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 3 months to 30 March 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.

IT Service Management (ITSM)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 17 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.26% 1.70% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Median daily rate £500 £430 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +73.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £480 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £13.23 £15.82
% change year-on-year +7.75% -16.40%  

ITSM 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 639 652 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.09% 85.12% 79.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 372 344
Median daily rate £413 £410 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +11.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 24 (96.00%) ITIL
2 19 (76.00%) Service Management
2 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
5 12 (48.00%) HP
6 10 (40.00%) Change Management
6 10 (40.00%) OVSD
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (32.00%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
9 7 (28.00%) Project Management
10 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) Unix
10 6 (24.00%) MS Office
11 5 (20.00%) MCP
11 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) LiveCycle
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Staffware
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) BGP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) ICMP
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Finance Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) zOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) ITIL
2 19 (76.00%) Service Management
3 15 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 10 (40.00%) Change Management
5 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (28.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (12.00%) BPMN
9 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (12.00%) Kanban
9 3 (12.00%) Network Design
9 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (12.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) MCP
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) APMG
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (12.00%) MCDBA
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) EFQM
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.00%) ISO19770
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) HP
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Adobe
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) ILOG
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) SAP