Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -24
Contract jobs citing OVSD 13 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.74% 0.39% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.58% 3.09% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £138 £145 £182
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -20.11% +3.71%
10th Percentile £110 £122 £139
90th Percentile £145 £318 £409
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £138 £145 £303
% change year-on-year -5.17% -52.07% +72.86%
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 233 162 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.30% 12.68% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 84 97
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +14.75%
10th Percentile £145 £202 £147
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.70% -36.99% -25.13%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.25 £15.78
90th Percentile £60.00 £11.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +108.70% -39.47% -22.05%

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 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 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SLA
2 12 (92.31%) Service Management
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL V3
3 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) ITSM
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (61.54%) Ticket Management
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) Military
10 2 (15.38%) VMware
10 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 2 (15.38%) OpenView
10 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 2 (15.38%) Change Management
10 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
10 2 (15.38%) SCCM
10 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (15.38%) Citrix
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco
10 2 (15.38%) MCP
10 2 (15.38%) Unix

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:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
General
1 3 (23.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL V3
2 12 (92.31%) Service Management
3 11 (84.62%) ITSM
4 8 (61.54%) Ticket Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) VMware