Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 93 72
Rank change year-on-year +46 -21 +12
Contract jobs citing ITSM 52 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.19% 1.53% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 1.81% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £314 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.95% -12.86% -9.09%
10th Percentile £207 £115 £123
90th Percentile £513 £416 £490
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £314 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +2.95% -12.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £22.68 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.68 - -

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 1,092 1,492 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.06% 84.53% 86.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 778 625
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £232
90th Percentile £622 £530 £568
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.47 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.65 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.90 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% -7.06%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018, 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 49 (94.23%) ITIL
1 49 (94.23%) Service Management
2 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 37 (71.15%) SC Cleared
3 37 (71.15%) ITIL V3
4 29 (55.77%) Windows
5 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 24 (46.15%) DV Cleared
7 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (42.31%) HP
7 22 (42.31%) SQL
8 17 (32.69%) OVSD
9 16 (30.77%) Linux
9 16 (30.77%) Office 365
10 15 (28.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
11 14 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (26.92%) VMware
11 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (25.00%) Citrix
13 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (21.15%) Change Management
15 10 (19.23%) Critical Thinking
16 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
16 9 (17.31%) CRM
16 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008

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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Office 365
2 14 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) Skype
3 2 (3.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Power BI
3 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Service Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.69%) CMDB
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.77%) Linux
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.38%) Unix
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.62%) CentOS
6 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) ITIL
1 49 (94.23%) Service Management
2 37 (71.15%) ITIL V3
3 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (21.15%) Change Management
5 10 (19.23%) Critical Thinking
6 9 (17.31%) CRM
7 7 (13.46%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (9.62%) Application Packaging
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.62%) High Availability
8 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Patch Management
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 37 (71.15%) SC Cleared
3 24 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 15 (28.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.54%) MCDBA
6 6 (11.54%) MCITP
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.92%) MCSE
9 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) OVSD
2 7 (13.46%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) Nagios
3 5 (9.62%) SCOM
4 3 (5.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Ansible
5 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) HP
3 14 (26.92%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) webMethods
6 5 (9.62%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) McAfee
6 5 (9.62%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) Apple
8 1 (1.92%) MobileIron