Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for OVSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OVSD over the 6 months to 21 June 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.

HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 93 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing OVSD 16 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.04% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.66% 7.11% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £525 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +22.81% +44.92%
10th Percentile £136 £490 £145
90th Percentile £438 £538 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £525 £440
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.32% +35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

OVSD is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 209 225 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.55% 15.37% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 61
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +21.67%
10th Percentile £185 £293 £263
90th Percentile £558 £548 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £458 £394
% change year-on-year -12.66% +16.32% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% -15.82% -26.43%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £13.62
90th Percentile £20.50 £13.25 £15.81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.78 £14.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year +8.79% -2.36% -41.76%

OVSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for OVSD in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OVSD in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OVSD in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OVSD in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OVSD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) Service Management
1 16 (100.00%) ITSM
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL V3
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
5 10 (62.50%) DV Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) NetApp
8 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
9 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) Cisco
10 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 5 (31.25%) OSPF
10 5 (31.25%) BGP
10 5 (31.25%) ICMP
10 5 (31.25%) Wireless
10 5 (31.25%) IPsec
10 5 (31.25%) Change Management
10 5 (31.25%) Firewall
10 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA

OVSD
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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) BGP
1 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) ICMP
1 5 (31.25%) IPsec
1 5 (31.25%) OSPF
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) Wireless
2 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
1 4 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) ITSM
1 16 (100.00%) Service Management
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL V3
3 9 (56.25%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (25.00%) Change Control
6 4 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) NFS
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (25.00%) SCSM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) NetApp
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
5 4 (25.00%) arcserve
5 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (25.00%) Veeam
6 3 (18.75%) Aruba
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Lumension
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper