The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 177 255 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.22% 24.45% 22.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.36% 25.58% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 118 130
Median daily rate £355 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £458 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 17
Median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +26.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.37 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £22.85 £17.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +1.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 964 997 1141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.77% 95.59% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 526 519
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 131 £363 -3.33% 24
High Wycombe +1 4 £220 +95.55% 5
Aylesbury - 4 £400 - 1
Marlow +4 2 £150 - 4
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 96 (29.09%) Finance
2 69 (20.91%) Security Cleared
3 67 (20.30%) Windows
4 62 (18.79%) SC Cleared
5 59 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (14.24%) ITIL
7 45 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 42 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 42 (12.73%) Active Directory
9 41 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (12.12%) MS Excel
11 39 (11.82%) Incident Management
12 36 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (10.61%) Banking
14 32 (9.70%) MS Office
15 29 (8.79%) Firewall
15 29 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (7.88%) SQL
16 26 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (7.27%) Cisco
17 24 (7.27%) Project Management
18 23 (6.97%) Change Management
18 23 (6.97%) Remedy
18 23 (6.97%) SLA
18 23 (6.97%) DV Cleared
19 22 (6.67%) ISEB
20 20 (6.06%) F5
20 20 (6.06%) CCNA
20 20 (6.06%) Unix
21 18 (5.45%) DNS

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 10 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.42%) IIS
2 8 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.12%) SAS
4 6 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.21%) Confluence
6 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.91%) LiveCycle
7 3 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 40 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.70%) MS Office
3 11 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Staffware
2 5 (1.52%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.61%) Maximo
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.82%) Office 365
2 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.79%) Firewall
2 18 (5.45%) DNS
3 17 (5.15%) VoIP
4 16 (4.85%) WAN
5 14 (4.24%) Ethernet
6 11 (3.33%) LAN
7 10 (3.03%) MPLS
8 7 (2.12%) ADSL
8 7 (2.12%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.82%) DHCP
9 6 (1.82%) Internet
9 6 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.82%) LDAP
9 6 (1.82%) Network Security
10 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.21%) VPN
11 4 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.21%) Wireless
12 3 (0.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.33%) DB2
2 9 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.82%) Apache Hive
3 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.82%) Impala
4 5 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.21%) Big Data
5 4 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.91%) MS Access
6 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.91%) PowerCenter
6 3 (0.91%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 15 (4.55%) JIRA
2 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.52%) Selenium
4 4 (1.21%) SonarQube
4 4 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.61%) JMeter
5 2 (0.61%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.30%) Calabash
6 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (29.09%) Finance
2 35 (10.61%) Banking
3 17 (5.15%) Retail
4 11 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.12%) Spanish Language
6 6 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.52%) Marketing
8 4 (1.21%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Finnish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.64%) .NET
2 4 (1.21%) Web Services
3 3 (0.91%) Middleware
4 2 (0.61%) HTML
4 2 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.30%) CSS
5 1 (0.30%) CSS3
5 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.30%) HTML5
5 1 (0.30%) Java EE
5 1 (0.30%) jQuery
5 1 (0.30%) JSP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.30%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.30%) REST
5 1 (0.30%) WSDL
5 1 (0.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.94%) IVR
4 12 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.42%) User Experience
6 7 (2.12%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.82%) e-Health
7 6 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.21%) Replication
10 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.61%) CMDB
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.61%) Social Media
12 1 (0.30%) FMCG
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmacovigilance
12 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.30%) Windows
2 20 (6.06%) Unix
3 18 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.73%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.42%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.12%) Linux
9 7 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.82%) zOS
11 3 (0.91%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) MVS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.24%) ITIL
3 45 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 39 (11.82%) Incident Management
5 36 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (7.27%) Project Management
8 23 (6.97%) Change Management
9 17 (5.15%) Waterfall
9 17 (5.15%) Workflow
10 16 (4.85%) Service Management
11 15 (4.55%) Risk Management
11 15 (4.55%) SDLC
12 14 (4.24%) Migration
12 14 (4.24%) Scrum
12 14 (4.24%) Test Scripting
13 13 (3.94%) ITSM
13 13 (3.94%) PRINCE2
13 13 (3.94%) User Stories
14 12 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.88%) SQL
2 13 (3.94%) Java
3 9 (2.73%) C#
4 7 (2.12%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.12%) VBA
5 6 (1.82%) Scala
6 5 (1.52%) JCL
7 4 (1.21%) VB
8 3 (0.91%) R
8 3 (0.91%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) COBOL
9 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.61%) Python
10 1 (0.30%) C
10 1 (0.30%) Groovy
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (20.91%) Security Cleared
2 62 (18.79%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.97%) DV Cleared
5 22 (6.67%) ISEB
6 20 (6.06%) CCNA
7 13 (3.94%) Degree
8 12 (3.64%) CEH
9 11 (3.33%) CREST Certified
9 11 (3.33%) ISTQB
9 11 (3.33%) OSCP
10 10 (3.03%) CCNP
11 6 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.21%) MCSA
13 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.91%) ACCA
14 3 (0.91%) CCSA
14 3 (0.91%) CIMA
14 3 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.97%) SLA
2 18 (5.45%) PMO
3 10 (3.03%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.61%) EFQM
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (1.52%) UAG
5 4 (1.21%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (1.82%) SCCM
2 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.91%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.91%) OVSD
4 2 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.61%) Oozie
4 2 (0.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.30%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.30%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.27%) Cisco
3 23 (6.97%) Remedy
4 20 (6.06%) F5
5 17 (5.15%) HP
6 16 (4.85%) Avaya
7 15 (4.55%) SAP
8 13 (3.94%) Oracle
9 7 (2.12%) Citrix
9 7 (2.12%) Genesys
10 6 (1.82%) CA
10 6 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.82%) ILOG
10 6 (1.82%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.82%) VMware
11 5 (1.52%) Cognos
11 5 (1.52%) Computacenter
11 5 (1.52%) Forcepoint
12 3 (0.91%) Compaq
12 3 (0.91%) IBM
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