Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Service Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Management over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 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 Management
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Management 65 98 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.86% 6.36% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 7.62% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 72 55
Milton Keynes median daily rate £416 £373 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% -25.50% +21.95%
10th Percentile £209 £201 £300
90th Percentile £569 £499 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £370 £488
% change year-on-year +12.31% -24.21% +18.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

Service Management 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 990 1,286 1,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 89.19% 83.40% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 733 661
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £254 £238 £270
90th Percentile £600 £550 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 22
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £23.75 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.93% -3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.16 £9.00 £8.81
90th Percentile £49.25 £17.50 £17.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.24 £14.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +93.88% -12.19% +14.29%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Milton Keynes

Service Management
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 Management in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Milton Keynes

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 53 (81.54%) ITIL
2 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
2 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (30.77%) Finance
4 19 (29.23%) ITSM
5 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (18.46%) Change Management
9 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
10 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
11 9 (13.85%) SLA
11 9 (13.85%) Project Management
11 9 (13.85%) Windows
11 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
11 9 (13.85%) ServiceNow
12 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
12 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.31%) VMware
12 8 (12.31%) Asset Management
13 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (10.77%) SQL
13 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.77%) Software Licensing
13 7 (10.77%) Service Design
13 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (10.77%) Degree
14 6 (9.23%) Problem Management

Service Management
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 (6.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) BGP
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.54%) HSRP
3 1 (1.54%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) MPLS
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
3 1 (1.54%) OSPF
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) VLAN
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Essbase
2 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Automotive
4 3 (4.62%) German Language
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 7 (10.77%) Configuration Analyst
2 7 (10.77%) Service Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Administrator
3 6 (9.23%) Service Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Change Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Designer
4 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Service Management Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Software Asset Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Transition Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.62%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Product Owner
6 3 (4.62%) Service Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) ITSM
3 15 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.46%) Change Management
6 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
7 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.85%) Project Management
9 8 (12.31%) Asset Management
9 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
9 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.77%) Service Design
10 7 (10.77%) Software Licensing
11 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
11 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (9.23%) Software Asset Management
12 5 (7.69%) CRM
12 5 (7.69%) Time Management
12 5 (7.69%) Validation
12 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
1 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) Degree
5 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.62%) MCSA
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.08%) ACCA
7 2 (3.08%) CIMA
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CCNA
8 1 (1.54%) CCNP
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.54%) NCDA
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) vCloud
2 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) vRealize
2 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.54%) SnapMirror
2 1 (1.54%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) ServiceNow
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 3 (4.62%) NetApp
5 3 (4.62%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) BT
7 1 (1.54%) CA
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.54%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.54%) NetScout
7 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy