Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 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.

IT Service Management (ITSM)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 78 65
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing ITSM 26 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.43% 2.07% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.45% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -16.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £206 £120 £131
90th Percentile £535 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £240 £420 £500
% change year-on-year -42.86% -16.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

ITSM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 939 1,348 1,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.59% 84.36% 86.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 737 635
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £270
90th Percentile £630 £553 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £14.05 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.11% -3.10% +7.87%
10th Percentile £13.25 £8.92 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £24.00 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +8.33%

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing ITSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Milton Keynes

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITSM in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 24 (92.31%) ITIL
2 21 (80.77%) Service Management
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) OVSD
6 8 (30.77%) HP
7 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) ServiceNow
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) McAfee
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 5 (19.23%) SCOM
9 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) CRM
11 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 3 (11.54%) IBM

ITSM
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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Product Owner
2 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Change Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Owner
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Antivirus Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) ITIL
2 21 (80.77%) Service Management
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
5 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) eTOM
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Release Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) NCDA
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) OVSD
2 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) WSUS
4 2 (7.69%) vRealize
5 1 (3.85%) SnapMirror
5 1 (3.85%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) ServiceNow
4 5 (19.23%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) webMethods