% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 20
Median daily rate £416 £243 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.54% -19.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £468 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +4.51% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £20.57
% change year-on-year -38.18% +33.67%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 627 557 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.62% 83.38% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 315 387
Median daily rate £400 £406 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 ITIL V3.

1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 30 (73.17%) SC Cleared
2 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
3 28 (68.29%) Service Management
4 26 (63.41%) ITSM
5 22 (53.66%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (51.22%) Virtual Environments
6 21 (51.22%) HP
6 21 (51.22%) Windows
7 19 (46.34%) Change Management
8 18 (43.90%) VMware
9 17 (41.46%) Service Delivery
10 16 (39.02%) DV Cleared
11 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
12 14 (34.15%) OVSD
13 13 (31.71%) Hyper-V
14 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
14 12 (29.27%) Citrix
15 11 (26.83%) Linux
15 11 (26.83%) MCP
15 11 (26.83%) SQL
15 11 (26.83%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (21.95%) MCSE
16 9 (21.95%) Cisco
16 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
17 8 (19.51%) Unix
17 8 (19.51%) Firewall

ITIL V3
Co-occurring 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (17.07%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) IaaS
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) BGP
2 7 (17.07%) BIG-IP
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (17.07%) ICMP
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Architect
1 8 (19.51%) Network Architect
2 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Unix
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) CentOS
6 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (68.29%) Service Management
3 26 (63.41%) ITSM
4 21 (51.22%) Virtual Environments
5 19 (46.34%) Change Management
6 17 (41.46%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
7 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (14.63%) Network Design
8 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
8 6 (14.63%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.20%) Release Management
10 4 (9.76%) Contract Management
10 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
10 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) SC Cleared
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (39.02%) DV Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (26.83%) MCP
5 9 (21.95%) MCSE
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (14.63%) CCNP
8 3 (7.32%) MCDBA
8 3 (7.32%) MCSA
9 1 (2.44%) APMP
9 1 (2.44%) CCNA
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.44%) MCITP
9 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.44%) PMP
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (17.07%) SLA
3 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 2 (4.88%) QA
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) Hyper-V
3 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.83%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) OVSD
2 5 (12.20%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.88%) OpenView
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) HP
2 18 (43.90%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
6 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
7 5 (12.20%) SAP
8 2 (4.88%) Lumension
8 2 (4.88%) McAfee
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) StorageTek
9 1 (2.44%) Sun