Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 100 81
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 +12
Contract jobs citing OVSD 13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.89% 1.14% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.34% 8.05% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £145 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +141.33% - -47.65%
10th Percentile £139 £114 £122
90th Percentile £434 £538 £431
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £145 £270
% change year-on-year +141.33% -46.30% -5.26%
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 205 236 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.03% 14.11% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 99 78
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +25.93%
10th Percentile £199 £145 £160
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.78 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.40% - -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Service Management
1 13 (100.00%) ITSM
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL V3
3 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (53.85%) Critical Thinking
7 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
7 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 6 (46.15%) Windows
8 5 (38.46%) NetApp
8 5 (38.46%) VMware
8 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
8 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
9 4 (30.77%) CentOS
9 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
9 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
9 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
9 4 (30.77%) High Availability
9 4 (30.77%) Change Control

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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) ITSM
1 13 (100.00%) Service Management
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL V3
3 7 (53.85%) Critical Thinking
3 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Lumension
5 2 (15.38%) arcserve
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam