Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 321 359 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.10% 16.01% 24.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.00% 16.57% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 186 211
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £315 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £141 £185
90th Percentile £450 £438 £475
South East median daily rate £396 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +5.47% +0.67% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 39
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.15% +19.29% -
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.60 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.50 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,783 2,166 1,702
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 96.57% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 962 910
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £215 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 105 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £8.70
90th Percentile £43.23 £58.25 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 268 £328 +0.92% 27
High Wycombe +3 26 £271 +23.30% 13
Aylesbury -2 3 £180 -29.41% 1
Marlow -6 1 £190 +26.67% 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 64 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 61 (19.00%) ITIL
3 60 (18.69%) Microsoft
4 58 (18.07%) Windows
5 52 (16.20%) SC Cleared
6 51 (15.89%) Finance
7 50 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (15.58%) Active Directory
8 48 (14.95%) Business Analysis
9 46 (14.33%) Change Management
10 45 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
11 40 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (10.90%) SQL
14 33 (10.28%) Service Management
15 27 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
15 27 (8.41%) DV Cleared
15 27 (8.41%) Degree
16 25 (7.79%) ITIL V3
16 25 (7.79%) Office 365
16 25 (7.79%) Remedy
16 25 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (7.48%) SCCM
18 22 (6.85%) Problem Management
19 21 (6.54%) Project Management
20 20 (6.23%) Retail
21 19 (5.92%) HP
21 19 (5.92%) ISEB
21 19 (5.92%) SLA
21 19 (5.92%) Unix

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.74%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.12%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.93%) CMS
8 3 (0.93%) Confluence
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.62%) Drupal
9 2 (0.62%) IIS
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
Applications
1 45 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.79%) Office 365
2 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Akamai
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.18%) Firewall
2 3 (0.93%) Internet
2 3 (0.93%) Skype
3 2 (0.62%) Extranet
3 2 (0.62%) Intranet
3 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.62%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) ATM
4 1 (0.31%) DHCP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.49%) DB2
2 8 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.93%) Power BI
5 3 (0.93%) PowerCenter
5 3 (0.93%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.31%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) Redis
7 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.12%) JIRA
2 4 (1.25%) Selenium
3 2 (0.62%) Calabash
3 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.31%) Appium
4 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.31%) Capybara
4 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.31%) MSTest
4 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.31%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (15.89%) Finance
2 20 (6.23%) Retail
3 17 (5.30%) Banking
4 10 (3.12%) Marketing
5 8 (2.49%) Law
6 7 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.87%) Automotive
7 6 (1.87%) German Language
8 5 (1.56%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.62%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.62%) French Language
10 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.87%) LDAP
2 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.25%) Node.js
3 2 (0.62%) CSS
3 2 (0.62%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) RESTful
4 1 (0.31%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.43%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (1.87%) User Experience
6 6 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.25%) CMDB
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.93%) Life Science
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.93%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.62%) AS400
10 2 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.31%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.07%) Windows
2 19 (5.92%) Unix
2 19 (5.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.80%) Linux
5 5 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) Android
8 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.00%) ITIL
2 50 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (14.95%) Business Analysis
4 46 (14.33%) Change Management
5 37 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (10.28%) Service Management
7 25 (7.79%) ITIL V3
7 25 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (6.85%) Problem Management
9 21 (6.54%) Project Management
10 17 (5.30%) Data Modelling
10 17 (5.30%) User Stories
10 17 (5.30%) Waterfall
11 16 (4.98%) E-Commerce
11 16 (4.98%) ITSM
12 15 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (3.74%) PRINCE2
15 11 (3.43%) Analytics
15 11 (3.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.90%) SQL
2 18 (5.61%) Java
3 11 (3.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.25%) C++
6 3 (0.93%) C#
6 3 (0.93%) COBOL
6 3 (0.93%) JCL
6 3 (0.93%) VC++
7 2 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) ABAP
8 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.31%) C
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) VBA
8 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.20%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.41%) Degree
3 27 (8.41%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.92%) ISEB
5 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.43%) MCSA
7 7 (2.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.56%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.62%) APMP
11 2 (0.62%) CEH
11 2 (0.62%) CISA
11 2 (0.62%) CRISC
11 2 (0.62%) GCIH
11 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) SLA
2 15 (4.67%) QA
3 7 (2.18%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (7.48%) SCCM
2 16 (4.98%) WSUS
3 7 (2.18%) SCOM
4 6 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.25%) OVSD
6 3 (0.93%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 60 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.79%) Remedy
3 19 (5.92%) HP
4 17 (5.30%) SAP
5 16 (4.98%) Oracle
6 11 (3.43%) Citrix
6 11 (3.43%) McAfee
7 10 (3.12%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.80%) Splunk
9 8 (2.49%) Adobe
9 8 (2.49%) IBM
10 7 (2.18%) Sony
11 6 (1.87%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.56%) Cisco
12 5 (1.56%) hybris
13 4 (1.25%) Apple
14 3 (0.93%) Planview
14 3 (0.93%) Symantec
15 2 (0.62%) Computacenter
15 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com