Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

Services Delivery
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 39 43
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 67 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.84% 4.58% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 5.38% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 58
Milton Keynes median daily rate £414 £431 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.94% +7.35% +14.71%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £431 £402
% change year-on-year -3.94% +7.21% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £12.12 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.51% -55.11% +63.64%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.12 £27.00
% change year-on-year +48.51% -55.11% +63.64%

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 1458 1079 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.55% 85.16% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 633 853
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £416 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +7.92% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £250
90th Percentile £529 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £25.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.69% +27.45%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 56 (83.58%) ITIL
2 40 (59.70%) Security Cleared
3 34 (50.75%) Finance
4 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
5 25 (37.31%) DV Cleared
6 24 (35.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.85%) Service Management
8 19 (28.36%) Service Design
9 18 (26.87%) ISO 9001
10 16 (23.88%) SLA
10 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
11 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (16.42%) ITIL V3
11 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
13 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (13.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 8 (11.94%) Logistics
14 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (11.94%) People Management
15 7 (10.45%) Customer Engagement
15 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Project
15 7 (10.45%) Windows
15 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (10.45%) Scrum

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 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
1 3 (4.48%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.99%) LAN
2 2 (2.99%) NAS
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) BGP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) DWDM
3 1 (1.49%) ICMP
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) MPLS
3 1 (1.49%) SDH
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
3 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) X.25
3 1 (1.49%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MS Access
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Automotive
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Service Manager
2 15 (22.39%) Delivery Manager
3 14 (20.90%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Service Transition Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Transition Manager
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Service Design Manager
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL Service Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Supplier Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) Unix
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (83.58%) ITIL
2 20 (29.85%) Service Management
3 19 (28.36%) Service Design
4 11 (16.42%) ITIL V3
4 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
4 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
5 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.94%) Logistics
6 8 (11.94%) People Management
7 7 (10.45%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.96%) ITSM
8 6 (8.96%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.96%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.96%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (7.46%) B2C
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (59.70%) Security Cleared
2 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
3 25 (37.31%) DV Cleared
4 24 (35.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.48%) MCP
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CCNP
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.87%) ISO 9001
2 16 (23.88%) SLA
3 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.49%) PMO
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) OVSD
2 2 (2.99%) OpenView
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco
2 5 (7.46%) HP
2 5 (7.46%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (1.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.49%) Brocade
5 1 (1.49%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.49%) F5
5 1 (1.49%) Nortel
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec