Period
to 11 December 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 11 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.

HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 106 82
Rank change year-on-year +28 -24 +15
Contract jobs citing OVSD 21 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.65% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.55% 5.45% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £238 £138 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -3.51% -1.72%
10th Percentile £209 £110 £111
90th Percentile £365 £149 £294
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £238 £138 £143
% change year-on-year +72.73% -3.51% -1.72%
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 199 257 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.68% 14.48% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 102
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £200 £158 £160
90th Percentile £567 £525 £518
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -36.99%
10th Percentile £12.37 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £60.00 £11.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -39.47%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 21 (100.00%) ITIL
1 21 (100.00%) HP
1 21 (100.00%) Service Management
1 21 (100.00%) ITSM
2 20 (95.24%) Security Cleared
2 20 (95.24%) ITIL V3
3 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (76.19%) Windows
5 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
7 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
8 11 (52.38%) CRM
8 11 (52.38%) SQL
8 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
8 11 (52.38%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (47.62%) Linux
10 9 (42.86%) Critical Thinking
10 9 (42.86%) Office 365
11 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
12 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
12 5 (23.81%) SCCM
12 5 (23.81%) SCOM

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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Antivirus Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
7 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) ITIL
1 21 (100.00%) ITSM
1 21 (100.00%) Service Management
2 20 (95.24%) ITIL V3
3 11 (52.38%) CRM
3 11 (52.38%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (42.86%) Critical Thinking
5 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
5 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) High Availability
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) HP
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) McAfee
3 5 (23.81%) webMethods
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Lumension
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) VMware