Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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.

Service Design
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 49 85
Rank change year-on-year -35 +36 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Design 35 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.98% 3.16% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.70% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 24
Milton Keynes median daily rate £385 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +9.76% +36.67%
10th Percentile £307 £408 £370
90th Percentile £500 £588 £478
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -14.44% +9.76% +36.67%
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 1480 1055 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.90% 85.36% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 631 827
Milton Keynes median daily rate £401 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £260
90th Percentile £530 £563 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 43
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.09% +9.19%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £23.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.38% +24.58%

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 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Design in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Design 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 Design.

1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (82.86%) Security Cleared
3 23 (65.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 21 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (54.29%) ISO 9001
5 19 (54.29%) Service Delivery
6 16 (45.71%) Service Management
7 15 (42.86%) Risk Management
8 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) Logistics
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (20.00%) Line Management
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
12 6 (17.14%) PKI
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) MCSE
12 6 (17.14%) MCSA
12 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (17.14%) SLA
12 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
12 6 (17.14%) Presales
13 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Service Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Service Design Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Service Transition Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Transition Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Designer
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Service Security Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Service Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Incident and Problem Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Manager
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL Service Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Service Performance Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Service Design Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (54.29%) Service Delivery
3 16 (45.71%) Service Management
4 15 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 10 (28.57%) Logistics
6 7 (20.00%) Line Management
7 6 (17.14%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
7 6 (17.14%) Presales
8 4 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
10 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.71%) Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (2.86%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 21 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) MCSA
5 6 (17.14%) MCSE
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) ISO 9001
2 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle