Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 49 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 71 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.19% 3.49% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 4.07% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 54
Milton Keynes median daily rate £408 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +10.36% +16.33%
10th Percentile £308 £315 £278
90th Percentile £500 £588 £497
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 1,418 1,056 1,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.61% 85.78% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 632 760
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +5.77% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £526
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £9.18 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.40 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.84% +22.54%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 55 (77.46%) ITIL
2 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
3 38 (53.52%) SC Cleared
4 30 (42.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
6 26 (36.62%) Finance
6 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
7 18 (25.35%) Service Design
7 18 (25.35%) ISO 9001
8 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 16 (22.54%) Service Management
10 14 (19.72%) SLA
10 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (19.72%) People Management
11 13 (18.31%) Windows
12 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
13 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
14 10 (14.08%) VMware
14 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (14.08%) ITIL V3
15 9 (12.68%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
15 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Project
15 9 (12.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 9 (12.68%) Change Management
16 8 (11.27%) Logistics
16 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (9.86%) Line Management

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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) VPN
1 6 (8.45%) Wireless
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.82%) Skype
6 1 (1.41%) ATM
6 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.41%) DWDM
6 1 (1.41%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MS Access
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
3 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Service Manager
2 18 (25.35%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (22.54%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Service Transition Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Transition Manager
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL Manager
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL Service Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Service Design Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) Service Design
3 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.54%) Service Management
5 14 (19.72%) People Management
6 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
8 10 (14.08%) ITIL V3
9 9 (12.68%) Change Management
9 9 (12.68%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (11.27%) Logistics
11 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.86%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (9.86%) Line Management
11 7 (9.86%) Scrum
11 7 (9.86%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (8.45%) Performance Management
13 5 (7.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (53.52%) SC Cleared
3 30 (42.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.82%) CCA
9 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.82%) MCP
9 2 (2.82%) MCSE
9 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.41%) CCNA
10 1 (1.41%) CCNP
10 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.41%) MCSA
10 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) ISO 9001
2 14 (19.72%) SLA
3 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) OVSD
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) NetApp
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (4.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (4.23%) Brocade
5 3 (4.23%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) Nortel
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec