Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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.

Service Delivery
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 -15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 44 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.79% 4.16% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 4.76% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 40
Median daily rate £410 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £355 £212 £274
90th Percentile £425 £503 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% -2.78% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -11.43% +12.90% -

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 564 925 1,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.93% 87.51% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 547 717
Median daily rate £425 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.71% +2.37%
10th Percentile £281 £240 £263
90th Percentile £575 £630 £543
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.09% +0.18%
10th Percentile £11.37 £13.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.67 £47.75 £24.30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +14.29%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Service Delivery in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Milton Keynes

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Service Delivery in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Netcool
3 3 (25.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Capita
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DWDM
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) SDH
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2017
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Netcool
1 3 (25.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Capita
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Juniper
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Openreach
3 1 (8.33%) VMware