Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 275 360 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.23% 15.83% 19.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.21% 16.75% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 132
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -5.80% +9.18%
10th Percentile £157 £144 £176
90th Percentile £456 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 46 30
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -8.20%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.76 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £28.00 £20.78
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.35% +3.33% -3.23%

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 1,510 2,149 1,537
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 94.50% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 1,000 816
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.42% +0.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £209 £225 £219
90th Percentile £587 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 111 76
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £9.60 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.46 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -10.23%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +1 223 £320 -1.54% 30
High Wycombe -3 23 £300 +17.65% 5
Marlow - 8 £135 - 3
Amersham +3 3 £225 -6.25%
Aylesbury -4 2 £180 -29.41% 1
Buckingham - 2 £400 - 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 January 2019, 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 80 (29.09%) ITIL
1 80 (29.09%) Windows
2 74 (26.91%) Security Cleared
3 73 (26.55%) Microsoft
4 56 (20.36%) Active Directory
5 50 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 50 (18.18%) SQL
5 50 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 49 (17.82%) Finance
7 42 (15.27%) Service Management
8 40 (14.55%) Change Management
8 40 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (14.55%) DV Cleared
9 38 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (13.45%) Office 365
10 37 (13.45%) MS Exchange
11 31 (11.27%) Retail
12 30 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (10.55%) Windows Server
14 28 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
15 26 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
16 25 (9.09%) ITIL V3
17 23 (8.36%) Mentoring
17 23 (8.36%) ITSM
18 22 (8.00%) Windows 10
18 22 (8.00%) Problem Management
18 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (7.64%) PowerShell
19 21 (7.64%) SCCM
20 20 (7.27%) Business Analysis

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 37 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.45%) Skype for Business
4 14 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.09%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.18%) IIS
7 6 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.82%) CMS
9 4 (1.45%) Drupal
10 2 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.36%) Confluence
11 1 (0.36%) Documentum
11 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 50 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.73%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.36%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.45%) Office 365
2 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.45%) Akamai
5 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Firewall
1 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (1.45%) Wireless
2 3 (1.09%) Intranet
2 3 (1.09%) LAN
2 3 (1.09%) Skype
2 3 (1.09%) WAN
3 2 (0.73%) 802.11
3 2 (0.73%) Broadband
3 2 (0.73%) DOCSIS
3 2 (0.73%) HTTP
3 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) Extranet
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.73%) DB2
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Power BI
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (2.91%) JIRA
2 5 (1.82%) Selenium
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.73%) Introscope
4 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.36%) Appium
5 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.36%) Calabash
5 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.36%) MSTest
5 1 (0.36%) Protractor
5 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (17.82%) Finance
2 31 (11.27%) Retail
3 11 (4.00%) Automotive
4 7 (2.55%) Law
5 6 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.18%) German Language
5 6 (2.18%) Legal
5 6 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.18%) Marketing
6 4 (1.45%) Banking
6 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.55%) .NET
2 6 (2.18%) EDI
3 4 (1.45%) CSS
3 4 (1.45%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) MDX
4 3 (1.09%) Spring
5 2 (0.73%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.73%) Middleware
5 2 (0.73%) Node.js
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) Java EE
6 1 (0.36%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.36%) RESTful
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (6.18%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.91%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.91%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.82%) CMDB
6 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.45%) User Experience
7 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.73%) Clustering
7 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.73%) PMI
7 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) IVR
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (29.09%) Windows
2 29 (10.55%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.09%) Android
4 14 (5.09%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.18%) Unix
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.09%) Linux
9 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.09%) ITIL
2 42 (15.27%) Service Management
3 40 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (14.55%) Change Management
4 38 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 23 (8.36%) ITSM
6 23 (8.36%) Mentoring
7 22 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 20 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (7.27%) Incident Management
9 19 (6.91%) E-Commerce
9 19 (6.91%) Ticket Management
10 18 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.18%) CRM
12 15 (5.45%) ERP
13 13 (4.73%) Presales
14 12 (4.36%) Computer Science
14 12 (4.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.18%) SQL
2 21 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.45%) Java
4 9 (3.27%) C#
5 6 (2.18%) VB
6 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.45%) VBScript
7 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) Perl
7 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.36%) Python
7 1 (0.36%) Ruby
7 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (26.91%) Security Cleared
2 50 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 40 (14.55%) DV Cleared
4 20 (7.27%) Degree
5 17 (6.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (4.00%) ISEB
7 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.45%) MCSA
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.09%) MCP
11 2 (0.73%) APMP
11 2 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.73%) PMP
11 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.36%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) SLA
2 10 (3.64%) PMO
3 5 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) COBIT
4 2 (0.73%) GDPR
4 2 (0.73%) GxP
5 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (20.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.18%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.36%) UAG
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (7.64%) SCCM
2 10 (3.64%) WSUS
3 8 (2.91%) OVSD
4 7 (2.55%) SCOM
4 7 (2.55%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.73%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (26.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.18%) SAP
3 16 (5.82%) HP
3 16 (5.82%) Remedy
4 14 (5.09%) VMware
5 11 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.27%) Splunk
7 8 (2.91%) Adobe
7 8 (2.91%) Cisco
8 7 (2.55%) Apple
8 7 (2.55%) Oracle
8 7 (2.55%) Sony
9 6 (2.18%) Citrix
9 6 (2.18%) Epicor
9 6 (2.18%) webMethods
10 5 (1.82%) F5
11 4 (1.45%) McAfee
12 3 (1.09%) Planview
13 2 (0.73%) BMC
13 2 (0.73%) IBM