Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 299 392 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.27% 16.44% 21.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.24% 17.29% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 195 166
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -12.16% +13.85%
10th Percentile £200 £141 £175
90th Percentile £465 £466 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 36
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +32.26% -2.79%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.90 £28.00 £15.69
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00% -

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 1,639 2,267 1,665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 95.05% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 1,007 867
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £216 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 128 80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £8.95
90th Percentile £35.10 £42.67 £38.88
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.38% +7.97%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -2 242 £373 +12.88% 29
High Wycombe 0 25 £285 +12.87% 11
Marlow +1 6 £148 -1.67% 3
Buckingham - 3 £400 -
Aylesbury -7 1 - - 4
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Chesham - 1 - -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 80 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 77 (25.75%) ITIL
2 77 (25.75%) Windows
3 75 (25.08%) Microsoft
4 61 (20.40%) Active Directory
5 58 (19.40%) Finance
6 55 (18.39%) SC Cleared
7 49 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
8 47 (15.72%) Change Management
9 44 (14.72%) DV Cleared
10 42 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (13.38%) Service Management
12 39 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (11.71%) Business Analysis
15 34 (11.37%) SQL
16 33 (11.04%) Office 365
17 30 (10.03%) SCCM
18 29 (9.70%) MS Exchange
19 28 (9.36%) Windows Server
20 27 (9.03%) ITIL V3
21 24 (8.03%) Problem Management
22 23 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
22 23 (7.69%) Degree
22 23 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
22 23 (7.69%) Remedy
22 23 (7.69%) Retail
23 22 (7.36%) Ticket Management
24 21 (7.02%) PowerShell
24 21 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008

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 29 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.68%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.68%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.34%) IIS
9 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.34%) CMS
11 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.67%) Confluence
11 2 (0.67%) Drupal
11 2 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.33%) Documentum
12 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.01%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.04%) Office 365
2 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.34%) Akamai
5 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.00%) Skype
3 2 (0.67%) HTTP
3 2 (0.67%) Intranet
3 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.67%) LAN
3 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.67%) VPN
3 2 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) ATM
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Extranet
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.68%) DB2
4 7 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) Power BI
7 1 (0.33%) Redis
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.34%) JIRA
2 4 (1.34%) Selenium
3 2 (0.67%) Calabash
3 2 (0.67%) Introscope
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.33%) Appium
4 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.33%) Capybara
4 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.33%) MSTest
4 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (19.40%) Finance
2 23 (7.69%) Retail
3 9 (3.01%) Banking
3 9 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.68%) Law
5 7 (2.34%) Automotive
5 7 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.01%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) German Language
7 4 (1.34%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.01%) LDAP
2 5 (1.67%) .NET
3 2 (0.67%) CSS
3 2 (0.67%) HTML
3 2 (0.67%) Spring
4 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.33%) Java EE
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) Node.js
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.01%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.67%) User Experience
6 4 (1.34%) CMDB
7 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.00%) Life Science
7 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.67%) Clustering
8 2 (0.67%) PMI
8 2 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.33%) EPoS
9 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.75%) Windows
2 28 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 21 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.35%) Unix
6 10 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.01%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.34%) Android
9 6 (2.01%) Linux
9 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.75%) ITIL
2 47 (15.72%) Change Management
3 40 (13.38%) Service Management
4 39 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (11.71%) Business Analysis
7 27 (9.03%) ITIL V3
8 24 (8.03%) Problem Management
9 22 (7.36%) Ticket Management
10 20 (6.69%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.69%) ITSM
10 20 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (6.35%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.35%) Incident Management
12 18 (6.02%) Project Management
13 15 (5.02%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (4.35%) PRINCE2
16 12 (4.01%) CRM
17 11 (3.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.37%) SQL
2 21 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.02%) Java
4 4 (1.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.34%) VBScript
5 3 (1.00%) C#
6 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.33%) C
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) COBOL
7 1 (0.33%) JCL
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
7 1 (0.33%) Python
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 55 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.72%) DV Cleared
4 23 (7.69%) Degree
5 15 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.35%) ISEB
7 12 (4.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (3.68%) MCSA
9 5 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.67%) APMP
12 2 (0.67%) CCA
12 2 (0.67%) CEH
12 2 (0.67%) GCIH
12 2 (0.67%) MCSE
12 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.67%) SSCP
12 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.69%) SLA
2 15 (5.02%) QA
3 8 (2.68%) PMO
4 4 (1.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) GxP
System Software
1 61 (20.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.67%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) UAG
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (10.03%) SCCM
2 16 (5.35%) WSUS
3 7 (2.34%) SCOM
3 7 (2.34%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.01%) OVSD
4 6 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.67%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 75 (25.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.69%) Remedy
3 16 (5.35%) HP
4 13 (4.35%) VMware
5 11 (3.68%) Citrix
5 11 (3.68%) McAfee
5 11 (3.68%) SAP
6 9 (3.01%) Adobe
6 9 (3.01%) Cisco
6 9 (3.01%) Oracle
6 9 (3.01%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.01%) Splunk
7 7 (2.34%) Apple
7 7 (2.34%) Sony
8 6 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.67%) F5
9 5 (1.67%) webMethods
10 3 (1.00%) hybris
10 3 (1.00%) IBM
10 3 (1.00%) Planview