The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 280 219 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.46% 26.61% 23.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.88% 28.82% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 137 91
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.02 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
937 760 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.22% 92.35% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 451 358
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 181 (40.04%) Finance
2 98 (21.68%) Microsoft
3 92 (20.35%) MS Excel
4 80 (17.70%) MS Office
5 70 (15.49%) ITIL
5 70 (15.49%) SQL
6 68 (15.04%) Business Analysis
7 65 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (12.83%) Project Management
8 58 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (12.39%) Windows
10 52 (11.50%) Banking
11 40 (8.85%) Security Cleared
12 39 (8.63%) Test Scripting
12 39 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (7.96%) Data Analysis
14 35 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (7.52%) HP
15 34 (7.52%) Service Management
15 34 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 34 (7.52%) SC Cleared
16 33 (7.30%) PRINCE2
17 32 (7.08%) Oracle
17 32 (7.08%) ISEB
17 32 (7.08%) Remedy
18 30 (6.64%) SQL Server
18 30 (6.64%) DB2
18 30 (6.64%) MS PowerPoint
19 28 (6.19%) DV Cleared
19 28 (6.19%) .NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.33%) SAS
4 4 (0.88%) IIS
4 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Documentum
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) Lync
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.22%) CICS
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 92 (20.35%) MS Excel
2 80 (17.70%) MS Office
3 30 (6.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (5.09%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.11%) Staffware
3 5 (1.11%) assyst
4 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.65%) Internet
2 18 (3.98%) ATM
3 11 (2.43%) LDAP
4 9 (1.99%) LAN
4 9 (1.99%) WAN
5 6 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.33%) Wireless
6 5 (1.11%) Intranet
6 5 (1.11%) Firewall
7 4 (0.88%) MPLS
7 4 (0.88%) ADSL
8 3 (0.66%) FTP
8 3 (0.66%) DNS
9 2 (0.44%) SAN
9 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.44%) DHCP
10 1 (0.22%) HTTP
10 1 (0.22%) PBX
10 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.64%) SQL Server
1 30 (6.64%) DB2
2 17 (3.76%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.43%) DB2 UDB
6 9 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.55%) PowerCenter
8 7 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.33%) Base SAS
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.88%) MS Access
11 3 (0.66%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (4.65%) Selenium
2 13 (2.88%) WebDriver
2 13 (2.88%) SpecFlow
3 11 (2.43%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.21%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.77%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.11%) Subversion
7 4 (0.88%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.66%) PVCS
8 3 (0.66%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.66%) Toad
8 3 (0.66%) JMeter
9 2 (0.44%) ChangeMan
9 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.44%) MSI
9 2 (0.44%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.44%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.22%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.22%) Introscope
10 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 181 (40.04%) Finance
2 52 (11.50%) Banking
3 26 (5.75%) Automotive
4 22 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.42%) Retail
6 16 (3.54%) Marketing
6 16 (3.54%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.65%) Electronics
8 10 (2.21%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.19%) .NET
2 25 (5.53%) XML
3 23 (5.09%) HTML
4 19 (4.20%) SOAP
5 8 (1.77%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.55%) JSON
6 7 (1.55%) Web Services
7 6 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.11%) WCF
8 5 (1.11%) jQuery
8 5 (1.11%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.88%) J2EE
10 3 (0.66%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.66%) ISPF
10 3 (0.66%) Middleware
10 3 (0.66%) scikit-learn
11 2 (0.44%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.44%) HTML5
12 1 (0.22%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.98%) CMDB
4 17 (3.76%) Statistics
5 15 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.65%) DTV
6 12 (2.65%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.99%) Data Extraction
8 8 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.33%) NHS
10 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.88%) User Experience
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.66%) AS400
11 3 (0.66%) IVR
11 3 (0.66%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.39%) Windows
2 26 (5.75%) UNIX
3 20 (4.42%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.21%) Linux
5 9 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.55%) MVS
7 6 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.44%) zOS
8 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.49%) ITIL
2 68 (15.04%) Business Analysis
3 58 (12.83%) Project Management
3 58 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (8.63%) Test Scripting
5 36 (7.96%) Data Analysis
6 35 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (7.52%) Service Management
7 34 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (7.30%) PRINCE2
9 24 (5.31%) Migration
10 22 (4.87%) Waterfall
11 20 (4.42%) ITSM
12 18 (3.98%) ITIL V3
13 17 (3.76%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.76%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.54%) Programme Management
14 16 (3.54%) Change Management
15 15 (3.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.49%) SQL
2 25 (5.53%) C#
3 17 (3.76%) VB
4 13 (2.88%) JCL
4 13 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.65%) Java
6 11 (2.43%) VBA
7 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.33%) COBOL
8 5 (1.11%) VBScript
9 3 (0.66%) Ruby
9 3 (0.66%) Python
9 3 (0.66%) REXX
10 2 (0.44%) Korn
10 2 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.08%) ISEB
4 28 (6.19%) DV Cleared
5 24 (5.31%) Degree
6 19 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.99%) CISSP
8 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.55%) CCNA
9 7 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.44%) MCP
12 2 (0.44%) MCSE
13 1 (0.22%) PhD
13 1 (0.22%) CCNP
13 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.19%) SLA
2 20 (4.42%) QA
3 16 (3.54%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.55%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Basel III
7 1 (0.22%) P3O
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) Squid
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (5.53%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (3.32%) OVSD
3 11 (2.43%) Control-M
4 5 (1.11%) SCCM
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.66%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (0.66%) WSUS
5 3 (0.66%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.22%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.22%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 98 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.52%) HP
3 32 (7.08%) Oracle
3 32 (7.08%) Remedy
4 24 (5.31%) SAP
5 13 (2.88%) Informatica
6 7 (1.55%) Cisco
6 7 (1.55%) IBM
7 6 (1.33%) Citrix
8 4 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.66%) CA
9 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.66%) VMware
9 3 (0.66%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.44%) Lumension
10 2 (0.44%) Wall Street Systems
10 2 (0.44%) McAfee
10 2 (0.44%) Apple
10 2 (0.44%) ILOG
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe
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