Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Service Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Design over the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Service Design
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 68 55
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 +47
Contract jobs citing Service Design 17 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.16% 3.11% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 3.68% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 29
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -7.19% +3.61%
10th Percentile £333 £311 £403
90th Percentile £448 £506 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £407 £440
% change year-on-year +5.16% -7.50% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Service Design 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 1,252 1,412 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.69% 84.40% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 712 638
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £537 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +15.42% -25.00%
10th Percentile £8.88 £8.73 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Service Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in Milton Keynes

Service Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Design in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Design in Milton Keynes

Service Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Design in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Design in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Design 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 Design.

1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
1 14 (82.35%) Service Management
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) SLA
4 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) iPaaS
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
8 2 (11.76%) OAuth2
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) OpenID
8 2 (11.76%) Node.js
8 2 (11.76%) OAuth
8 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
8 2 (11.76%) JSON
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management

Service Design
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 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) iPaaS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Architect
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) OAuth
1 2 (11.76%) OAuth2
1 2 (11.76%) OpenID
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
1 14 (82.35%) Service Management
2 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) API Design
5 2 (11.76%) API Development
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow