Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 335 330 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.18% 16.60% 25.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.06% 17.53% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 184 240
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £315 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% -8.47% +15.38%
10th Percentile £180 £180 £213
90th Percentile £439 £438 £475
South East median daily rate £380 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.40 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.16% +28.89% +17.39%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.95
90th Percentile £34.05 £29.70 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £14.03 £16.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -12.34% +12.28% -1.72%

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 1,964 1,883 1,887
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.72% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 916 984
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £225 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.32% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 68 66
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +14.17% -
10th Percentile £9.62 £9.21 £9.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.40 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +8.57%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 260 £323 -7.64% 29
High Wycombe 0 24 £255 +8.51% 7
Aylesbury +4 5 £180 -29.41% 3
Amersham 0 2 £375 -
Marlow -4 1 - - 4
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (18.51%) Finance
2 60 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.52%) Windows
4 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
5 45 (13.43%) SQL
6 44 (13.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 44 (13.13%) Security Cleared
7 43 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
7 43 (12.84%) Banking
7 43 (12.84%) Business Analysis
8 37 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (10.75%) SC Cleared
10 35 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (9.55%) Active Directory
12 30 (8.96%) ITIL
13 28 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (7.76%) Retail
15 23 (6.87%) Change Management
16 21 (6.27%) Migration
16 21 (6.27%) Data Modelling
16 21 (6.27%) Test Scripting
17 20 (5.97%) Remedy
18 19 (5.67%) SLA
18 19 (5.67%) Waterfall
18 19 (5.67%) Degree
18 19 (5.67%) Office 365
19 18 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (5.37%) SharePoint
20 17 (5.07%) Oracle
20 17 (5.07%) Project Management

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 18 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) CICS
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.30%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (13.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.58%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.30%) Staffware
2 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.67%) Office 365
2 5 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.28%) Firewall
2 7 (2.09%) Internet
3 5 (1.49%) ATM
4 4 (1.19%) VPN
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) Intranet
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) 3G
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.09%) MS Access
4 5 (1.49%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.19%) PowerCenter
5 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.60%) Big Data
7 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.60%) DB2
7 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.60%) Power BI
8 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.30%) QlikView
8 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (3.58%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) Selenium
3 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.60%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.60%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.30%) TestRail
General
1 62 (18.51%) Finance
2 43 (12.84%) Banking
3 26 (7.76%) Retail
4 8 (2.39%) Legal
5 7 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.79%) Marketing
6 6 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.49%) French Language
7 5 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Automotive
8 3 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.39%) XML
2 4 (1.19%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.19%) Node.js
2 4 (1.19%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
3 2 (0.60%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.30%) J2EE
4 1 (0.30%) LDAP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.39%) User Experience
4 7 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.90%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.60%) AS400
8 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.60%) Life Science
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.52%) Windows
2 16 (4.78%) Windows 7
3 14 (4.18%) Unix
4 12 (3.58%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.99%) Linux
7 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.60%) Solaris
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Android
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (12.84%) Business Analysis
3 37 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (8.96%) ITIL
5 28 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (6.87%) Change Management
7 21 (6.27%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.27%) Migration
7 21 (6.27%) Test Scripting
8 19 (5.67%) Waterfall
9 18 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (5.07%) Project Management
11 15 (4.48%) Analytics
12 14 (4.18%) Validation
13 13 (3.88%) Scenario Testing
13 13 (3.88%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.88%) User Stories
14 12 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (3.58%) CRM
14 12 (3.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.43%) SQL
2 16 (4.78%) Java
3 11 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.79%) VBA
6 4 (1.19%) C++
6 4 (1.19%) VC++
7 3 (0.90%) COBOL
7 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.60%) JCL
9 1 (0.30%) ABAP
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) Korn
9 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.67%) Degree
4 17 (5.07%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.07%) ISEB
5 13 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.49%) MCSA
7 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.49%) PMP
8 3 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.90%) MCSE
9 2 (0.60%) CISA
9 2 (0.60%) CRISC
10 1 (0.30%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.30%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.67%) SLA
2 13 (3.88%) PMO
3 11 (3.28%) GDPR
4 8 (2.39%) QA
5 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) P3O
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.09%) SCCM
2 5 (1.49%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.90%) OVSD
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.97%) Remedy
3 17 (5.07%) Oracle
4 15 (4.48%) SAP
5 14 (4.18%) HP
6 8 (2.39%) Citrix
6 8 (2.39%) IBM
6 8 (2.39%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.79%) Cisco
7 6 (1.79%) hybris
8 5 (1.49%) Adobe
8 5 (1.49%) Apple
8 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.19%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.19%) McAfee
10 3 (0.90%) Google
10 3 (0.90%) IFS
10 3 (0.90%) Lumension
10 3 (0.90%) Planview
10 3 (0.90%) Symantec