Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 338 315 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.20% 17.93% 23.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.11% 19.36% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 139 230
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £345 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +9.96% -4.56%
10th Percentile £145 £195 £181
90th Percentile £475 £438 £425
South East median daily rate £380 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 28
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -5.95% +21.51%
10th Percentile £9.86 £9.00 £9.89
90th Percentile £28.00 £23.33 £16.86
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%

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 2,098 1,627 2,178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 92.60% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 861 1,046
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £230 £238
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 75 101
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.98 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £40.25 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +20.64%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -3 248 £325 -7.14% 42
High Wycombe +1 29 £258 -16.26% 2
Aylesbury -1 7 £260 -13.33% 1
Amersham -4 4 £375 -8.54%
Newport Pagnell +5 1 £650 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 86 (25.44%) Finance
2 66 (19.53%) Microsoft
3 59 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (16.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 52 (15.38%) Windows
6 44 (13.02%) SQL
7 41 (12.13%) Microsoft Office
7 41 (12.13%) Security Cleared
8 38 (11.24%) Business Analysis
9 37 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (9.76%) Banking
11 32 (9.47%) ITIL
11 32 (9.47%) SC Cleared
12 31 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (8.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 29 (8.58%) Retail
14 29 (8.58%) Data Analysis
15 28 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (7.40%) Active Directory
17 23 (6.80%) Project Management
17 23 (6.80%) Migration
18 22 (6.51%) SAP
18 22 (6.51%) Oracle
18 22 (6.51%) SLA
18 22 (6.51%) Waterfall
19 21 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (6.21%) HP
20 20 (5.92%) Change Management
20 20 (5.92%) Test Scripting
21 19 (5.62%) ISEB

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 17 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.37%) CMS
2 8 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.37%) SAS
3 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.48%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.89%) Drupal
7 2 (0.59%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (16.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (12.13%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (8.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (2.07%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.59%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.30%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.44%) Office 365
2 6 (1.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.07%) Firewall
2 5 (1.48%) ATM
3 4 (1.18%) Internet
4 2 (0.59%) DHCP
4 2 (0.59%) DNS
4 2 (0.59%) Intranet
4 2 (0.59%) LAN
4 2 (0.59%) VPN
4 2 (0.59%) WAN
4 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) 3G
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.30%) NAS
5 1 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.07%) DB2
3 7 (2.07%) QlikView
4 5 (1.48%) MS Access
5 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.89%) Power BI
7 2 (0.59%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) IDOL
7 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.73%) JIRA
2 7 (2.07%) Selenium
3 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (25.44%) Finance
2 33 (9.76%) Banking
3 29 (8.58%) Retail
4 12 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.66%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.37%) Legal
7 8 (2.37%) Marketing
8 6 (1.78%) Automotive
9 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.18%) Electronics
10 4 (1.18%) French Language
11 3 (0.89%) Advertising
11 3 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.59%) Back Office
12 2 (0.59%) Military
13 1 (0.30%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.96%) XML
2 4 (1.18%) .NET
2 4 (1.18%) Middleware
3 3 (0.89%) SOAP
3 3 (0.89%) WSDL
4 2 (0.59%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.59%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Flash
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.66%) User Experience
3 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.59%) EPoS
4 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.59%) FMCG
4 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.59%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (0.59%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.59%) VSAM
5 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.30%) iPhone
5 1 (0.30%) PDA
5 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.38%) Windows
2 17 (5.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.66%) Unix
3 9 (2.66%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.37%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.78%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.89%) Linux
7 3 (0.89%) MVS
8 2 (0.59%) Android
8 2 (0.59%) Solaris
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.24%) Business Analysis
3 37 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (9.47%) ITIL
5 29 (8.58%) Data Analysis
6 28 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (6.80%) Migration
7 23 (6.80%) Project Management
8 22 (6.51%) Waterfall
9 21 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (5.92%) Change Management
10 20 (5.92%) Test Scripting
11 19 (5.62%) CRM
12 16 (4.73%) Logistics
13 15 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.44%) Process Improvement
13 15 (4.44%) Service Management
13 15 (4.44%) User Stories
14 14 (4.14%) Analytics
14 14 (4.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.02%) SQL
2 14 (4.14%) Java
3 10 (2.96%) VBA
4 9 (2.66%) C#
5 7 (2.07%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.78%) VB
7 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.89%) Korn
8 2 (0.59%) JCL
8 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.59%) Python
8 2 (0.59%) R
8 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (12.13%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.62%) ISEB
4 18 (5.33%) Degree
5 15 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.14%) ISTQB
7 11 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (2.96%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.96%) PMP
9 6 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.30%) ACCA
11 1 (0.30%) CCNA
11 1 (0.30%) CCNP
11 1 (0.30%) CIMA
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.30%) MCSA
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.51%) SLA
2 19 (5.62%) PMO
3 14 (4.14%) GDPR
4 11 (3.25%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.48%) P3O
6 4 (1.18%) QA
7 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.89%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.78%) OVSD
2 5 (1.48%) Control-M
3 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.18%) SCCM
4 2 (0.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.59%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.59%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.51%) Oracle
2 22 (6.51%) SAP
3 21 (6.21%) HP
4 8 (2.37%) Adobe
4 8 (2.37%) Remedy
5 7 (2.07%) Teradata
6 4 (1.18%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.18%) Apple
6 4 (1.18%) Cisco
6 4 (1.18%) IFS
6 4 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.89%) Citrix
7 3 (0.89%) Google
7 3 (0.89%) Lumension
7 3 (0.89%) Tableau
8 2 (0.59%) IBM
8 2 (0.59%) Kofax
8 2 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.59%) VMware