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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 32 59
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 28 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.78% 4.52% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 5.38% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 9
Median daily rate £416 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.57% +1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £330 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £388
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.18% +32.85%  

Service Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 631 558 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.16% 84.04% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 315 390
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -71.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 40 (67.80%) ITIL
2 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
3 31 (52.54%) Service Management
4 30 (50.85%) SC Cleared
5 20 (33.90%) Finance
6 16 (27.12%) ITSM
6 16 (27.12%) ITIL V3
7 15 (25.42%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) HP
8 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (22.03%) Service Design
8 13 (22.03%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (18.64%) Cisco
9 11 (18.64%) Change Management
9 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
10 10 (16.95%) VMware
10 10 (16.95%) Wireless
10 10 (16.95%) OVSD
11 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (15.25%) Firewall
11 9 (15.25%) CCNP
11 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
11 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
11 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (13.56%) SLA
12 8 (13.56%) SQL
12 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.86%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
13 7 (11.86%) MCP

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 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Wireless
2 9 (15.25%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) BGP
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (10.17%) ICMP
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.08%) Internet
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.69%) NAS
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Big Data
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) Impala
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Service Manager
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
2 10 (16.95%) Technical Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.69%) SAP TM
1 1 (1.69%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.47%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.08%) BYOD
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.69%) CMDB
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) ITIL
2 31 (52.54%) Service Management
3 16 (27.12%) ITIL V3
3 16 (27.12%) ITSM
4 13 (22.03%) Service Design
4 13 (22.03%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (18.64%) Change Management
6 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Network Design
7 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
8 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery Management
9 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.78%) DevOps
9 4 (6.78%) Open Source
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.08%) Coaching
10 3 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) ABAP
3 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) CCNP
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (11.86%) MCP
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.47%) MCSE
7 3 (5.08%) CCIE
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.39%) MCDBA
8 2 (3.39%) MCSA
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.69%) Degree
9 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) OVSD
2 2 (3.39%) OpenView
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) HP
2 11 (18.64%) Cisco
3 10 (16.95%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.17%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.08%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (5.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (5.08%) Brocade
6 3 (5.08%) F5
6 3 (5.08%) Juniper
6 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.39%) Remedy
8 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
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