Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 56 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 +25
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 53 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.40% 4.01% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 4.75% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 45
Milton Keynes median daily rate £422 £463 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +13.50% +8.67%
10th Percentile £270 £300 £328
90th Percentile £503 £550 £448
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £421 £411
% change year-on-year +0.59% +2.31% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 1,306 1,284 1,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.72% 84.42% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 652 709
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £283 £250
90th Percentile £557 £538 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 25 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.70 £8.69 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.18 £16.03
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% -22.22%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 (73.58%) ITIL
2 35 (66.04%) Service Management
3 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
3 28 (52.83%) Security Cleared
4 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (43.40%) ITIL V3
6 20 (37.74%) DV Cleared
6 20 (37.74%) Change Management
7 18 (33.96%) SLA
7 18 (33.96%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (30.19%) ITSM
8 16 (30.19%) Windows
9 13 (24.53%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
12 10 (18.87%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
13 9 (16.98%) Firewall
13 9 (16.98%) Retail
14 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (15.09%) Cisco
15 7 (13.21%) Unix
15 7 (13.21%) Project Management
15 7 (13.21%) Wireless
15 7 (13.21%) Service Design
16 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (11.32%) HP
16 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
16 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) Wireless
3 5 (9.43%) BGP
3 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (9.43%) ICMP
3 5 (9.43%) IPsec
3 5 (9.43%) OSPF
3 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.89%) Skype
6 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MS Access
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) OLTP
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Service Manager
2 11 (20.75%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (18.87%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Transition Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL Service Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.77%) Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.89%) HACMP
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) ITIL
2 35 (66.04%) Service Management
3 23 (43.40%) ITIL V3
4 20 (37.74%) Change Management
5 18 (33.96%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (30.19%) ITSM
7 13 (24.53%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (18.87%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) Service Design
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (9.43%) Network Virtualisation
11 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
12 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) Transition Management
12 4 (7.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
1 28 (52.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (37.74%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.55%) MCP
4 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCNP
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) CEH
6 2 (3.77%) GCIH
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.55%) XenApp
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) GPFS
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) OVSD
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco
2 6 (11.32%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) F5
3 5 (9.43%) NetApp
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Juniper
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.66%) Aruba
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.77%) Computacenter
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) Intel
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy