Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +13
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 65 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.09% 3.77% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 4.39% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 28
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £500 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.79% +9.48%
10th Percentile £244 £313 £323
90th Percentile £500 £550 £449
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £444 £450 £411
% change year-on-year -1.39% +9.46% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.25 - £14.00

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 1,339 1,162 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.21% 85.82% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 625 683
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +14.12%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £555 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.75% - +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.94 £14.25 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +10.10% -13.72%
10th Percentile £8.94 £9.00 £10.42
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £16.58
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.77
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.33% -1.53%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 50 (76.92%) ITIL
2 41 (63.08%) SC Cleared
2 41 (63.08%) Security Cleared
3 26 (40.00%) Service Management
4 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (32.31%) ITIL V3
5 21 (32.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (32.31%) Windows
6 20 (30.77%) Change Management
6 20 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 16 (24.62%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 16 (24.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
10 14 (21.54%) People Management
11 13 (20.00%) SLA
11 13 (20.00%) VMware
11 13 (20.00%) Wireless
12 11 (16.92%) Cisco
12 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (15.38%) NetApp
13 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
14 9 (13.85%) Virtual Environments

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 9 (13.85%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) Wireless
2 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.85%) Firewall
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.77%) VPN
6 6 (9.23%) BIG-IP
7 5 (7.69%) BGP
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (7.69%) ICMP
7 5 (7.69%) IPsec
7 5 (7.69%) OSPF
8 4 (6.15%) LAN
8 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.62%) Internet
9 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.62%) Skype
10 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) OLTP
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Service Manager
2 16 (24.62%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL Manager
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL Service Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.15%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Deskside Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.15%) iPad
5 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) HACMP
7 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.31%) Linux
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) Unix
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.54%) AIX
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Solaris
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) ITIL
2 26 (40.00%) Service Management
3 21 (32.31%) ITIL V3
3 21 (32.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (30.77%) Change Management
5 18 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (24.62%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 14 (21.54%) People Management
7 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
9 9 (13.85%) ITSM
9 9 (13.85%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (10.77%) Project Management
11 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (7.69%) Service Design
13 4 (6.15%) Lean Six Sigma
13 4 (6.15%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) VBA
4 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (63.08%) SC Cleared
1 41 (63.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 16 (24.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (9.23%) MCP
6 6 (9.23%) MCSE
7 4 (6.15%) CCNP
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (4.62%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.08%) CCA
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.54%) CCNA
10 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) GPFS
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) OVSD
3 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
4 10 (15.38%) NetApp
5 8 (12.31%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) Citrix
6 6 (9.23%) F5
7 4 (6.15%) Juniper
7 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
7 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.62%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.62%) Aruba
8 3 (4.62%) Brocade
8 3 (4.62%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) BMC
9 1 (1.54%) Intel
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle
9 1 (1.54%) Remedy