Period
to 21 October 2018

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

Services Delivery
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 59 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 51 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.68% 3.74% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 4.46% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 55
Milton Keynes median daily rate £414 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% -3.73% +3.88%
10th Percentile £270 £300 £313
90th Percentile £453 £538 £540
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +48.51% -57.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.97 £10.62
90th Percentile £16.80 £18.00 £13.62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £12.12
% change year-on-year -25.00% +48.51% -57.47%

Service Delivery 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 1,201 1,411 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.78% 83.69% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 725 642
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +9.27%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £256
90th Percentile £575 £530 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +15.42% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -11.23%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 39 (76.47%) ITIL
2 35 (68.63%) Service Management
3 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
4 25 (49.02%) SC Cleared
5 22 (43.14%) DV Cleared
6 18 (35.29%) ITIL V3
7 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (29.41%) ITSM
8 15 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (27.45%) Finance
10 13 (25.49%) Change Management
11 12 (23.53%) Windows
11 12 (23.53%) SLA
12 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (17.65%) Linux
13 9 (17.65%) Unix
14 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.69%) Project Management
14 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
15 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (13.73%) SQL
16 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
16 6 (11.76%) CRM
16 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
16 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
16 6 (11.76%) Transition Management
17 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 5 (9.80%) F5

Service Delivery
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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Service Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Service Transition Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Transition Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Service Assurance Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) ITIL
2 35 (68.63%) Service Management
3 18 (35.29%) ITIL V3
4 15 (29.41%) ITSM
4 15 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (25.49%) Change Management
6 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.76%) CRM
8 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) Transition Management
9 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (9.80%) Matrix Management
10 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.84%) Service Design
11 3 (5.88%) Decision-Making
11 3 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 3 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (49.02%) SC Cleared
3 22 (43.14%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.80%) MCDBA
5 5 (9.80%) MCITP
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CEH
6 2 (3.92%) GCIH
6 2 (3.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Citrix
2 5 (9.80%) F5
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle