Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 23 April 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 Level Agreement (SLA)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 51 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.78% 3.50% 3.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.28% 23.33% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £233 £220 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.68% -38.89% -1.37%
10th Percentile £126 £117 £195
90th Percentile £469 £469 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £233 £200 £358
% change year-on-year +16.25% -44.06% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.69 £11.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.41% -16.86% -1.41%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £11.64 £14.00
% change year-on-year +41.75% -16.86% -1.41%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 158 240 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.82% 14.99% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 134 103
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £395 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -5.84% +11.87%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £213
90th Percentile £560 £650 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £378 £398
% change year-on-year +12.58% -5.09% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £11.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.34% -16.86% -7.28%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -12.75%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Milton Keynes

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Milton Keynes

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Milton Keynes

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Milton Keynes

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SLA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SLA 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 SLA.

1 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 24 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 21 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (33.33%) Windows
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) Retail
9 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
9 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 11 (21.57%) SAP
10 11 (21.57%) SQL
10 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
10 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
10 11 (21.57%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (19.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
12 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
13 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (15.69%) Automotive
13 8 (15.69%) Service Management
14 7 (13.73%) B2C
14 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
15 6 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
16 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (9.80%) Computacenter
16 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
16 5 (9.80%) Remedy

SLA
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 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) 802.11
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Retail
3 8 (15.69%) Automotive
4 3 (5.88%) German Language
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Service Security Manager
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.92%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 24 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 21 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
5 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (15.69%) Service Management
7 7 (13.73%) B2C
7 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
9 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
10 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.84%) Matrix Management
10 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) SIEM
10 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Computacenter
3 5 (9.80%) Remedy
4 3 (5.88%) Lumension
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) IronPort
6 1 (1.96%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow